Scifi

Eden’s Ore Revelations (book 2) by BV Bayly  (ebook review)

Eden’s Ore Revelations (book 2) by BV Bayly (ebook review)

‘Eden’s Ore Revelations’ is the second volume in BV Bayly’s sequence of novels concerning a futuristic energy source and all the complications surrounding it. Basically, the story involves a man called Gabriel who has become a type of super-hero after being exposed to shards of this new source of energy, Eden’s Ore. In the future, […]

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Circuit: Executor Rising by Rhett C. Bruno (book re-release).

The Circuit: Executor Rising by Rhett C. Bruno (book re-release).

Last year I reviewed the exciting near future space opera, The Circuit: Executor Rising by Rhett C. Bruno. The book had all the ingredients I look for in science fiction adventure – an apocalypse, a compelling mystery, mercenaries and assassins, and artificial intelligence. All it needed was a sequel. The re-release will hopefully fix this […]

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Martians Go Home (1989) (DVD review).

Martians Go Home (1989) (DVD review).

With such a low price, I decided it was about time I had a look at the film ‘Martians Go Home’. Based off the novel by Fredric Brown of the same name, it follows the basic plot reasonably well. Musician Mark Deveraux (actor Randy Quaid) composes film music and when one of his compositions is […]

May 21, 2015 | By | Reply More

Anime & Manga

The World Of Quest by Jason T. Kruse (graphic novel review).

The World Of Quest by Jason T. Kruse (graphic novel review).

‘The World Of Quest’ is a colourful little Manga-style graphic novel. The story in the book starts after Nestor’s parents have been killed and the castle, his home, have been destroyed. Our story features Prince Nestor, an eleven year-old boy and Quest who was formerly the greatest hero in the realm, when he was much […]

March 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Anime director Isao Takahata talks about founding Studio Ghibli and The Tale of The Princess Kaguya.

Anime director Isao Takahata talks about founding Studio Ghibli and The Tale of The Princess Kaguya.

Acclaimed director Isao Takahata’s first film in fourteen years is the Academy Award nominated The Tale of The Princess Kaguya. In 1985, Takahata was one of the founding fathers of animation hothouse Studio Ghibli along with fellow director Hayao Miyazaki and producer Toshio Suzuki. Miyazaki, 74, announced his retirement in 2013 and Takahata, who will be […]

March 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Tale of The Princess Kaguya – first trailer.

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya – first trailer.

Directed by Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata (Grave of The Fireflies) and featuring a cast with Darren Criss, Lucy Lui and Chloë Grace Moretz, The Tale of The Princess Kaguya will be released in UK cinemas March 20th 2015, and the Republic of Ireland March 27th 2015. Nominated for an Academy Award (Best Animated Feature), […]

February 23, 2015 | By | Reply More

TV

Childhood’s End TV series trailer.

Childhood’s End TV series trailer.

Trailer for the Syfy Channel’s new TV series, Childhood’s End, starring among others Mike Vogel (Under the Dome), Charles Dance (Game of thrones) and Daisy Betts (Last resort). This is, of course, based on the famous 1953 science fiction novel by the British author Arthur C. Clarke. The TV series looks to follow the novel’s […]

May 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – TV series trailer.

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – TV series trailer.

Time-travelling agent Rip Hunter must assemble a disparate group of both superheroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat to the planet Earth … and to time itself. DC’s Legends of Tomorrow the TV series is coming soon to The CW. This is the first trailer.

May 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Limitless gets a TV series.

Limitless gets a TV series.

Remember the Limitless movie with actor Bradley Cooper as the drug-enhanced 2.0 human – or should that be superhuman? Well, he’s back in a new TV series of the same name which sets up some guy called Brian Finch as a young chap who discovers the power of the mysterious drug NZT. In this new CBS drama […]

May 14, 2015 | By | Reply More

Culture

Dwayne Johnson in selfie-geddon! (whose Fault is this?)

Dwayne Johnson in selfie-geddon! (whose Fault is this?)

Hollywood superstar Dwayne Johnson achieved the Guiness World Records title for the most selfies in the space of three minutes at the World Premiere of his new film San Andreas at the Odeon Leicester Square last night. Dwayne captured an astounding 105 selfies with attending film fans, achieving a Guiness World Records title. The record […]

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Editorial – May 2015:  X changes everything.

Editorial – May 2015: X changes everything.

Hello everyone I have to confess that I wonder what they teach in schools these days when it comes to politics and the current apathy or lack of interest in it in my own country. Feeling very old now, in my day at school we had a subject called ‘Citizenship’ that we couldn’t get out […]

May 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Why Does The Screenwriter Cross The Road? by Joe Gilford (book review).

Why Does The Screenwriter Cross The Road? by Joe Gilford (book review).

The answer to author Joe Gilford’s title question of ‘Why Does The Screenwriter Cross The Road?’ comes in the third chapter because he wants to give a star actor a juicy role for them to get their teeth into. If you can do that for the entire cast then you’ll probably find it easier to […]

April 29, 2015 | By | Reply More

Science

NASA sounds alert as Antarctica’s Larsen B Ice Shelf nears its final act.

NASA sounds alert as Antarctica’s Larsen B Ice Shelf nears its final act.

A new NASA study finds the last remaining section of Antarctica’s Larsen B Ice Shelf, which partially collapsed in 2002, is quickly weakening and likely to disintegrate completely before the end of the decade. A team led by Ala Khazendar of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, found the remnant of the Larsen […]

May 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Everyone Is African by Daniel J. Fairbanks (book review).

Everyone Is African by Daniel J. Fairbanks (book review).

The title of Daniel J. Fairbanks’ book ‘Everyone Is African’ refers to the source of our DNA and how it spread across the world. The sub-title ‘How Science Explodes The Myth Of Race’ re-enforces this by showing how skin isn’t an issue and how much of our genes are the same. In fact, when it […]

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Europa’s sea-life? Just became likely with NASA’s salt ocean findings.

Europa’s sea-life? Just became likely with NASA’s salt ocean findings.

NASA laboratory experiments suggest the dark material coating some geological features of Jupiter’s moon Europa is likely sea salt from a subsurface ocean, discolored by exposure to radiation. The presence of sea salt on Europa’s surface suggests the ocean is interacting with its rocky seafloor — an important consideration in determining whether the icy moon […]

May 13, 2015 | By | Reply More

Books

Star Wars: Tarkin by James Luceno   (book review)

Star Wars: Tarkin by James Luceno (book review)

Grand Moff Tarkin, exquisitely played by Peter Cushing in ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’ was always an intriguing character. The man tasked with ‘holding Vader’s leash’ came across as ruthless but eloquent. In his few brief scenes in the original movie, he conveys an intellect that is at once in sync, but different to the […]

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Eden’s Ore Revelations (book 2) by BV Bayly  (ebook review)

Eden’s Ore Revelations (book 2) by BV Bayly (ebook review)

‘Eden’s Ore Revelations’ is the second volume in BV Bayly’s sequence of novels concerning a futuristic energy source and all the complications surrounding it. Basically, the story involves a man called Gabriel who has become a type of super-hero after being exposed to shards of this new source of energy, Eden’s Ore. In the future, […]

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Circuit: Executor Rising by Rhett C. Bruno (book re-release).

The Circuit: Executor Rising by Rhett C. Bruno (book re-release).

Last year I reviewed the exciting near future space opera, The Circuit: Executor Rising by Rhett C. Bruno. The book had all the ingredients I look for in science fiction adventure – an apocalypse, a compelling mystery, mercenaries and assassins, and artificial intelligence. All it needed was a sequel. The re-release will hopefully fix this […]

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More

Recent Articles

London Comic Con special: Meeting Moon Bloodgood.

London Comic Con special: Meeting Moon Bloodgood.

Actress Moon Bloodgood of Falling Skies fame (@FallingSkiesTNT) steps up for an interview for the London Comic Con special. So, Moon, what’s it like bringing up the spawn of the alien overlord? Thanks to AudioBoom for doing the interview honours for us.

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
London Comic Con Special: Actor Drew Roy talks Falling Skies.

London Comic Con Special: Actor Drew Roy talks Falling Skies.

Drew Roy (@drew_roy), an actor perhaps best known for the Falling Skies series, is interviewed at the 2015 London Comic Con (@MCMComicCon) and talks about just what it takes to survive alien invasion. Does he have it? Do you! Thanks to AudioBoom for doing the interview honours for us.

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
London Comic Con special: Send for The Voice … Gideon Emery interviewed.

London Comic Con special: Send for The Voice … Gideon Emery interviewed.

Actor Gideon Emery has voiced some of the world’s top games, Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed and Final Fantasy – here he chats about being The Voice, while appearing at the 2015 London Comic Con (@MCMComicCon). Thanks to AudioBoom for doing the interview honours for us.

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
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