Scifi

Anon (scifi movie trailer).

Anon (scifi movie trailer).

Here is another one of those near future dark cyberpunk-y movies, this time called Anon – this film starring Clive Owen and Amanda Seyfried as the lead characters. Like all good science fiction it is more about the present than the future, really. Here’s the official blurb: Anon is set in the future where the government […]

April 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Seven Deaths Of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (book review).

The Seven Deaths Of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (book review).

When Aiden Bishop wakes up in a forest, he can’t remember how he got there, which is unsurprising as he’s currently inhabiting someone else’s body. Evelyn Hardcastle is going to die that night and Aiden must solve her murder and deliver proof of his solution to the mysterious plague doctor at 11pm precisely. He’ll have […]

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Anime & Manga

Attack On Titan – Season 2 (2018) (Blu-ray anime series review).

Attack On Titan – Season 2 (2018) (Blu-ray anime series review).

‘Attack On Titan’ is the anime based series on the phenomenally successful debut manga by artist Hajime Isayama, has now had its second season arrive on Blu-ray. While season one was a sprawling twenty-six episodes, the second season gives the series a little more focus with only eleven episodes. For the uninitiated, ‘Attack On Titan’ […]

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Voltron Legendary Defender makes season five on Netflix.

Voltron Legendary Defender makes season five on Netflix.

Classic anime TV series Voltron Legendary Defender will release its Season 5 on Netflix this 2nd March 2018.

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TV

The Innocents (Netflix horror TV trailer).

The Innocents (Netflix horror TV trailer).

Here comes a new television series set in an urban horror context, The Innocents. This one is an 8 part series and stars Guy Pearce in a vaguely Nordic setting. It seems to involve a pair of teenagers on the run and in love with the added complication of some serious mutant-style shape shifting. Hey, you […]

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The Order conjured up for Netflix.

The Order conjured up for Netflix.

In Netflix’s latest quest to cop some Supernatural feels, comes The Order, a ten episode-one-hour-long horror TV series produced for Netflix by Nomadic Pictures. College freshman Jack Morton joins a fabled secret society, The Order, where he is thrust into a world of magic, monsters and intrigue. As Jack goes deeper, he uncovers dark family […]

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Culture

Editorial – Mar 2018:  Writing is all about confidence.

Editorial – Mar 2018: Writing is all about confidence.

Writing is all about confidence. What you don’t have, you learn. What you can’t know, you research. When all else fails, you lie. And hope no one notices you’re conning them. writing mantra   Hello everyone Occasionally, I do wonder just how rare a breed writers are, more so after my thoughts that most artists […]

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Dreams Must Explain Themselves: The Selected Non-Fiction Of Ursula K. LeGuin (book review).

Dreams Must Explain Themselves: The Selected Non-Fiction Of Ursula K. LeGuin (book review).

Ursula K. LeGuin died on 22 January 2018, narrowly missing the release of her last book, ‘Dreams Must Explain Themselves: The Selected Non-Fiction Of Ursula K. LeGuin’. This is 50 articles that she wrote between 1972-2004. Looking through her booklist that Gollanz provided at the opening of the book, I’ve only ever read four of […]

February 23, 2018 | By | Reply More

Science

Out a-hunting wabbits … I mean, planets!

Out a-hunting wabbits … I mean, planets!

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (aka TESS) launched on the first-of-its-kind mission to find worlds beyond our solar system, including some that could support life. TESS, which is expected to find thousands of new exoplanets orbiting nearby stars, lifted off Wednesday 18th 2018 on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at […]

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Boeing and Rolls-Royce to develop revolutionary SABRE space jet.

Boeing and Rolls-Royce to develop revolutionary SABRE space jet.

Reaction Engines has just secured major backing for its unique SABRE aerospace engine combining jet and rocket technologies. SABRE, or Synergistic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine, is a hypersonic pre-cooled hybrid air-breathing rocket engine. The engine is being designed to achieve single-stage-to-orbit capability, propelling the proposed Skylon space-plane to low Earth orbit. SABRE is an evolution of […]

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Books

The Seven Deaths Of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (book review).

The Seven Deaths Of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (book review).

When Aiden Bishop wakes up in a forest, he can’t remember how he got there, which is unsurprising as he’s currently inhabiting someone else’s body. Evelyn Hardcastle is going to die that night and Aiden must solve her murder and deliver proof of his solution to the mysterious plague doctor at 11pm precisely. He’ll have […]

April 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Nemo! by Ray Bradbury (book review).

Nemo! by Ray Bradbury (book review).

Ray Bradbury doesn’t really need much introduction, being among the best known Science Fiction authors of his generation. Suffice it to say that some of his novels, most notably ‘Fahrenheit 451’, are regarded as absolute classics, while his screenwriting credits include such films as ‘Moby Dick’ and ‘It Came From Outer Space’. But one of […]

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Recent Articles

Stranger Things: actor Cary Elwes cast for season three.

Stranger Things: actor Cary Elwes cast for season three.

Actor Cary Elwes of Princess Bride-fame is signing up for the 3rd season of Stranger Things, playing a slippery scuzzball politician – the town’s new mayor. Elwes is previously known for his roles in Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Hot Shots!, Twister, Saw, Robin Hood: Men In Tights, and The Princess Bride. He has also played in […]

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Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom: the park is gone. What about the movie?

Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom: the park is gone. What about the movie?

Here’s the last trailer for the Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom movie, which looks rather like a TV series called Dinosaur Rescue. Except this one doesn’t feature the Battersea Home, just some extreme Pratt-taming. Come on, you know you want to!

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