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Origin (new scifi series on YouTube Premium).

July 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Origin (new scifi series on YouTube Premium).

Here’s Origin, one of the new offerings of upcoming YouTube Premium service (this one is by the producers of The Crown & Lost), although Origin doesn’t feel very new, given it’s an addition to the ‘haunted spaceship’ sub-genre and scans like a clone of the upcoming Nightflyers series from Netflix. What with a subscription service from […]

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Iron Sky The Coming Race (scifi movie: 2nd trailer).

July 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Iron Sky The Coming Race (scifi movie: 2nd trailer).

Here’s the second trailer for the Iron Sky The Coming Race movie, in which the space Nazis have retreated inside the Hollow Earth to rebuild their wicked plans for world domination.

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Anne Charnock wins Arthur C. Clarke Award for Amazon’s 47North.

July 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Anne Charnock wins Arthur C. Clarke Award for Amazon’s 47North.

The SF novel Dreams Before the Start of Time by Anne Charnock (published by Amazon’s 47North imprint) is the 32nd winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, one of the main UK prizes for science fiction literature. The winner was announced Wednesday 18th July at a ceremony held at the Foyles flagship bookshop on Charing […]

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Predator (2018) (SF reboot movie, 2nd trailer).

July 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Predator (2018) (SF reboot movie, 2nd trailer).

Here’s the second trailer for the reboot of the Predator movie coming in 2018.

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The Last Man (SF movie trailer).

July 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Last Man (SF movie trailer).

Tov Matheson is a war veteran with PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) who perceives that the end of the world is coming. After establishing a relationship with a dubious Messiah, he leaves his normal life and begins the construction of a shelter underground, training himself, in an extreme way, at the cost of losing everything […]

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Stranger Things 3rd season (trailer).

July 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Stranger Things 3rd season (trailer).

Here’s a little teaser trailer for the Stranger Things 3rd season, in which things go all retail with the introduction of a fab new mall to the town with many dark secrets, Hawkins. 

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War Of The Satellites (1958) (a film retrospective by Mark R. Leeper).

July 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
War Of The Satellites (1958) (a film retrospective by Mark R. Leeper).

Shortly after the Soviets put in space the world’s first man-made satellite, Sputnik I, Roger Corman produced and directed a very low-budget SF film to exploit the recent real-world launch. Aliens have put up an invisible barrier to prevent humans from advancing into space. The acting and writing are inconsistent but perhaps just because it […]

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Burn by James Patrick Kelly (ebook review).

July 13, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Burn by James Patrick Kelly (ebook review).

I was initially unsure why we were sent this novella by James Patrick Kelly to review as its been out for quite some time now. It was first published in hardback format in November 2005 and was a Nebula Award winner. A little bit of digging uncovered that the people at Tachyon Publications are now […]

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The Quanderhorn Xperimentations by Rob Grant & Andrew Marshall (book review).

July 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Quanderhorn Xperimentations by Rob Grant & Andrew Marshall (book review).

Like other great comedy Science Fiction novels before it, ‘The Quanderhorn Xperimentations’ is based on a BBC Radio series or, at least so the cover of the book says, though it also claims to have travelled back in time to be written before it occurred and also possibly to be a true story, so who […]

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Extinction (new Netflix-created alien invasion series).

July 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Extinction (new Netflix-created alien invasion series).

Here’s a new Netflix alien invasion series, Extinction, hitting your Netflix account on July 27th 2018. In our current time, a U.S.-based engineer played by Ant-man’s Michael Peña has a recurring nightmare of losing his family during an alien invasion. Things take a dark turn when his nightmares become real after the Earth is invaded […]

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