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War Of The Worlds  : an appraisal of the first episode of the BBC1 2019 new series

War Of The Worlds : an appraisal of the first episode of the BBC1 2019 new series

You would have thought that after all these years with the BBC doing historical dramas that it took until now for them to tackle HG Wells’ 1897 book ‘War Of The Worlds’ as it was originally set in Edwardian times a 3 episode series. Oddly, unlike other BBC historical dramas, this version isn’t following the […]

November 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Million Eyes: Extra Time by C.R. Berry (book review).

Million Eyes: Extra Time by C.R. Berry (book review).

‘Million Eyes: Extra Time’ is a sort of prequel to the upcoming ‘Million Eyes’ trilogy by C.R. Berry, the first of which will be released early in 2020. This book, now available as a free download from publisher Elsewhen Press, features a dozen short stories set in the ‘Million Eyes’ universe, which is very like […]

November 14, 2019 | By | Reply More

Anime & Manga

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened (Netflix anime: trailer).

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened (Netflix anime: trailer).

Anime The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened is arriving December 30th 2019 on Netflix. Kusuo Saiki is a high school student who was born with psychic abilities, including telepathy, psychokinesis, teleportation, and other talents. Despite having all these powers, Saiki faces all kinds of hardships and tries to avoid attention as much as possible. […]

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Levius (Netflix anime: trailer).

Levius (Netflix anime: trailer).

Levius is a new Netflix anime streaming on November 28th 2019 (based on the manga comic-book of the same name). With the casualties of war still haunting him, young Levius uses his prosthetic arm to take his fight into the brutal world of Mecha Boxing. 

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More

TV

War Of The Worlds  : an appraisal of the first episode of the BBC1 2019 new series

War Of The Worlds : an appraisal of the first episode of the BBC1 2019 new series

You would have thought that after all these years with the BBC doing historical dramas that it took until now for them to tackle HG Wells’ 1897 book ‘War Of The Worlds’ as it was originally set in Edwardian times a 3 episode series. Oddly, unlike other BBC historical dramas, this version isn’t following the […]

November 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Mandalorian gets a second series (news).

The Mandalorian gets a second series (news).

Quelle surprise, the very well received Star Wars live-action TV series The Mandalorian is now confirmed to be getting a second season, to keep all the boys (and girls) coming around to the Disney+ streaming yard for their yummy Force-flavoured milkshake. This news hot in via the social Instagram form of one Jon Favreau. You […]

November 17, 2019 | By | Reply More

Culture

Editorial – November 2019: Little deluded universes everywhere.

Editorial – November 2019: Little deluded universes everywhere.

Hello everyone In past editorials I’ve discussed the concept of we all live in mini-universes where we meet each other and share information and concepts and shape our perceptions. The reality we have around us is built on that. In this mix we have genius thoughts where, despite opposition, convince others that they are finally […]

November 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Journey Through Utopia by Marie Louise Berneri (book review).

Journey Through Utopia by Marie Louise Berneri (book review).

Until this book, ‘Journey Through Utopia, I had never heard of Marie Louise Berneri (1919-1949). She died at 30 from a blood infection after giving birth to a still-born child. She was also an anarchist activist and reporter, although back in early part of the 20th century it wasn’t seen quite as oddly as we […]

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Science

Yearbook Of Astronomy: 2020 edited by Brian Jones  (book review)

Yearbook Of Astronomy: 2020 edited by Brian Jones (book review)

As a little background information, ‘Yearbook Of Astronomy’ was edited by Patrick Moore for 52 consecutive years, until he died in 2012 in fact, by which time he was Sir Patrick and, for a while, it was called ‘Patrick Moore’s Yearbook Of Astronomy’. It was then edited by Dr. John Mason. As far as I […]

November 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Human DNA Manual: Understanding Your Genetic Code by Dr. Melita Irving (book review).

The Human DNA Manual: Understanding Your Genetic Code by Dr. Melita Irving (book review).

Back when I was really young, one of my career options because I was very good at biology at school was genetics. Reading Dr. Melita Irving’s book, ‘The Human DNA Manual: Understanding Your Genetic Code’ brought back a lot of my old knowledge and updating it to the current science that I already had some […]

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More

Books

Yearbook Of Astronomy: 2020 edited by Brian Jones  (book review)

Yearbook Of Astronomy: 2020 edited by Brian Jones (book review)

As a little background information, ‘Yearbook Of Astronomy’ was edited by Patrick Moore for 52 consecutive years, until he died in 2012 in fact, by which time he was Sir Patrick and, for a while, it was called ‘Patrick Moore’s Yearbook Of Astronomy’. It was then edited by Dr. John Mason. As far as I […]

November 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Human DNA Manual: Understanding Your Genetic Code by Dr. Melita Irving (book review).

The Human DNA Manual: Understanding Your Genetic Code by Dr. Melita Irving (book review).

Back when I was really young, one of my career options because I was very good at biology at school was genetics. Reading Dr. Melita Irving’s book, ‘The Human DNA Manual: Understanding Your Genetic Code’ brought back a lot of my old knowledge and updating it to the current science that I already had some […]

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More

Recent Articles

The Neighbor (Netflix superhero series).

The Neighbor (Netflix superhero series).

With one eye on the Latin market, here’s Netflix’s new Spanish language superhero TV series, The Neighbour (we’ve spelled it ‘correctly’, here; that’s okay Netflix, no need to thank us). The official blurb reads… Thirty-something Javier struggles to handle adulthood and his girlfriend. Maybe, he doesn’t want to handle it either. One day, his life […]

November 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
A day in the life of a Japanese manga creator (video doc).

A day in the life of a Japanese manga creator (video doc).

In Japan, the bods who create manga are known as Mangaka. This short informative video documentary follows one such Tokyo-based creator, Reiji Miyajima, the brains behind the Kanajo okarishimasu manga comic (aka ‘Rent a Girlfriend’). This video explores the chap’s weekly deadlines and gives SFcrowsnest viewers an inside look at how manga is produced in […]

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