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Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy gets the full BBC treatment.

November 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy gets the full BBC treatment.

BBC One is going ahead with a new TV drama series based on Philip Pullman’s steampunk fantasy trilogy of novels, His Dark Materials. Polly Hill, Controller BBC Drama Commissioning, told SFcrowsnest, “It is an honour to be bringing Philip Pullman’s extraordinary steampunk novels to BBC One. His Dark Materials is a stunning trilogy, and a […]

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Preacher TV series (first trailer).

November 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Preacher TV series (first trailer).

A supernatural Preacher, a gun-toting ex, and an Irish vampire are coming to AMC as a new TV series mid-2016 . . . based, of course, on Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s iconic Vertigo comic-strip of the same name. Dominic Cooper plays Jesse Custer: the small town preacher who merges with an angel and sets […]

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Outlander: Complete Series 1 Blu-ray (TV series review).

November 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Outlander: Complete Series 1 Blu-ray (TV series review).

Uncle Geoff, the editor, thought ‘Outlander’ would be right up my street or glen maybe, because it’s all about wild rebellious Highlanders from Scotland and with me being a MacDonald, a member of the clan, who better to give it a once over. Mind you, I did point out I wasn’t really related to the […]

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Doctor Who: Season 9: Episode 7: The Zygon Invasion by Peter Harness (TV review)

October 31, 2015 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Season 9: Episode 7: The Zygon Invasion by Peter Harness (TV review)

As usual with these examination of ‘Doctor Who’ stories shortly after transmission, if you haven’t seen them, I’ll try not to give away too many unintentional spoilers, although I will give a quick resume of the plot. Much of the analysis will be about it so feel suitably warned. By a prior agreement with the […]

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Space 1999: The Complete Second Series Blu-ray (TV series Blu-ray review).

October 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Space 1999: The Complete Second Series Blu-ray (TV series Blu-ray review).

Having been ill with pneumonia and then a bad back, I was confined to bed for a little while so this is my first review for a couple months. An advantage of being incapacitated is that you can watch movies in bed and what better than ‘Space 1999: The Complete Second Series Blu-ray’. This is […]

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Star Trek: Renegades (Episode 1) – in full to watch here.

October 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: Renegades (Episode 1) – in full to watch here.

Here’s the first episode for the new Star Trek: Renegades series in full. Star Trek Renegades is an independent fan funded Internet television Series, produced by Sky Conway – with a kickstarter now under way for the rest of the series. Very professionally done, too. As far as the story is concerned,when a seemingly unstoppable […]

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The X-Files – monster new trailer!

October 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
The X-Files – monster new trailer!

In the opening X-Files episode of the new 6-part series, Mulder and Scully take on a case of a possible alien abductee. The all-new episodes will feature appearances by guest stars, including Joel McHale (“Community”), Robbie Amell (“The Flash”), Lauren Ambrose (“Dig,” “Six Feet Under”), Annabeth Gish (“The Bridge”), Annet Mahendru (“The Americans”), Rhys Darby […]

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Sherlock and The Abominable Bride (big new trailer).

October 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Sherlock and The Abominable Bride (big new trailer).

The one-off Christmas special for Sherlock goes all Victorian on us. Looks spooky and dare I say it . . . gothic. Brrrrrrrr. It actually airs on New Year’s Day 2016. Something to sit in for after the hangover of the celebrations, then.

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Doctor Who: Season 9: Episode 6: The Woman Who Lived by Catherine Tregenna (Doctor Who review).

October 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Season 9: Episode 6: The Woman Who Lived by Catherine Tregenna (Doctor Who review).

As usual with these examination of ‘Doctor Who’ stories shortly after transmission, if you haven’t seen them, I’ll try not to give away too many unintentional spoilers, although I will give a quick resume of the plot. Much of the analysis will be about it so feel suitably warned. In many respects, this is another […]

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Jessica Jones – Marvel’s new TV series via Netflix.

October 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Jessica Jones – Marvel’s new TV series via Netflix.

Here’s the first trailer for Jessica Jones – Marvel’s new TV series via Nexflix.

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