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Hunters (cri-fi thriller: Amazon Prime TV series trailer).

February 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Hunters (cri-fi thriller: Amazon Prime TV series trailer).

In Hunters, a bunch of Nazi hunters led by Al Pacino operating in the aftermath of the second world war sweep the USA for a hidden cabal of very dangerous monsters of the human variety. Here’s the official blurb for this new Amazon Prime TV series from David Weil, that is set to arrive on […]

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The Green Knight (fantasy film: trailer).

February 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Green Knight (fantasy film: trailer).

Here’s an interesting one, The Green Knight, a fantasy movie from director David Lowery which is based on the Arthurian legend, in which Sir Gawain (actor Dev Patel), King Arthur’s reckless and headstrong nephew, embarks on a quest to confront the Green Knight, a giant green-skinned creature of the fey. This film also stars Joel […]

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The Iron Mask (fantasy movie trailer: added Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan).

February 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Iron Mask (fantasy movie trailer: added Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan).

Here’s something you don’t see every day, a big budget Chinese-backed fantasy movie (a la The Great Wall), called The Iron Mask, which sprinkles some Western names into the mix … in this case Arnie and Rutger Hauer (his last role?), and Charles Dance. Set in the 18th century, The Iron Mask follows British cartographer […]

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The Letter for the King (epic fantasy series: Netflix trailer).

February 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Letter for the King (epic fantasy series: Netflix trailer).

Netflix is bringing a new epic fantasy TV series to the streams – called The Letter for the King, based on the sixties fantasy novel of the same name by Tonke Dragt … often described as the Dutch JRR Tolkien. Wow, it’s almost as if Netflix are timing this as a LOTR spoiler for rival […]

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The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun (trailer: weird Wes Anderson movie).

February 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun (trailer: weird Wes Anderson movie).

Here’s the first trailer for a weird Wes Anderson movie (hey, do they ship in any other flavour?), called The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun. This puppy centres on a magazine filled with news from France published by a U.S. newspaper called the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun – supposedly fictional, but loosely […]

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Altered Carbon (second season trailer: Netflix scifi TV series).

February 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Altered Carbon (second season trailer: Netflix scifi TV series).

Here’s the second big trailer for the new second season of the Netflix scifi Altered Carbon (based on the great noir-ish SF novels by Richard K Morgan). Kovacs has been uploaded – or re-sleeved – into the body of a genetically enhanced combat clone that looks a lot like actor Anthony Mackie (aka The Falcon […]

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The Cruel Stars (The Cruel Stars Trilogy book 1) by John Birmingham (book review).

February 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Cruel Stars (The Cruel Stars Trilogy book 1) by John Birmingham (book review).

When I decided to jot down my initial impressions of John Birmingham’s ‘The Cruel Stars’, I was surprised to find myself half-way through the 480 page book already. This was not because I had been reading particularly fast but because I didn’t feel like much had yet happened. This is one of the features of […]

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Where’s the science of UFOs? (science talk).

February 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
Where’s the science of UFOs? (science talk).

In this short TED talk, Alexander Wendt argues that the UFO taboo is incoherent and unjustified, and proposes a crowd-funded science of UFOs as a way of beginning to learn more about these elusive phenomena.

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The Phenomenon (UFO documentary: trailer).

February 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Phenomenon (UFO documentary: trailer).

A new UFO documentary film is coming September 2020, The Phenomenon – this one tracks the idea of UFOs from the 1940s to the present, and includes interviews with former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who arranged secret government funding of UFO study programs; John Podesta, White House Chief of Staff for Clinton and adviser […]

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War Of The Worlds (extended trailer: scifi TV series).

February 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
War Of The Worlds (extended trailer: scifi TV series).

Here’s the Oz trailer for the new War Of The Worlds TV series mainly set in contemporary Europe. This reimagining of H. G. Wells’ classic novel in the style of Walking Dead follows pockets of survivors forced to team up after an apocalyptic extra-terrestrial strike. An impressive cast, including Gabriel Byrne, Léa Drucker, Elizabeth McGovern, […]

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