Welcome to my website. I intend to use this space to hold forth on things like politics, books, technology, films and anything else that interests or irritates me.
You can also use this site to see examples of some of the work I've done as journalist, writer and designer. I'm available for freelance work and my rates are competitive and negotiable for good causes.
Tag Archives: film
Karen has to travel back in time to stop a killer, but instead things get worse. Karen has to travel back in time to stop a killer, but instead things get even worse Karen has to travel back in time … Continue reading
In 1988 Killer Klowns From Outer-Space cost two million dollars (about ten million dollars in today’s terms – or £12.58 given the current exchange rate). Martin McGrath discovers that the amount of money wasted is the both the funniest and … Continue reading
Crossworlds is the story of a young man who discovers that his father came from another dimension and that he is the key to mysterious crystal that could end a war. It may well be the most exciting science fiction … Continue reading
Making any film is hard work. Making a film with just £8,000 is very hard work. Making a film with just £8,000 and setting it on an alien world filled with vast and deadly aliens is a labour that would make Hercules think twice. But doing it all in Scotland? Martin McGrath talks to Mark Stirton, creator of The Planet. Continue reading
Smart. Trendy. Cool. These are not words immediately associated with science fiction fans in the minds of the general public. And yet, sitting in the bar of the Curzon Soho cinema, watching Sci-Fi London, the London Science Fiction Film Festival, flow around me, one can’t help noticing that a fair proportion of these people look like they might have had these words used about them in casual conversation. Continue reading