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Love, Death + Robots, Volume Two (Netflix animated science fiction anthology II: trailer).

April 19, 2021 | By | Reply More
Love, Death + Robots, Volume Two (Netflix animated science fiction anthology II: trailer).

Here’s the second outing of the rather good Netflix animated science fiction anthology, Love, Death + Robots, entitled – not very imaginatively – Volume Two. It will be streaming May 14th 2021 on Netflix. Apparently, we can expect naked giants, Christmas demons, and robots-gone-wild, from such animators and talents as Tim Miller, David Fincher, Jennifer […]

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Ingenuity rover launches heli-drone for first off-world planetary flight (science news).

April 19, 2021 | By | Reply More
Ingenuity rover launches heli-drone for first off-world planetary flight (science news).

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter just became the first aircraft in history to make a powered, controlled flight on another planet, today. The solar-powered helicopter first became airborne at 12:33 Local Mean Solar Time (Mars time) – a time the Ingenuity team determined would have optimal energy and flight conditions. Altimeter data indicate Ingenuity climbed to […]

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The Ballad of Billy McCrae (cri-fi movie: trailer).

April 19, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Ballad of Billy McCrae (cri-fi movie: trailer).

In the crime thriller, The Ballad of Billy McCrae, a neo-noir piece starring David Hayman, Ian Virgo, and Sianad Gregory, a chap called Chris Blythe returns to his home town in Wales after losing a fortune in Canada. He falls in love with Elen, a volatile and charismatic woman. But Elen’s father Billy is a […]

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Benny Loves You (horror film: trailer).

April 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Benny Loves You (horror film: trailer).

Benny Loves You is another weird-looking horror film with a comedy edge mining that Chuckie sub-genre about a doll that comes alive and starts creating mayhem. In this case, said doll is some kind of Muppet-shaped fluffy toy. Man, you don’t wanna piss off those possessed demonic toys now, do you? You can pay to stream […]

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Harry Potter’s Narcissa Malfoy, actress Helen McCrory & wife of Damian Lewis, passes of cancer aged 52 (news).

April 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Harry Potter’s Narcissa Malfoy, actress Helen McCrory & wife of Damian Lewis, passes of cancer aged 52 (news).

Sad news just in, Harry Potter‘s Narcissa, actress Helen McCrory & wife of fellow actor Damian Lewis, has passed away of cancer aged just 52. In the Harry Potter movies, Helen played the mother of Draco, Narcissa Malfoy. She also appeared in many other genre TV series and films, including Doctor Who, Skyfall, and Penny […]

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX selected by NASA to land next human mission on the Moon (space news).

April 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Elon Musk’s SpaceX selected by NASA to land next human mission on the Moon (space news).

Elon Musk will be sending his next few motors into space in celebration, as his rocket company SpaceX has just been selected by NASA to land next human mission on the Moon, in a contract worth nearly 3 billion dollars. NASA is flying astronauts to the Moon as part of its Artemis program, and SpaceX […]

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Faces Of The Future – The Lessons Of Science Fiction by Brian Ash (book review).

April 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Faces Of The Future – The Lessons Of Science Fiction by Brian Ash (book review).

As I recently bought a pile of books about Science Fiction from earlier decades, the original reason was to remind you people out there about SF’s history and, for those who missed it, a chance to fill in background and look at earlier material and not just rely on today’s interpretation. However, after Sam Lundwall’s […]

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Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle book 1) by Jay Kristoff (book review).

April 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle book 1) by Jay Kristoff (book review).

‘Nevernight’ is book one in ‘The Nevernight Chronicles’ by Jay Kristoff. This novel follows Mia Corvere going from a 10 year-old living a life of luxury to seeing her father hung, her mother ripped from her along with her baby brother and put into a terrifying oubliette. Mia then has to fight for her life […]

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What’s your Purpose in a Post-Scarcity society? (science video)

April 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
What’s your Purpose in a Post-Scarcity society? (science video)

When humanity has a society in the future where robots and AI tend to our every material need and want, what the heck are we going to do with our lives, and where will we find a sense of meaning? Isaac Arthur asks the big questions in this 30-minute-long video.

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Shadow and Bone: constructing a Russian-themed steampunk world for Netflix (video).

April 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Shadow and Bone: constructing a Russian-themed steampunk world for Netflix (video).

Shadow and Bone – a new fantasy/steampunk TV series – is coming on April 23rd 2021 to Netflix, and this little mini-documentary explores how they went about constructing a Russian-themed steampunk world for the streaming service.

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