Matthew Reddin

Returning to Hogwarts as a mature age student

It's been twenty years since Harry Potter took over the world. However, if you return to Hogwarts with adult eyes, is the magic still there?

  Twenty years ago this month, the young adult novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published in the UK, and then a year later in the US as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s ... Read the full article
Matthew Reddin

Matt Reddin has been writing nonsense about film, TV, books, music and live theatre for a touch over 20 years. He’s gone from the halcyon days of street press in Perth, to regional dailies, national magazines and major metropolitan newspapers. Now, in between bouts of sporadically yelling at clouds, he vents his creative spleen at

Woke space opera, solarpunk and cli-fi: The new subsets of sci-fi taking root

As the world faces replacement by our creations and ecological Armageddon, a new wave of sci-fi has emerged to document it.