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Alien: six new official short films (trailer).

March 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Alien: six new official short films (trailer).

To tie in with the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Alien movie (and its various sequels), six filmmakers are expanding the horror-scifi movie franchise originally dreamed up by director Ridley Scott, artist H.R Giger and Dan O’Bannon. Here’s the blurb … From atmospheric hallways, to hair-raising escapes and deadly creatures lurking in the dark, these […]

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The Silence (Netflix horror movie: trailer).

March 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Silence (Netflix horror movie: trailer).

The Silence is a SF-horror film starring Kiernan Shipka and Stanley Tucci, a movie that is based on the 2015 excellent novel of the same name by Tim Lebbon. It’s hitting Netflix on April 10th 2019. Here’s the film’s official blurb: When the world is under attack from terrifying creatures who hunt their human prey […]

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The Society (Netflix YA scifi series).

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The Society (Netflix YA scifi series).

There’s another YA scifi series coming this May 2019. Called The Society, it has echoes of Under the Dome mixed in with Lord of the Flies, with a bunch of teenagers being stranded in a facsimile of their home city, sealed off from the rest of the World, and not quite knowing why. Is it […]

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Neil Gaiman (video interview).

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Neil Gaiman (video interview).

Fantasy author Neil Gaiman is a rare bird when it comes to doing interviews, but writer and blogger Tim Ferris has finally managed to bag this rare and illusive fowl of fantasy for an interview that stretched to an hour and forty minutes. Nice! While Neil himself appears rarely, his work seems to be everywhere […]

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Wonder Park (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng].

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Wonder Park (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng].

It sort of feels sacrilegious in browbeating what appears to be an innocuous children’s animated film about a young girl’s wild imagination to offset some personalised pain as she pals around with fuzzy animals in a surreal amusement park. This is indeed the foundation for the flimsy kiddie fantasy ‘Wonder Park’ that trivialises the instilled […]

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Us (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng].

March 28, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Us (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng].

The obvious question remains: can filmmaker Jordan Peele serve up a worthy sophomore offering to his 2017 breakout psychological horror hit ‘Get Out’ that totally revitalised the goose-bump genre into another captivating level of imagination and introspection? Sure, ‘Get Out’ was special in its conceived presentation of the clever manipulation of racism and cultural curiosity. […]

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (big trailer).

March 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (big trailer).

There’s a new trailer for the Godzilla: King of the Monsters movie – it’s big, mainly the monsters, but the trailer too, I guess.

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U.S. Government wants a super-big super-computer.

March 26, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
U.S. Government wants a super-big super-computer.

Intel, Cray, the U.S. Department of Energy are to deliver the first supercomputer with a performance of one exaFLOP in the United States. The system being developed at DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago, named “Aurora,” will be used to advance scientific research. The contract is valued at $500 million and will be delivered to […]

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Call of Cthulhu must burn! China orders printers to incinerate RPG game.

March 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Call of Cthulhu must burn! China orders printers to incinerate RPG game.

You have to give it to indie RPG publisher, Sons of the Singularity, they sure know how to come up with new difficulties when successfully crowd-sourcing a new Call of Cthulhu scenario. In SoS’s case, they – along with half the rest of the Western publishing industry – sent their RPG out to China to […]

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Division 19 (scifi movie: trailer).

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Division 19 (scifi movie: trailer).

Dystopian science fiction thriller Division 19 from Uncork’d Entertainment, starring Mandy’s Linus Roache and Alison Doody (of Indiana Jones and the last Crusade-fame), is hitting to cinemas and digital this April 5th 2019. It’s already won the Critics Award at the Fantasporto Film Festival, and Best Director for Suzie Halewood at the Boston Science Fiction […]

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