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Thunderlord by Marion Zimmer Bradley & Deborah J. Ross (book review).

February 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Thunderlord by Marion Zimmer Bradley & Deborah J. Ross (book review).

For anyone unfamiliar with the ‘Darkover’ series created by Marion Zimmer Bradley, it is Science Fiction with fantasy overtones. Although the earliest stories appear to be fantasy, as the series develops, it becomes clear that Darkover is a ‘lost colony’ much in the same way Anne McCaffrey’s Pern is. Over the centuries when contact with […]

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Welcome To Arkham Asylum edited by Sharon Packer, M.D. and Daniel R. Fredrick (book review).

February 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Welcome To Arkham Asylum edited by Sharon Packer, M.D. and Daniel R. Fredrick (book review).

For modern Batman fans, Gotham City’s Arkham Asylum would appear to have been there forever but was actually created in October, 1974 in Batman # 258 by writer Dennis O’Neil and artist Irv Novick and was a hospital not an asylum as recounted by editor Sharon Packer. Logistically, you would think it would have wondered […]

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The Hunt (thriller movie: trailer).

February 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Hunt (thriller movie: trailer).

Here’s a trailer for a near-future thriller movie called The Hunt. This is the film that was previously pulled when authorities worried that it was a little too close to what might have happened on Jeffrey Epstein’s private rape island. Twelve strangers wake up in a clearing. They don’t know where they are, or how […]

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Rumble (animated monster movie).

February 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Rumble (animated monster movie).

Here’s a trailer for a new SF-horror cartoon movie, Rumble, where in a parallel reality Earth, Godzilla-sized monsters are global wrestling superstars, and one unlikely champion creature is heading for a career inside the ring of blood. Hitting cinemas in 2021.

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Jurassic World Dominion (film news).

February 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Jurassic World Dominion (film news).

So, the next Jurassic World film has a title at last … Jurassic World Dominion. We presume that the Dominion refers to the Dominion of all those escaped dinosaurs in the rest of the world, making life a lot harder for all us normal Joes and Janes. “Hey, Dad, there’s a mega-lizard in the back […]

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Aurora Rising (Aurora Cycle book 1) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (book review).

February 26, 2020 | By | Reply More
Aurora Rising (Aurora Cycle book 1) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (book review).

‘Aurora Rising’ is book one in the ‘Aurora Cycle’, written by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. This is their second series of books after their hugely successful ‘Illuminae Files’. Tyler Jones is top of his class in Aurora Academy and he’s just waiting to be able to pick his dream team to set off into […]

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Casket Of Souls (The Night Runner series book 3) by Lynn Flewelling (book review).

February 26, 2020 | By | Reply More
Casket Of Souls (The Night Runner series book 3) by Lynn Flewelling (book review).

‘Casket Of Souls’ is book 6 in ‘The Night Runner’ series. I absolutely love this series so prepare for spoilers for the previous books and lots of gushing. You’ve been warned. If you’ve not read the previous books in this series, this plot summary and indeed the whole book will mean very little to you. […]

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The Walking Dead: World Beyond, first season (trailer).

February 25, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
The Walking Dead: World Beyond, first season (trailer).

In The Walking Dead: World Beyond series, set in Nebraska ten years after the apocalypse, the new spin-off features two young female protagonists and focuses on the first generation to come-of-age in the apocalypse as we know it. Some will become heroes. Some will become villains.

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Artificial intelligence wants you to sing (news).

February 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Artificial intelligence wants you to sing (news).

Peter Ranieri created the “These Lyrics Do Not Exist” website over at theselyricsdonotexist.com to show you how Artificial Intelligence wants to help you sing by generating original song lyrics from any provided words input into the system. He tells us that he’s, “Currently working on a new version of “These Lyrics Do Not Exist”; training […]

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Earth-killer asteroids ranked by size (space video).

February 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Earth-killer asteroids ranked by size (space video).

Animator Alvaro Gracia Montoya has created a very nice video animation of the solar system’s known Earth-killer asteroids ranked by size compared to New York City.

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