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Prodigy (2017) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

March 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Prodigy (2017) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

The government is holding a girl, age nine, who has the mental powers of Hannibal Lector plus some that Lector never had. A psychologist is brought in to solve the riddle of the super-intelligent but dangerous girl. There are very strong performances from Richard Neil as the psychologist and especially Savannah Liles as the child. […]

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Mission Impossible Fallout (trailer).

February 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mission Impossible Fallout (trailer).

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to watch the new trailer for the Mission Impossible: Fallout movie before the film comes out July 27th 2018. The official blurb reads: The best intentions often come back to haunt you. Mission Impossible Fallout finds Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team (Alec Baldwin, […]

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Actor Peter Wyngarde dies.

January 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Actor Peter Wyngarde dies.

Peter Wyngarde first hit stardom via his role in the spy-fi TV series Department S (1969). His character Jason King often got the girl and as she is about to kiss him, he manages to avoid it, much to the annoyance of co-actor Joel Fabiani. His character was spun off into a new spy-fi series […]

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The Fifth Di… , December 2017 (e-mag review)

January 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Fifth Di… , December 2017  (e-mag review)

‘The Fifth Di…’ is an SF and Fantasy short story magazine put out quarterly by Nomadic Delirium Press, a small outfit in Colorado and edited by J Alan Erwine who does his best to produce a good read on a tight budget and often succeeds. The first story is ‘Twilit Memories’ by Chris Dean. Sara […]

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 5th season (trailer).

November 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 5th season (trailer).

Coulson and the gang find themselves stranded in deep space with new chums and new threats a-plenty. The two-hour premiere will hit the TV on Friday, December 1st 2017 at 8 pm ET on ABC in the USA. UK TV will start showing this season January 2018 on its regular home on E4.

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Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Season 5 trailer: Not on Earth

November 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Season 5 trailer: Not on Earth

Here’s a trailer for Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Season 5, where the agents are “Not on Earth” anymore. Space-tastic!

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The name is Bang … Joe Bang. Before he returns as James Bond, see Daniel Craig pack a punch in Logan Lucky.

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
The name is Bang … Joe Bang. Before he returns as James Bond, see Daniel Craig pack a punch in Logan Lucky.

Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum) is from a blue-collar family from the hills of West Virginia, whose clan has been famous for its bad luck for nearly 90 years. After being fired from his job, and with his ex-wife (Katie Holmes) threatening to move out of State taking their daughter with her, Jimmy decides he has […]

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Kingsman The Golden Circle: new trailer.

July 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Kingsman The Golden Circle: new trailer.

Kingsman The Golden Circle introduces the British spy service to their flash U.S. cousins with some laser-lasso action. Here’s the official blurb: Kingsman The Secret Service introduced the world to Kingsman – an independent, international intelligence agency operating at the highest level of discretion, whose ultimate goal is to keep the world safe. In Kingsman: […]

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Blackbird: The Untouchable Spy Plane by James Hamilton-Paterson (book review)

July 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Blackbird: The Untouchable Spy Plane by James Hamilton-Paterson  (book review)

Author James Hamilton-Paterson makes it clear from the start that his book, ‘Blackbird: The Untouchable Spy Plane’ isn’t about the technical specs of the SR-71. Oddly he mentions the Haynes book but it doesn’t come up in his bibliography at the back of the book. Instead, there is more of a focus on the world […]

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Sir Roger Moore passes away: Bond, The Saint, The Persuaders.

May 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sir Roger Moore passes away: Bond, The Saint, The Persuaders.

Sir Roger Moore has very sadly passed away today of a cancer-related illness. He was an actor and legend: the 3rd Bond, who with one arched eyebrow and quip could put down such villains as Drax in Moonraker, the most sci-fi of the spy-fi movies. Or Stromberg in The Spy Who Loved Me – more […]

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