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Alien Vault by Ian Nathan (book review)

November 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Alien Vault by Ian Nathan  (book review)

If anything, I’m surprised that there hasn’t been an ‘Alien Vault’ before now until I discovered that it was originally printed in 2011 by Voyageur Press. Whether there is any difference between the two editions is hard to say but if you missed it then, now is the opportunity to get a copy. Ian Nathan’s […]

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Season 4 of The Expanse (trailer: scifi TV series).

November 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Season 4 of The Expanse (trailer: scifi TV series).

Here’s another trailer for Season 4 of The Expanse. The crew of the Rocinante are on a mission from the U.N. to explore new worlds beyond the Ring Gate. Humanity has been given access to thousands of Earth-like planets which has created a land rush and furthered tensions between the opposing nations of Earth, Mars […]

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War Of The Worlds: an appraisal of the first episode of BBC1’s new 2019 series (TV review).

November 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
War Of The Worlds: an appraisal of the first episode of BBC1’s new 2019 series (TV review).

You might have thought it strange that after all these years with the BBC doing historical dramas, that it took until now for them to tackle HG Wells’ 1897 book ‘War Of The Worlds’ as it was originally set, in Victorian (well, Edwardian – close enough) times, as a 3 episode series. Oddly, unlike other […]

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Million Eyes: Extra Time by C.R. Berry (book review).

November 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Million Eyes: Extra Time by C.R. Berry (book review).

‘Million Eyes: Extra Time’ is a sort of prequel to the upcoming ‘Million Eyes’ trilogy by C.R. Berry, the first of which will be released early in 2020. This book, now available as a free download from publisher Elsewhen Press, features a dozen short stories set in the ‘Million Eyes’ universe, which is very like […]

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Luna: Wolf Moon by Ian McDonald (book review).

November 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Luna: Wolf Moon by Ian McDonald (book review).

The second volume of Ian McDonald’s ‘Luna’ trilogy follows on directly from the events of ‘New Moon’, chronicling the fallout from the tumultuous events of its conclusion and following the various family members from the Moon’s five major families. It seems to be a more thoughtful and considered book, less hectic than the first volume […]

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The Andromeda Evolution by Michael Crichton and Daniel H. Wilson (book review).

November 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Andromeda Evolution by Michael Crichton and Daniel H. Wilson (book review).

Considering I reviewed ‘The Andromeda Strain’ film a couple months ago, I’ll assume you’ve watched it or acquired and read Michael Crichton’s book or both since then. ‘The Andromeda Evolution’ takes place 50 years later and the two alien variants, for want of a better name, AS-1 and the non-fatal AS-2 are still monitored for […]

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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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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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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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War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi (book review).

November 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi (book review).

From the opening chapters of Tochi Onyebuchi’s novel, ‘War Girls’, you wouldn’t think there was a civil war going on between the Nigerians and Biafrans in 2172. In fact, you learn more about the war situation from the cover slip about the climate change and nuclear wars that made a large part of the planet […]

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