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Rosewater by Tade Thompson (book review).

December 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Rosewater by Tade Thompson (book review).

I like alien invasion stories as they present the opportunity for displaying the best side of humanity while introducing weird aliens and technologies. ‘Rosewater’ by Tade Thompson doesn’t present the best side of humanity but is the better book for not doing so. It is quite simply one of best books I have read for […]

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State Zero (short scifi movie).

December 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
State Zero (short scifi movie).

Here’s State Zero, a short science fiction film directed by Andree Wallin (the artist who also contributed character and world building designs for Force Awakens, Rogue One, and two other upcoming Star Wars films). In this movie short, knowing that the horror exists doesn’t make it any easier to deal with. Four soldiers enter a […]

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The Core Of The Sun by Johanna Sinisalo (book review).

December 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Core Of The Sun by Johanna Sinisalo (book review).

I’ve read several translated novels during the past year and, one thing I’ve come to realise is that, although the location, language and customs may be different, the ingredients of a great Science Fiction novel are just as indefinable. ‘The Core Of The Sun’ is the first Finnish novel I’ve read but, once again, it […]

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Class: The Stone House by A.K. Benedict (book review).

December 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Class: The Stone House by A.K. Benedict (book review).

**Bear in mind that these books follow the TV series so it’s best to view that before reading to avoid spoilers.** Tanya is intrigue by the Stone House and she can’t stop going there. You see there’s a girl in the window. You can tell she’s afraid, that she’s trapped and that the house won’t […]

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The OA (trailer: new Netflix scifi series).

December 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
The OA (trailer: new Netflix scifi series).

The OA is a new television scifi series created by Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij due to debut on December 16th 2016 on Netflix. The first series consists of eight one-hour episodes produced by Plan B and Anonymous Content. It’s about a girl who returns home as a young adult after disappearing – being abducted, […]

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

December 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
War for the Planet of the Apes (first trailer).

In the War for the Planet of the Apes film, the third chapter of the franchise, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict 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 to […]

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The Expanse series II trailer.

December 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Expanse series II trailer.

The Expanse‘s second season will be upon us early next year on SyFy (and, I guess, Netflix soon after) – February 1st 2017, in fact. It’s quickly become must-watch space opera science fiction in much the same was as the old Battlestar Galactica reboot. I’ve read all the Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck books (written under […]

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The Circle (near-future thriller movie trailer).

December 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Circle (near-future thriller movie trailer).

Having Emma Watson withdrawal symptoms? Then feast your eyes on the first trailer for The Circle movie. This film is based on the David Eggers scifi novel where a FaceBook-like social network wants to make people’s lives totally transparent and utterly online. But where does radical transparency and an absolute surveillance state begin to blur into each […]

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Transformers: The Last Knight (first teaser trailer).

December 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Transformers: The Last Knight (first teaser trailer).

You can’t keep a good transforming robot down, or maybe you can. In the new film, you’ll find a direct sequel to 2014’s Transformers: Age of Extinction. The movie is directed by Michael Bay, with Mark Wahlberg and Stanley Tucci reprising their roles from Age of Extinction, alongside Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, and John Turturro […]

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Raiders Of The Lost Park: a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts

December 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
Raiders Of The Lost Park:     a Psi-Kicks story by: GF Willmetts

Callane Oberon pondered as she walked down the Avenue Radial Oeste. It had happened within a blink of an eye. Things had changed but she hadn’t. The Olympic village and the adjoining lab where she had ensured the correct urine samples hadn’t been changed no longer existed and she was now empty handed. No sign […]

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