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The Testaments (Handmaid’s Tale sequel) picked up by Hulu and MGM TV.

September 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Testaments (Handmaid’s Tale sequel) picked up by Hulu and MGM TV.

Margaret Atwood’s mother-of-all-dystopian novels Handmaid’s Tale now has had its imminent sequel – The Testaments (set 15 years after the previous work) – picked up for some broadcast media love by the likes of MGM TV and Hulu. https://deadline.com/2019/09/margaret-atwoods-handmaids-tale-book-sequel-the-testaments-in-the-works-by-mgm-tv-hulu-1202710460/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld our SFcrowsnest.

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Spaceside (Planetside book 2) by Michael Mammay (book review).

September 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Spaceside (Planetside book 2) by Michael Mammay (book review).

Michael Mammay’s debut novel ‘Planetside’ was highly addictive and very impressive. It introduced us to Colonel Carl Butler, who was sent to investigate the disappearance of a counsellor’s son on far Cappa Three. The fallout of that mission forms the background to ‘Spaceside’, in which Butler is back home on Talca 4, in a corporate […]

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Emergence (scifi TV series).

September 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Emergence (scifi TV series).

New ABC-produced scifi TV series Emergence follows a small-town US police chief of Long Island’s Peconic Bay, Jo Evans, (Allison Tolman) who takes a young kid, Piper (played by Alexa Swinton), into her family after said child is discovered near the site of a plane crash … and the kid is also an amnesiac with […]

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Encounter (2019) (scifi movie trailer).

September 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Encounter (2019) (scifi movie trailer).

A paralysed chap in a wheel-chair played by Luke Hemsworth comes into contact with an organic-like meteorite which does a facehugger on him, giving him the power to walk again. But is he still human, or has his mind been taken over? Obvious questions to ask, right?

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Embers Of War (book 1) by Gareth L Powell (book review).

September 1, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Embers Of War (book 1) by Gareth L Powell (book review).

‘Embers Of War’ is book one in the ‘Ember Of War’ series by Gareth L Powell. Trouble Dog is a warship. Well, she was a warship but she turned her back on her past and has become a saviour ship instead. Now she travels space at the command of the House Of Reclamation, trying to […]

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Terminator: Dark Fate (scifi film trailer).

August 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Terminator: Dark Fate (scifi film trailer).

There’s a new trailer out for the next Terminator movie produced by James Cameron, Terminator: Dark Fate, with Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor and Arnold Schwarzenegger as the T-800, returning in their original roles following the events of Terminator 2: Judgement Day. This one is arriving in cinemas on 23rd October 2019.

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Bleeding Shadows by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

August 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Bleeding Shadows by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

‘Bleeding Shadows’ is a large collection of short stories and novellas from 2013 by Joe R. Lansdale, a master of these forms. It contains a brief introduction by the man himself, a bunch of tales and then story notes at the end in which he says something about them. I’m always interested in story notes […]

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Once Upon A Parsec: The Book Of Alien Fairy Tales edited by David Gullen (book review).

August 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Once Upon A Parsec: The Book Of Alien Fairy Tales edited by David Gullen (book review).

The pitch for ‘Once Upon A Parsec’ basically tells you everything you need to know about it. It goes: Humans have fairy tales, right? Those tales teach us important moral lessons to warn us about dangers or help us be better people and there are other sentient species out in the universe, right? So, of […]

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Mr. Robot (4th & final season) (trailer)

August 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mr. Robot (4th & final season) (trailer)

Mr. Robot reaches its fourth and final season on October 6th 2019 (USA Network and Amazon Prime). Elliot Alderson (played by the ever more famous Rami Malek), and his maybe dead father Mr. Robot (Christian Slater), have to finish their computer hacking revolution to change the world – but now they’re up against the Chinese […]

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Altered Carbon season two (news).

August 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Altered Carbon season two (news).

Actress Lela Loren is set to play the role of Danica Harlan in the eight episode Season Two of Altered Carbon (based on the cyberpunk novel by Richard K. Morgan). In fact, Loren already has completed production on her Altered Carbon regular role. Set 300 years in the future, society has been transformed by new […]

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