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Snowpiercer: season 3 teaser and season 4 renewal (news and trailer).

Snowpiercer: season 3 teaser and season 4 renewal (news and trailer).

Daveed Diggs is here with the happy news that Snowpiercer season 3 is on the way, and season 4 of Snowpiercer has been renewed. 

July 31, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Shaman (short scifi film: in full).

The Shaman (short scifi film: in full).

The Shaman is a short science fiction film by Marco Kalantari, in which we take a visit to the year 2204, and a world that has seen 73 years of continuous war. A Shaman is sent on a dangerous mission to convert the soul of a giant battle colossus.

July 31, 2021 | By | Reply More

Anime & Manga

Inside the Tokyo Akihabara’s anime stores (video).

Inside the Tokyo Akihabara’s anime stores (video).

Let’s take a visit through the anime stores of that most geekiest of areas, Tokyo’s Akihabara district. Hey, it’s like we’re really there!

June 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
What’s it like to work as an anime and manga figure sculptor? (video)

What’s it like to work as an anime and manga figure sculptor? (video)

There’s a whole universe of manga/anime figures available on the shelves of model and toy stores in Japan. And you know what, some lucky bugger has the job of designing and making them. In this case, a chap called Sho who works as a model sculptor at the Good Smile Company in the world’s geekiest area – […]

June 20, 2021 | By | Reply More

TV

Snowpiercer: season 3 teaser and season 4 renewal (news and trailer).

Snowpiercer: season 3 teaser and season 4 renewal (news and trailer).

Daveed Diggs is here with the happy news that Snowpiercer season 3 is on the way, and season 4 of Snowpiercer has been renewed. 

July 31, 2021 | By | Reply More
Jodie Whittake and Chris Chibnall both to exit Doctor Who (news).

Jodie Whittake and Chris Chibnall both to exit Doctor Who (news).

Showrunner Chris Chibnall and the Thirteenth Doctor, Jodie Whittaker, will be moving on from Doctor Who with a six-part serial announced for the autumn, and two specials planned for 2022, plus an additional final feature-length adventure for the Thirteenth Doctor, to form a trio of Specials for 2022, before the Doctor regenerates once more. As […]

July 30, 2021 | By | Reply More

Culture

An interview with Louise Johnson, Translator of Andrea Víctrix, by Gareth D Jones (interview).

An interview with Louise Johnson, Translator of Andrea Víctrix, by Gareth D Jones (interview).

Q: It seems you’ve been a fan of Llorenç Villalonga for quite a number of years. How did you come to end up translating ‘Andrea Víctrix’? Was it something you’ve always wanted to do? I’m not sure I’d say I’m a ‘fan’! He’s a complex character who for very good reasons hasn’t always found favour, […]

July 23, 2021 | By | Reply More
Back Issue #128 July 2021 (magazine review).

Back Issue #128 July 2021 (magazine review).

As you can tell from the cover of this ‘Back Issue’, the emphasis is on Bronze Age TV Tie-Ins. Mike Eury’s introduction shows just how extensive they were and also several that were never done. This subject has been tapped across several issues before but this one is a complete concentration. TV might has supplanted […]

July 14, 2021 | By | Reply More

Science

SETI rebooted: the new Galileo Project launches, dedicated to finding alien life (science news).

SETI rebooted: the new Galileo Project launches, dedicated to finding alien life (science news).

Dr Brian Keating releases some stunning news fresh out of Harvard, today. Basically, it’s SETI plus, a massive new project called the Galileo Project to find alien life – whether it be via UAPs, alien space junk, alien bio-sigs, or anomalous megastructures. “In 2017, the world for the first time observed an interstellar object, called […]

July 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Science Of Orphan Black: The Official Companion by Casey Griffin and Nina Nesseth (book review).

The Science Of Orphan Black: The Official Companion by Casey Griffin and Nina Nesseth (book review).

You know how it is. You enjoy a TV series, so there is a desire to see what books there are on the subject. ‘The Science Of Orphan Black: The Official Companion’ by Casey Griffin and Nina Nesseth seemed like a good place to start. Here, the authors blend real science with the unauthorised experimentation […]

July 21, 2021 | By | Reply More

Books

The Prisoner: An Illustrated History by Andrew Pixley (book review).

The Prisoner: An Illustrated History by Andrew Pixley (book review).

I pulled this book, ‘The Prisoner: An Illustrated History’ by Andrew Pixley, last year and with my current ‘Psi-Kicks’ storyline drawing tags from ‘The Prisoner’ TV series coming to an end, thought it might be a good idea to fit this book in, just in case I missed anything. You’ll have to decide that for […]

July 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
Supersymmetry (book two) by David Walton (book review).

Supersymmetry (book two) by David Walton (book review).

‘Supersymmetry’by David Walton is the second novel in David Walton’s ‘Superposition’ duology. ‘Supersymmetry’ picks up the story fifteen years after the end of the first novel, ‘Superposition’. The varcolac, the creature composed of the complex quantum interactions of the particles, has been safely kept away from Earth. But now it is back and wants revenge […]

July 27, 2021 | By | Reply More

Recent Articles

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 […]

July 31, 2021 | By | Reply More
UFO cocktail hour (UFO news round-up: week ending 31st July 2021).

UFO cocktail hour (UFO news round-up: week ending 31st July 2021).

Here’s a roundup of all the new UFO/UAP-related content that has landed on the streams recently, that might tickle the fancy of anyone with an interest in this subject. Let’s start off with some real ‘out there’ stuff, with an interview with someone who claims to be have been part of a UFO crash retrieval […]

July 31, 2021 | By | Reply More
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