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Paranormal Activity 4 – Frank’s Take (film review).

October 22, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Paranormal Activity 4 – Frank’s Take (film review).

Well, at least there is the consistency of churning out another repetitive ‘Paranormal Activity’ installment around the Halloween festivities that is still in vogue. Co-directors Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman (‘Paranormal Activity 3’, ‘Catfish’) are back at the creepy control panel for the fourth outing in ‘Paranormal Activity 4′, an empty-minded boofest that trudges along […]

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Shock Value by Jason Zinoman (book review).

October 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Shock Value by Jason Zinoman (book review).

They sure don’t make them like they used to. ‘Shock Value’ by New York Times film critic Jason Zinoman covers how a few young directors shook up the system and redefined horror. Before these wunderkinds came along, the genre was suffering and hadn’t moved on from shuffling monsters in dodgy make-up. It took a group […]

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Halo 4 trailer.

October 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Halo 4 trailer.

There’s a new trailer just out for the upcoming Halo 4 game which shows the kind of maltreatment you have to go through to fight for humanity against the alien threat. It rather puts me in mind what it must be like to go through boot for the Warhammer Space Marines!

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Arrow… the gang’s all here.

October 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Arrow… the gang’s all here.

The new trailer for Arrow (as in Green: we hate explaining that, but hey-ho) has a whole host of bad guys from the D.C. comic-book version… such luminaries as Deathstroke, China White and Deadshot… and John Barrowman! What, Torchwood is in the new Arrow too? Come on, that’s a crossover too far, isn’t it?

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Fatherly advice: a Sci-Fi perspective!

October 19, 2012 | By More
Fatherly advice: a Sci-Fi perspective!

Now how can this author pen a column about Science Fiction mothers entitled ‘Motherly Instinct: A Sci-Fi Lullaby’ (September 18, 2012) and not pay any recognition to fathers in this same genre? Well, in fairness let’s give some attention to the breadwinners in the world of sci-fi television, shall we? In ‘Fatherly Advice: A Sci-Fi […]

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Post-Revolution map.

October 18, 2012 | By | Reply More
Post-Revolution map.

Here’s the map of the post-collapse USA as featured in the new TV series Revolution. It’s a bit unfair on the Wasteland, though, What is so bad about living in that little corner of the USA? Click to embiggen. (via EW.com).

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Argo movie review (2012) (Mark’s take).

October 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Argo movie review (2012) (Mark’s take).

Argo – a film review by Mark R. Leeper Set during the 1979 Iran Hostage Crisis, ‘Argo’ tells a strange but true footnote to that history. Six United States citizens whom the Iranian revolutionary government wants dead have escaped from the United States embassy to the protection of the house of the Canadian ambassador. Now the […]

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Carrie (2013) trailer.

October 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Carrie (2013) trailer.

If this was a British movie, at least we could call it Carrie on Screaming. Or bleeding. Or something. Scary stuff. Hopefully for the right reasons, but maybe not. Stephen King, what do you think – write in and let us know?

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Defiance, trailer.

October 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Defiance, trailer.

Here’s the trailer from Defiance, a TV series-game combo from Rockne O’Bannon of Farscape fame, screening on SyFy. It looks a little like prime scifi cheese from this… the premise being that a near future Earth is overrun by alien colonists, and humanity is pushed to the brink, American Indian style. Hmmmm.

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The Death Song Of Uther Pendragon.

October 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Death Song Of Uther Pendragon.

Merlin is back on TV with its 5th season and here’s some photos from the episode due to come at us on Saturday, The Death Song Of Uther Pendragon. Hey, is that a royal zombie? Oh dear, Arthur won’t like that this one…

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