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Star Trek Into Darkness… Enterprise down.

April 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Into Darkness… Enterprise down.

The Enterprise must die… I shall have him! I’ll chase him round the Moons of Nibia, and round the Antares Maelstrom, and round Perdition’s flames before I give him up!

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Doctor Who – 2013 Season: The Rings Of Akhata by Neil Cross.

April 6, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Doctor Who – 2013 Season: The Rings Of Akhata by Neil Cross.

As with the SFCrowsnest Forum in recent years and this time there and here on the SFCrowsnest.org.uk, my comments on the latest season of ‘Doctor Who’. These will mostly be impressions – here’s my Doctor one, still ‘Geronimo!’ – rather than intentional plot spoilers. If you’re living in a country that hasn’t seen these episodes […]

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Star Trek Next Generation reboot: Bruce Willis to play Picard.

April 1, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Star Trek Next Generation reboot: Bruce Willis to play Picard.

JJ Abrams has announced that the third ‘Star Trek’ film will be a time travel story with the Enterprise arriving in the future and meeting the Next Generation cast. Bruce Willis is going to play Captain Jean-Luc Piccard. If the film is successful, the director/producer said there would be nothing stopping having two different ‘Star […]

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Steampunk style… Gangnam style!

March 31, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Steampunk style… Gangnam style!

That Psy has a lot to answer for, but I think Jules Verne and H.G. Wells are just the simplest explanation. Yes, it’s Steampunk style… Gangnam style!

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Doctor Who… The Rings of Akhaten.

March 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who… The Rings of Akhaten.

Trailer for The Rings of Akhaten, where the Doctor and Clara visit a world of aliens, odd sights and danger.

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Doctor Who – 2013 Season: The Bells Of St John.

March 30, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Doctor Who – 2013 Season: The Bells Of St John.

Doctor Who: 2013 Season observations by: GF Willmetts As with the SFCrowsnest Forum in recent years and this time there and here on the SFCrowsnest.org.uk, my comments on the latest season of ‘Doctor Who’. These will mostly be impressions – here’s my Doctor one, still ‘Geronimo!’ – rather than intentional plot spoilers. If you’re living […]

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Doctor Who: Planet Of The Spiders by Robert Sloman (DVD review).

March 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Planet Of The Spiders by Robert Sloman	(DVD review).

The Doctor (actor Jon Pertwee) has taken interest in a stage mentalist, Professor Clegg (actor Cyril Shaps), who actually conceals his real abilities of precognition and telekinesis. He has Clegg demonstrate his abilities to Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart (actor Nicholas Courtney), while testing them with instrumentation. A parcel arrives from Jo Grant, returning the blue crystal from […]

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Prequel Of ‘Doctor Who: The Bells Of Saint John’.

March 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Prequel Of ‘Doctor Who: The Bells Of Saint John’.

Those of you in the UK, hook into channel 301 for a prequel to the latest Doctor Who story, ‘The Bells Of St. John’ on 28 March 2013.

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Doctor Who Companion Chronicles: The Scorchies by James Goss (audio-book review).

March 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who Companion Chronicles: The Scorchies by James Goss (audio-book review).

If you have a penchant for the musical episode of ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ and the puppet show story in ‘Angel’ then ‘The Scorchies Companion Chronicle’ along with memories of BBC’s ‘Play School’ and other disturbing childhood programmes will tickle your trombone. ‘The Scorchies’ is a little twist on the usual ‘Chronicles’ in which Third […]

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Destiny Of The Doctor 3: Vengeance Of The Stones by Andrew Smith (audio-book review).

March 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Destiny Of The Doctor 3: Vengeance Of The Stones by Andrew Smith	(audio-book review).

As we enter the world of the Third Doctor, this story decides to take a turning point in the history of ‘Doctor Who’ to focus on. With such a rich history to choose from, it is a nice touch to pick up on how UNIT and its individual members were an integral part of the […]

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