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The Dark Knight Rises by Hans Zimmer (album review)

October 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Dark Knight Rises by Hans Zimmer (album review)

No film this year polarised peoples’ opinion quite like ‘The Dark Knight Rises’. It was the cinematic equivalent of Marmite. Fans and laymen alike slammed it, while at the same time the box office takings grew and grew showing that some people enjoyed it. I fall into the latter camp. I recognised the film’s faults […]

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From Inside (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by Brett Smith (album review).

October 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
From Inside (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by Brett Smith (album review).

An apocalypse tale is never going to be the source of the most upbeat music and you don’t get any less upbeat than a young pregnant girl struggling to find salvation while dealing with the memory of her lost husband. ‘From Inside’ is based on the graphic novel of the same name, written and illustrated […]

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Legend: Music From The Motion Picture by Tangerine Dream (album review).

October 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
Legend: Music From The Motion Picture by Tangerine Dream (album review).

It’s an age-old story: boy meets girl, boy falls in love with girl, boy and girl are charged with saving the last two unicorns in existence, girl is captured and betrothed to marry the embodiment of evil while boy becomes an elfin champion and thinks that Scientology might be the answer to all his problems. […]

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Doctor Who Companion Chronicles: The Time Museum by James Goss (audio review).

October 11, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who Companion Chronicles: The Time Museum by James Goss (audio review).

Ian Chesterton is an old man and finding himself adrift in a place made of his own memories doesn’t sound like it would be any fun. But Ian is an old man and what are left but memories of his action man days with the Doctor? Here he relives his adventures in glorious Technicolor as […]

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William Shatner rocks (literally)!

October 6, 2012 | By | Reply More
William Shatner rocks (literally)!

Blackburner has just released their second album Planet Earth Attack via Cleopatra/Hypnotic Records. Featuring guest appearances from Star Trek’s William Shatner and members of the prog rock back Yes, Planet Earth Attack crosses genres of dupstep, glitch, and house with progressive rock, industrial, and noise, for this 17-track collection. On “Apocalypse,” vocalist Jessica Jean adds […]

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Doctor Who: Black And White by Matt Fitton (audio-book review).

September 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Black And White by Matt Fitton (audio-book review).

‘Black And White’ is the second in the series of three in the main Doctor Who range. The three stories are also complemented by a Companion Chronicle called ‘Project Nivana’. Hex and Ace are rescued at the end of ‘Protect And Survive’ by the timely arrival of the TARDIS. But the white TARDIS is now […]

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Dark Shadows: Operation Victor by Jonathan Morris (audio book review).

September 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Dark Shadows: Operation Victor by Jonathan Morris (audio book review).

In an unexpected twist, our hero, Quentin Collins, is recruited by British forces during World War Two. He is invited to help find out what Operation: Victor is all about. Finally in the depths of his despair David Selby returns as Quentin Collins, who realises that he must do something about the state of the […]

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Planetary shock: How about some scifi Pop Rock?

September 25, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Planetary shock: How about some scifi Pop Rock?

For the most part, some folks identify their brand of music for science fiction/fantasy as cozy yet sophisticated orchestrated music. The musical composition is usually formal in its instrumental construction. However, there are some distinctive tunes—whether they belong to sci-fi movie soundtracks or not—that abandon the traditional majestic and conservative notes associated with the science […]

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Doctor Who: The Androids Of Tara by David Fisher

September 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Androids Of Tara by David Fisher

‘The Androids Of Tara’ has been completely re-written into novelised form for this special release of the audio book, the original one was written by Terrance Dicks. In a very obvious re-write of ‘The Prisoner Of Zenda’, this adventure is part of ‘The Key To Time’ series that involved the Fourth Doctor and Romana chasing […]

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Dark Shadows: Speak No Evil.

September 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Dark Shadows: Speak No Evil.

Tad Collins is a bad lot, a womaniser and a drunk. Still, he’s had a rough life with the strange family of Collins who occupy the big house at Collinsport. Tad Collins is a lonely and bitter man and the chance encounter with a beautiful tattooed lady at the carnival leads on to yet another […]

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