Scifi

New (short science fiction film: in full).

New (short science fiction film: in full).

Here’s a short 16-minute-long scifi movie from John Harden, called New. In this one, an old married couple emerges from cryonic suspension centuries after their deaths to discover their life, health, and youth completely restored. They confront the delights and trials of a second existence in the far future together. 

January 24, 2022 | By | Reply More
Don’t Look Up (scifi film review).

Don’t Look Up (scifi film review).

John Joseph Adams, Erin Lindsey, and Tom Gerencer drop in to talk about Adam McKay’s Netflix original science fiction film Don’t Look Up.

January 21, 2022 | By | Reply More

Anime & Manga

Cowboy Bebop, the live action Netflix show: did it do the anime honour? (video)

Cowboy Bebop, the live action Netflix show: did it do the anime honour? (video)

The Critical Drinker finally settles down in front of the live action version of anime Cowboy Bebop on Netflix, a wee dram in hand. What did he think? Well, CD says it was such a flop that the show was sadly cancelled mere weeks after its premiere. And he believes he has figured out why. […]

December 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Neon Genesis Evangelion (anime review).

Neon Genesis Evangelion (anime review).

In 1991, Gainax, the anime studio that would later go on to create ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ (1995), made an OVA entitled ‘Otaku No Video’. The story of a young man named Ken Kubo who falls in with some anime fans that go about changing his life. ‘Otaku No Video’ is notable for the moment early […]

December 9, 2021 | By | Reply More

TV

Star Trek: Picard, new Season 2 trailer (video).

Star Trek: Picard, new Season 2 trailer (video).

Here’s another trailer for the second season of Star Trek: Picard. In Season 2, Jean-Luc Picard is forced to go across time in order to save the future. Coming March 3rd, 2022 to Amazon Prime.

January 22, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (new Amazon TV series).

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (new Amazon TV series).

Amazon Studio’s new fantasy TV series finally has a name, and it’s… The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. Streaming on Amazon Prime on the 2nd September 2022. It takes the stories of Middle-Earth’s Second Age to the TV screen for the first time. This drama is set thousands of years before the […]

January 19, 2022 | By | Reply More

Culture

Editorial – Jan 2022:  How much evidence is evidence?

Editorial – Jan 2022: How much evidence is evidence?

Hello everyone Another year. Another covid variant. Sounds like a repeat of last year although probably no better than we have had before. Worse actually, with many governments still slow on the uptake when there is a need to lockdown, putting commerce before possible fatal consequences. How can I write an editorial on anything else […]

January 2, 2022 | By | Reply More
Nick Frost interviewed: King of the Geeks (video).

Nick Frost interviewed: King of the Geeks (video).

Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) joins Michael Rosenbaum this week to talk about coping with extreme trauma and melancholy, as well as how his family’s loss and tribulations have influenced his life. Nick opens up a lot about his family’s struggles with alcoholism in this episode, including what it was like to […]

November 30, 2021 | By | Reply More

Science

Telepathy: coming soon to a mind near you? (science video).

Telepathy: coming soon to a mind near you? (science video).

Science has always been interested in telepathy and other psychic skills; but, might the future provide mankind with such abilities, and could science be the key to unlocking or producing them in the process?

January 17, 2022 | By | Reply More
Elon Musk: the ‘M’ is for Mars (science video).

Elon Musk: the ‘M’ is for Mars (science video).

The ultimate objective of human space travel, according to planetary scientists and Elon Musk, is to transform mankind into a multi-planetary species, so let’s see whether this is doable.

January 14, 2022 | By | Reply More

Books

Skinwalkers At The Pentagon by James T. Lacatski, Colm A. Kelleher, and George Knapp (book review).

Skinwalkers At The Pentagon by James T. Lacatski, Colm A. Kelleher, and George Knapp (book review).

The title of James T. Lacatski, Colm A. Kelleher and George Knapp’s book, ‘Skinwalkers At The Pentagon’, is a bit of a misnomer. It doesn’t mean aliens are walking the American government buildings, but how UAPs/UFOs are now no longer being dismissed as in the days of Project Blue Book – but warranting serious investigation, […]

January 22, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Who Adventures: The Art And History Of Virgin Publishing’s Doctor Who Fiction by David J Howe (book review).

The Who Adventures: The Art And History Of Virgin Publishing’s Doctor Who Fiction by David J Howe (book review).

This elegantly large, designed to be displayed on your TARDIS coffee table, hardback is reminiscent of the children’s annual we all coveted in the 1970s. It’s a design choice presumably because ‘The Who Adventures’ would be too thick as a smaller format and the art work benefits from this larger format, too. This book acknowledges […]

January 21, 2022 | By | Reply More

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Welcome to you new subscribers.

Welcome to you new subscribers.

A quick welcome to all the new subscribers to the SFcrowsnest Weekly Magazine who have come on recently from Booksweeps. As a special gift to you (and our other readers, of course), you can now download the first three books in the best-selling ‘Sliding Void‘ science fiction series from Stephen Hunt, free for any reading […]

January 22, 2022 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Stranded 3 by James Kettle, Tim Foley and Lizzie Hopley (audio review).

Doctor Who: Stranded 3 by James Kettle, Tim Foley and Lizzie Hopley (audio review).

All hail the return of the Baker Street team accompanying Doctor Number Eight, played by Paul McGann in ‘Stranded 3’. This time around, the team are spreading their wings a little as the TARDIS is able to move again. 3.1 Patience by Tim Foley ‘…I’ve been walking for a lifetime. I’ll need new feet soon […]

January 20, 2022 | By | Reply More
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