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Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Matt Lucas and Steven Moffat interviewed: Dr Who series 10.

April 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Matt Lucas and Steven Moffat interviewed: Dr Who series 10.

Peter Capaldi talks about his last series being The Doctor. SFcrowsnest: What is it like working with Pearl? Peter Capaldi: It was great meeting Pearl – she brought a whole new vigour and excitement to the role of The Doctor’s companion. She’s not that different to older companions in the sense that she’s a character […]

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John Simm will be The Master again in Doctor Who.

April 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
John Simm will be The Master again in Doctor Who.

John Simm will return as The Master to battle The Doctor (Peter Capaldi), new companion Bill Potts (Pearl Mackie) and Nardole (Matt Lucas) in the forthcoming series of Doctor Who. John Simm told SFcrowsnest, “I can confirm that it’s true, thanks to the power of time travel I’m back. It’s always a pleasure to work with […]

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David Morrissey in TV adaptation of China Miéville’s scifi novel, The City And The City.

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David Morrissey in TV adaptation of China Miéville’s scifi novel, The City And The City.

The Walking Dead‘s very own Governor, actor David Morrissey, is to play Inspector Tyador Borlú in the BBC Two adaptation of China Miéville’s fantasy scifi novel The City And The City. Morrissey (The Missing, The Walking Dead) heads a cast which includes Mandeep Dhillon (Some Girls) as Constable Corwi of the Besźel Policzai, Maria Schrader (Deutschland […]

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Star Wars Rebels Season 4 (trailer).

April 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Rebels Season 4 (trailer).

And here’s the trailer for the animated Star Wars Rebels Season 4 – it’s only going to be 15 episodes long, sadly, but that’s because it’s the final series. Sob. Where are we going to get our Star Wars TV fix from in the future? Could the live-action Star Wars TV series finally be a […]

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BSFA Award winners 2017.

April 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
BSFA Award winners 2017.

The British Science Fiction Association has just announced the winners of the BSFA Awards for science fiction published in 2016. Best Novel: Winner: Dave Hutchinson – Europe in Winter (Solaris) Shortlisted works were: Chris Beckett – Daughter of Eden (Atlantic/Corvus). Becky Chambers – A Closed and Common Orbit (Hodder & Stoughton). Dave Hutchinson – Europe in Winter […]

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Doctor Who: The Pilot by Steven Moffat (an analysis)

April 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Pilot by Steven Moffat  (an analysis)

A new Easter. A new ‘Doctor Who’. The series not the Time Lord. That doesn’t happen until Yuletide. BE CAREFUL OF SPOILERS. DON’T READ BEYOND THIS POINT UNTIL YOU WATCHED THE EPISODE. This story, ‘The Pilot’, is very low key. With photo references to River Song and his grand-daughter, Susan, one would hope they are […]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi first trailer!

April 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Last Jedi first trailer!

Here’s the first trailer for the Star Wars The Last Jedi movie. Arriving in your galaxy December 15th 2017.

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The Chronicles Of Old Guy (Volume 1) (An Old Guy/Cybertank Adventure) by Timothy J Gawne (ebook review)

April 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Chronicles Of Old Guy (Volume 1) (An Old Guy/Cybertank Adventure) by Timothy J Gawne  (ebook review)

In the future there will be cybertanks with sentience patterned on the human brain and personalities, too. Our hero is an Odin-Class Ground Based Cyber Defensive Unit serial number CRL345BY44. The human used to call him Carl, based on the serial number, and he didn’t like it. His peers call him ‘Old Guy’ because he’s […]

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Chalk by Paul Cornell (book review)

April 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Chalk by Paul Cornell  (book review)

In a forgotten world, a boy seeks to live a normal life. The forgotten world is Britain in the 1970s and the boy lives in rural England. His daily life is full of pain, that being the specialist subject of the school bully, Drake and his gang. Andrew Waggoner tries to be invisible. He hopes […]

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All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai (book review)

April 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai  (book review)

If only you could travel in time and make everything right. OK, stop shouting, we all know this to be a bad idea. Case histories abound or they would do if I hadn’t travelled back in time and wiped them. Tom has a very clever dad, who is emotionally cold. He had a mum but […]

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