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New Mars (short science fiction film: in full).

March 31, 2021 | By | Reply More
New Mars (short science fiction film: in full).

In the short scifi film, New Mars by Susie Jones, Earth is no more. What survives of humanity lives underground on Mars. People are preparing to begin a new life as the colonists of a planet being terraformed into a new habitable world. What could go wrong?

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Nova Hellas: Stories From Future Greece edited by Francesca T Barbini & Francesco Verso (book review)

March 30, 2021 | By | Reply More
Nova Hellas: Stories From Future Greece edited by Francesca T Barbini & Francesco Verso  (book review)

The 2017 anthology ‘Stories From Future Athens’ has been translated into English and a couple of additional stories added for the anthology ‘Nova Hellas: Stories From Future Greece’ from Scottish small press Luna Press, edited by two Italian editors, Francesca T Barbini and Francesco Verso. The collection has also been translated into Italian, making this […]

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Lost in Space TV series on Netflix gets its season 3 (news).

March 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lost in Space TV series on Netflix gets its season 3 (news).

The Lost in Space reboot – the one that is actually rather good – has now got his third season announced on Netflix. It has been announced for the end of 2021 – no firm month, yet, but expect a splashdown sometime between October and December if the prior seasons are anything to go by. […]

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Science Fiction: Its Criticism And Teaching by Patrick Parrinder (book review).

March 27, 2021 | By | Reply More
Science Fiction: Its Criticism And Teaching by Patrick Parrinder (book review).

I pulled a copy of ‘Science Fiction: Its Criticism And Teaching’ by Patrick Parrinder, not realising it was part of Methuen’s ‘New Accents’ collection back in 1980. Looking on the back cover, its amongst a selection of cultural academic subjects. Parrinder is principally going over the history of Science Fiction but not in great detail. […]

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Science Fiction: What It’s All About by Sam J. Lundwall (book review).

March 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Science Fiction: What It’s All About by Sam J. Lundwall (book review).

When I was looking up the bibliography from Gary Westfahl’s book, ‘The Mechanics Of Wonder: The Creation Of The Idea Of Science Fiction’, I found several that I hadn’t read. ‘Science Fiction: What It’s All About’ by Sam J. Lundwall is one of them and dspite coming from 1971 is still out there. In his […]

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The Last Starfighters sequel: concept art (video).

March 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Last Starfighters sequel: concept art (video).

The Last Starfighters film sequel has just launched a video packed with all their concept art by Matt Allsopp for the next movie in the franchise – thanks to the film’s writer, Gary Whitta, for highlighting this one. Gary was responsible for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, so we’re expecting a goodie when this […]

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Future Science Fiction Digest Issue 10 (magazine review).

March 24, 2021 | By | Reply More
Future Science Fiction Digest Issue 10 (magazine review).

‘Future Science Fiction Digest’ is a magazine focusing on international Science Fiction. This issue features stories from Mexico, China, Croatia and the United States. ‘The Second Celeste’ by Alberto Chimal of Mexico, translated by Patrick Weill, is about Celeste, a lady dying of cancer who joins an experimental project that can upload her memories and […]

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Stowaway (new Netflix scifi movie: trailer).

March 24, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More
Stowaway (new Netflix scifi movie: trailer).

Here’s Stowaway, a new Netflix scifi movie, where on a space mission headed to Mars, a ground engineer becomes an inadvertent stowaway on the ship, and in so doing, accidentally damages the spaceship’s life support systems. Facing a lack of resources and a potentially fatal outcome, the crew is forced to make a nasty decision. Who […]

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Actor George Segal passes away at 87 after heart surgery (news).

March 24, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More
Actor George Segal passes away at 87 after heart surgery (news).

Actor George Segal has sadly passed away at 87 after heart surgery in the USA. George appeared in a lot of films of my youth – not many SF works – but his contributions included movies such as The Terminal Man based on the 1972 novel of the same name by Michael Crichton, where Harry Benson, a […]

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Seven Devils (book 1 of 2) by Elizabeth May & Laura Lam (book review).

March 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Seven Devils (book 1 of 2) by Elizabeth May & Laura Lam (book review).

A ruthless empire strives to conquer every planet and destroy every alien race, controlling its subjects and ensuring their loyalty through indoctrination and conditioning. On a remote planet, a beleaguered rebellion plots to withstand them. Elizabeth May and Laura Lam have cooked up an entertaining twist on the ‘galactic empire versus rebels’ trope in the […]

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