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Back Issue # 97 July 2017 (magazine review)

June 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Back Issue # 97 July 2017   (magazine review)

This issue of ‘Back Issue’ is devoted to bird people or rather super-heroes with name associations to them more than powers similar to birds. Editor Mike Eury gives a list of characters that have already been covered in earlier issues and this issue is predominately DC characters. Having said that, both lists seem to omit […]

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You Will Grow into Them by Malcolm Devlin (book review)

June 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
You Will Grow into Them by Malcolm Devlin   (book review)

‘You Will Grow Into Them’ is an anthology of short stories from the pen, computer, word processor or whatever of Malcolm Devlin. Some of them have been previously published in ‘Interzone’, ‘Black Static and ‘Aickman’s Heirs’, which I presume is an anthology. Others have not, so far as one can tell, been published elsewhere. I […]

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Wonder Woman interviews: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Patty Jenkins and Charles Roven.

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Wonder Woman interviews: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Patty Jenkins and Charles Roven.

Via the wonder of the intertubes, we bring you interviews with the people behind the new Wonder Woman film. Yes, DC have actually gone and made a decent superhero flick (if you discount the occasional non-Turkey Batman movies – usually featuring the Joker). Gal Gadot and Chris Pine interviewed. Robin Wright interviewed. Patty Jenkins interviewed. […]

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The Mist (horror TV series). Please don’t play Mist-y for me!

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Mist (horror TV series). Please don’t play Mist-y for me!

Hitting your TV screens the end of June 2017 (via Spike), here’s the horror series trailer based on Stephen King’s The Mist. Like the book and earlier film, The Mist centres around a small-town family torn apart by a brutal crime. As a supernatural mist slowly envelopes the city of Bridgton, Maine, our friends find […]

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Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars (first trailer).

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars (first trailer).

Casper Van Dien and Dina Meyer return as Johnny Rico and Dizzy Flores, alongside Comedian DeRay Davis in Sony Pictures’ Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars, a new animated military feature from the writer of Starship Troopers and Robocop, Ed Neumeier. “C’mon You Apes, You Wanna Live Forever? I have only one rule. Everybody fights, no one […]

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Sense8 canned.

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sense8 canned.

J. Michael Straczynski’s Netflix scifi TV series, Sense8, is no more – it’s now officially been canned. Cindy Holland, VP of Netflix original content told SFcrowsnest, “After 23 episodes, 16 cities and 13 countries, the story of the Sense8 cluster is coming to an end. It is everything we and the fans dreamed it would […]

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The Wandering Earth by Cixin Liu (book review).

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Wandering Earth by Cixin Liu (book review).

After reading Cixin Liu’s ‘Three-Body’ trilogy last year and subsequently meeting him in person for an interview, I have been looking forward to reading his first translated short fiction collection, ‘The Wandering Earth’. Three of his short stories were published in English in the Ken Liu edited volume ‘Invisible Planets’, but only one of those […]

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Wicked Wonders by Ellen Klages (book review).

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Wicked Wonders by Ellen Klages (book review).

‘Wicked Wonders’ is a collection of short stories mainly about children that take the reader on a trip through numerous worlds with a wide cast of characters. Most of the stories are tinged with magical realism or science or more often than not both. Ellen Klages has a talent for concepts. There are quite a […]

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Be Afraid (2017) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Be Afraid (2017) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

Director Drew Gabreki manages to create an atmosphere of dread from a cliché-ridden plot supplied by scriptwriter Gerald Nott. A successful doctor escapes the big city and goes to live in a small idyllic Pennsylvania. The results are just about what horror fans would expect. The story is more complex than it at first appears, […]

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Seven Sisters: scifi movie trailer for Noomi Rapace’s clone flick.

June 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Seven Sisters: scifi movie trailer for Noomi Rapace’s clone flick.

Seven Sisters is an upcoming science fiction movie where actress Noomi Rapace gets to tread the path set by TV series Orphan Black – with a dark dystopian future (is there any other kind?) where global population is tightly controlled across the world by a UN-like body, and a scientist must clone his grandchildren in secret, […]

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