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Author Archive: UncleGeoff

Geoff Willmetts has been editor at SFCrowsnest for some 15 plus years now, showing a versatility and knowledge in not only Science Fiction, but also the sciences and arts, all of which has been displayed here through editorials, reviews, articles and stories. With the latter, he has been running a short story series under the title of ‘Psi-Kicks’
If you want to contribute to SFCrowsnest, read the guidelines and show him what you can do. If it isn’t usable, he spends as much time telling you what the problems is as he would with material he accepts. This is largely how he got called an Uncle, as in Dutch Uncle. He’s not actually Dutch but hails from the west country in the UK.

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Donny The Drone by Mackenzie Sheppard (short film).

December 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Donny The Drone by Mackenzie Sheppard (short film).

The world’s first sentient machine goes on stage to accept a prestigious ‘Person Of The Year’ award as an auditorium of humans are confronted with his emotional and controversial story. Donny the Drone (voiced by Guy Pearce) has just been named the ‘Person Of The Year’ ” by World Times magazine. Donny takes the stage […]

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Groovy by Mark Voger (book review).

December 19, 2017 | By | 6 Replies More
Groovy by Mark Voger (book review).

I have to confess to a little confusion when I saw the cover of Mark Voger’s book ‘Groovy’ back in the summer. TwoMorrows is known principally for their interest in comicbooks and despite the cartoon head of a dollybird on the cover, this book is about the flower power/hippy culture from 38000BC to April 1970AD. […]

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Doctor Who: The Underwater Menace by Geoffrey Orme (DVD review).

December 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Underwater Menace by Geoffrey Orme (DVD review).

The Doctor (actor Patrick Troughton), companions Polly (actress Annke Wills) and Ben (actor Michael Craze) have gained a third travelling mate in the form of Jamie McCrimmon (actor Frazer Hines) after an adventure in the highlands of Scotland. They arrive back on Earth on a rock beach in the Mediterranean and while the Doctor examines […]

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The Art Of Coco (book review).

December 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Art Of Coco (book review).

‘Coco’ is the latest film from Pixar. ‘Coco’ is the surname of a Mexican family and they are celebrating the dead at the Dia de los Muertos. The events are seen through the son Miguel. As explained throughout this book, the Mexicans celebrate and parade around their graveyards with joyous abandon with their ancestors usually […]

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George Lucas’ original 1960s USC student film Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB

December 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
George Lucas’ original 1960s USC student film Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB

  With Star Wars on everybody’s mind there’s no better time to talk about George Lucas. DUST recently got the exclusive rights to release George Lucas’ original 1960s USC student film Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB. The short film is now live on our YouTube channel for a limited time as part of USC Student […]

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Creative Block by Danielle Krysa (book review).

December 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Creative Block by Danielle Krysa (book review).

One thing I rarely ever have is creative block. I might not have time to do everything I want to in a given time but I was curious to see what Danielle Krysa had to say on the subject in this book called ‘Creative Block’. In her introduction, she explains that she interviewed 50 trained […]

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Coding Owners’ Workshop Manual by Mike Saunders (book review).

December 11, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Coding Owners’ Workshop Manual by Mike Saunders (book review).

A problem often with only seeing a cover of the book on a small scale is that you don’t tend to see or even read all the text. It wasn’t until I got this book, ‘Coding Owners’ Workshop Manual’ that I realised it wasn’t a general programming book for computers but Python, specifically for the […]

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Fashion Illustration: Inspiration And Technique by Anna Kiper (book review).

December 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Fashion Illustration: Inspiration And Technique by Anna Kiper (book review).

When I can fit them in, I try to fit in some art technique books. As I’m focusing on improving how I draw clothes, it’s inevitable I will look at artbooks that focus on fashion and picked this one up in the summer, flicked the pages and was immensely impressed with Anna Kiper’s art technique […]

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Mississippi Roll (A Wild Cards Novel book 24) edited by George RR Martin (book review).

December 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Mississippi Roll (A Wild Cards Novel book 24) edited by George RR Martin (book review).

As the title ‘Mississipi Roll’ of the latest ‘Wild Cards’ book should point out, this mosaic blend of six stories has gone down to the deep south. Actually, it’s on the Mississippi steamboat Natchez as its crew discover that its management now want to dock it and just use it as a casino so they […]

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Publisher TwoMorrows Having Their Merry Mag Sale For Pre-2017 Mags.

December 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Publisher TwoMorrows Having Their Merry Mag Sale For Pre-2017 Mags.

66% off has to be a bargain and you’ve read the reviews here first. http://www.twomorrows.com/ Now through New Year’s Day, get 36-66% OFF all pre-2017 magazines at www.twomorrows.com! If you’ve been waiting for a big holiday sale from TwoMorrows, this is it! Complete your collection for as little as $2 per magazine! Word or warning: Many older issues are selling out […]

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