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Tales Of Ramion by Frank Hinks (book review).

May 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Tales Of Ramion by Frank Hinks (book review).

Frank Hinks is a barrister and a dad and it is this latter activity that led him to start writing children’s books during the early 1990s. The ‘Ramion’ stories were born out of the stories he told his young sons and his three boys feature in both these volumes as the primary protagonists. Ramion itself […]

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Lucifer (4th season trailer): there’ll be the Devil to pay.

April 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lucifer (4th season trailer): there’ll be the Devil to pay.

The crime-solving Lucifer is back on Netflix for a 4th season of this TV series, perhaps the more original cop buddy-movie pairing since Turner and Hooch, or maybe Life on Mars. It looks like Eve (an in … Adam &) is now back in the mortal realm to make the crime-solving duo a threesome, in […]

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Aladdin (5th movie trailer) but was it magic for you?

April 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Aladdin (5th movie trailer) but was it magic for you?

Here’s the next trailer for the Disney live-action movie for Aladdin – the 5th trailer, which certainly makes this well-trailed. I should hate this toon-to-real type-thing on ‘cash cow’ principles alone, but it’s actually growing on me. The oddly much-maligned Will Smith looks like he’s doing a stand-up job in this one.

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The Top Ten American SF/Fantasy TV Catchphrases

April 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Top Ten American SF/Fantasy TV Catchphrases

We all have our chosen preferences when it comes to embracing our favorite SF/Fantasy shows and the characters that are featured on these said shows. Certainly, Americans had their fair share of memorable SFand fantasy programming and the fictional personalities that brought these showcases to pop culture prominence. Now speaking about American SF/Fantasy shows and […]

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The Top Ten SF/Fantasy Vintage TV Female Power Player Characters

April 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Top Ten SF/Fantasy Vintage TV Female Power Player Characters

Throughout the years there has been a convincing amount of Girl Power representation within the SF/Fantasy TV genre. These resilient women on the boob tube, regardless of their role as a heroine, villainess or anti-hero, have exemplified strength, resourcefulness, sometimes redemption and conviction in what they stand for as an individual in search of their […]

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The Top Ten American TV SF/fantasy siblings.

April 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Top Ten American TV SF/fantasy siblings.

Sibling rivalry has never shined at an all-time high on American television. In the genre of SF/fantasy-based TV, the showcasing of siblings in all their competitive and non-competitive glory made for some interesting shenanigans on the boob tube. Some siblings will be recalled with ease while others won’t be as memorable or notable. Nevertheless, the […]

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Good Omens (evil lullaby clip).

April 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Good Omens (evil lullaby clip).

Here’s the evil lullaby clip from the upcoming Good Omens TV series. That devil Crowley sure does have a good pair of lungs on him, but then, he did use to be a Time-lord, right? This one lands on May 31st on Amazon Prime for subscribers to their service.

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The Top Ten American TV SF Sidekicks

April 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Top Ten American TV SF Sidekicks

What is it like to have a sidekick within the realm of an American SF television series? Well, one can certainly ask the participants that are featured in this particular column. Being one’s sidekick entails benefitting from a special kind of partnership that entails all kinds of components: loyalty, friction, trust, heartache, envy, etc. Plus, […]

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Hellboy (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng]

April 15, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Hellboy (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng]

Okay, folks…here is a riddle that is in need of solving: what is painfully bloated, bombastic, loud, obnoxious and truly unnecessary in its return to the centre stage of hedonistic attention? No, it is not your insufferable drunk Uncle Chester at the annual family reunion picnic. However, if you had correctly guessed director Neil Marshall’s […]

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The Top Ten American 1960’s SF/Fantasy Pet Companions

April 13, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
The Top Ten American 1960’s SF/Fantasy Pet Companions

American baby-boomers, most of them anyway, will recall the Golden Age of television that served as escapist entertainment during the turbulent times of the 1960s. As the real-life turmoil saturated the nation with race riots, assassinations, the Vietnam War, political chaos and college demonstrations, the small boob tube strived to take us into another direction […]

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