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Rutger Hauer R.I.P: Blade Runner actor; gone, like tears in the rain.

July 24, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Rutger Hauer R.I.P: Blade Runner actor; gone, like tears in the rain.

Dutch actor Rutger Hauer, perhaps best known for his role in 1982’s ‘Blade Runner’ film as replicant Roy Batty, has passed away in his Netherlands home at Beetsterzwaag aged 75 (suffering briefly from cancer). Rutger’s portrayal of Batty was said by by Philip K. Dick to be, “the perfect Batty – cold, Aryan, flawless.” Rutger’s […]

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David Hedison’s final voyage … legendary Voyage To The Bottom of The Sea actor passes away.

July 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
David Hedison’s final voyage … legendary Voyage To The Bottom of The Sea actor passes away.

Actor David Hedison who played Captain Lee B. Crane in Irwin Allen’s brilliant Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea (1964-1968), has passed away at the grand old age of 92. His wife passed before him, four years ago. His two daughters, Serena and Alexandra issued a tribute to David, reading, “Even in our deep […]

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Westworld (3rd season: Comic-Con trailer).

July 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Westworld (3rd season: Comic-Con trailer).

The 3rd season of HBO’s excellent Westworld science fiction TV series brings us a little look at the modern – well, 22nd Century – future, as well as their robot-filled Word War Two World. Heck, even in the future there are people who want to cos-play Nazis! It also looks like a wider robot revolt […]

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Snowpiercer (TV series trailer).

July 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Snowpiercer (TV series trailer).

Here’s the first TV series trailer for Snowpiercer, based on the very odd film of the same name (itself based on the 1982 French graphic novel Le Transperceneige). It struck us at the time as rather peak post-apocalypse genre – but now they are going to milk this bunny for an entire season or two […]

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The Expanse fourth season (clip & trailer).

July 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Expanse fourth season (clip & trailer).

Arriving December 13th 2019 on Amazon Prime, The Expanse‘s fourth season finds the Ring Gates now open to thousands of new planets … and a blood-soaked gold rush begins. On one new unexplored planet, the Rocinante crew gets caught in a violent clash between an Earth mining corporation and desperate Belter settlers as deadly new […]

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The Man in the High Castle (final season: sneak peek).

July 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Man in the High Castle (final season: sneak peek).

The Man in the High Castle is back for one last season on November 15th 2019 – it’s been a long time coming, hasn’t it? Here’s the official blurb: The final season of The Man in the High Castle will be rocked by war and revolution. The Resistance becomes a full-blown rebellion, driven by Juliana […]

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Terminator Dark Fate (scifi movie: feature trailer via ComicCon).

July 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Terminator Dark Fate (scifi movie: feature trailer via ComicCon).

Ah, ComicCon – time to dine on a thousand new film trailers all vying for publicity. Well, here’s the ComicCon feature trailer for Terminator Dark Fate, in which three decades after the Terminator 2 Judgement Day‘s events, a new liquid metal Terminator model (played by Gabriel Luna) is dispatched by Skynet to terminate Dani Ramos […]

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Top Gun Maverick (action film trailer).

July 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Top Gun Maverick (action film trailer).

Here’s the trailer for Top Gun Maverick – set in the current day with Captain Peter “Maverick” Mitchell – aka Tom Cruise – as the new flight instructor at Top Gun, where he guides Bradley, Goose’s son, who wants to become an aviator like his dad was. Coming June 26th 2020 from Paramount Pictures.

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Ad Astra (SF movie trailer #2).

July 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ad Astra (SF movie trailer #2).

In this Brad Pitt science fiction flick, Ad Astra, a U.S. astronaut has to visit the solar system’s outer edges to locate his MIA space-farer dad while working to unravel a strange alien mystery which might just threaten the survival of the Solar System. While doing so, he stumbles across a conspiracy which could change […]

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This Is How You Lose The Time War by Max Gladstone & Amal El Mohtar (book review).

July 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
This Is How You Lose The Time War by Max Gladstone & Amal El Mohtar (book review).

Now here’s an odd book. It’s small and the text is double-lined, usually a sign that it is a Young Adult book. Except it isn’t. ‘This Is How You Lose The Time War’ by the dual authors Max Gladstone & Amal El Mohtar is for readers who like flowery descriptive prose than adventure text. There […]

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