Scifi

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

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).

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 […]

July 17, 2018 | By | Reply More

Anime & Manga

Transformers-style robots: now as rideable amusement park rides!

Transformers-style robots: now as rideable amusement park rides!

You have to love SoftBank’s Asratec robotics arm, along with Japan’s Brave Robotics Company, they’ve teamed up with amusement park tech specialist J-deite Ride to develop a prototype of something I’d pay a Dollar to ride – a real Transformers-style robot you can actually sit inside and have some fun with. J-deite RIDE is a new 4-meter tall robot […]

April 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Attack On Titan – Season 2 (2018) (Blu-ray anime series review).

Attack On Titan – Season 2 (2018) (Blu-ray anime series review).

‘Attack On Titan’ is the anime based series on the phenomenally successful debut manga by artist Hajime Isayama, has now had its second season arrive on Blu-ray. While season one was a sprawling twenty-six episodes, the second season gives the series a little more focus with only eleven episodes. For the uninitiated, ‘Attack On Titan’ […]

February 28, 2018 | By | Reply More

TV

Stranger Things 3rd season (trailer).

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. 

July 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who season 11 trailer.

Doctor Who season 11 trailer.

Here’s the first trailer for the Doctor Who season 11 season, featuring Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor (that we know about, at any rate). This one is getting the team together. Looking good. Wonder if there will be some Missy vs Docy action in the next series, too? Surely!

July 15, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More

Culture

Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know: Conspiracy Theories That Won’t Go Away by David Southwell and Graeme Donald (book review).

Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know: Conspiracy Theories That Won’t Go Away by David Southwell and Graeme Donald (book review).

Conspiracy plots tend to be border-line with SF these days, more so as so much SF is far into the future than current times. Then again, with at least 18 months to 2 years before a book sees print, any modern day conspiracy plot can quickly become dated these days if you want to include […]

July 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Editorial – July 2018: A.I. A.I.-Oh!

Editorial – July 2018: A.I. A.I.-Oh!

Hello everyone Reading the news last month that Google’s technical staff had resigned from working with the American military on Project Maven in creating an Artificial Intelligence because of their awareness of what they might would do with it doesn’t surprise me. Much of new technology has a place in military use long before devolving […]

June 29, 2018 | By | Reply More

Science

Your flying Rolls-Royce propulsor taxi awaits.

Your flying Rolls-Royce propulsor taxi awaits.

Rolls-Royce has unveiled an electric vertical take-off and landing taxi at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, which will take to the skies in the early 2020s. The Rolls-Royce EVTOL project uses gas turbine technology to generate electricity to power six electric propulsors specially designed to have a low noise profile. It also has a battery […]

July 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Cosmic neutrinos at play.

Cosmic neutrinos at play.

For the first time ever, scientists using NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have found the source of a high-energy neutrino from outside our galaxy. This neutrino traveled 3.7 billion years at almost the speed of light before being detected on Earth. This is farther than any other neutrino whose origin scientists can identify. High-energy neutrinos […]

July 13, 2018 | By | Reply More

Books

Visions Of The Future In Comics edited by Franceso-Alessio Ursini, Adan Mahmutović and Frank Bramlett (book review).

Visions Of The Future In Comics edited by Franceso-Alessio Ursini, Adan Mahmutović and Frank Bramlett (book review).

Sometimes, picking out books for review merely on title doesn’t necessarily know quite what or how the subject matter is covered. Whatever section of our genre we choose, Science Fiction will always have some sort of different future to what we expect, so why should we expect anything different in comicbook realities? There are lots […]

July 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Fictional Alignment by Mike French (ebook review).

Fictional Alignment by Mike French (ebook review).

‘Fictional Alignment ‘ follows on from Mike French’s first book, ‘An Android Awakes’. Saphira has published the stories that PD12928 told her. She was the first human to publish a book in an age of android publishing and it has become a bestseller. The androids are furious about this. They attack her home and force […]

July 16, 2018 | By | Reply More

Recent Articles

Torchwood: Believe by Guy Adams (CD review).

Torchwood: Believe by Guy Adams (CD review).

The boys and girls are back in town and this is Torchwood as you knew and loved it before it got all complicated and deep. This is Torchwood before the cull. Everyone loves a new religion and the latest is out of this world. It’s inevitable that Torchwood has to get involved as there might […]

July 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Land Of The Blind by Scott Gray, Dan Abnett, Lee Sullivan, Martin Geraghty, Graten Roberts & Nick Briggs (graphic novel review).

Doctor Who: Land Of The Blind by Scott Gray, Dan Abnett, Lee Sullivan, Martin Geraghty, Graten Roberts & Nick Briggs (graphic novel review).

After being off the air for four years, ‘Doctor Who Monthly’ changed its approach to its traditional comic-strip which, at the time, were continuing the adventures of the Seventh Doctor and often tied into the range of Virgin ‘New Adventures’ stories. With Virgin about to debut the ‘Missing Adventures’, it was time to dip the […]

July 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
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