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Stranger Things trailer (new TV series from Netflix).

June 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Stranger Things trailer (new TV series from Netflix).

A love letter to the supernatural classics of the 80’s, Stranger Things is the story of a young boy who vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl. Stranger Things […]

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Penda’s Fen (1974) (blu-ray film review).

June 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Penda’s Fen (1974) (blu-ray film review).

‘Penda’s Fen’ directed by Alan Clarke and written by David Rudkin was originally shown on BBC1 way back in 1974 as part of ‘Play For Today’. I missed it at that time as I was otherwise engaged with my birthday celebrations. For some reason, the BBC only repeated the broadcast once in 1990 and I […]

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Humans: original soundtrack by Cristobel Tapia Veer (CD review).

May 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Humans: original soundtrack by Cristobel Tapia Veer (CD review).

Now this is unusual. It’s rare to see a new TV series having 2 CDs together for a first season release. ‘Humans’ does. Then again, viewing Cristobel Tapia Veer’s credits, maybe that should be less surprising as he is award-winning and looks like he was adding more musical texture to each episode. Veer’s music is […]

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Game of Thrones: Why Hodor says Hodor (a lot).

May 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Game of Thrones: Why Hodor says Hodor (a lot).

There be spoilers ahead, matey. Here’s the behind the scenes look at Episode 5 of the sixth season of Game of Thrones, which explains – if you haven’t seen it yet yourself – why Hodor is called Hodor and says Hodor a lot. Be prepared to weep, you heartless beasts!

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Frequency: time travel TV gets emotional.

May 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Frequency: time travel TV gets emotional.

The CW are bringing a new time travel television series to the USA (and the UK, hopefully) later on this year. Called Frequency, it features a female detective who realizes her ham radio can contact her policeman father decades in the past and she can work together with him to stop his murder – but […]

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Star Trek, new TV series, new teaser trailer.

May 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
Star Trek, new TV series, new teaser trailer.

Here’s the first teaser for the new CBS Star Trek series on TV – doesn’t give much away, but it does hark back to the golden age, which will keep many increasingly rather superior vintage fans (myself included) happy.

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Mr. Robot 2.0 trailer, best thing on Amazon Prime.

May 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Mr. Robot 2.0 trailer, best thing on Amazon Prime.

If you had to ask me what the best thing on Amazon Prime TV is, it would be a coin toss between Mr. Robot and The Man in the High Castle – but I reckon that Mr. Robot wins the toss. Here’s the trailer for the second season, coming your way 13th July 2016. We can’t […]

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Clarkson’s Amazon Top Gear ‘upgrade’ TV show named ‘The Grand Tour’.

May 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Clarkson’s Amazon Top Gear ‘upgrade’ TV show named ‘The Grand Tour’.

Amazon announced in 2015 that Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May would reunite to make a new car show available for Amazon Prime members, shortly after they left Top Gear after late-dinner-punch-up-gate. The show is produced by the trio’s long-time executive producer Andy Wilman. The team have committed to three series as part of […]

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Electric Dreams: The World of Philip K. Dick comes to UK TV.

May 10, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Electric Dreams: The World of Philip K. Dick comes to UK TV.

Channel 4 and Sony Pictures Television are partnering on a new original drama series based on the short stories written by Philip K. Dick. The ten-part anthology series, Electric Dreams: The World of Philip K. Dick, will be written and executive produced by Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica, Outlander) and Michael Dinner (Justified, Masters of Sex), […]

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Thunderbirds Are Go Volume 1: Original Television Soundtrack music by Ben Foster & Nick Foster (CD review).

May 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Thunderbirds Are Go Volume 1: Original Television Soundtrack music by Ben Foster & Nick Foster (CD review).

When I first came across this CD of ‘Thunderbirds Are Go’, I did have to wonder why wasn’t the entire first season on a single CD. Looking at the contents and then reading the 28 page booklet, Silva Records didn’t hold back. You’re essentially getting the full music tracks from the first thirteen episodes, with […]

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