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Perihelion SF – online magazine (emag review)

January 12, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Perihelion SF – online magazine   (emag review)

‘Perihelion SF’ is free to read on-line and contains a bit of non-fiction and some short stories as follows. Top of the click list on the left side of the page is ‘A Breath Of Aphrodite’ by Rebecca Birch. Due to staffing shortages, Botany-tech Sarah Munroe is taken out of her cosy lab and thrust […]

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Telepath: Hive Mind 1 by Janet Edwards (book review)

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Telepath: Hive Mind 1 by Janet Edwards  (book review)

There is now a new kind of author: the hybrid. These are writers who have been published by mainstream publishers but have later decided, for various reasons, to self-publish. Storm Constantine was one of the first, wanting to get her earlier books back into print before going on to develop the independent publishing house of […]

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Warehouse 13 DVD boxset (DVD TV series review)

January 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Warehouse 13 DVD boxset    (DVD TV series review)

I have to confess that after ‘The X-Files’ ended, seeing the plethora of new series with FBI agents investigating weird events, I was a more than a little apprehensive about trying any of its successors. What swayed me with ‘Warehouse 13’ was largely the price so I could at least afford to watch and although […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale (trailer of terror).

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The Handmaid’s Tale (trailer of terror).

Here’s the trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale TV series (a la the excellent novel by Margaret Atwood). It is coming via the Hulu streaming service in the USA starting 26th April 2017. Not got Hulu yet – still too much to watch via Netflix and, to a lesser extent, Amazon Prime. It’s getting so I […]

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Death Race 2050 (trailer).

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Death Race 2050 (trailer).

Here’s the trailer for Death Race 2050, Corman’s sequel to his original definitive future-shock road rage 1975 movie, Death Race 2000 (this time shot in Peru). G. J. Echternkamp is the scifi movie’s director. It stars Malcolm McDowell as a rather familiar-looking US President (hair jokes – whoever can they mean?), as well as Manu […]

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Bates Motel (season 5 trailer).

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Bates Motel (season 5 trailer).

For those that like their horror TV hotel-based (and kind of creepy), here’s the trailer for the 5th season of the A&E-produced Bates Motel. Inspired by the classic Psycho film by Alfred Hitchcock, the series details the gory pre-history of the movie events.

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Ronja, The Robber’s Daughter (Studio Ghibli trailer).

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Ronja, The Robber’s Daughter (Studio Ghibli trailer).

Here’s the new trailer for the anime version of Ronia the Robber’s Daughter (Swedish: Ronja Rövardotter), the 1981 children’s fantasy book by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren, as reimagined by Studio Ghibli’s Gorō Miyazaki.

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Supergirl’s season two to get all Mxyzptik on us.

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Supergirl’s season two to get all Mxyzptik on us.

Season 2 of Supergirl is set to build on its tradition of borrowing outlandish adversaries, with the news that it will feature DC’s most unpronounceable villain, Mr Mxyzptik. Peter Gadiot will play the character, and he adds this tricky assignment to a star-studded list of TV fantasy roles, his most recent being Cyrus in Once […]

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Bad Bishop by Irene Soldatos (book review)

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Bad Bishop by Irene Soldatos   (book review)

Telling tales about benevolent supernatural beings is a popular concept in many modern novels. Often, these are long-lived or immortal, some having seen many centuries of life. Less often do we see the early life of these people. Jasper Kent populated the Russia of the Romanov’s with the threat of strigoi, power-seeking vampyrs who wished […]

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Alter Ego # 144 January 2017 (magazine review)

January 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Alter Ego # 144 January 2017  (magazine review)

A new ‘Alter Ego’ for the new year. Yah! Editor Roy Thomas announces that the magazine is going bimonthly because he’s doing too much and that list is staggering, so not surprised so less of an ‘Oh!’. The good news is the next issue will be up to 100 pages, so you’re only going to […]

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