As time passes and TV’s ‘Angel’ is remembered fondly and occasionally pops up on cable there is a certain mistiness about memory. This book, ‘Angel: Heroes & Guardian Angels: Volume One’, is written in the now or rather as it was it makes the time that has passed quite bittersweet. The actors, some who have […]
‘Man From Atlantis’ has a crappy reputation, largely because of the 13 episode series, whereas the four 90 minute films are actually not bad for the 1970s time period, although the fourth is the weakest of them. Man From Atlantis I: Pilot cast: Patrick Duffy, Belinda J. Montgomery, Dean Santoro and Art Lund The pilot […]
Considering he’s basically a man dressed as a bat who hits criminals, it’s surprising the myriad of ways in which the Batman mythos can be interpreted. He’s the grim Dark Knight Detective. He’s the campy hero always ready with a can of ‘Bat Anti-Shark Repellent’. He’s the arch manipulator always one step ahead of everyone […]
Star Trek Discovery will launch in May 2017, hitting CBS first in the USA, then appearing on Netflix world-wide – including the UK – just a day later. “Bringing ‘Star Trek’ back to television carries a responsibility and mission: to connect fans and newcomers alike to the series that has fed our imaginations since childhood,” […]
Exploring Space:1999: An Episode Guide And Complete History Of The Mid-1970s Science Fiction Television Series by John Kenneth Muir (book review).
‘Space 1999’, like ‘Thunderbirds’ and ‘Terrahawks’ was one of those rare Gerry Anderson productions that actually made it to a second series. That the second series welcomed producer Fred Freiberger who decided to take the show in a direction that more closely resembled ‘Star Trek’ has been debated about by fans for years. What is […]
Kara Zor-El aka Supergirl has never been treated too kindly by mediums outside of the world of comicbooks. She turned up in one season of ‘Smallville’ but was never given too much of a focus, whilst many remember the flop 1984 film starring Helen Slater as the eponymous lead. So would Superman’s cousin fare much […]