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The Mandalorian (special look for SFcrowsnest: Star Wars trailer).

November 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Mandalorian (special look for SFcrowsnest: Star Wars trailer).

The first live-action Star Wars TV series is due to start today in the USA, The Mandalorian – to celebrate, here’s a special look at the series. Very Spaghetti Western. Our prediction? Given there is no way to see this outside of the USA – the UK included in this shocking lack of Mandy-action – […]

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Stingray-inspired space probe will explore Venus (science news).

November 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Stingray-inspired space probe will explore Venus (science news).

Venus may be Earth’s neighbour, but scientists’ understanding of the planet is relatively limited, especially on the planet’s so-called “dark side.” That knowledge gap will eventually be filled, because University at Buffalo researchers are designing a Stingray-inspired space probe for NASA that might explore the planet like no previous probe. That’s Stingray as in ‘fish’, […]

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Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series drawing close (TV news).

November 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series drawing close (TV news).

Ewan McGregor is coming back to the Star Wars universe as Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi for the Disney streaming service Obi-Wan TV series. https://discussingfilm.net/2019/11/07/hossein-amini-talks-the-success-of-the-alienist-approaching-the-screenplay-for-drive-his-upcoming-disney-obi-wan-series-exclusive-intervi/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Gao, She-Hulk, gao (TV news).

November 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Gao, She-Hulk, gao (TV news).

Jessica Gao (of Rick and Morty fame) has been tapped to develop and lead the writing team on the upcoming Disney+ Marvel Studios She-Hulk series. She-Hulk is currently in development. Gao will write the script and executive produce the series along with Marvel Television. Gao most recently served as writer and showrunner on the highly-acclaimed […]

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Computers new leap towards artificial intelligence (science news).

November 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Computers new leap towards artificial intelligence (science news).

Neural networks that borrow strategies from biology are making profound leaps in their abilities. Is ignoring a goal the best way to make truly intelligent machines? A new paper proposes to find out by training neural networks to look ahead of their next move, allowing them to build strategies from a previous move. The idea […]

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The Art Of Nick Cardy by John Coates (book review).

November 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Art Of Nick Cardy by John Coates (book review).

Nicholas Viscardi aka Nick Cardy (1920-2013) was a comicbook artist that I rarely came across when young. I think the transition from DC Comics to Marvel, so many titles, not enough pocket money and the absence of credits in the former never joined the dots as to who he was. In recent years, I have […]

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Daemos Rising by David J. Howe (book review).

November 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Daemos Rising by David J. Howe (book review).

In the world of ‘Doctor Who’, the story of ‘The Daemons’ in the 1970s must have ticked every box for anti-filth campaigner Mary Whitehouse on what to not show children. It’s almost on par with ‘The Wicker Man’ and shown on a Saturday tea time. ‘Daemos Rising’ is a sequel to the story which was […]

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Ant-Man 3 on the way from Marvel: thanks, Peyton Reed (news).

November 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ant-Man 3 on the way from Marvel: thanks, Peyton Reed (news).

The Ant-Man’s future is assured with the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), with director Peyton Reed in charge once more – he who also produced 2015’s Ant-Man and 2018’s Ant-Man and the Wasp. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/ant-man-3-peyton-reed-returning-direct-1251732

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Tamora Pierce’s Tortall epic fantasy books to become a TV series (news).

November 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Tamora Pierce’s Tortall epic fantasy books to become a TV series (news).

Tamora Pierce’s 22 Tortall epic fantasy books are to become a TV series thanks to the Lionsgate studio – and apparently they’re aiming for a kind of Game of Thrones meets young adult vibe. https://deadline.com/2019/11/lionsgate-little-women-producer-playground-plot-fantasy-world-with-tamora-pierces-tortall-universe-series-1202771376/?fbclid=IwAR1eKgwhl2YVG3KTVz7pedxQm2sIrQz1Qrh2KBq_e896mhV-Htf6pOCHZ_k – The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest.

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X-Men by Roy Thomas and Neal Adams – Gallery Edition (graphic novel review).

November 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
X-Men by Roy Thomas and Neal Adams – Gallery Edition (graphic novel review).

Long before the X-Men became ‘All-New, All-Different’, back in the 1960s, ‘The Uncanny X-Men’ were on the verge of cancellation through lack of sales. Comicbook artist Neal Adams wanting to come over to Marvel Comics from DC Comics did not want to take on a best-selling title but one that wasn’t. The X-Men was then […]

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