Saturday, 31 January 2015

Justified Season 1 (FX)

Justified has just started its final season on FX, so I attempt to go back and cover the previous five seasons of the US Marshall/cowboy crime series with the rich backdrop of Harlan, Kentucky, starring Timothy Olyphant, Walton Goggins, Nick Searcy, Joelle Carter, and more. This review covers the thirteen episode long first season of the series.

Friday, 30 January 2015

The Mysteries by Lisa Tuttle (Jo Fletcher Books)

I share my thoughts on The Mysteries, by Lisa Tuttle, an urban fantasy/mystery novel published by Jo Fletcher Books in the UK and released by the publisher in 2014.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Predestination (2014)

Predestination, last year’s time travel science fiction movie starring Ethan Hawke and Sarah Snook, directed by the Spierig brothers, is covered here on The Fictional Hangout. Hit the break to find out what I thought of the film.

Monday, 26 January 2015

The Americans Season 2 (FX)

With the third season debuting on FX on January 29, I look back at the second season of the cold war drama that is The Americans, starring Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell.

Sunday, 25 January 2015

Portal 24 by Meredith Stroud (Hot Key Books)

I cover Portal 24, Meredith Stroud’s young adult science fiction novel dealing with time travel, and published by Hot Key Books.

Saturday, 24 January 2015

Taken 3 (2015)

I share my thoughts on Taken 3, the third movie in the action movie Taken franchise starring Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace and Forest Whittaker, and directed by Olivier Megaton.

Friday, 23 January 2015

Supernatural Season 3 (The CW)

I share my thoughts on the third season of the cult TV show, Supernatural, starring Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki, and created by Eric Kripke.

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Assassin's Creed: Rogue

Want to know if the latest installment to Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed franchise, Rogue, available exclusively on Xbox 360 and PS3 is any good? Hit the break to find out more.

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Gotrek and Felix: Road of Skulls by Josh Reynolds (Black Library)

I offer my opinion on Josh Reynolds’ first contribution to the multi-author Gotrek and Felix series, entitled Road of Skulls. Published by Black Library, this is the thirteenth addition to the flagship series of the Warhammer Fantasy Universe.

Monday, 19 January 2015

Breaking Bad Season 1 (AMC)

I review the first season of AMC’s critically acclaimed television show Breaking Bad, starring Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn and more.

Sunday, 18 January 2015

Oblivion (2013)

I share my thoughts on Joseph Kosinski’s post apocalyptic science fiction movie, Oblivion, with a cast that includes Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko, Andrea Riseborough and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

Saturday, 17 January 2015

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins (Transworld)

The Girl on the Train, written by Paula Hawkins, is the latest novel that I’m reviewing for this site and one of my first reads of 2015. This thriller novel is published by Transworld Books in the UK and Riverhead in the US, and is currently available to buy in both countries.

Monday, 12 January 2015

Fargo Season 1 (FX)

I cover the first season of FX’s crime drama anthology series, Fargo, starring Martin Freeman, Billy Bob Thornton and Allison Tolman.

Saturday, 10 January 2015

Friday, 9 January 2015

The Imitation Game (2014)

I share my thoughts on The Imitation Game, a powerful drama based on true events, directed by Mortem Tyldum and starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley.

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman (Tor)

I offer my thoughts on Genevieve Cogman’s gripping fantasy novel, The Invisible Library. The book hits shelves on January 15, published by Tor in the UK and the USA.

Sunday, 4 January 2015

The Prestige (2006)

I review Christopher Nolan’s 2006 film, The Prestige, featuring Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine and Scarlett Johansson. This thriller was also written by Jonathan Nolan.

Saturday, 3 January 2015

The Departed (2006)

I share my thoughts on Martin Scorsese’s 2006 film, an award winning crime drama The Departed, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson and Mark Wahlberg.

Thursday, 1 January 2015

13 Great New TV Shows To Look Forward To In 2015!

Welcome to my first blog post of 2015, which looks at the brand new TV shows coming our way in the midseason/summer period of television. The shows below are all listed in order of when they will air.