China Mieville: The City and The City

-Review by Paul Ewbank- (spoilers in this review) China Mieville is a writer who styles his books as being of the “weird fiction” genre. I used to think of this moniker as being akin to “speculative fiction” and other such pseudo-genres as being for pretentious authors who want their books to be placed atop bestseller…

After Earth (2013)

-Review by Paul Ewbank- Bad films can still be entertaining. Just like how you can watch or read something and cerebrally know it’s very well made and intelligent but still honestly find it a bit boring (coughbladerunnercough), it’s very easy to enjoy something whilst knowing its derivative and pretty badly made and probably isn’t going…