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G-LOC (scifi movie: trailer).

June 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
G-LOC (scifi movie: trailer).

Here’s a new scifi film from Lionsgate, called G-LOC, which stars Stephen Moyer (True Blood), Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers franchise), and John Rhys-Davies. In a world on the brink of collapse, mass migration to neighboring planet, Rhea, is humanity’s final hope for survival. The only problem is, Rhea has become intolerant towards new settlers. […]

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Isaac Asimov’s Foundation (Apple TV: trailer for new series).

June 22, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Isaac Asimov’s Foundation (Apple TV: trailer for new series).

Based on the science fiction novels of the same name by the late great Isaac Asimov, Foundation (created by Skydance for Apple TV) is the TV series that follows a band of exiles on their mission to save humanity and rebuild civilization during the fall of a vast Galactic Empire. Foundation stars Jared Harris as […]

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Stormblood by Jeremy Szal (book review).

June 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Stormblood by Jeremy Szal (book review).

I met Jeremy Szal briefly at WorldCon in Dublin last year. That’s all there is to that story I’m afraid. ‘Stormblood’ is his debut novel, a 500-page military, crime, action, slightly gothic, space opera thriller of epic scale and gritty detail. The front cover presents a futuristic Gotham-Cityesque panorama with the brooding figure of Vakov […]

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Headcleaner (short science fiction movie).

June 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Headcleaner (short science fiction movie).

In this short scifi film from Nick Scott, Headcleaner, a recluse who can control his environment through the power of sound holds the key to sonic weaponry that could have catastrophic consequences for the world at large.

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Actor Ian Holm dies aged 88 (news).

June 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Actor Ian Holm dies aged 88 (news).

Actor Ian Holm has sadly passed away of old age at 88 (after suffering from Parkinson’s disease), with his best roles in the SFF genre including Ash in Alien, Father Vito Cornelius in The Fifth Element, Chef Skinner in Ratatouille, and Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film series. In […]

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34th Arthur C. Clarke Award short-list arrives (news).

June 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
34th Arthur C. Clarke Award short-list arrives (news).

The shortlist for the 34th Arthur C. Clarke Award for science fiction literature has arrived … The City in the Middle of the Night  – Charlie Jane Anders (Titan). The Light Brigade – Kameron Hurley (Angry Robot). A Memory Called Empire – Arkady Martine (Tor). The Old Drift – Namwali Serpell (Hogarth). Cage of Souls […]

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Corporate Gunslinger by Doug Engstrom (book review).

June 17, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Corporate Gunslinger by Doug Engstrom (book review).

‘Corporate Gunslinger’ is a tale of the near future. There are the haves, there are the have nots and very few living in between. Human life is so cheap as to be meaningless to the rich which is a pity as its all the poor have left. Kira wanted to be an actress. College is […]

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Black Box (short science fiction film).

June 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Black Box (short science fiction film).

In short scifi movie, Black Box, by Colin Mason, a scientist is sent forward into the future to retrieve vital data from an age of ruin, a risky mission that might save the human race – or could exterminate it.

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Future Science Fiction Digest #7 June 2020 (e-magazine review).

June 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Future Science Fiction Digest #7 June 2020 (e-magazine review).

The summer 2020 issue of ‘Future Science Fiction Digest features three original short stories from Canada, Pakistan and Sweden and a film and TV review column titled ‘The Other Reel’ by Paul Levinson. The fiction starts strongly with ‘Cousin Entropy’ by Michèle Laframboise, translated by N. R. M. Roshak. In the tradition of Olaf Stapledon, […]

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Sunshield (Outlaw Road book 1) by Emily B. Martin (book review).

June 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Sunshield (Outlaw Road book 1) by Emily B. Martin (book review).

Lark has always had to fight. Everything she owns, including her name, she had to take for herself. As a child, Lark escaped slavery by running into the Ferinno Desert. Rescued by a rough gang of cattle rustlers, she has learned the harsh ways of the desert and the pitiless political no-mans-land the Ferinno exists […]

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