Review: The politics and fireballs of A Magic of Dawn

A richly detailed world, deliciously grey characters, and a braid of compelling politics and scheming make A Magic of Dawn a great read.

Review: The lights and punches of Skyline

Skyline is a fun thriller, but it doesn’t deliver in every category.

Review: The anatomy of Your Highness

Your Highness is a fun fantasy/comedy combining genre parody with stoner humor, but it could have been so much more.

Review: Source Code delivers an astoundingly good speculative fiction tale

This weekend saw the release of Source Code, a thriller/mystery with speculative elements, which seems to hit all the marks.

Review: The beauty and silent moments of The Sky Crawlers

The Sky Crawlers, a film based on the novel by Hiroshi Mori, and directed by Mamoru Oshii, is a dazzlingly beautiful tale set in a world where combat is a commodity, and strange children are the heroes of a never-ending war.

Review: The monsters of Sucker Punch

This stylized, dark, Baumsian fantasy is better than I expected. Although, I have to admit, I wasn’t expecting much from Sucker Punch, which hit theatres this weekend.

PR firm settles claims of fake games reviews

A public relations agency is to settle with the FTC over charges that  its staff posed as members of the public to post fake reviews of video games developed by its clients.

Unvarnished lets you bitch about your colleagues

Think you're good at your job? Think you're respected by your colleagues? You may have to think again.

Payola hits iPhone app review market?

Start-up app review websites need money to sustain themselves, and independent app developers need exposure. What happens when those two things mix?

Ouch! Yelp faces class action lawsuit

Business review site Yelp may be feeling a little hangdog. After being accused last year of offering to take down bad reviews in return for advertising, it's facing a class action lawsuit over its alleged practices.