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Orphan Black (trailer for the last season).

May 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Orphan Black (trailer for the last season).

Here’s the final season Orphan Black trailer – the sisters fight as one … but then, they are clones, so I guess that is allowable, if not to be actively encouraged! Coming at you from June 2017. The blurb reads: The clone sisterhood has been through it all together. From assassinations, detrimental illnesses, monitors and […]

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Doctor Who season 10 episode 6. Extremis by Steven Moffat

May 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who season 10 episode 6. Extremis by Steven Moffat

No holy orders, no confessions, from here in there are spoilers! Anything I say about this story or rather stories is going to be spoiler, so forgive me if I go into broad terms. There are two stories here. The first is about who is in the vault and it should come as no surprise […]

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The Collapsing Empire (book 1) by John Scalzi (book review).

May 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Collapsing Empire (book 1) by John Scalzi (book review).

‘The Collapsing Empire’ is the first book in a new series by award-winning author John Scalzi and the first of his books that I’ve read. The setting is a far-flung interstellar empire know as the Interdependency, over a thousand years in the future, where planets are connected via poorly-understood faster-than-light conduits known as the Flow. […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale TV series coming to the UK via Channel 4.

May 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Handmaid’s Tale TV series coming to the UK via Channel 4.

Channel 4 has just acquired US sci-fi series The Handmaid’s Tale from MGM Television – that’s the one starring Elisabeth Moss and Joseph Fiennes. The series also stars Samira Wiley, Max Minghella, Yvonne Strahovski, O-T Fagbenle, Alexis Bledel, Madeline Brewer and Ann Dowd. It will air on Channel 4 later this month (May 2107). Based […]

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War for the Planet of the Apes (last trailer).

May 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
War for the Planet of the Apes (last trailer).

Here’s the final trailer for the War for the Planet of the Apes movie. Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict in the post-plague world with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest […]

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The Orville (new scifi comedy TV: Galaxyquest-style).

May 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Orville (new scifi comedy TV: Galaxyquest-style).

Here’s the new Fox comedy space opera TV series which rips the urine out of Star Trek even more than Galaxyquest did – but does it do it with the same degree of style? We shall see! There’s a Planetary Union, some very familiar shiny ships (and the bad aliens’ quite familiar green ones), and there’s […]

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Radiate (Book Three in The Lightless Trilogy) by C.A. Higgins (book review)

May 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Radiate (Book Three in The Lightless Trilogy) by C.A. Higgins   (book review)

C.A. Higgins’ novel ‘Radiate’ is now twice removed from the first book in the series, ‘Lightless’, where there was a revolution brewing in our Solar system’s populated planets and moons. Even further then the sequel, ‘Supernova’, where the leader of the revolution faces her apparent demise. None of this is helped with no proper recap […]

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Alien Covenant – with extra real rover.

May 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Alien Covenant – with extra real rover.

The Moonrover Audi Lunar Quattro celebrates its film debut in Ridley Scott’s sci-fi movie Alien Covenant this week, ahead of its impending mission to the Moon next year. The Audi lunar Quattro has been developed in cooperation with Berlin-based start-up Part-Time Scientists. Over the past two years, the automobile manufacturer has worked with a team […]

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Judge Dredd Mega-City One to be a new TV series.

May 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Judge Dredd Mega-City One to be a new TV series.

Judge Dredd, that Dirty Harry of the urban post-nuked Future, will soon be arriving on your TV. Oh happy day, you comic-book perps. I suspect it’s a good sign that they’ve named the TV series to include the actual city name, as in so many ways, the city and Mega-City society is the real star […]

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Blade Runner 2049 trailer (two Bladerunners better than one?)

May 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Blade Runner 2049 trailer (two Bladerunners better than one?)

Some thirty years after the carnage of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has […]

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