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Grimm: The Killing Time by Tim Waggoner (book review).

February 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
Grimm: The Killing Time by Tim Waggoner (book review).

It’s ‘Grimm’ out there and ‘The Killing Time’ is a spin-off novel based on the TV character now into Season 4 on a cable channel near you. It’s time to get reacquainted with the Wesen and the wonder of Nick Burkhardt. He is a Grimm and also an officer for Portland Police Department. Nick discovers […]

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The Joker will slay ya in all new Gotham.

February 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Joker will slay ya in all new Gotham.

You got to love this pre-Batman Batman schtick – everyone and their pet hamster makes an appearance, but here comes a major one – The Joker. A little young, a little unseasoned. But he’ll still slay you. Coming soon in the Gotham episode “The Blind Fortune Teller” – Gordon takes Dr. Leslie Thompkins (guest star Morena Baccarin) […]

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Game of Thrones S5 full mayhem trailer.

January 31, 2015 | By | Reply More
Game of Thrones S5 full mayhem trailer.

Ah yes. The 5th series of Game of Thrones is nearly upon us – let us celebrate with some fantasy world violence, politics and a very slow take on an old Bowie song favourite, in this long new trailer. George will be so proud.

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Showrunners: The Art Of Running A TV Show by Tara Bennett (book review).

January 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
Showrunners: The Art Of Running A TV Show by Tara Bennett (book review).

If, like me, you missed the TV show about American TV series showrunners like I did, then this book, ‘Showrunners: The Art Of Running A TV Show’, will give you all the quotes of what they had to say. I’m not entirely if that was the way to go, though, because even in few pages […]

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Doctor Who: The Krotons by Robert Holmes (DVD review).

January 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Krotons by Robert Holmes (DVD review).

The TARDIS arrives in a rocky wasteland and the Doctor (actor Patrick Troughton), Jamie (actor Frazer Hines) and Zoe (actress Wendy Padbury) witness a dazed man being turned into dust outside of a huge machine. Meanwhile, inside the town and on the opposite side of the machine, two more smart candidates have been selected to […]

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The Man in the High Castle – episode one free to watch here.

January 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Man in the High Castle – episode one free to watch here.

Watch the first episode of PK Dick’s ‘The Man in the High Castle’ TV series free in the UK/USA.It’s the classic alternative reality tale of an America that lost the second world war after the Nazis developed the atomic bomb first. Now the USA is divided into a Japanese and German occupied zone, but the […]

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The Expanse first trailer (new SyFy TV space opera).

January 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Expanse first trailer (new SyFy TV space opera).

The SF books of James Corey get the SyFy TV series treatment. Looks promising, with a hint of the Battlestar re-boot about it.

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Doctor Who: The Web Of Fear by Mervyn Haisman and Henry Lincoln (DVD review)

January 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Web Of Fear by Mervyn Haisman and Henry Lincoln    (DVD review)

Another of the rediscovered and restored complete stories of ‘Doctor Who’ from 2013 was the sequel to ‘The Abominable Snowman’, ‘The Web Of Fear’ which has already been regarded as a lost classic. Not any more. Following on from ‘The Enemy Of The World’, the TARDIS has dematerialised with the doors open, ejecting Ramon Salmander […]

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The Man in the High Castle TV series – more details.

January 7, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Man in the High Castle TV series – more details.

Based on Philip K. Dick’s Hugo 1962 alternative history novel, The Man in the High Castle considers the question of what would have happened if the Allied Powers had lost World War II. Almost 20 years after that loss, the United States and much of the world has now been split between Japan and Germany, […]

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Doctor Who: Last Christmas by John Rivers (TV review).

January 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Last Christmas by John Rivers (TV review).

You’ll find the spoiler-filled review of ‘Last Christmas’ below, so if you haven’t seen the 2014 ‘Doctor Who Christmas Special’, I suggest you take a read of Geoff’s excellent review here: http://sfcrowsnest.org.uk/doctor-who-last-christmas-by-steven-moffat-doctor-who-review/. Otherwise check under your bed before proceeding… ‘Last Christmas’ or to call it by its proper title: ‘Doctor Who’s Big Movie And Self-Referencing […]

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