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Brian – shout it – BLESSED – to join Wizards Vs Aliens.

September 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Brian – shout it – BLESSED – to join Wizards Vs Aliens.

Brian Blessed is to be the voice of the Nekross king in Wizards Vs Aliens, a new adventure drama from Russell T Davies and Phil Ford (The Sarah Jane Adventures, Doctor Who) which will be coming to TV in the UK via CBBC this Autumn. Here’s the series’ official blurb… The ultimate battle of magic […]

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Bryan Singer’s H+.

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Bryan Singer’s H+.

Bryan Singer is currently chomping through his H+. What is this, some new brand of mineral water created by the man that brought you many of the X-Men movies? No, it’s a web-only scifi series that could best be described as a cyberpunk future where the internet is in your mind and everywhere. And then […]

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Fringe benefits.

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Fringe benefits.

If you didn’t know, the scifi TV series Fringe is coming back to the screen at the end of the month in the USA. Here’s another one of their little viral ticklers announcing the fact in a creepy way.

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Alt Hist Issue 4: The Magazine Of Historical Fiction And Alternate History

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Alt Hist Issue 4: The Magazine Of Historical Fiction And Alternate History

The fourth issue of ‘Alt Hist’ magazine features six stories of horror, history and fantasy:   ‘Restless’ by Dylan Fox, set in the 1860s onboard a fleet of British ironclad warships steaming towards China.   ‘Kleine Menschen’ by Eric Jackson is a historical fantasy story set in World War II Germany.   ‘Feast Of Faith’ […]

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Arbitrage (Frank’s Take).

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Arbitrage (Frank’s Take).

First-time director Nicholas Jarecki’s cynical financial fable ‘Arbitrage’ wants to take a suspenseful poke at the reckless rich and remind us of the duplicity behind the pompous privileged. In times of the incessant recession that is affecting disenfranchised people everywhere, one would think that ‘Arbitrage’ would be a timely and smart cautionary tale spotlighting class […]

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Can I get a second opinion, Doc?

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Can I get a second opinion, Doc?

No other noble profession has been so ubiquitous on the television screen than the physician especially in the world of science fiction/fantasy. These medical miracle workers are on board to heal, comfort and advise their patients, strangers and co-workers. The doctoring being done necessarily is not in a physical capacity only—sometimes the variety of specialty […]

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Memo from Peter Jackson… expect an interesting week!

September 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Memo from Peter Jackson… expect an interesting week!

Peter Jackson has sent us a little video message to share with you. Expect an interesting week if you are a Lord of the Rings fan. And a new Hobbit trailer next Wednesday!

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The Tweed Album.

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The Tweed Album.

From Mr B. The Gentleman Rhymer‘s latest work, ‘The Tweed Album,’ we have some rather spiffing chap-core, specifically, a song called Bullingdon Breakdown. In the best tradition of the genre, Mr B. has a very interesting dis-agreement on with steampunk rapper Professor Elemental. Now, I won’t swear to it, but it rather looks like Mr […]

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Welcome to my opening act.

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Welcome to my opening act.

A television show has to appeal to the viewer on many levels. True, the TV programme has to cater to the type of genre that the audience desires. Aside from that obvious fact, one can probably pin-point the key ingredient that draws them to the type of primetime entertainment that inspires the creative juices. The […]

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Doctor Who: 2012 Season One episode 3: A Town Called Mercy.

September 15, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Doctor Who: 2012 Season One episode 3: A Town Called Mercy.

Continuing from last week, if you’re living in a country that hasn’t seen these episodes yet, read with caution but I’m not going to give too much away. If you can watch it first, that’s even better Essentially, the Doctor meets the Wild West meets the Terminator meets High Noon. What should have been cliché […]

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