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White Bird written and illustrated by R.J. Palacio (graphic novel review)

October 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
White Bird written and illustrated by R.J. Palacio  (graphic novel review)

A graphic novel like ‘White Bird’ presents an interesting review challenge because, while I don’t want to simply list what the book’s about, I also don’t want to turn the review into a political discussion. For many, ‘White Bird’ will be a politically charged book, drawing as it does direct parallels between the murder of […]

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Alien Bones by Chris Wyatt and Chris Green (graphic novel review)

October 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Alien Bones by Chris Wyatt and Chris Green  (graphic novel review)

Spaceships! Aliens! Dinosaurs! Pirates! Mix ’em together and what do you get? Well, in the hands of writer Chris Wyatt and artist Chris Green, a competently presented thriller aimed at young adults but with enough pizzazz to engage older readers as well. When schoolboy Liam loses his palaeontologist father in what appears to be an […]

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Bloodshot (Vin Diesel’s new scifi movie: trailer).

October 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Bloodshot (Vin Diesel’s new scifi movie: trailer).

Bloodshot is based on the comic-book of the same name. In this scifi action flick, actor Vin Diesel stars as Ray Garrison, a soldier recently killed in action and brought back to life as the superhero Bloodshot by the RST corporation. With an army of nanotechnology in Ray’s veins, he’s an unstoppable force – stronger […]

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3022 (horror scifi movie: trailer).

October 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
3022 (horror scifi movie: trailer).

In horror scifi film 3022, various in-system space crews on vessels in deep space realise Earth has suffered an extinction level event – well, blown up, rather mysteriously. This leads more than a few of the survivors to think what is the point of going on? Where’s Elon Musk when you need him? 

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Zombieland Double Tap (film review by Mark Kermode).

October 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Zombieland Double Tap (film review by Mark Kermode).

Ace movie expert Mark Kermode tells us what he thinks about the Zombieland: Double Tap flick. Columbus, Tallahassee, Wichita and Little Rock feel the strain growing on their strange family unit as they face off against hyper-evolved zombies and oddly familiar-looking fellow human survivors in the American heartland. 

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (film review by Mark Kermode).

October 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (film review by Mark Kermode).

Ace film reviewer Mark Kermode tells us what he thinks about the fantasy flick Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. In the new movie, and her goddaughter Aurora find their bond tested under the influence of impending nuptials, new allies and dark forces.

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Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (Mark Kermode film review).

October 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (Mark Kermode film review).

Ace film reviewer Mark Kermode reviews the animated flick, A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon. When an advanced and friendly alien crash lands their starship near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun works to get it sent home before a shady organisation can lay their mitts on it. It’s like ET, but with Plasticine stop-go animation! 

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Stellaris: science fiction computer strategy game adds diplomacy expansion & silicon races (news).

October 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Stellaris: science fiction computer strategy game adds diplomacy expansion & silicon races (news).

Stellaris, the grand science fiction strategy computer game, is soon to add a large diplomacy expansion system, as well as silicon races. Will the pen prove mightier than the plasma-launcher in the new Stellaris expansion that focuses on the galactic community and internal politics with expanded capabilities for federations and the establishment of a powerful […]

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Battletech computer game gets a Heavy Metal expansion (news).

October 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Battletech computer game gets a Heavy Metal expansion (news).

Paradox and game studio Harebrained Schemes are launching their the Heavy Metal expansion to the Battletech computer game on November 21st 2019. Heavy Metal adds eight new Mechs featuring several designs, their Flashpoint mini-campaign, and eight weapon systems to the turn-based strategy title on PC, Mac, and Linux. There is one original and seven classic […]

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Surviving the Aftermath, post-apocalypse world-building computer game (news).

October 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Surviving the Aftermath, post-apocalypse world-building computer game (news).

Strategy game developer Paradox is launching a new science fiction game called Surviving the Aftermath. Developed by Iceflake Studios, their post-apocalyptic colony builder is being developed alongside the gaming community with updates incorporating player feedback (people who want to play during game’s early access period can do so now – it will launch out of […]

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