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Capone (cri-fi movie: trailer).

April 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
Capone (cri-fi movie: trailer).

In this upcoming new cri-fi movie, Capone, actor Tom Hardy plays the elderly Al Capone, released after 10 years in prison, who begins suffering from dementia while coming to terms with his gangsterish thug-life past, while being still hassled by various forces of law and various shady dudes from the criminal underworld. It’s not easy […]

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Jason Momoa on playing Duncan Idaho in Dune (actor interview).

April 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
Jason Momoa on playing Duncan Idaho in Dune (actor interview).

Actor Jason Momoa interviewed about his role in the upcoming Dune movie, and why Han Salo was his touchstone for the part of house duellist and all-round bad-blade, Duncan Idaho.

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UFO over California (weird news).

April 15, 2020 | By | 2 Replies More
UFO over California (weird news).

Here’s some new footage of a UFO caught hovering over Newport Beach, California in the USA. The amateur camera man who took the video said, “I first spotted the object hovering low just above the palm tree in my backyard. I saw this ufo at close range and it looked like a large black tower […]

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World Engines Destroyer by Stephen Baxter (book review).

April 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
World Engines Destroyer by Stephen Baxter (book review).

While editing this review, I realised that a lot of it sounds quite negative, so to put things in context I enjoyed ‘World Engines Destroyer’ and am absolutely looking forward to the sequel. With that out of the way, let’s try to summarise this book which is tricky because right to the end I never […]

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Google and Apple partner to produce Asian-style contact tracing app to battle pandemic (science news).

April 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
Google and Apple partner to produce Asian-style contact tracing app to battle pandemic (science news).

To wind up the current pandemic-induced social distancing and stay-at-home protocol increasing numbers of people around the world are suffering, a number of things would be handy: (1) a vaccine, (2) wide-spread accurate testing to identify those currently infected and those who have been infected and then recovered, (3) decent phone-based contact-tracing software. The third […]

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The Iron Mask (fantasy movie: review by Mark Kermode).

April 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Iron Mask (fantasy movie: review by Mark Kermode).

Here’s the review of the fantasy film, The Iron Mask, by good old Mark Kermode. It’s a crazy piece of work, as you’d expect from a Chinese-Russian co-production, but it does star Jason Flemyng and Charles Dance (who reprises their role from the first film), Rutger Hauer (in one of his final films before his […]

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Stress And Choice: take your pick … an article by, GF Willmetts.

April 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
Stress And Choice: take your pick … an article by, GF Willmetts.

I’ve never wanted to use the paid digital channels or even the likes of Netflix. If anything, when there’s too much choice, then you’re never going to pick anything. You might surf and try something but unless it really sticks or you have a dud episodes, you might just move on or, just as likely, […]

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How to deal sensitively with a chum who goes steampunk? (instructive video)

April 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
How to deal sensitively with a chum who goes steampunk? (instructive video)

There is a right way to deal with a friend who is embracing their inner steampunk, and there is a wrong way … this instructive video gives you a baseline for normality and allows you to talk them down from that iron clockwork gear-strewn edge.

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Massive objects skimming Moon breaks internet (weird news).

April 9, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Massive objects skimming Moon breaks internet (weird news).

Footage of some rather large objects skimming the Moon in formation, shot by an amateur photographer in Canada, is currently stretching the Internet’s capacity to retweet and re-post. If this is the precursor to either First Contact or an alien invasion, can I humbly suggest we get the shock of the pandemic over before we […]

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Paleonaut (short scifi film).

April 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Paleonaut (short scifi film).

Another short 15-minute-long film from the Dust crew, this time from the imagination of Eric McEver. Titled Paleonaut, a scientist studying the first human time traveller falls in love with her subject. But if her research succeeds they will become separated by eons of history. She must find a way to connect with him across […]

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