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Electric Dreams (Phillip K. Dick trailer).

August 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Electric Dreams (Phillip K. Dick trailer).

Here’s the first trailer for the Electric Dreams anthology TV series featuring stand-alone episodes based on Phillip K. Dick’s novels and short stories, made by Ronald D. Moore of Battlestar Galactica fame and Bryan Cranston (who is a big Phillip K. Dick fan, apparently). It’ll be hitting Channel 4 in the UK, Amazon Prime in […]

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Killing Is My Business by Adam Christopher (book review).

August 18, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Killing Is My Business by Adam Christopher (book review).

It was a quiet afternoon in my office when the parcel landed on my desk with a thud. Brown cardboard, clear sticky tape and address handwritten in black ink. I knew exactly what it was and where it came from. A review copy of ‘Killing Is My Business’ by Adam Christopher. The day had suddenly […]

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Give Me These Moments Back by Mike Chinn (book review).

August 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
Give Me These Moments Back by Mike Chinn (book review).

Mike Chinn is a Birmingham-based author who has been publishing short stories since 1974. He has also done a fair amount of editing and written numerous graphic novels. This book is a collection of short stories from various phases of his career, but all written since 2000. The book is positioned as horror but I […]

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Freedom Of The Mask by Robert McCammon (book review)

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Freedom Of The Mask by Robert McCammon   (book review)

Robert McCammon has been turning out horror-slash-dark fantasy novels since the late 1970s, mostly standalone works but, in recent years, with the accent on the continuing use of certain characters within their own discrete worlds. Such is the case with ‘Freedom Of The Mask’, the sixth book to feature Matthew Corbett, a 17th century sleuth […]

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The name is Bang … Joe Bang. Before he returns as James Bond, see Daniel Craig pack a punch in Logan Lucky.

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
The name is Bang … Joe Bang. Before he returns as James Bond, see Daniel Craig pack a punch in Logan Lucky.

Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum) is from a blue-collar family from the hills of West Virginia, whose clan has been famous for its bad luck for nearly 90 years. After being fired from his job, and with his ex-wife (Katie Holmes) threatening to move out of State taking their daughter with her, Jimmy decides he has […]

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2017 Atorox awards.

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
2017 Atorox awards.

Worldcon 75 has announced the winners of the 2017 Atorox and First Fandom awards, as well as recognising three non-Japanese winners of the 2017 Seiun awards. The Atorox is the oldest science fiction and fantasy award in Finland, given to the best short story published over the previous year in Finnish or Swedish. It was […]

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2017 Hugo and Campbell award winners.

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
2017 Hugo and Campbell award winners.

Worldcon 75 has announced their 2017 Hugo winners. The Hugo Award, first presented in 1953, celebrates the best stuff in the field of science fiction and fantasy. 3,319 voters made their selection from the final ballot, the third-highest number in the history of the award. Best Novel – The Obelisk Gate, by N. K. Jemisin (Orbit […]

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World Science Fiction Convention heads to Dublin for 2019.

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
World Science Fiction Convention heads to Dublin for 2019.

For the first time in history of the World Science Fiction Convention, the convention will take place in Dublin, Ireland in 2019. Dublin was confirmed as the location at Worldcon 75 currently taking place in Helsinki Finland. Dublin 2019 will take place at the Convention Centre Dublin from August 15th-19th 2019. Dublin 2019 chair James […]

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Without Warning by John Birmingham (book review).

August 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Without Warning by John Birmingham (book review).

The cover of this book has the author’s name displayed in a large font with a byline of ‘Author of After America’ before the even bigger font for the title ‘Without Warning’. I thought this was a bit odd as ‘After America’ is the sequel to ‘Without Warning’. Perhaps the sequel ‘After America’ was a […]

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Voyager spacecraft just keeps on trucking.

August 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Voyager spacecraft just keeps on trucking.

Humanity’s farthest and longest-lived spacecraft, Voyager 1 and 2, achieve 40 years of operation and exploration this August and September. Despite their vast distance, they continue to communicate with NASA daily, still probing the final frontier. Their story has not only impacted generations of current and future scientists and engineers, but also Earth’s culture, including […]

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