A fantastic review of my novel 'A Justified State', by Lisa on her blog over at 'culturevultureexpress.' She manages to highlight a lot of the issues I wanted to include in the future world I imagined. So grateful for such positive feedback - do give her review a look. via A Justified State By Iain … Continue reading A Justified State By Iain Kelly Review!
Already we're at the halfway intermission in this year's A to Z Challenge. Thank you so much to everyone who has been reading, commenting and liking my stories so far, as we take a trip round all 28 countries of the European Union, it is really appreciated. Still some big countries to visit - like … Continue reading A TO Z CHALLENGE 2018 – HALFWAY SUMMARY
Rian Johnson's Looper is a good film, with touches of brilliance, but equally with a central dubious morality and the plot weaknesses inherent in any film that uses time travel as a central plot structure. The way that these central problems are addressed by Johnson, and how they interact with one another are essential to … Continue reading BAD BRUCE WILLIS: The Forgivable Sins of LOOPER
If I was to be topical, of course, this blog should be a review of the current Taken sequel taking vast amounts of box office money around the world, the imaginatively titled Taken 2. It's not though, for one fundamental reason - I shan't be going to see Taken 2 at the cinema. I may stumble … Continue reading A Rant About TAKEN
A film review with a bit of a difference: a letter, reprinted below, published in the British Film Institute's Sight & Sound magazine (November 2012 edition, edited slightly by the journal). I wrote them in response to a largely positive review from Thirza Wakefield, of Disney Pixar's Brave. Whither Pixar? It's not so much the … Continue reading BRAVE