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Prometheus Alien movie: WTF really happened? (video).

March 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Prometheus Alien movie: WTF really happened? (video).

Our canny reader Kroft has been combing his way through the very rare 150-page script written by Damon Lindelof for the Alien franchise movie, Prometheus, which was later removed from the 20th Century Fox web site by the direct orders of Ridley Scott. Luckily for us, the script reveals many of the missing background details […]

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Future Man (3rd season trailer for this scifi TV series).

March 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Future Man (3rd season trailer for this scifi TV series).

Here’s a trailer for the 3rd season of the comedy science fiction TV series, Future Man, where a janitor, Josh Futturman, successfully completes his favorite game (that was considered unbeatable), Biotic Wars, only to discover the game’s two main characters, Tiger and Wolf, appearing to recruit Josh to save the world from the real Biotic […]

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Editorial – April 2020: SF realities can be worse.

March 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Editorial – April 2020: SF realities can be worse.

Hello everyone With so many us us confined to their homes, I did have a ponder on whether or not by printing reviews we might be putting too many leisure items to the various delivery services when they should be focused on more essential items. I did ask one of the delivery people and he […]

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Vivarium (Mark Kermode reviews this dark scifi movie).

March 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Vivarium (Mark Kermode reviews this dark scifi movie).

Our man of many movies, Mark Kermode, reviews the strange SF flick Vivarium which could have come straight from the small screen weirdness of the Twilight Zone. A young couple looking to buy their first home find themselves trapped in a nightmare neighbourhood of identical houses. Have they been kidnapped by aliens and forced to […]

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Furiosa – a Mad Max spin-off movie (film news).

March 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Furiosa – a Mad Max spin-off movie (film news).

Perhaps spurred on by the coronapocalypse and scenting the fall of civilisation, director George Miller is now currently casting for his Mad Max spin-off movie, Furiosa, following the titular queen of the aftermath and her struggles to keep the wheels spinning on an Australia set after the fall of the next dark age. Production of […]

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Into the Night (Netflix SciFi TV series: trailer).

March 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Into the Night (Netflix SciFi TV series: trailer).

Into the Night is an upcoming Netflix-original French-language TV series that is scheduled to air in 2020, inspired by the Polish science fiction novel The Old Axolotl by Jacek Dukaj, where a sudden solar event starts killing everything in its path. There are a few ‘lucky’ passengers and crew of an overnight flight out of […]

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Solar Opposites (animated SF TV series: trailer).

March 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Solar Opposites (animated SF TV series: trailer).

Solar Opposites is a sci-fi animated comedy TV series created by Justin Roiland (of Rick and Morty fame) and Mike McMahan for Hulu, set to hit on May 8th, 2020. A family of aliens takes refuge in middle America, where they disagree on whether this is awful or awesome.

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Star Trek: Discovery 3rd season now on go-slow; ditto, Supernatural (news).

March 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: Discovery 3rd season now on go-slow; ditto, Supernatural (news).

Apparently, Star Trek Discovery‘s third season is on a pre-production slow-down thanks to the global pandemic – and that’s straight from the mouth of actor Wilson Cruz, who should know, as he’s also Hugh Culber, the head medical officer of the USS Discovery. I didn’t see @albinokid’s comment this morning on #InstagramLive… but see for […]

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Freebies roundup: from Amazon Prime TV shows to Doctor Who and 2000AD comic-books (news).

March 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Freebies roundup: from Amazon Prime TV shows to Doctor Who and 2000AD comic-books (news).

There’s a whole lot of freebie flinging going on at the moment as content creators, individuals and firms try to cheer up everyone stuck at home. Amazon is making lots of children’s programming free to people, the kind of TV that you would normally need a Prime Membership to access. The exact shows vary from […]

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Forbidden Planet megastore and offshoot shops shut (news).

March 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Forbidden Planet megastore and offshoot shops shut (news).

Well, there goes my favourite geek-specialist retail experience off Oxford Street – the London Forbidden Planet megastore and its various offshoots around the country have now been shut down in the face of the global pandemic. They say, “To protect our staff and our customers, and to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, all […]

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