2006 psychological thriller. After a highly public series of tragic
incidents, Antonia Weston goes to Cheshire to stay in a cottage near a
small market town, hoping for anonymity and peace. But she soon
experiences a series of events which seem to be echoing the past she's
trying to forget.
2013 science fiction/romance. Finn is a robot who looks and acts
human; he arrives in young Cat Novak's life as her tutor, and stays as
the years pass.
1931 English detective fiction, in fourteen chapters by fourteen
authors. The body of retired Admiral Penistone is found in a small
boat on the river, stabbed through the heart. Everyone has a story,
and everyone has something to hide.
2013, dir. Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud;
The former supervillain Gru is trying to be a good father. But
supervillainous schemes are still afoot.
2015 science fiction. Jacob Kelley's old friend shows up at his house,
babbling about artificial intelligences in the quantum computer that
is the universe. Later, the old friend is found dead – having
apparently been murdered the night before he turned up – and Kelley is
put on trial for his murder.
2015 modern occult secret service, sixth in the Laundry Files
series. As CASE NIGHTMARE GREEN continues, more and more people are
developing occult powers, and they envision them according to their
own mythologies. Which means superheroes. Mo O'Brien, combat
epistemologist and wielder of the last Zahn violin, now has to run a
2012 collection of six short stories.
1972 comedy, first in the Mortdecai Trilogy. Charlie Mortdecai is a
cheerfully corrupt, vaguely aristocratic and thoroughly cowardly art
dealer, who finds himself called on to act as an unwilling assassin.
2012 modern fantasy. For a few years, people have been manifesting
magical powers; in the US, the military has taken control of it all.
Some powers are allowed, some aren't. Oscar Britton, Army helicopter
pilot, is about to develop one of the ones that isn't.
2013 SF, by the only non-slate nominee for the Campbell this year.
Unaging aliens and their human hosts struggle across the Earth.
2012 horror, dir. Brad Parker, Jesse McCartney, Jonathan Sadowski:
A tourist trip into the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone goes horribly wrong.
2013 SF, seventh in the Academy series and a prequel. Priscilla
Hutchins is just completing interstellar pilot training, but already
demand for pilots is dropping. And terrorists are threatening the
terraforming project. Spoilers.
In an attempt to get details of the latest Chinese missile submarine,
an American attack boat is sent in to shadow her. Spoilers.
2014, dir. Brian Horiuchi, Frank Langella, Rosario Dawson:
As a runaway biological weapon devastates the world, three couples
consider the meaning of love.
2013, dir. Ruairi Robinson, Liev Schreiber, Elias Koteas:
Towards the end of a manned mission to Mars, things start to go wrong.
2011, dir. Gonzalo López-Gallego, Warren Christie, Lloyd Owen:
The found-footage story of the secret final Apollo mission in 1974.