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Fantasy Island (horror film: movie trailer).

November 12, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Fantasy Island (horror film: movie trailer).

Here’s the movie remake of Fantasy Island, recast as a kind of Westworld horror flick where bad stuff happens and people die. Not much of a fantasy, then? Here’s dat official blurb … The enigmatic Mr. Roarke (Michael Peña), makes the secret dreams of his lucky guests come true at a luxurious but remote tropical […]

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Stingray-inspired space probe will explore Venus (science news).

November 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Stingray-inspired space probe will explore Venus (science news).

Venus may be Earth’s neighbour, but scientists’ understanding of the planet is relatively limited, especially on the planet’s so-called “dark side.” That knowledge gap will eventually be filled, because University at Buffalo researchers are designing a Stingray-inspired space probe for NASA that might explore the planet like no previous probe. That’s Stingray as in ‘fish’, […]

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The Invisible Man (horror film: trailer).

November 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Invisible Man (horror film: trailer).

Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale) stars in The Invisible Man, a modern tale of obsession inspired by Universal’s classic monster character. Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy and brilliant scientist, Cecilia Kass (Moss) escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding, aided by her sister (Harriet Dyer, NBC’s The InBetween), […]

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Computers new leap towards artificial intelligence (science news).

November 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Computers new leap towards artificial intelligence (science news).

Neural networks that borrow strategies from biology are making profound leaps in their abilities. Is ignoring a goal the best way to make truly intelligent machines? A new paper proposes to find out by training neural networks to look ahead of their next move, allowing them to build strategies from a previous move. The idea […]

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Westworld season 3 TV series (new trailer).

November 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
Westworld season 3 TV series (new trailer).

Here’s a trailer for the upcoming new 3rd season of Westworld, in the form of a trailer for some creepy future Google-Amazon-like company offering, well, who knows what! 

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Angel Mage by Garth Nix (book review).

November 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Angel Mage by Garth Nix (book review).

Imagine a world where if you are blessed with the gift and have a great need you can call on actual angels to help you. This is just such a world where angels are called on to protect people from infection, help with tasks and even protect cities from attack. The down side to this […]

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Polaris Rising (The Consortium Rebellion Book 1) by Jessie Mihalik (book review).

November 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Polaris Rising (The Consortium Rebellion Book 1) by Jessie Mihalik (book review).

Blending sexually charged romance with action, space travel, fashion and politics, ‘Polaris Rising’ is focused on the audience at the centre of a very specific Venn-diagram. While one of the interesting things about writing reviews for this site is being exposed to books that I wouldn’t normally read, I’m pretty certain that I’m not the […]

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Elon Musk’s plans for Mars getting larger and larger (science news).

November 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Elon Musk’s plans for Mars getting larger and larger (science news).

Elon Musk announced at the U.S. Air Force startup pitch day that building his first sustainable city on Mars will take 1,000 Starships and 20 years. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been thinking about the possibility of building a city on Mars for decades. So far, his grandiose plans have mostly been written off as […]

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Potter – the Harry Potter dog (he’s magic).

November 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Potter – the Harry Potter dog (he’s magic).

What a cute way for one of the world’s most popular brands to send a shout out to Harry Potter fans, especially with the current Harry Potter movie craze. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire came out on Blu-ray earlier this year, and it’s a must-buy for anyone who hasn’t seen the films. The […]

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Colour Out of Space (SF-horror movie: trailer).

November 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Colour Out of Space (SF-horror movie: trailer).

Colour Out of Space is an upcoming scifi horror movie from Richard Stanley based on the Lovecraft story of the same-ish name, where a meteorite crashes in the peaceful rural town of Arkham, Massachusetts, and vegetation starts growing massive but mutated, animals are driven mad and deformed, and the the townspeople begin to go nuts […]

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