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Bernice Summerfield: Legion Box Set by Tony Lee, Scott Handcock and Miles Richardson (CD audio review).

April 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Bernice Summerfield: Legion Box Set by Tony Lee, Scott Handcock and Miles Richardson	(CD audio review).

It’s been a long journey to a new home. Finally on ‘Legion’, Bernice Summerfield’s welcome was not what she expected. Irving isn’t the man he was. Her son, Peter, (Thomas Grant) now the head of security on the domed city of Legion, is bitter and he’s had four years to learn to hate his mother […]

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Doctor Who: Destiny Of The Doctor 4: Babblesphere by Jonathan Morris (CD audio review).

April 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Destiny Of The Doctor 4: Babblesphere by Jonathan Morris (CD audio review).

In a world of news, views and inanity, it was only a matter of time that social media got its own story. ‘Babblesphere’ is just that with a dig at Twitter and all the other trivia we exist on. In ‘Babblesphere’, we find out what happens in a world where you object to that social […]

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Doctor Who: The Seeds Of War by Matt Fitton and Nicholas Briggs (CD audio review).

April 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Seeds Of War by Matt Fitton and Nicholas Briggs (CD audio review).

‘The Seeds Of War’ introduces a major enemy that will continue to feature in stories about various incarnations of the Doctor. Written by Matt Fitton, sitting at the knee of Nick Briggs, ‘The Seeds Of War’ jumps to four different locations to tell a broad tale about the end of a war and the beginning […]

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Rasputin versus Stalin, rap-stylee.

April 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Rasputin versus Stalin, rap-stylee.

Comrade, the question about the political significance of Mother Russia’s various leaders may only be resolved through the lens of Marxist theory. If you are not close personal friends with China Miéville, however, fear not… the power of rap may also be brought to bear on shining a strange light on this quandary.

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Doctor Who And The Tomb of the Cybermen by Gerry Davis (CD audio review).

April 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who And The Tomb of the Cybermen by Gerry Davis	 (CD audio review).

If you think the Cybermen are a bit nonsensical these days then you need to take yourself back to the classics. Take ‘Tomb Of The Cybermen’ for instance. Forget the costumes in the TV version of these as they were working with limited budgets and realisation is harder than you think. Menace and intent is […]

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Doctor Who: The Aztecs by John Lucarotti (CD review).

April 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Aztecs by John Lucarotti (CD review).

When the First Doctor, Susan, Ian and Barbara arrive inside a tomb in ‘The Aztecs’, the Doctor is concerned that they don’t meddle with history. But from the moment Barbara picks up an attractive bracelet, they are in a bit of a pickle. Barbara is mistaken for a living goddess and their return to the […]

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Escape From Planet Earth: Original Score by Aaron Zigman (album review).

April 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
Escape From Planet Earth: Original Score by Aaron Zigman (album review).

Released earlier this year, animated film ‘Escape From Planet Earth’ charts the adventures of an alien space hero who is trapped on our planet. The first track, ‘Escape From Planet Earth Overture’, is a real heroic opening that I hoped would set the theme for the rest of the album as a rollicking space adventure. […]

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Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome soundtrack composed by Bear McCreary (album review)

April 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome soundtrack composed by Bear McCreary 	(album review)

Taking place in the midst of the First Cylon war, ‘Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome’, this prequel series introduces us to a young Bill Adama, a hotshot pilot with none of the experience that has helped him lead what is left of humanity. The series didn’t last very long but it helped sate BSG fans […]

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Steampunk style… Gangnam style!

March 31, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Steampunk style… Gangnam style!

That Psy has a lot to answer for, but I think Jules Verne and H.G. Wells are just the simplest explanation. Yes, it’s Steampunk style… Gangnam style!

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Rage of Thrones… get a &*^%^* library card.

March 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Rage of Thrones… get a &*^%^* library card.

Read the Game of Thrones books first? Then Australian rockers The Axis of Awesome not only feel your pain, they can sing about all those annoying TV-watching mundanes jumping on the bandwagon 16 years late. Yarrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!

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