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Sea Change by Nancy Kress (book review).

May 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Sea Change by Nancy Kress (book review).

In the not-too-distant future, the world is looking rather fragile following an economic crash, rising sea levels and massive food shortages that have followed on from a backlash against genetically modified organisms. Idealistic young campaigner-for-anything Renata Black lives through the momentous upheavals in society, seen via flashbacks, and becomes a member of the Org, a […]

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I love big Aliens and I cannot lie… the price-tag, not so much (news).

May 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
I love big Aliens and I cannot lie… the price-tag, not so much (news).

If you are a fan of the original Alien movie and the big ugly H.R. Giger-created ultimate killing machine (aka the xenomorph or Internecivus raptus), then how about a life-size model of one for your millionaire pad? Well, if you’ve got a spare $8000 to spend, then have we got the gift for you! This […]

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Alyson Tabbitha’s cosplay tips: Arwen in Lord Of The Rings (video tutorial).

May 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Alyson Tabbitha’s cosplay tips: Arwen in Lord Of The Rings (video tutorial).

Our ace cosplayer Alyson Tabbitha sits down in front of the magic mirror to bring you her take on Arwen from the Lord Of The Rings‘ films, in this twenty-minute-long DIY video for LoTR cosplay make-up, hair, and costuming.

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Nazi UFOs in Antarctica? (video documentary)

May 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Nazi UFOs in Antarctica? (video documentary)

It might sound like the plot of SF movie Iron Sky, actually, it is the plot of Iron Sky, but there is one mad-sounding UFO theory that refuses to go away… that UFOs originated in Germany during World War II. And if you believe that, you might also believe the Germans built a secret UFO […]

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Hubble replacement gets a name pre-launch (science news).

May 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Hubble replacement gets a name pre-launch (science news).

NASA is naming its next-generation space telescope currently under development, the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), in honor of Nancy Grace Roman, NASA’s first chief astronomer, who paved the way for space telescopes focused on the broader universe. The newly named Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope – or Roman Space Telescope, for short – […]

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Tenet (spy-fy movie: second trailer).

May 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Tenet (spy-fy movie: second trailer).

Tenet is a new spy-fy action film from Christopher Nolan, about super-agents (called tenets) who can fold time and reverse it in a limited fashion, allowing them to rewind bad events and nudge them along a different parallel reality. It looks a little weird, but then it wouldn’t be a Christopher Nolan film if it […]

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The Old Guard (Netflix scifi film: trailer).

May 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Old Guard (Netflix scifi film: trailer).

The Old Guard is a superhero movie from Gina Prince-Bythewood, based on the comic book of the same name (via Eisner-winning writer Greg Rucka) – think Highlander meets Mission Impossible. The story focuses on a band of immortal mercenaries who can heal from any wound. When they find another immortal has awakened, they realize an […]

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Eve (short scifi movie).

May 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Eve (short scifi movie).

In this short science fiction film, Eve, by Josh Bowman, a runaway AI must come to terms with the meaning of freedom beyond the confines of the world she escaped from.

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Lost Bullet (Netflix cri-fi movie: trailer).

May 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lost Bullet (Netflix cri-fi movie: trailer).

Lost Bullet is a new French-language cri-fi movie from Netflix arriving on the 19th June 2020(ish). In the film, a mechanical genius is mistakenly charged with murder. The only proof of his innocence is the crime bullet, lodged in a missing car. You can tell by the mayhem this is a French-style flick. Guillaume Pierret […]

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The Thing: original B&W movie retrospective (video).

May 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Thing: original B&W movie retrospective (video).

The Thing is an underrated movie, says reviewer James Rolfe. But no, not John Carpenter’s 1982 remake, you damn fool! No, James speaks of the Howard Hawks original from 1951, where a U.S. Air Force crew and scientists find a crashed flying saucer and a humanoid body frozen in the Arctic ice, near the craft. […]

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