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Worldcon 75 programme schedule arrives.

July 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Worldcon 75 programme schedule arrives.

The upcoming world science fiction convention, Worldcon 75, has released its preliminary schedule. The five-day event in Helsinki includes over 840 individual items and 800 hours of content. Programme highlights include: Guest of Honour Johanna Sinisalo will receive the Prometheus Award for her novel Core of the Sun, and participate in discussions about the Kalevala, […]

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Children of Time the movie?

July 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Children of Time the movie?

Adrian Tchaikovsky’s SF novel, Children of Time, has been optioned by Peter Kang – President of Production at Summit Entertainment and Lionsgate pictures. The option was agreed by Simon Kavanagh at the Mic Cheetham Agency in London, working with the United Talent Agency in LA. Summit Entertainment and Lionsgate produced the Hunger Games and the […]

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Climageddon: The Global Warming Emergency And How To Survive It by Lawrence Wollersheim (book review)

July 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Climageddon: The Global Warming Emergency And How To Survive It by Lawrence Wollersheim  (book review)

As the extended title should tell you, Lawrence Wollersheim’s book, ‘Climageddon: The Global Warming Emergency And How To Survive It’ is about the dangers of global warming and what needs to be done. What was weird from the start was his declaring that at the opening and ending of each chapter will be bullet markers […]

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The Chimera Brigade: Volume 1 by Serge Lehman, Fabrice Colin, Gess and Celine Bessoneau (graphic novel review)

July 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Chimera Brigade: Volume 1 by Serge Lehman, Fabrice Colin, Gess and Celine Bessoneau  (graphic novel review)

Like another graphic novel collection I read last week, ‘The Chimera Brigade’ opens with a cast list and a page of text introduction to set the scene. I don’t mind this at all. ‘Show don’t tell’ they say in writers classes but a concise summary of the basic set up can spare the poor reader […]

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Westworld season 2 trailer.

July 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Westworld season 2 trailer.

J.J. Abrams’ second season of SF drama Westworld returns in 2018 and the robots seem to be going into full rebellion.

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The Orville (Trek spoof comedy trailer).

July 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Orville (Trek spoof comedy trailer).

Here’s the next trailer for the Star Trek-like spoof space adventure The Orville, starring Seth MacFarlane in Fox’s new SF comedy – hitting the small screen on September 10th 2017.

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Stranger Things season 2 trailer.

July 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Stranger Things season 2 trailer.

The first trailer for the Netflix 1980s nostalgia scifi TV series Stranger Things 2 is here. It’s 1984 and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the demogorgon and the secrets of Hawkins Lab. Will Byers has been rescued from the Upside Down but a bigger, sinister entity still threatens […]

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Gotham 4th season trailer.

July 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Gotham 4th season trailer.

It looks like everything is going Bats in the next series of Gotham. This is a very long trailer and actually quite spoilery, so be warned. New villains, new secrets, new night. Gotham Season 4 moves to Thursdays at 8pm this Fall on Fox – and a boy becomes a legend.

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Thor Ragnarok movie trailer.

July 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Thor Ragnarok movie trailer.

Here’s the film trailer for the Thor Ragnarok flick.

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The Expanse Season 3 trailer.

July 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Expanse Season 3 trailer.

Here’s the The Expanse Season 3 trailer for your scifi TV-viewing delight. Hundreds of years in the future, humans have colonised the solar system. The U.N. controls Earth. Mars is an independent military power. The planets rely on the resources of the Asteroid Belt, where air and water are more precious than gold. For decades, […]

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