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Close Encounters Of The Third Kind – 40th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray film review).

October 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Close Encounters Of The Third Kind – 40th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray film review).

Blimey, 40 years since I first saw the original edition of ‘Close Encounters Of The Third Kind’, forever referred to as CE3K. I even saw it on the Columbia prismatic screen in London a couple years later, the way they wanted to show it at the time to give it a slightly more three-dimensional screen. […]

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The Man in the High Castle – 3rd season peek.

October 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Man in the High Castle – 3rd season peek.

Here’s a look at what to expect from the 3rd season of Amazon’s Prime-distributed The Man in the High Castle TV series. Not a prequel, as rumoured, but a sequel – and one in which the Nazis work out how to travel across the multiverse and start planning to invade our world.

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Pacific Rim Uprising (1st trailer).

October 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Pacific Rim Uprising (1st trailer).

Here’s the first full trailer for the new Pacific Rim: Uprising movie. Young Jaegers unite, for I like big bots and I cannot lie! Vindicated by their victory at the Breach, humanity’s Jaeger program has evolved into the most powerful global defence force in human history. The PPDC now calls upon the best and brightest […]

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The Expanse interview by Steven Bereznai.

October 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Expanse interview by Steven Bereznai.

The Expanse: on set with cinematographer Jeremy Benning. He talks Protomolecules, Miller’s last moments and season 3. Intro: I walk into the heavily damaged command centre on one of the not-yet-seen spaceships in season 3 of ‘The Expanse’. It’s a Truman-class dreadnought that has seen better days. Wires poke out from everywhere, computer monitors flicker […]

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Adam by Neill Blomkamp.

October 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Adam by Neill Blomkamp.

An amnesiac cyborg discovers a clue about what and who he is, in this new short movie – Adam – from Neill Blomkamp, which seems to be channelling the ABC Warriors during the Volgan Wars as far as visual style goes. Now, where’s Rojaws? Chapter 1. Chapter 2 – the Mirror.

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Future Man (trailer for new Seth Rogen scifi TV series).

October 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Future Man (trailer for new Seth Rogen scifi TV series).

Here’s the trailer for the Future Man TV series by Seth Rogen. Hey, isn’t that the plot for The Last Starfighter with some extra time travel thrown in?

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Sweet Dreams by Tricia Sullivan (book review).

October 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sweet Dreams by Tricia Sullivan (book review).

After volunteering for a drug experiment, Charlotte ‘Charlie’ Aaron becomes a narcoleptic, dropping asleep anywhere anytime. She also becomes a lucid dreamer, that is someone who stays conscious in her dreams and then into those of others who sleep nearby. Being a bit penniless, Charlie finds this can turn into a job that can make […]

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Bladerunner 2049 – final trailer, promise.

October 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Bladerunner 2049 – final trailer, promise.

Here’s the Bladerunner 2049 final trailer – no, really, the last, promise. The movie comes out this Thursday/Friday in the UK on general release.

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On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 28 no. 2 # 105 (mag review).

October 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 28 no. 2 # 105 (mag review).

‘On Spec’ endures, happily, and here’s another little issue. I missed the author interview this month but there’s plenty of other pleasing content. I’ll start with the obvious fantasy and move on to Science Fiction via super-heroes and steampunk as I’m not sure which category they belong in. ‘The Wisdom Of The Serpent’ by Mary […]

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Electric Dreams Episode 3: The Commuter (TV episode review).

October 3, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Electric Dreams Episode 3: The Commuter (TV episode review).

With the exotic location of Woking as an opener it is quite surprising how this story gets so dark so quickly. Based on the Philip K. Dick story of the same name, ‘The Commuter’, we meet Ed Jacobson. His life is part-routine on the platform and ticket office of a suburban station and part-nightmare. His […]

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