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Warcross (book 1) by Marie Lu (book review).

February 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Warcross (book 1) by Marie Lu (book review).

Warcross is an immersive computer game that millions of people around the globe log into every day. Emika Chen is a bounty hunter who hunts down those who break the law in Warcross. She finds them in the real world when the police don’t have the time to do it themselves. Emika Chen isn’t the […]

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Mute trailer (Duncan Jones’ Moon follow-up).

January 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mute trailer (Duncan Jones’ Moon follow-up).

Berlin, the future, but close enough to feel familiar (hello, Bladerunner nods). In this loud and brutal future urban landscape, Leo (Alexander Skarsgård) – unable to speak from a childhood accident – searches for his missing girlfriend, the love of his life, his salvation, through dark streets, frenzied plazas, and the full spectrum of the […]

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Revolt (2017) (film dvd review).

January 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Revolt (2017) (film dvd review).

A soldier, Bo (actor Lee Pace), wakes from a conflict with no memory in a prison cell next to a medic called Nadia (actress Bernice Marlowe) in Africa. They are later attacked by another group and escape. Another run-in and they discover a tattoo on his arm signifies something for an American group on the […]

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Jokers Wild (A Wild Cards Novel book 3) edited by George RR Martin (book review).

January 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Jokers Wild (A Wild Cards Novel book 3) edited by George RR Martin (book review).

To my mind, ‘Jokers Wild’, the third book in the ‘Wild Cards’ sequence originally released in 1987 was the finest of the three opening books. Written by 7 authors and a main cast of 29 characters from the talents of 14 writers, the series became a true mosaic. Segments of each author’s work were interlaced […]

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Museum Of Science Fiction Lectures 2018.

January 25, 2018 | By | Reply More
Museum Of Science Fiction Lectures 2018.

First Annual DC Lecture Series Begins with 2001 & AI Washington, DC (Jan. 25, 2018) – The Museum of Science Fiction will present a quarterly lecture series this year in Washington, DC focusing on present day and near future developments in the fields of commercial space travel, artificial intelligence, robotics, and other technology. The first […]

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Elysium Fire by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

January 25, 2018 | By | Reply More
Elysium Fire by Alastair Reynolds (book review).

I have found all of Alastair Reynolds’ ‘Revelation Space’ books and short stories to be wonderfully atmospheric and perpetually gripping and, out of all of them, the standalone novel ‘The Prefect’, featuring Prefect Tom Dreyfus, was my favourite. On his website, Alastair Reynolds had made a comment that he thought it unlikely that he would […]

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Pacific Rim Uprising: does my Bot look big in this? (trailer).

January 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Pacific Rim Uprising: does my Bot look big in this? (trailer).

The war between alien bio-war-machines of mass destruction and human-piloted mechs built to beat them returns in the new Pacific Rim Uprising scifi movie. Hitting your cinema on March 23rd 2018. John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) stars as Jake Pentecost, a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose father gave his life to secure humanity’s victory […]

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2001: An Odyssey in Words (Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s centenary).

January 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
2001: An Odyssey in Words (Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s centenary).

2001: An Odyssey in Words is an original anthology from the Clarke Awards, honouring Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s centenary – with the interesting twist that every story is precisely two thousand and one words long. Launched on 16th December 2017, Sir Arthur’s centenary birthday, the awards crew were able to achieve their initial funding goal […]

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Ursula K. Le Guin passes away.

January 24, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Ursula K. Le Guin passes away.

Fantasy and science fiction author Ursula K. (for her maiden name: Kroeber) Le Guin has sadly passed away on Monday 22nd January 2018, her family inform us. Ursula earned the title ‘one of the greats’, as is reflected by her death actually being mentioned on the BBC main news and in all the broadsheets. She […]

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Perihelion SF # 56 (emag review).

January 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
Perihelion SF # 56 (emag review).

‘Perihelion SF’ is back on the net, hurrah! It’s a fine mix of fiction, articles, comic strips and reviews and I’ve missed it. This issue is up to the usual high standards. Focusing on fiction first we begin with Joseph Green’s ‘Blood And Bone’. Johann and Axel are agents for Ansvar internal security and have […]

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