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iBoy trailer (original new Netflix superhero film).

January 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
iBoy trailer (original new Netflix superhero film).

Here comes the first trailer for iBoy, a new gritty urban UK-set film from Netflix where a young hoodie witnesses a crime and is badly shot, and in doing so, picks up the ability to interface with electronics, machines and wireless signals. There was a character with this ability in the old Alphas superhero TV series, […]

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Death Race 2050 (trailer).

January 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Death Race 2050 (trailer).

Here’s the trailer for Death Race 2050, Corman’s sequel to his original definitive future-shock road rage 1975 movie, Death Race 2000 (this time shot in Peru). G. J. Echternkamp is the scifi movie’s director. It stars Malcolm McDowell as a rather familiar-looking US President (hair jokes – whoever can they mean?), as well as Manu […]

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Star Wars: Rogue One (2016) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

January 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Rogue One (2016) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ is the story of the early days of the Rebel Alliance that first appeared in the original 1977 ‘Star Wars’ film. A new young hero is introduced, Jyn Erso (played by Felicity Jones). The story is grim and gritty with a fairly complex plot that ties up loose ends from the […]

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Interviews Too Shocking To Print by Justin Humphreys (book review)

December 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
Interviews Too Shocking To Print by Justin Humphreys   (book review)

Writer Justin Humphreys points out in his introduction that ‘Interviews Too Shocking To Print’ doesn’t represent the material content being crude or exploitive, even if the sub-title is ‘Conversations With Horror Filmmakers And Their Accomplices’ does make it sound covert. What you have here are twelve interviews and four essays covering a selection of older […]

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Carrie Fisher (1956-2016) : a memory by: GF Willmetts

December 27, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Carrie Fisher (1956-2016) :  a memory  by: GF Willmetts

When we heard Carrie Fisher had had a heart attack on her return to America, I’m sure we all thought she’d pull through. After all, in this day and age, sixty is now seen as being quite young. It was a shock tonight to learn it wasn’t to be. I had a look at her […]

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Underworld: Blood Wars (film review by Frank Ochieng)

December 27, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Underworld: Blood Wars (film review by Frank Ochieng)

Some things will never change within the tedious and surprisingly long-running SF/horror saga ‘Underworld‘ film franchise. The vampires will still feature sharp fangs that can pierce a hardened leather sofa with one bite and the werewolves will be hairier than the local women’s wig shop. Of course, the curvaceous heroine of this Gothic gumball machine of a […]

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Alien: Covenant (first trailer).

December 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Alien: Covenant (first trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the next chapter in Ridley Scott’s Alien series of movies, Alien: Covenant. The crew of the colony starship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark and dangerous world. When the colonists uncover […]

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Star Wars: Rogue One (a film review by Laurence Boyce).

December 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Rogue One (a film review by Laurence Boyce).

***This review tries to avoid detailed plot information, but general spoilers about the film will be revealed*** With ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’, Disney takes a bold step to extend the franchise beyond the continuity of the core series of ‘Star Wars’ films. While the mythology of the Star Wars universe is very much woven into […]

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A Cure for Wellness (horror film trailer).

December 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
A Cure for Wellness (horror film trailer).

Here’s the movie trailer for A Cure for Wellness, a new horror movie directed by Gore Verbinski. The film stars Dane DeHaan, Mia Goth and Jason Isaacs. A young business executive is sent to retrieve his company’s insane CEO from an idyllic but mysterious “wellness center” at a remote location in the Swiss Alps. He […]

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Blade Runner 2049 (first trailer).

December 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
Blade Runner 2049 (first trailer).

Blade Runner 2049 is the 2017 science fiction sequel to the original Blade Runner movie directed by Denis Villeneuve and co-produced by Ridley Scott. It sees Harrison Ford reprise his role as Rick Deckard and is set for release on October 6th 2017. Ford leads a cast including Ryan Gosling as his young replacement replicant […]

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