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Bliss (Amazon Prime science fiction movie: trailer).

January 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Bliss (Amazon Prime science fiction movie: trailer).

In the science fiction film Bliss, an unhappy chappie played by Owen Wilson and his mysterious maybe-girlfriend (played by Salma Hayek) conclude from their amazing powers that they are living in a simulated reality – but after their newfound ‘Bliss’ at being master of a virtual world starts to crossover into a dystopian mirror world, they […]

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The Expanse: complete series review (video).

January 12, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More
The Expanse: complete series review (video).

Are you on the fence about whether you should invest the time to see Amazon Prime’s TV science fiction series, The Expanse? Fear not, for C.D. is here to fill you in on all matters related to this brilliant TV take of the series of SF novels of the same name by James S. A. […]

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Snowpiercer second season: the King of the North is back on Netflix! (trailer).

January 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
Snowpiercer second season: the King of the North is back on Netflix! (trailer).

The second season of Snowpiercer is coming back to your TV screens, and two trains are now one, as Mr Wilfried – a.k.a. Sean Bean – is back on his throne of billionaire badness, with the maintenance train and the main train now docked together. Will there be another outbreak of class warfare on this train-based apocalypse ice-age thing? Well, if […]

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Borderline: Hive Mind 4 by Janet Edwards (book review).

January 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
Borderline: Hive Mind 4 by Janet Edwards (book review).

It is important in any series of books, from a trilogy to a long running series, that as the characters age, they continue to develop but not to have too much of a complex backstory that jumping in at any point does not detract from the enjoyment of the plot. Janet Edwards is able to […]

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Bear Head by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

January 7, 2021 | By | Reply More
Bear Head by Adrian Tchaikovsky (book review).

In Adrian Tchaikovsky’s ‘Dogs Of War’ we were introduced to the world of bioforms, bio-enhanced intelligent animals developed to fight and to always obey. Things had changed by the end of that novel and now two of those characters, huge bear Honey and distributed intelligence Bees, are back in ‘Bear Head’. This time the action […]

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Space Sweepers (new Netflix scifi movie: trailer).

January 6, 2021 | By | Reply More
Space Sweepers (new Netflix scifi movie: trailer).

Here comes a new South Korean scifi movie from Netflix, called Space Sweepers, which looks a little like a ‘homage’ to Stephen Hunt’s Sliding Void series of space opera novels. Chasing after deep space salvage in the year 2092, a female Captain (definitely not Lana Fiveworlds) of the merchant trader The Victory (definitely not the […]

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High Score: short animated science fiction film (video in full).

January 5, 2021 | By | Reply More
High Score: short animated science fiction film (video in full).

High Score is a short animated science fiction film put together by Adrien Vallade, Lou Maurice De Reparaz, Brian Lim, Elodie Ferrer, and Pablo Cortes. It features a gloomy post-apocalyptic world, where a man – possibly the last left alive – takes refuge in an ancient amusement arcade. Yeah, I know, you needed cheering up, […]

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Royal Mint launches illiterate HG Wells coin with four-legged Martian tripod (news).

January 5, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More
Royal Mint launches illiterate HG Wells coin with four-legged Martian tripod (news).

The War of the Worlds and The Invisible Man were the two HG Wells tomes chosen to celebrate the life of the original science fiction author by the Royal Mint for their new just released coin (along with a nod to the Time Machine with a little sun-dial detailing around the edges). However, the new […]

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Fantasy & scifi watercraft: size isn’t important (video).

January 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
Fantasy & scifi watercraft: size isn’t important (video).

I know it’s a burning question, just how small or large is the Nautilus compared to the Flying Sub in comparison to the catamaran from Waterworld. Or, how does the Seaquest DSV stack up against Noah’s Ark, or that stalwart vehicle of underwater rescue, Thunderbird four? Luckily the team at Metaballs Studio have produced one […]

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Gallowglass by S.J. Morden (book review).

January 2, 2021 | By | Reply More
Gallowglass by S.J. Morden (book review).

‘Gallowglass’ by S.J. Morden is near future novel set at first on Earth, then later in space and on the Moon. Despite climate change making things difficult on Earth in 2069, the mega-rich have built fortresses for their families against both climate and intruders, make profits wherever they can, including asteroid mining, indulge in their […]

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