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LightSail 2 goes a-solar-sailing (space news).

July 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
LightSail 2 goes a-solar-sailing (space news).

The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft has now gone solar sailing. After a successful launch on June 25th 2019 from the Kennedy Space Center aboard SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, LightSail 2 was efficiently unpacked and unfurled for its full sail deployment attempt on Tuesday July 23rd 2019. The LightSail 2 is a crowdfunded spacecraft mission by […]

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Capital Crime (major crime fiction event in London: September 2019).

July 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Capital Crime (major crime fiction event in London: September 2019).

Capital Crime, London’s first international crime and thriller festival, is arriving at the Grand Connaught Rooms, Covent Garden from 26th-28th September 2019. The Capital Crime festival will offer fans access to crime and thriller creatives and is a celebration of books, films and TV – with its line-up a mix of big names, rising stars […]

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Wu Assassins (Netflix new Kung-Fu fantasy series).

July 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Wu Assassins (Netflix new Kung-Fu fantasy series).

Next time someone tells you Netflix is in deep long term trouble as a viable entity because all the big studios are pulling their content from Netflix to bulk-out their own new streaming services, leaving only derivative cheapish made-for-Netflix crap, remind them to watch Wu Assassins. Or as we like to call it Highlander-meets-Big Trouble […]

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The Lost Witch by Melvin Burgess (audio book review).

July 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Lost Witch by Melvin Burgess (audio book review).

Bea is driving home with her parents and younger brother when they encounter a magical hunt that opens Bea’s eyes to a world she never imagined could exist. Until then, Bea had no idea that she was a powerful witch but, once her powers emerge, she finds a local community of witches who introduce her […]

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David Hedison’s final voyage … legendary Voyage To The Bottom of The Sea actor passes away.

July 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
David Hedison’s final voyage … legendary Voyage To The Bottom of The Sea actor passes away.

Actor David Hedison who played Captain Lee B. Crane in Irwin Allen’s brilliant Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea (1964-1968), has passed away at the grand old age of 92. His wife passed before him, four years ago. His two daughters, Serena and Alexandra issued a tribute to David, reading, “Even in our deep […]

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Dark Crystal Age of Resistance (2nd Netflix trailer: Comic-Con, don’t you know).

July 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dark Crystal Age of Resistance (2nd Netflix trailer: Comic-Con, don’t you know).

Here’s the second trailer – complete with behind the scenes intro – for the Dark Crystal Age of Resistance film. This movie features three Gelflings – Rian, Brea and Deet – who lead a brave revolt against the evil Skeksis after they discover a terrible secret behind their power which will endanger the world of […]

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Every Time I Die (horror movie trailer: channelling Philip K Dick).

July 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Every Time I Die (horror movie trailer: channelling Philip K Dick).

Here’s the trailer for the horror movie Every Time I Die – hitting cinemas August 6th 2019. Looks like it’s playing with identity and memories, rather than being a straight-up bug hunt, sir. Philip K Dick, anyone?

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Westworld (3rd season: Comic-Con trailer).

July 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Westworld (3rd season: Comic-Con trailer).

The 3rd season of HBO’s excellent Westworld science fiction TV series brings us a little look at the modern – well, 22nd Century – future, as well as their robot-filled Word War Two World. Heck, even in the future there are people who want to cos-play Nazis! It also looks like a wider robot revolt […]

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Snowpiercer (TV series trailer).

July 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Snowpiercer (TV series trailer).

Here’s the first TV series trailer for Snowpiercer, based on the very odd film of the same name (itself based on the 1982 French graphic novel Le Transperceneige). It struck us at the time as rather peak post-apocalypse genre – but now they are going to milk this bunny for an entire season or two […]

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The Walking Dead (10th season trailer).

July 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Walking Dead (10th season trailer).

The Walking Dead‘s 10th season sees the various survivor colonies taking it to the Whisperers. Now the comic-book’s actual creator has given up the ghost on the dead-tree version of his creation, you have to wonder how much life this shambling monster has left in it on the TV screens, Post-Rick?

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