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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (Hungergames prequel: book news).

October 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (Hungergames prequel: book news).

Scholastic has now given SFcrowsnest the title and cover for the next novel in The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins — the first new Hunger Games book since 2010’s Mockingjay. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes will be published on May 19th 2020, published simultaneously in print, digital and audio formats by Scholastic in […]

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Snowpiercer (season 1 TV series: trailer).

October 5, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Snowpiercer (season 1 TV series: trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the first season of the TV series based on the Snowpiercer movie, hitting TBS in the Spring of 2020. Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland (global warming mitigation terraforming gone wrong), Snowpiercer centres on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train […]

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The Expanse (season 4 trailer).

October 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Expanse (season 4 trailer).

Season 4 of The Expanse (hitting the Amazon Prime streams on December 13th 2019) begins a new chapter for the series with the crew of the Rocinante 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 […]

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Cryptids (podcast review).

October 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
Cryptids (podcast review).

Well this is new for me, reviewing a podcast. There was a time when I was always listening to podcasts but, somehow, I fell out of love with them. When the opportunity to review ‘Cryptids’, a new SF scripted podcast I was in two minds but decided to give it a go. I’m really glad […]

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Terminator: Dark Fate (final trailer).

October 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Terminator: Dark Fate (final trailer).

In Terminator: Dark Fate, it’s 27 years after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day, a new, modified liquid metal Terminator (Gabriel Luna) is sent from the future by Skynet in order to terminate Dani Ramos (Natalia Reyes), a hybrid cyborg human (Mackenzie Davis), and her friends. Sarah Connor comes to their aid, as well […]

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War of the Worlds (BBC TV trailer).

September 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
War of the Worlds (BBC TV trailer).

Eleanor Tomlinson (Poldark, Loving Vincent) and Rafe Spall (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, The Big Short) lead the cast for the BBC’s War of the Worlds alongside Robert Carlyle (T2:Trainspotting, Once Upon A Time) and Rupert Graves (Swimming with Men, Sherlock) in the first British television adaptation of H.G. Wells’ classic novel. The War of the […]

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The Thousand Century War: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

September 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Thousand Century War: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

I don’t know how many times that I’ve watched the footage. Digital preservation ensured it survived the centuries. An alien object was spotted heading into the Solar System and a space mission diverted to rendezvous with it. The discovery that it was a weapon of war than of peace shook everyone. Whoever the aliens were, […]

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The New Voices Of Science Fiction edited by Hannu Rajaniemi and Jacob Weisman (book review).

September 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
The New Voices Of Science Fiction edited by Hannu Rajaniemi and Jacob Weisman (book review).

The editors, Hannu Rajaniemi and Jacob Weisman, of this new anthology, ‘The New Voices Of Science Fiction’ have set out to present the new, up-and-coming authors who they expect to see more of in the coming years. Some of them are names I’m already familiar with and others are completely new to me. I’m always […]

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Blue Shift: The Second Species Trilogy book 1 by Jane O’Reilly (book review).

September 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Blue Shift: The Second Species Trilogy book 1 by Jane O’Reilly (book review).

‘Blue Shift’ by Jane O’Reilly, the first book in ‘The Second Species Trilogy’, is a space opera with a heavy leaning towards romance but not quite as we know it. Jinnifer Blue is a pilot and, like all professional space pilots, is required to have ‘tellurium’ in her body to interface directly with spaceships. The […]

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Future Science Fiction Digest Issue 4 (e-mag review).

September 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Future Science Fiction Digest Issue 4 (e-mag review).

‘Future Science Fiction Digest Issue 4’ features fifty thousand words of new Science Fiction from the ‘United’ Kingdom (we still call it that), the ‘United’ States of America (don’t laugh), Russia, China, Sweden and Italy. It opens with ‘They Are Coming’ by Paul R. Hardy. ‘They’ are aliens, for alien invasion is the theme of […]

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