Aliya Whiteley

Den Of Geek Book Club: A Story Lately Told - Anjelica Huston

Aliya Whiteley Review Jun 15, 2015

Anjelica Huston's autobiography is a beautifully written evocation of time and place, but provides scant personal insight...

Looking back at Dennis Potter's Brimstone And Treacle

Aliya Whiteley Feature Jun 15, 2015

Aliya looks back at Dennis Potter's powerfully disturbing, formerly-banned 1976 television play Brimstone & Treacle...

The Realt by James Brogden review

Aliya Whiteley Review May 29, 2015

Book two of James Brogden's Tourmaline trilogy is a satisfyingly complex, pacy imaginative novel that never stops moving forward...

Den Of Geek Book Club: Seeing The Blossom by Dennis Potter

Aliya Whiteley Review May 18, 2015

A transcript of television writer Dennis Potter's final interview is Aliya's non-fiction book club choice for this month...

Den Of Geek Book Club: William Friedkin - Films Of Aberration, Obsession And Reality

Aliya Whiteley Review Apr 15, 2015

This month's film Book Club choice is a study of director William Friedkin that spends as much time on the failures as the successes...

Bitter Sixteen by Stefan Mohamed review

Aliya Whiteley Review Mar 20, 2015

If you know your Calrissian from your Kobayashi, then YA novel Bitter Sixteen is the most fun you can have in the superhero genre...

Den Of Geek Book Club: The Searchers - The Making Of An American Legend

Aliya Whiteley Feature Mar 17, 2015

Glenn Frankel's exploration of famous John Ford's Western, The Searchers, is our Den Of Geek Book Club non-fiction choice this month...

Den Of Geek Book Club: Something Like An Autobiography - Akira Kurosawa

Aliya Whiteley Review Feb 16, 2015

Aliya tackles Akira Kurosawa's Something Like An Autobiography in this month's non-fiction Den Of Geek Book Club selection...

The Changeling and the importance of sound in horror movies

Aliya Whiteley Feature Feb 18, 2015

From the silent era to the present day, classic horror has lent heavily on sound. So what's so special about The Changeling?

Den Of Geek Book Club: In Glorious Technicolour!

Aliya Whiteley Review Dec 15, 2014

Francine Stock's exploration of the way film has entered our lives is Aliya's non-fiction choice for this month's Book Club...

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