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No Way by S.J. Morden (book review).

March 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
No Way by S.J. Morden (book review).

Last year’s Martian thriller ‘One Way’ introduced us to Frank Kittridge, a convicted murderer who was offered a one-way ticket to Mars as part of an all-convict crew who would build a base for NASA’s astronauts to use in the future. It didn’t seem such a bad deal, it would just mean Frank serving out […]

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Texas Hold’Em (A Wild Cards Novel book 28) edited by George RR Martin (book review).

March 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Texas Hold’Em (A Wild Cards Novel book 28) edited by George RR Martin (book review).

The 28th book of ‘Wild Cards’, ‘Texas Hold’Em’, follows a group of musical joker teens from Xavier Desmond High School Jazz Band aka the Mob and chaperoned by Bubbles, Rustbelt and Rubberband arrive in Texas for a jazz music competition. There is also a faction of people who object to jokers taking part, seeing them […]

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Bill and Ted III: Face the Music (announcement trailer).

March 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Bill and Ted III: Face the Music (announcement trailer).

Dude, you are never too old to go time travelling and save the universe through the power of music. Yes, the movie Bill and Ted III: Face the Music has been green-lit by the most excellent Orion Pictures. Will it be any good, though? Frack knows. Maybe it’ll be a meditation on how the passage […]

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Stranger Things: 3rd season trailer (Summer Holiday monster madness comes to Netflix).

March 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Stranger Things: 3rd season trailer (Summer Holiday monster madness comes to Netflix).

If you like your science fiction/horror with that faux 1980s vibe (move over Goonies, Back to the Future and E.T.), plus you would like to see what you get when you combine a teen summer holiday coming of age saga with evil pan-dimensional mutants and government conspiracy assassins, then the 3rd season of Stranger Things […]

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Dune (2020) begins filming with Denis Villeneuve of ‘Bladerunner 2049’ and ‘Arrival’ fame in the chair.

March 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dune (2020) begins filming with Denis Villeneuve of ‘Bladerunner 2049’ and ‘Arrival’ fame in the chair.

Warner and Legendary have now started shooting 2020’s Dune movie (on location in Budapest, Hungary, and Jordan), with the film being directed by Denis Villeneuve. Given D.V. was behind both Arrival and Blade Runner 2049, hopes are running high for an intelligent science fiction epic emerging at the other end. Villeneuve is directing Dune from […]

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Godzilla 2: trailer.

March 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Godzilla 2: trailer.

King Ghidorah is not to be messed with, as this trailer for Godzilla 2: King Of The Monsters clearly indicates. 

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Into The Badlands: Season 1 – Original Series Soundtrack by Dave Shephard (cd review).

March 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
Into The Badlands: Season 1 – Original Series Soundtrack by Dave Shephard (cd review).

Varèse Sarabande released AMC’s ‘Into The Badlands: Season 1 – Original Series Soundtrack’ by David Shephard in 2018. For those not familiar with the series it is a dystopian adventure set in a feudal future world where firearms are banned, and martial arts prevail. There’s also an element of magic thrown in for good measure, […]

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The Rosewater Insurrection by Tade Thompson (book review).

March 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Rosewater Insurrection by Tade Thompson (book review).

It’s with a little trepidation that I approach ‘The Rosewater Insurrection’ by Tade Thompson. The first book left a lasting impression on me as it was quite different to the other books I had been reading at that time. It was also very well written. On one hand I’m please as the publisher is saying […]

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Project Blue Book (episode 10, season 1: trailer).

March 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Project Blue Book (episode 10, season 1: trailer).

This X-Files-like take fictional take on the real Project Blue Book continues apace, with Washington getting buzzed by UFOs and the government covering it up by killing anyone who gets in their way. 

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Higgs & Soap: Galaxy Delivery: Vol. 1 by Tony Cooper (book review).

March 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Higgs & Soap: Galaxy Delivery: Vol. 1 by Tony Cooper (book review).

Writing humour is very difficult as the audience for it is very variable. Not everyone appreciates the same kind of humour so tailoring it to a particular readership is an almost impossible task. As a result, it is best written for an audience of one, the author. With luck, there will also be others who […]

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