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Author Archive: UncleGeoff

Geoff Willmetts has been editor at SFCrowsnest for some 15 plus years now, showing a versatility and knowledge in not only Science Fiction, but also the sciences and arts, all of which has been displayed here through editorials, reviews, articles and stories. With the latter, he has been running a short story series under the title of ‘Psi-Kicks’
If you want to contribute to SFCrowsnest, read the guidelines and show him what you can do. If it isn’t usable, he spends as much time telling you what the problems is as he would with material he accepts. This is largely how he got called an Uncle, as in Dutch Uncle. He’s not actually Dutch but hails from the west country in the UK.

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The Encyclopedia Of Superheroes On Film And Television: Second Edition by John Kenneth Muir.

September 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Encyclopedia Of Superheroes On Film And Television: Second Edition by John Kenneth Muir.

From the start, I should point out that this second edition of ‘The Encyclopedia Of Superheroes On Film And Television’ by John Kenneth Muir from 1951 and only reaches as far as 2008. No doubt with all the super-hero films that have come out in the past four or more years, depending when the next […]

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The Unincorporated Future by Dani Kollin & Eytan Kollin.

September 25, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
The Unincorporated Future by Dani Kollin & Eytan Kollin.

These ‘Unincorporated’ book series seems to be moving ever further from the original unique premise where American business practices are extended in the future with everyone owning a bit of everyone else’s lives has been forgotten in a civil war stretching across the Solar System. The fourth book, ‘The Unincorporated Future’, is essentially a war […]

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Head Shot: The Science Behind The JFK Assassination: Expanded Edition by G. Paul Chambers.

September 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
Head Shot: The Science Behind The JFK Assassination: Expanded Edition by G. Paul Chambers.

The assassination of President John Kennedy back in 1963 has been a particular nexus event in some Science Fiction realities. I have to confess that although only six at the time it happened, the full implications of the event didn’t really sink in. Like many of you out there, you tend to remember hearing about […]

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Doctor Who: 2012 Season One episode 4: The Power Of Three.

September 22, 2012 | By | 4 Replies More
Doctor Who: 2012 Season One episode 4: The Power Of Three.

Continuing from last week, if you’re living in a country that hasn’t seen these episodes yet, read with caution but I’m not going to give too much away. If you can watch it first, that’s even better Nice to know that even Dr. Brian Cox finds himself out of depth with this story as passive […]

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How to get a better choice with DVD releases.

September 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
How to get a better choice with DVD releases.

Hello everyone There’s been some talk on the Net about how the UK invariably becomes second best with DVD releases that don’t have all the special extras the American version gets. Granted, we have had better editions over here. Season boxsets in the USA which are split up are sold as complete volumes over here […]

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Doctor Who: 2012 Season One episode 3: A Town Called Mercy.

September 15, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Doctor Who: 2012 Season One episode 3: A Town Called Mercy.

Continuing from last week, if you’re living in a country that hasn’t seen these episodes yet, read with caution but I’m not going to give too much away. If you can watch it first, that’s even better Essentially, the Doctor meets the Wild West meets the Terminator meets High Noon. What should have been cliché […]

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Doctor Who 2012 season part one: Dinosaurs On A Spaceship 09 September 2012.

September 8, 2012 | By | 19 Replies More
Doctor Who 2012 season part one: Dinosaurs On A Spaceship 09 September 2012.

Continuing from last week, if you’re living in a country that hasn’t seen these episodes yet, read with caution but I’m not going to give too much away. If you can watch it first, that’s even better I wonder when it happened outside of TV continuity that the Doctor became the guy to ring up […]

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Don’t Step Over The Welcome Mat

September 1, 2012 | By | Reply More
Don’t Step Over The Welcome Mat

Don’t Step Over The Welcome Mat a story of house etiquette by: GF Willmetts    I don’t let anyone breathing into my house.   I can see what you’re thinking. You’ll hold your breath. I tell you, when you see my axe, you’ll have a sharp intake of breath. Works every time. So, come on […]

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Doctor Who: 2012 Season Part One – read cautiously if you haven’t seen it yet.

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Doctor Who: 2012 Season Part One – read cautiously if you haven’t seen it yet.

Doctor Who: 2012 Season Part One observations by: GF Willmetts              As with the SFCrowsnest Forum in recent years and this time there and here on the SFCrowsnest.org.uk, my comments on the latest season of ‘Doctor Who’. These will mostly be impressions – here’s my Doctor one, ‘Geronimo!’ – rather than plot spoilers. If you’re […]

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Editorial – Sept 2012: Are there any new frontiers in Science Fiction?

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Editorial – Sept 2012: Are there any new frontiers in Science Fiction?

Are there any new frontiers in Science Fiction?? Hello everyone Once upon a time, Science Fiction was the genre of advancement and where the future laid ahead and unknown for anyone to write about. It was a time before real-time space travel, allowing speculation as to what was going on beyond the atmosphere without hindrance […]

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