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Pacific Rim: Uprising (first trailer).

July 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Pacific Rim: Uprising (first trailer).

Here’s the first trailer for the Pacific Rim movie sequel, Pacific Rim: Uprising. It takes the form of a recruitment trailer to join the Jaeger Corps … a day in the Jaeger Corps is like a day on the Transformers Farm, sweetheart. Here’s the film’s blurb: A new generation of Jaeger Pilots will stand tall for all […]

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Kingsman The Golden Circle: new trailer.

July 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Kingsman The Golden Circle: new trailer.

Kingsman The Golden Circle introduces the British spy service to their flash U.S. cousins with some laser-lasso action. Here’s the official blurb: Kingsman The Secret Service introduced the world to Kingsman – an independent, international intelligence agency operating at the highest level of discretion, whose ultimate goal is to keep the world safe. In Kingsman: […]

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Bright (Netflix trailer): imagine Lord of the Rings fast-forwarded to 2017, meeting The Wire.

July 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Bright (Netflix trailer): imagine Lord of the Rings fast-forwarded to 2017, meeting The Wire.

Here’s another trailer for Bright, which takes the classic fantasy world of Lord of the Rings and time travels with it forward to today’s 2017 … mixing orcs, goblins and elves with gang-bangers and the gritty urban world of The Wire. High concept Netflix film or what? Looks fun. Well, even Will Smith has to […]

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Krypton: Game of Thrones for Superman fans?

July 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Krypton: Game of Thrones for Superman fans?

Looks like SyFy Channel are jumping on the DC TV superhero bandwagon with a series called Krypton, which stays focused on the events on Superman’s home planet during the civil war which eventually destroyed it. The trailer makes it look like Game of Thrones for Superman fans. The official blurb reads: Set two generations before […]

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Van Helsing season 2 trailer has teeth.

July 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Van Helsing season 2 trailer has teeth.

Well, the Van Helsing season 2 trailer has teeth. Two big pointy ones. This hasn’t jumped the pond yet in my house (don’t have SyFy), so I can’t quite find it in myself to comment more thoroughly.

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Marvel’s Inhumans: second trailer of filthy mutie action.

July 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Marvel’s Inhumans: second trailer of filthy mutie action.

Ah, it’s time for Marvel’s Inhumans and a second trailer filled with filthy mutie action. Hopefully the original negative fan reaction will moderate after airing and their acclimatisation to the new regime. Here’s the official blurb: Marvel’s Inhumans explores the never-before-told epic adventure of the royal family including Black Bolt, the enigmatic, commanding King of the […]

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Stargate Origins: first new Stargate series since … the 1940s?

July 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Stargate Origins: first new Stargate series since … the 1940s?

MGM have just announced a new Stargate series called Stargate Origins, which, from the attached trailer, looks to be a kind of 1940s-set prequel exploring an earlier use of the gates than the more recent TV series suggested. Don’t know how they will monkey the scripts to get around the continuity issues, but interesting times. Oh, […]

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Pat Savage: Six Scarlet Scorpions by Kenneth Robeson (book review)

July 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Pat Savage: Six Scarlet Scorpions by Kenneth Robeson   (book review)

Many years ago, when I read Philip Jóse Farmer’s 1973 book ‘Doc Savage: His Apocalyptical Life’ about the Man Of Bronze, I read about his cousin, Patricia. On a whim, a couple weeks back, I scanned Google seeing if anyone had ever done any illustrations of her which led to discovering that there was a […]

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Warhammer 40,000: Will Of Iron by George Mann, Tazio Bettin, Enrica Eren Angiolini and Rob Steen (graphic novel review)

July 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Warhammer 40,000: Will Of Iron by George Mann, Tazio Bettin, Enrica Eren Angiolini and Rob Steen   (graphic novel review)

‘Warhammer 40,000: Will Of Iron’ collects Warhammer 40,000 # 0-4. It’s part of the extensive Warhammer universe, based on games, which can be confusing if you’re new to it as I am. To give credit where it’s due, there’s a useful cast list preceding the actual story to let you know who’s who. Pictures and […]

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The Shape of Water (Guillermo del Toro’s new scifi flick).

July 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Shape of Water (Guillermo del Toro’s new scifi flick).

Here’s the trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s new scifi flick, The Shape of Water. It’s an other-worldly scifi fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security underground Area 51-like government complex where she works, lonely mute girl Elisa (actor Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence […]

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