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The Hunt (dark scifi movie: reviewed by Mark Kermode).

March 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Hunt (dark scifi movie: reviewed by Mark Kermode).

Our man of many movies, Mark Kermode, sits down to bring you his take on the dark near-future science fiction thriller, The Hunt. This film was judged so spicy, it was actually banned for a while by the global elite – a little too close to what might have happened on the Jeffrey Epstein private […]

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Lost in Space renewed for 3rd and final season (Netflix scifi TV news).

March 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lost in Space renewed for 3rd and final season (Netflix scifi TV news).

The rebooted Lost in Space TV series has been renewed for a third and final season by the Netflix Media Gods. That’s nice. Lost in Space is based on the 1965 TV series of the same name (itself a reimagining of The Swiss Family Robinson), following the adventures of a family of space colonists whose […]

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Altered Carbon: Resleeved (Netflix anime: trailer).

March 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Altered Carbon: Resleeved (Netflix anime: trailer).

Anime Altered Carbon: Resleeved comes to Netflix on March 19th 2020 via the team behind Cowboy Bebop, exploring the expanded universe of science fiction actioner “Altered Carbon” in their new anime adaptation (based on the novels by Richard K. Morgan). On Planet Latimer, everything is temporary, but honour is forever. Altered Carbon: Resleeved hits Netflix […]

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Bloodshot (SF movie: trailer).

March 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Bloodshot (SF movie: trailer).

The science fiction movie Bloodshot has now opened at the UK cinema, at least for the next few days until the virus shuts the cinemas down. Based on the comic book of the same name, Ray Garrison (Vin Diesel) is an elite soldier recently killed in action, brought back to life as the superhero Bloodshot […]

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On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol. 30 no. 2 #112 (magazine review).

March 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol. 30 no. 2  #112 (magazine review).

‘On Spec’ is a small-size magazine out of Alberta, Canada produced by volunteers on a tiny budget that consistently punches well above its weight. It’s mostly short fiction. In ‘Mindwig’ by Al Onia, James is a teacher at a liberal college surrounded by Christian fundamentalist institutions and he’s pondering the existence of extra-terrestrials. This might […]

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The Last of Us game gets turned into HBO TV series (news).

March 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Last of Us game gets turned into HBO TV series (news).

Craig Mazin, the creator of the TV series Chernobyl, is getting together with HBO to adapt the plague-filled future of the video game The Last of Us (you know: cannibalistic human monsters infected by a mutated strain of the Cordyceps fungus) into a new TV series. Read the full story at https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/last-us-series-works-at-hbo-chernobyl-creator-1282707 The Offworld Report […]

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The Platform (dark Netflix scifi movie: trailer).

March 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Platform (dark Netflix scifi movie: trailer).

Here’s a trailer for a dark new science fiction movie from Netflix called The Platform (El Hoyo, in its original Spanish) – which features a strange futuristic vertical prison system, where inmates are assigned to a level and forced to ration food from a platform that moves between the floors. This one was directed by […]

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Tales From the Loop (Amazon Prime scifi TV series: trailer).

March 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
Tales From the Loop (Amazon Prime scifi TV series: trailer).

It really is amazing to see what Amazon and Prime are willing to mine in their fight for new content to make you sign up – obscure novels from the Eastern Block, games, comics, the sky is the limit these days. Following this trend, here’s a new scifi series from Amazon based on the science […]

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Black Mirror: Series 1, 2 & Christmas Special boxset (TV series DVD review).

March 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Black Mirror: Series 1, 2 & Christmas Special boxset (TV series DVD review).

Watching these stories, the more I felt we have a different sort of Science Fiction. Showrunner Charlie Brooker and his writers are really combining kitchen sink drama with SF themes. I’m still not quite sure how I missed them back in 2011 but definitely seeing them without adverts doesn’t destroy the flow which is quite […]

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The Orville: The Complete First And Second Seasons boxset (DVD TV series review).

February 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Orville: The Complete First And Second Seasons boxset (DVD TV series review).

I have been curious about ‘The Orville’ as to being comedy Science Fiction, although it was pretty much a known of how close it was to ‘Star Trek’ when I first started watching it. From the first season’s 12 episodes, it was pretty obvious that it was supposed to be a dysfunctional bridge and engineering […]

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