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Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome pilot to screen online.

November 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome pilot to screen online.

The Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome pilot is to screen on the web over at YouTube via Machinima. Here’s the trailer for it.

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The Year’s Top Short SF Novels 2 edited by Allan Kaster (CD review).

November 2, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Year’s Top Short SF Novels 2 edited by Allan Kaster (CD review).

Audio Text keeps producing good packages of Science Fiction audio literature and the trend continues with this offering of six excellently narrated stories. Not short stories, they are classed as short novels with each one lasting about a couple of hours, so giving the listener a broader more complete experience. Something to get your teeth […]

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Defiance TV series trailer.

November 2, 2012 | By | Reply More
Defiance TV series trailer.

Here’s the new trailer for SyFy’s Defiance… think humanity as the American Indians in an Earth overrun by alien colonists from various races. An interesting premise. Will the TV series live up to it? Let’s see.

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Oz: The Great and Powerful poster.

October 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Oz: The Great and Powerful poster.

Here’s the witchie poster for the new Oz: The Great and Powerful movie. It’s a Disney film. But then, hell, isn’t everything now?

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George Lucas’s retirement plan… Disney!

October 31, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
George Lucas’s retirement plan… Disney!

Star Wars, now (TM) the House of Mouse. Yes, George Lucas has been making noises for a while now about how he won’t be producing films forever and how he wanted to secure his legacy for Star Wars. And the way he’s doing it? By selling Lucasfilm to Disney for £2.5 billion (that’s $4.05 billion […]

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Cloud Atlas (film review) – Frank’s take.

October 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Cloud Atlas (film review) – Frank’s take.

In quoting the legendary Motown singing group The Temptations they insisted ‘…I’m doing fine on Cloud Nine…’ but it is too bad that the cinematic reactions may be mixed when wondering if moviegoers will be feeling the same vibes towards the sprawling yet inexplicably disjointed sci-fi spectacle ‘Cloud Atlas’. Woefully bloated, excessively jumbled and furiously […]

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The Lost Stars: Tarnished Knight by Jack Campbell (book review)

October 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Lost Stars: Tarnished Knight by Jack Campbell (book review)

This is a novel from the Lost Fleet Universe as depicted in the original ‘Lost Fleet’ series of novels. For those new to the story, these novels described the antics of the legendary Black Jack as he led the Alliance Fleet back from an attack deep in Syndicate space. Jack Geary ship was destroyed in […]

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Strontium Dog: The Life And Death Of Johnny Alpha by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra (graphic novel review).

October 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Strontium Dog: The Life And Death Of Johnny Alpha by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra (graphic novel review).

Johnny Alpha is dead. Only there is some mystery about it as journalist Precious Matson gets Middenface McNulty to help find out the truth. I was a bit puzzled as to what made Precious a mutie until several pages in there was a hint of a multiple cleavage. How much to say without giving anything […]

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The Boolean Gate by Walter Jon Williams (book review).

October 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Boolean Gate by Walter Jon Williams (book review).

The one problem with Subterranean Press books is that even when we review them to fit in their release schedule, their short run books are often sold out before release. If you’re interested in limited editions, having their website stashed away on your Favourites list should at least allow you some chance at getting your […]

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Imager’s Intrigue (Imager Portfolio book 3) by L.E.Modesitt, Jr. (book review).

October 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Imager’s Intrigue (Imager Portfolio book 3) by L.E.Modesitt, Jr. (book review).

In the third volume in the ‘Imager Portfolio’, our hero, Rhennthyl, is involved in everything from street level drug crime to international warfare. In the slums of L’Excelsis, Rhenn’s home city, there is a new form of elveweed hitting the streets, so strong it kills the user. As a captain in the Civic Patrol, he […]

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