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Westworld season 2 trailer.

July 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Westworld season 2 trailer.

J.J. Abrams’ second season of SF drama Westworld returns in 2018 and the robots seem to be going into full rebellion.

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The Orville (Trek spoof comedy trailer).

July 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Orville (Trek spoof comedy trailer).

Here’s the next trailer for the Star Trek-like spoof space adventure The Orville, starring Seth MacFarlane in Fox’s new SF comedy – hitting the small screen on September 10th 2017.

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Stranger Things season 2 trailer.

July 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Stranger Things season 2 trailer.

The first trailer for the Netflix 1980s nostalgia scifi TV series Stranger Things 2 is here. It’s 1984 and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the demogorgon and the secrets of Hawkins Lab. Will Byers has been rescued from the Upside Down but a bigger, sinister entity still threatens […]

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The Expanse Season 3 trailer.

July 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Expanse Season 3 trailer.

Here’s the The Expanse Season 3 trailer for your scifi TV-viewing delight. Hundreds of years in the future, humans have colonised the solar system. The U.N. controls Earth. Mars is an independent military power. The planets rely on the resources of the Asteroid Belt, where air and water are more precious than gold. For decades, […]

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Ready Player One (movie trailer).

July 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Ready Player One (movie trailer).

Ready Player One is the new Steven Spielberg sci-fi movie based on Ernest Cline’s SF novel of the same name. The film’s story, set in a dystopian 2044, follows a teenager called Wade Watts born into poverty in a dark future US, as he searches for an Easter egg in a VR game … the […]

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Pacific Rim: Uprising (first trailer).

July 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Pacific Rim: Uprising (first trailer).

Here’s the first trailer for the Pacific Rim movie sequel, Pacific Rim: Uprising. It takes the form of a recruitment trailer to join the Jaeger Corps … a day in the Jaeger Corps is like a day on the Transformers Farm, sweetheart. Here’s the film’s blurb: A new generation of Jaeger Pilots will stand tall for all […]

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Stargate Origins: first new Stargate series since … the 1940s?

July 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Stargate Origins: first new Stargate series since … the 1940s?

MGM have just announced a new Stargate series called Stargate Origins, which, from the attached trailer, looks to be a kind of 1940s-set prequel exploring an earlier use of the gates than the more recent TV series suggested. Don’t know how they will monkey the scripts to get around the continuity issues, but interesting times. Oh, […]

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Pat Savage: Six Scarlet Scorpions by Kenneth Robeson (book review)

July 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Pat Savage: Six Scarlet Scorpions by Kenneth Robeson   (book review)

Many years ago, when I read Philip Jóse Farmer’s 1973 book ‘Doc Savage: His Apocalyptical Life’ about the Man Of Bronze, I read about his cousin, Patricia. On a whim, a couple weeks back, I scanned Google seeing if anyone had ever done any illustrations of her which led to discovering that there was a […]

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The Shape of Water (Guillermo del Toro’s new scifi flick).

July 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Shape of Water (Guillermo del Toro’s new scifi flick).

Here’s the trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s new scifi flick, The Shape of Water. It’s an other-worldly scifi fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security underground Area 51-like government complex where she works, lonely mute girl Elisa (actor Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence […]

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Shadows & Tall Trees 7 by Alison Moore and Brian Evenson (book review)

July 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Shadows & Tall Trees 7 by Alison Moore and Brian Evenson    (book review)

This is a volume of modern weird stories, the kind that aspire to fine writing and a certain atmosphere of dread rather than hero overcoming a succession of crises to win out in the last act plot shenanigans. Heroes overcoming a succession of crises to win out in the last act plots are good for […]

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