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Scifi

Mira Furlan, Babylon 5 and Lost actress, passes at 65 (news).

Mira Furlan, Babylon 5 and Lost actress, passes at 65 (news).

Mira Furlan, the actress who played Minbari Ambassador Delenn in the SF TV series ‘Babylon 5′ and marooned scientist Danielle Rousseau in ‘Lost’, has passed, as reported by J. Michael Straczynski and then confirmed on Mira’s own Twitter account. The cause is described as a ‘long illness’, so although it’s unsaid, horrible cancer appears to […]

January 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
Resident Alien, Omnibus Volume 1 by Peter Hogan and Steve Parkhouse (graphic novel review).

Resident Alien, Omnibus Volume 1 by Peter Hogan and Steve Parkhouse (graphic novel review).

Despite the introduction to ‘Resident Alien Omnibus Volume 1’, saying that not all aliens visiting the Earth are invaders, I think this book series creators, writer Peter Hogan and artist Steve Parkhouse, forget the likes of the films ‘E.T. – The Extra- Terrestrial’ and ‘Starman’ who just want to get their people to rescue them. […]

January 21, 2021 | By | Reply More

Anime & Manga

Inside a Japanese Anime studio (video).

Inside a Japanese Anime studio (video).

Our Joey goes behind the scenes inside the CloverWorks Studios in Tokyo to bring you an inside look at how anime is created, how long it takes, and the inside-gen on the process of making a Japanese animated movie or TV series. CloverWorks are the bods behind such works as Slow Start, Darling in the […]

December 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Sweet Home (Netflix horror film: trailer).

Sweet Home (Netflix horror film: trailer).

Here’s Sweet Home, a new South Korean horror film from Netflix streaming on December 18th, 2020 – based on the South Korean manga of the same name (manga is called manhwa in Korea). A curse from a demon converts large portions of mankind into mutant monsters and destroys civilization, a teen is given super-powers by the curse, and […]

December 7, 2020 | By | Reply More

TV

WandaVision episode 3 review (video).

WandaVision episode 3 review (video).

Here’s the review of the 3rd episode of the first season of WandaVision, but beware, dear viewer, for this video contains fiendish easter eggs, theories, shocking spoilers, and a significant breakdown of the events and behind the scenes leaks. This includes such delights as the Agnes And Mephisto Fan theory, Hydra And Sword’s involvement, the meaning […]

January 23, 2021 | By | Reply More
Fireball XL5: Music by Barry Gray (CD review).

Fireball XL5: Music by Barry Gray (CD review).

Silva Screen Records have finally reached ‘Fireball XL5’ with a compilation in right order from the first 16 episodes in the 24 tracks from the series, starting with the original opening with Steve Zodiac (Paul Maxwell) and Venus (Sylvia Anderson) and the XL5 taking off. If you’re in the mood, you might even do imitation […]

January 23, 2021 | By | Reply More

Culture

Science In Practice (Editorial – Jan 2021).

Science In Practice (Editorial – Jan 2021).

Hello everyone, Seeing science working is kind of scary for a lot of people, despite the fact that they rely on science for much of their lives, not just in your home but many other things. In fact, you would have to wonder how those who have an element of fear of science get on […]

January 3, 2021 | By | Reply More
Being Geek: Born, Bred Or Just Creative (an article by GF Willmetts).

Being Geek: Born, Bred Or Just Creative (an article by GF Willmetts).

One of the first lessons I learnt in General Semantics is that labels are imprecise names because no one or thing is a precise fit. In that respect, we should treat being geek in the same category. The simple proof is geeks are invariably seen as loners with odd specialist interests. Hands up those of […]

January 3, 2021 | By | Reply More

Science

Sea-based aliens rule? (science video)

Sea-based aliens rule? (science video)

Isaac Arthur brings us one of his inimitable science videos where he examines water, one of the most common substances in the Universe, and ponders that Earth has far more seas than land and life arose in the ocean first. So, planets covered entirely in water may be common and abundant with life, including intelligence […]

January 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Oumuamua: first alien solar-sail probe to visit the Solar System? (science video)

Oumuamua: first alien solar-sail probe to visit the Solar System? (science video)

Avi Loeb, the Frank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science and astrophysicist at Harvard University, explains why in his new book, Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth, he examines the evidence that our first interstellar visitor to be spotted in our solar system, Oumuamua, might be the first sign of intelligent life […]

January 20, 2021 | By | Reply More

Books

Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious: All Flesh Is Grass by Una McCormack (book review).

Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious: All Flesh Is Grass by Una McCormack (book review).

In ‘All Flesh Is Grass’ has the Tenth Doctor is on a rampage. He’s gone back to the time before time of ‘The Dark Times’. He wants to destroy the Kotturuh, the bringers of the death curse. He’s been pretty successful, too, with his mercenary fleet and the god/rock star status. He’s even started wearing […]

January 23, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Adventures In Lockdown (book review).

Doctor Who: Adventures In Lockdown (book review).

In the long ago days of March 2020, everyone was very scared and feeling very isolated. But the brilliant Doctor sent us a message that it was OK to be afraid but we should look out for each other and to be kind. We might need reminding of this message that so many people, both […]

January 23, 2021 | By | Reply More

Recent Articles

Superman & Lois (TV series: first trailer).

Superman & Lois (TV series: first trailer).

Streaming on the 23rd February 2021 in the USA, here’s the new CW TV show, Superman & Lois. After years of battling supervillains and aliens in Metropolis, The Man of Steel aka Clark Kent (played by Tyler Hoechlin) and Lois Lane (Elizabeth Tulloch), come face to face with one of their greatest challenges ever – dealing […]

January 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
WandaVision to bring in X-men with Evan Peters’ Quicksilver? (news)

WandaVision to bring in X-men with Evan Peters’ Quicksilver? (news)

Actor Evan Peters has been spotted on the set of Marvel’s first live-action MCU TV series, WandaVision, dressed as X-man Quicksilver. This photo ties in with various leaks and speculation that the new TV series will link up with the upcoming Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness film, and feature Wanda’s dead brother in […]

January 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
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