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Snowpiercer (official Netflix trailer).

May 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Snowpiercer (official Netflix trailer).

Now the scifi TV series Snowpiercer has been picked up by Netflix (hitting the streams on 25th May 2020) they have started releasing their own trailers for this post-ice age piece of train spotting action. This must be a golden age for anyone with a just-completed TV series or movie, as Netflix/Amazon/Disney+ etc are all stalled for […]

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The Colored Lens: Spring 2020 Kindle Edition (e-book magazine review).

May 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Colored Lens: Spring 2020 Kindle Edition (e-book magazine review).

I’ve been meaning to try ‘The Colored Lens’ for a while now. Finally, I grabbed a free sample courtesy of the world’s richest man and was impressed enough to buy the magazine. It has stories like this:- ‘The Hero’ by Carlen Vigo is told by the wife of a super-hero who didn’t know he was […]

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The 100 (scifi TV series, seventh season: trailer).

May 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
The 100 (scifi TV series, seventh season: trailer).

So, the last ever season (heard that one, before) of Beverly Hills, 90210 in Space (soft post-apocalypse version), I mean The 100, reaches it 7th outing on our TV screens. Here’s the trailer in which they all settle down and live a rural utopian life on a new alien colony world after blowing up the […]

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Century 21, Slough (documentary: video).

May 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
Century 21, Slough (documentary: video).

Here’s the forty-minute-long documentary, Century 21, Slough, from the team that brought you Stingray, Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Joe 90, and similar puppet perfection to your TV screen. On the eve of demolition of the film studios where the Supermarionation series were launched, the original AP Films team members say au revoir to the buildings, sharing memories as they tour recreated […]

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Project Blue Book cancelled (TV news).

May 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Project Blue Book cancelled (TV news).

The UFO History Channel drama, Project Blue Book, is to leave fans hanging as the TV series is getting canned after the end of season two, with no season three, now. The series revolves around the real-life Project Blue Book, a secret series of investigations into supposed UFO encounters and unexplained phenomena undertaken by the […]

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Snowpiercer (scifi TV series: new trailer).

May 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Snowpiercer (scifi TV series: new trailer).

Snowpiercer is an new post-apocalyptic scifi television series hitting TNT on May 17th 2020. It is based on both the 2013 South Korean film of the same name, and the 1982 French graphic novel Le Transperceneige, from which the film was adapted. The serie follows the passengers of the Snowpiercer, a gigantic, perpetually moving train […]

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Time to Hunt (scifi movie review by Mark Kermode).

May 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Time to Hunt (scifi movie review by Mark Kermode).

The face that launched a thousand movie reviews, Mark Kermode (and sunk as many careers of crap film makers), sits down this week to review scifi flick Time to Hunt for us. In a dystopian South Korean future world, loser Jun-seok gets out of prison for a previous heist he and his friends had messed […]

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Flash Gordon 4K blu-ray is aliveeee? (news).

May 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Flash Gordon 4K blu-ray is aliveeee? (news).

There’s a 4k remaster of the classic Flash Gordon movie along with free Brian Blessed shouting (and over-acting), and some nice Queen music, too, to celebrate the flick’s 40th anniversary, arriving August 3rd 2020. This classic piece of 1980s cheese featured a cast including Sam J Jones (Flash Gordon) Brian Blessed (Prince Vultan) Timothy Dalton […]

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Of Ants And Dinosaurs by Cixin Liu (book review).

May 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Of Ants And Dinosaurs by Cixin Liu (book review).

Cixin Liu is well known for his big concept novels, hard Science Fiction and far-future extrapolations: ‘The Three Body Problem’, ‘Ball Lightning’ and ‘The Supernova Era’ being the novels already translated into English. His latest work to be translated, ‘Of Ants And Dinosaurs’ comes as somewhat of a surprise then. It is literally a book […]

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Groundbreaking new rocket-propulsion system developed (science news).

May 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Groundbreaking new rocket-propulsion system developed (science news).

A University of Central Florida researcher and his team have developed an advanced new rocket-propulsion system once thought to be impossible. The system, known as a rotating detonation rocket engine, will allow upper stage rockets for space missions to become lighter, travel farther, and burn more cleanly. The result were published this month in the journal […]

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