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The Testaments (Handmaid’s Tale sequel) picked up by Hulu and MGM TV.

September 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Testaments (Handmaid’s Tale sequel) picked up by Hulu and MGM TV.

Margaret Atwood’s mother-of-all-dystopian novels Handmaid’s Tale now has had its imminent sequel – The Testaments (set 15 years after the previous work) – picked up for some broadcast media love by the likes of MGM TV and Hulu. https://deadline.com/2019/09/margaret-atwoods-handmaids-tale-book-sequel-the-testaments-in-the-works-by-mgm-tv-hulu-1202710460/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld our SFcrowsnest.

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Alter Ego #160 September 2019 (magazine review).

September 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Alter Ego #160 September 2019 (magazine review).

As promised by editor Roy Thomas a few months back, the latest issue of ‘Back Issue’ is dedicated to comicbook artist/creator Steve Ditko (1927-2018). We all know Ditko’s reputation as being elusive but even from Thomas’ editorial, he came over as being sensitive and responded to early American fanzines by supplying material from time to […]

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Industrial Light & Magic Presents Making ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story by Rob Bredow, Foreword by Ron Howard (book review).

August 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Industrial Light & Magic Presents Making ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story by Rob Bredow, Foreword by Ron Howard (book review).

‘Solo’ the story of how smuggler Han Solo and best friend Chewbacca got together and attempted a couple of heists was an odd movie in some ways. It arrived five months after the divisive yet brilliant ‘The Last Jedi’, wracked with stories of production issues, on-set acting coaching and the removal of original directors Phil […]

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The Aeronauts (not quite steampunk) (movie trailer).

August 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Aeronauts (not quite steampunk) (movie trailer).

Here’s a film trailer for the flick, The Aeronauts, which – although not directly steampunk – will certainly appeal to those who loves the ascetic. Heck, stick a few steam-driven robots into this film and it could have come direct off the pages of one of Stephen Hunt’s Jackelian novels. Its 1862, and rich aristocratic […]

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The Real World Of Victorian Steampunk by Simon Webb (book review).

August 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Real World Of Victorian Steampunk by Simon Webb (book review).

What author Simon Webb makes apparent in the introduction to his book, ‘The Real World Of Victorian Steampunk’ is that the Victorian period and steampunk are inextricably linked way beyond Science Fiction. Hardly surprising when you look at his title and the scientific advancement at that time. However, there are examples like ‘Pavane’ (1968) by […]

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Joker (DC origin movie: trailer).

August 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Joker (DC origin movie: trailer).

Here’s the rather dark final trailer for the upcoming Joker origin movie from DC – well, what did you expect, laughs and the tragic tears of a clown? Joaquin Phoenix plays a clown-for-hire struggling to earn a living in Gotham’s fractured society, and while he aspires to be a stand-up comic at nigh, the joke […]

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Titans: second season trailer.

August 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Titans: second season trailer.

The second season of Titans is landing Sept 6th 2019 from DC on TV, with Robin, Raven, Starfire, Beastboy – and added memory loss Superboy and even Aqualad – all trying to stop Hell on Earth. Well, that’s a worthy cause, at any rate. 

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Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker shows Evil Sith Rey (trailer).

August 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker shows Evil Sith Rey (trailer).

Here’s an interesting new trailer for the Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker film in which we get to see a look at Evil Sith Rey. Hitting the old cinema on December 20th 2019.

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D seventh season (trailer).

August 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D seventh season (trailer).

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D is swinging around for its seventh season of the TV series, this time with a little more than a touch of The Terminator about it, as it’s about time. Do you see what I did there?

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The Mandalorian (live action Star Wars TV series: new trailer).

August 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Mandalorian (live action Star Wars TV series: new trailer).

The Mandalorian – the first live-action Star Wars TV series – is set after the fall of the Empire, but before the emergence of the First Order. It follows the adventures of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy, keeping a rather dubious law alive far from the authority of the New […]

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