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Scifi

Monster Hunter (a scifi-fantasy film, reviewed by Mark Kermode).

Monster Hunter (a scifi-fantasy film, reviewed by Mark Kermode).

Our man of man movies, Mark Kermode, never gives up. He’s truly eager to watch scifi movie Monster Hunter by Paul W. S. Anderson, based on the Capcom video game with Anderson’s wife Milla Jovovich as the lead actor – a U.S. Army Ranger Captain, Natalie Artemis, who gets pulled into a portal to an […]

June 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Settlers (scifi film: trailer).

Settlers (scifi film: trailer).

Here’s the trailer for Settlers, a science fiction film directed by Wyatt Rockefeller, due for release on July 23rd, 2021. On a remote homestead out on the Martian frontier, a refugee family from Earth is barely scratching a living, when raiders turn up trying to run them off their tiny farm.

June 17, 2021 | By | Reply More

Anime & Manga

Space Battleship Yamato 2205 (aka new Starblazers) is on the way! Trailer.

Space Battleship Yamato 2205 (aka new Starblazers) is on the way! Trailer.

For fans of the classic anime TV series and various movies based around Space Battleship Yamato (or Starblazers if you were in the USA), there’s a new follow-on double movie coming to Japan, Space Battleship Yamato 2205, with the first part of the dilm duology hitting cinemas on the 8th October 2021. For those of […]

June 15, 2021 | By | Reply More
Castle In The Sky: when Studio Ghibli did steampunk anime (review).

Castle In The Sky: when Studio Ghibli did steampunk anime (review).

The Critical Thinker is back for a little classic retrospective work, in this case a very fine review, of one of the greatest anime epics of all time, Castle In The Sky by Studio Ghibli. There are weird flying airships, sympathetic ancient robots, and many more themes of interest to anyone who loves a fine slice of […]

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TV

Loki TV series: episode 2, ‘The Variant’ (review).

Loki TV series: episode 2, ‘The Variant’ (review).

Here’s the review of the second episode of the new Loki TV series from Marvel, as appearing on Disney Plus. Loki is feeling his feet with the TVA, and has to prove his worth to Agent Mobius by hunting a rogue Loki variant down – or is it him? Spoilers lie ahead – more spoilage than a crate full […]

June 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: Picard teaser trailer for second season.

Star Trek: Picard teaser trailer for second season.

Here’s the trailer for the second season of Star Trek: Picard – in which the time-line is broken and everyone ends up in an alternative reality. To fix it, some time travelling to the past is in order. John de Lancie is back as Q, of course. There’s also a better quality trailer over here […]

June 17, 2021 | By | Reply More

Culture

Editorial – June 2021: Boredom And Indifference.

Editorial – June 2021: Boredom And Indifference.

Hello everyone I should stay from the start that as geeks we don’t necessarily suffer from boredom. Well, not for long. If we’re idle, then we find something to do, even staring into space, our minds are imagining something. Depending on what you read, some level of boredom is either good for you or might […]

May 30, 2021 | By | Reply More
Journalism In The Future: an article by: GF Willmetts.

Journalism In The Future: an article by: GF Willmetts.

Has anyone wondered why so few Science Fiction realities don’t have any news media facilities? Granted it would be difficult with dictatorships without getting the literal chop but you would have to wonder why it isn’t utilised by the oppressed to get their message across more effectively and cheaper than a war. All right, there […]

May 30, 2021 | By | Reply More

Science

What will transport look like in the future? (science video)

What will transport look like in the future? (science video)

What will transport look like in the future? That’s the question that is answered in this week’s episode of the Click technology and science show. Watch it in full in this 30-minute-long video. 

June 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
The secret Nazi plan to nuke-bomb New York (documentary: video).

The secret Nazi plan to nuke-bomb New York (documentary: video).

In this 45-minute long science/history documentary, which looks a little like something from the first Captain America movie, the very real plan of the Germans during world war two to drop a nuke on New York is explored. How near was the scheme to becoming a goer, and making the twists and turns of history […]

June 12, 2021 | By | Reply More

Books

Adrian Tchaikovsky: science fiction author interview (video).

Adrian Tchaikovsky: science fiction author interview (video).

Science fiction author Adrian Tchaikovsky sits down to chat with the FP’s Andrew Sumner to chat for twenty minutes about Adrian’s new The Final Architecture SF series, book one being Shards of Earth. It’s a little like Titan A.E., with an alien-destroyed Earth, and the survivors trying to get by and work out why humanity […]

June 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Trouble With Peace (The Age Of Madness Trilogy book 2) by Joe Abercrombie (book review).

The Trouble With Peace (The Age Of Madness Trilogy book 2) by Joe Abercrombie (book review).

‘The Trouble With Peace’ could have been that I haven’t read the first book in this series. This works as a standalone but will make you curious to follow the series, so maybe don’t read on if you haven’t read volume 1, ‘A Little Hatred’. It all ended happily ever after. Don’t be ridiculous. Peace […]

June 15, 2021 | By | Reply More

Recent Articles

How I Became a Superhero (Netflix superhero film: trailer)

How I Became a Superhero (Netflix superhero film: trailer)

Netflix have a new superhero film about to drop, this one in French (so, subtitles on), called How I Became a Superhero – in a world where humans and superheroes co-exist, a lone wolf cop – is there any other kind? – teams up with a detective to dismantle a dark plot to extract superpowers.

June 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Is there an alien scout craft hiding concealed within the Solar System’s Kuiper Belt? (weird news video)

Is there an alien scout craft hiding concealed within the Solar System’s Kuiper Belt? (weird news video)

Is there an alien scout craft hiding concealed within the Solar System’s Kuiper Belt? Well, maybe. It might sound like the beginning of Rendezvous With Rama, but some people have their suspicions.

June 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
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