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A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge (book review)

May 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge   (book review)

When a little girl is found in a cheese vat by the master cheesemaker, Grandible, it is his instinct to pull her out. What he sees in her face makes him recoil with shock and he determines to protect this child. He names her Neverfell, making her his apprentice. Grandible teaches her how to make […]

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The Gifted (big trailer): Young, mutated & on the run!

May 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Gifted (big trailer): Young, mutated & on the run!

Marvel’s X-men young teen mutant spin-off treads early Logan territory, in a world where being a mutant lands you floating in a lab tank with your powers neutralised. Who wants that? Not this mutant teen brother and sister who must go on the run with their family – including an ex-mutant hunter dad. Purge them all, […]

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Doctor Who season 10 episode 5: Oxygen by Jamie Mathieson

May 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who season 10 episode 5: Oxygen by Jamie Mathieson

Don’t hold your breath! From here in there are spoilers Give scriptwriter Jamie Mathieson his due, he gave a funny script to off-balance the terror of what was happening on-board Chasm Forge Number 7 Mining Station off Ganymede digging for copper ore. Although it doesn’t look it, again, this is a bottle show with limited […]

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Judge Dredd Mega-City One to be a new TV series.

May 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Judge Dredd Mega-City One to be a new TV series.

Judge Dredd, that Dirty Harry of the urban post-nuked Future, will soon be arriving on your TV. Oh happy day, you comic-book perps. I suspect it’s a good sign that they’ve named the TV series to include the actual city name, as in so many ways, the city and Mega-City society is the real star […]

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Doctor Who: Plague City by Jonathan Morris (book review)

May 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Plague City by Jonathan Morris  (book review)

Welcome to Plague City, where many people won’t survive the night. Thomas and Isobel are nursing their daughter Catherine when the night doctor comes. Everyone knows that visit is a death sentence. Cloaked and with a bird-like mask to keep the sickness at bay, the doctor makes his rounds but is fighting a losing battle […]

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Marvel Platinum: The Definitive Guardians Of The Galaxy Reloaded by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Gene Colan, Jim Valentino, et al (graphic novel review).

May 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Marvel Platinum: The Definitive Guardians Of The Galaxy Reloaded by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Gene Colan, Jim Valentino, et al (graphic novel review).

As the world currently enjoys ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’, ‘Marvel Platinum’s latest release gathers together a gaggle of origin stories, amongst them first appearances of Groot and Drax The Destroyer as well as some more up-to-date adventures featuring the Guardians as a group. With so many individual continuities being bound together when you […]

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The Gifted trailer (X-Men spin off TV series): teen mutants on the run.

May 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Gifted trailer (X-Men spin off TV series): teen mutants on the run.

The Gifted TV series from Marvel has Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker (from the fab Person of Interest) as ordinary parents who have to take their family on the lam after they discover their children have mutant powers. They join an underground mutant movement who fight to survive in a hostile anti-mutant world. Here’s the […]

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Phantasm blu-ray boxset: Phantasm III: Lord Of The Dead (1994 ) (part 3 of 5) (Blu-ray horror film review).

May 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Phantasm blu-ray boxset: Phantasm III: Lord Of The Dead (1994 ) (part 3 of 5) (Blu-ray horror film review).

Don’t expect things to happen the next day with the ‘Phantasm’ films, the third, ‘Lord Of The Dead’ is some years later. Reggie (actor Reggie Bannister) is still chasing after the Tall Man (actor Angus Scrimm), who is systematically killing and empting towns of their dead bodies from their graveyards before making up the number […]

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The Limehouse Golem (film trailer: Victorian crime horror).

May 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Limehouse Golem (film trailer: Victorian crime horror).

Here’s the movie trailer for horror Victorian flick, The Limehouse Golem. A serial killer stalks the Limehouse streets of Victorian London in 1880, the terrified population of this squalid district of the East End believe that the “Golem”, a monster from Judaic mythology, is responsible. Inspector Kildare of Scotland Yard is handed the impossible task […]

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Hero-A-Go-Go! by Michael Eury (book review).

May 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Hero-A-Go-Go! by Michael Eury (book review).

If your first reaction to Michael Eury’s book, ‘Hero-A-Go-Go!’, and the cover are what an awful selection of comic-book characters, wait until you get inside. No, only joking, Well, maybe not. Some of them really are truly awful but this is the nature of the 1960s where many of the super-heroes and super-villains were more […]

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