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Jexi (SF movie trailer).

August 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Jexi (SF movie trailer).

In the science fiction movie Jexi the theme that’s explored is what happens where the Siri A.I. on your phone becomes self-aware and turns into a jealous bunny-boiler style stalker? Hey, it could happen, right? Hitting the cinemas on October 11th 2019. Late 21st century problems …

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i-Land (Netflix scifi TV series trailer).

August 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
i-Land (Netflix scifi TV series trailer).

i-Land is a new upcoming science fiction thriller TV series from Netflix which looks to have more than touch of Lost combined with the Truman Show – maybe that was actually the flick’s elevator pitch? The official blurb merely states: When ten people wake up on a treacherous island with no memory of who they […]

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Rambo: Last Blood (film trailer: action movie).

August 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Rambo: Last Blood (film trailer: action movie).

Rambo Last Blood has the somewhat elderly action hero and Vietnam vet John Rambo hopping into Mexico to rescue a young female relative who has been kidnapped by the Mexican cartels and drug gang killers. Let the mayhem commence … 

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No Time to Die (trailer: new James Bond movie).

August 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
No Time to Die (trailer: new James Bond movie).

Here’s some spy-fi action from the grand-daddy of spy-fi movie series – James Bond – it’s called No Time to Die, and it’s probably going to be quite good!

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Ad Astra (Brad Pitt SF movie: new trailer).

August 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ad Astra (Brad Pitt SF movie: new trailer).

Here’s a new trailer for the science fiction movie Ad Astra with Brad Pitt playing an astronaut investigating some potential alien conspiracy shenanigans at the edge of the solar system. Quite hard to judge this film from just the trailers. Hitting the cinemas near you on September 20th 2019.

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Could a monstrous solar flare burn out all of Earth’s technology? (science video).

August 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Could a monstrous solar flare burn out all of Earth’s technology? (science video).

The hyper-large solar storm of 1859 – also also known as the Carrington Event – was a monstrous solar coronal mass ejection which struck Earth’s magnetosphere wiping out early electrical power stations and telegraph systems. If a solar storm of this magnitude hit today it could send us back temporarily to the stone age. How […]

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World science fiction focus shifts to New Zealand (con news).

August 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
World science fiction focus shifts to New Zealand (con news).

CoNZealand will be the 78th Worldcon and will take place from Wednesday 29th July to Sunday 2nd August 2020. Guests of Honour are the authors Mercedes Lackey and Larry Dixon, New Zealand artist Greg Broadmore, and fandom star Rose Mitchell. George R.R. Martin, a longtime friend of Worldcon, will be Toastmaster. New Zealand is the […]

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The Calculating Stars (Lady Astronaut Series book 1) by Mary Robinette Kowal (book review).

August 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Calculating Stars (Lady Astronaut Series book 1) by Mary Robinette Kowal (book review).

Showered with plaudits and the odd award, 2018’s ‘The Calculating Stars’ has already been widely celebrated as being ground breaking in genre, gender representation and setting. It is the first novel in the ‘Lady Astronaut’ series (pre-dated by short stories and post-dated by sequel novels) detailing the journey of Elma York from not especially humble […]

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Parasites: The Kon-Tiki Quartet: Part Two by Eric Brown and Keith Brooke (book review).

August 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Parasites: The Kon-Tiki Quartet: Part Two by Eric Brown and Keith Brooke (book review).

Back in February, I reviewed ‘Dislocations’, the first volume in a quartet of novellas jointly written by British SF authors Eric Brown and Keith Brooke. I’ve now caught up with the second volume, ‘Parasites’. The story is set one hundred years later on as the Kon-Tiki spacecraft which was launched at the end of ‘Dislocations’ […]

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The Warehouse by Rob Hart (book review)

August 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Warehouse by Rob Hart  (book review)

I wonder if booksellers will try to use the big bar code on the cover of Rob Hart’s book, ‘The Warehouse’? It is the same bar-code so watch what they do. It quickly becomes apparent that the warehouse city called Cloud uses the Amazon warehouse tactics of employment. We follow two new recruits. Zinnia, who […]

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