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Buck Rogers is back (news).

October 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Buck Rogers is back (news).

Nobody go bidi-bidi-bidi, but the Buck Rogers franchise is back for another go at TV and movies thanks to the studio Legendary who seems to have picked up the rights to continue the adventures of the old-school comics/pulp serials and of course the Armageddon 2419 A.D book by Philip Francis Nowlan upon which it all […]

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Lord of the Rings TV series: Amazon wants powerbonks and Game of Thrones violence (news).

October 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lord of the Rings TV series: Amazon wants powerbonks and Game of Thrones violence (news).

News is spreading fast across the interwebs about Amazon Studios plans to spice up Lord of the Rings with some powerbonkage and Game of Thrones-style violence to move the Tolkien favourite from futsy Oxford mythology to King of the North decapitations and assorted mature watching. The OneRing web site highlighted Amazon Studios’ LOTR series is […]

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Lord Of The Rings TV series restarts for Amazon in New Zealand (news).

September 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lord Of The Rings TV series restarts for Amazon in New Zealand (news).

Filming has just now restarted in New Zealand on Amazon’s Lord Of The Rings TV series, having been shut down by the Pandemic at the start of the year after finishing the first two episodes. Read the full story over at https://deadline.com/2020/09/the-lord-of-the-rings-resumes-production-amazon-new-zealand-cowboy-bebop-netflix-dtart-of-production-1234584918/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld the Nest

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What if the USA never existed? (article).

September 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
What if the USA never existed? (article).

What if France and Britain reached a stalemate in North America, and no colonial rebellion ensued? What would the world without the USA look like? https://unherd.com/2020/09/imagine-a-world-without-the-united-states-of-america/ And here’s some more fascinating counter-factuals … Europe’s Islamic golden age. If an Arab army had defeated the Franks in 732, the history of Christendom would have been drastically […]

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Robert Silverberg: science fiction author interview (article).

September 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Robert Silverberg: science fiction author interview (article).

Scifi master, the author Robert Silverberg, sits down with Rob Latham to speak about his long and illustrious career working in the word mines of the science fiction genre, where he produced such tomes as Lord Valentine’s Castle, the first of the Majipoor series. Read the full interview over at https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/man-in-the-maze-a-conversation-with-robert-silverberg/?SFcrowsnest – The Offworld Report […]

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Batman production shut down as Bruce Wayne – Robert Pattinson – catches COVID-19 (news).

September 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Batman production shut down as Bruce Wayne – Robert Pattinson – catches COVID-19 (news).

Robert Pattinson has caught COVID-19 shutting down production on The Batman movie, according to VF. Not good news. Get well soon, Robert. You can read the full story over at https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2020/09/09/robert-pattinson-the-batman-coronavirus – The Offworld report: the best content offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Interstellar object Oumuamua might be alien probe, now solid hydrogen concept disproved (science news).

August 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Interstellar object Oumuamua might be alien probe, now solid hydrogen concept disproved (science news).

In 2018, the solar system experienced a visiting object flying by from interstellar space. The object, dubbed ‘Oumuamua, seemed to be long and thin — cigar-shape. Deep space scanners then showed it was accelerating for a fly-past of the solar system (rather than being captured by one of our planets or star’s gravity wells), with […]

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Pentagon launch new X-Files-like force for UFOs (weird news).

August 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Pentagon launch new X-Files-like force for UFOs (weird news).

The Pentagon is forming a new X-Files-like force to look into UFO encounters with the US military aircraft, joining the US Navy efforts along the same line. U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense David Norquist will be in charge of the force. Read the full story over at https://edition.cnn.com/2020/08/13/politics/pentagon-ufo-task-force/index.html The Offworld Report – the best news […]

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Knight Rider to ride again in new movie (news).

August 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Knight Rider to ride again in new movie (news).

The classic pairing of A.I. car and crimefighter is about to take to the road again, as Spyglass Media has hired James Wan to re-tread this classic piece of 1980s cheese for the new century. Rumours are that David Hasselhoff would like to do a ‘Logan’ and appear as old-man Michael Knight in a grim […]

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Disney want new Tron film with Jared Leto (news).

August 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Disney want new Tron film with Jared Leto (news).

Disney’s Tron-based science fiction franchise is about to have a much-needed infusion of fresh pixels, as film maker Garth Davis is being hired to direct a new Tron film with Jared Leto in the shiny virtual hotpants. Read the full story over at: https://deadline.com/2020/08/garth-davis-tron-sequel-director-jared-leto-movie-1202992103/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest

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