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Without Warning by John Birmingham (book review).

August 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Without Warning by John Birmingham (book review).

The cover of this book has the author’s name displayed in a large font with a byline of ‘Author of After America’ before the even bigger font for the title ‘Without Warning’. I thought this was a bit odd as ‘After America’ is the sequel to ‘Without Warning’. Perhaps the sequel ‘After America’ was a […]

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Marvel’s The Defenders last trailer.

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Marvel’s The Defenders last trailer.

The Defenders has its last trailer airing before it hits Netflix soon.

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Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 DVD gets a freaky disco trailer.

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Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 DVD gets a freaky disco trailer.

Now, this is how you do a trailer for the DVD of a sci-fi movie … in this case, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2. It’s some freaky disco scifi action rather than an extended bonus scene added on for most DVD sales. How sweet. How bat-shit. Genius.

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Netflix goes comic-crazy with Millarworld purchase.

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Netflix goes comic-crazy with Millarworld purchase.

Netflix is going to purchase Millarworld, the indie comic book firm founded by Mark Millar, the creator of Kick-Ass, Kingsman, and Old Man Logan. Together, Netflix and Millar will look to bring Millarworld’s portfolio of character franchises to life through films, series and kids’ shows available to Netflix members. Millarworld will also continue to create […]

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David Tennant and Michael Sheen to star in Amazon’s Good Omens series.

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David Tennant and Michael Sheen to star in Amazon’s Good Omens series.

Michael Sheen and David Tennant are to star in Good Omens, a six-part humorous fantasy drama, for Amazon and BBC Two, written by Neil Gaiman (American Gods), who will also serve as Showrunner. It is based on the novel Good Omens by Terry Pratchett (Hogfather) and Gaiman. Good Omens is being produced by the comedy […]

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Hounded (The Iron Druid Chronicles book 1) by Kevin Hearne (book review).

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Hounded (The Iron Druid Chronicles book 1) by Kevin Hearne (book review).

As we approach the publication date for the final book in the ‘Iron Druid’ series, I thought it was finally time to pick up the first book. ‘Hounded’, and see what all the hype has been about. It’s an urban fantasy series and, as that’s one of my favourite genres, I had high hopes for […]

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The Doomed City (SF Masterworks) by Arkady & Boris Strugatsky (book review).

August 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Doomed City (SF Masterworks) by Arkady & Boris Strugatsky (book review).

A large city with farms on at least one of its borders and swamps on another is just about self-sustaining itself. It appears to have existed before populated by people from various nationalities and religions and, from the looks of things, from different time periods. New people, like Selma, suddenly arrive. Elusive Mentors supervise and […]

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Down Among The Sticks And Bones (book 2) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

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Down Among The Sticks And Bones (book 2) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

‘Down Among The Sticks And Bones’ is book two of a series of companion novellas by Seanan McGuire, each of which follows a different character from the first book, ‘Every Heart A Doorway’. This particular book follows Jacqueline and Jillian and their dark, horroresque adventures. Jacqueline and Jillian are the children that their parents always […]

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Time Shifters: Into The Past: (Time Shifters Book 1) by Kate Frost (ebook review).

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Time Shifters: Into The Past: (Time Shifters Book 1) by Kate Frost (ebook review).

The heroine of ‘Time Shifters: Into The Past’ is a girl of twelve named Maisie Brown and the story is told from her point of view. When the action starts, she’s on a school visit to Warwick Castle and the class are dressed in mediaeval-style clothes for that authentic feel. Maisie’s best friend is a […]

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Doctor Who: Paper Dolls by Ben Morris, Simon Guerrier and Christel Dee (book review).

August 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Paper Dolls by Ben Morris, Simon Guerrier and Christel Dee (book review).

In many respects, ‘Doctor Who: Paper Dolls’ is trying to hit several targets. With the introduction, Christel Dee suggests using the information from the pictures in this book as guidance in cosplay and how to make charity shops your favourite places to visit to find the kinds of clothes you can modify cheaply. As the […]

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