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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug… first trailer.

June 11, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug… first trailer.

There’s a new trailer out for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – with some serious elven action and a few old friends met along the way. Didn’t recall them in the book, but hey-ho.

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Iain Banks passes away just 2 months after announcing he has cancer.

June 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Iain Banks passes away just 2 months after announcing he has cancer.

The great science fiction author Iain Banks has passed away, we are informed by his family, just two months after his diagnosis of terminal cancer. Iain’s publisher Little Brown noted, “Iain Banks’ ability to combine the most fertile of imaginations with his own highly distinctive brand of gothic humour made him unique.” His friend SF […]

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The Haunting In Connecticut 2: Ghosts Of Georgia soundtrack by Michael Wandmacher (album review).

June 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Haunting In Connecticut 2: Ghosts Of Georgia soundtrack by Michael Wandmacher (album review).

This soundtrack is for the horror film ‘The Haunting In Connecticut 2: Ghosts Of Georgia’, which is a loose sequel centring around a Georgia couple and their daughter, who begins to see ‘strangers’ that are visible only to the females in the family which leads to an investigation into the true origins of the hauntings. […]

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Magic Highways: The Early Jack Vance, Volume Three (book review).

June 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Magic Highways: The Early Jack Vance, Volume Three (book review).

Given the events of a week back, how I could possibly give this collection a bad review? The legendary author Jack Vance passed away earlier last week and has left behind an outstanding legacy within Science Fiction and fantasy. A big part of this legacy is his prolific nature. Determined to be known as a […]

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Vurt: 20th Anniversary Edition by Jeff Noon (book review).

June 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Vurt: 20th Anniversary Edition by Jeff Noon (book review).

Want to change your reality? Or maybe you already have and your life as you know it is very different. How would you know? What if you could tailor your perception of reality to suit your needs? Would you want to come back from that or is reality just another drug to be ingested? Set […]

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The 100… young, beautiful and radiated.

June 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
The 100… young, beautiful and radiated.

A longer trailer for the new CW science fiction TV series, The 100. Centuries after atomic warfare has wiped out humanity on Earth, one hundred teen convicts are sent back from the failing orbital colony that is the last ark of mankind to see if people can survive on the surface now.  Why teens? Looks […]

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Planets of Proxima.

June 3, 2013 | By | Reply More
Planets of Proxima.

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope will have two opportunities in the next few years to hunt for Earth-sized planets around the red dwarf Proxima Centauri. The opportunities will occur in October 2014 and February 2016 when Proxima Centauri, the star nearest to our sun, passes in front of two other stars. Astronomers plotted Proxima Centauri’s precise […]

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Editorial – June 2013: Would Science Fiction survive should we meet aliens?

May 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
Editorial – June 2013: Would Science Fiction survive should we meet aliens?

Would Science Fiction survive should we meet aliens?? Hello everyone In many respects, Science Fiction can take most knocks. It’s a flexible genre. Changes in what we know about the universe? Yep! The early SF where the rest of the Solar System has life? Seen as childish today bur now only as acts of the […]

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You Won’t Believe A Man Can… a short story by: GF Willmetts.

May 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
You Won’t Believe A Man Can… a short story by: GF Willmetts.

You don’t really understand why I’m here. Just because you think I’m paranoid doesn’t mean I’m not telling the truth. Believe me, this truth would make anyone paranoid. Do you know what made people think I was paranoid? I don’t believe air travel is possible! All right, I can hear you say you have proof […]

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I, Phone by David Wake (book review).

May 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
I, Phone by David Wake (book review).

Once upon a time the prospect of a self-published book filled a reviewer with dread. So many of them had too many things wrong with them for them to be taken seriously. As the major publishers have cut back on the numbers of books published and editors have had less time to bring on a […]

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