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Venom 2: Let There Be Carnage (film trailer).

August 3, 2021 | By | Reply More
Venom 2: Let There Be Carnage (film trailer).

One year after the events of the first Venom film in 2018, investigative journalist Eddie Brock struggles to adjust to life as the host of the alien symbiote Venom, which grants him super-human abilities in order to be a lethal vigilante. Brock attempts to reignite his career by interviewing serial killer Cletus Kasady, who becomes […]

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This Is Our Undoing by Lorraine Wilson (book review).

August 3, 2021 | By | Reply More
This Is Our Undoing by Lorraine Wilson (book review).

It’s seldom that I’m stumped when coming to write a book review, but all I can think to say about Lorraine Wilson’s novel ‘This Is Our Undoing’ is that it is utterly wonderful. I’ll come back later when I’ve distilled my impressions into something coherent. Having drunk a cup of tea, I’m back to set […]

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The Mummy: a fantasy action adventure movie retrospective (video).

August 2, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Mummy: a fantasy action adventure movie retrospective (video).

CD drops in to revisit The Mummy, the 1999 film starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, and Kevin J. O’Connor, and Arnold Vosloo in the title role as the reanimated mummy. The film follows an Indiana Jones-like adventurer called Rick O’Connell as he travels to Hamunaptra, the City of the Dead, with a librarian […]

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E-X-T (short science fiction film: in full).

August 2, 2021 | By | Reply More
E-X-T (short science fiction film: in full).

In the short science fiction film E-X-T by Adrian Bobb, we land 200 years after humanity has abandoned the real world for a digital existence. The system’s most talented security agent is forced out of retirement to recruit to lead a team of warriors to eliminate a threat from a world no one has seen […]

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Read The Small Print: a short but millennia-expanding story by: GF Willmetts.

August 1, 2021 | By | Reply More
Read The Small Print: a short but millennia-expanding story by: GF Willmetts.

It was the middle of the 22st century that the human genetic code was broken and we could have extended lives. It took many years later to understood what it all meant as we explored all the genetic code. Well, as much as we could in the time. So little of the code was actually […]

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Back Issue #129 August 2021 (magazine review).

August 1, 2021 | By | Reply More
Back Issue #129 August 2021 (magazine review).

As you can tell from the latest ‘Back Issue’ cover, this is a ‘TV Toon Tie-In’. Editor Mike Eury points out that 50 of them have been covered in earlier issues so this does feel like more of a tidy-up for those outstanding which does make sense. It might not be at the top of […]

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Myth & Magic: The Art Of John Howe (book review).

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Myth & Magic: The Art Of John Howe (book review).

I can’t recall where I saw John Howe’s art originally. Probably the ‘Dragon Art’ book from FlameTree recently and curious enough to see if there was and then found this book, ‘Myth & Magic: The Art Of John Howe’. There is an introduction by director Peter Jackson who explains he was inspired by Howe’s work […]

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The Green Knight (a David Lowery fantasy film review by Daniel Greene).

July 31, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Green Knight (a David Lowery fantasy film review by Daniel Greene).

Daniel Greene sits down in front of the visually stunning movie The Green Knight by David Lowery, based on the 14th-century poem of the same name. This is the film that stars Dev Patel as Gawain, a newly-appointed knight from King Arthur’s Round Table, who sets out on a journey to test his courage and […]

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Welcome to you new subscribers.

July 31, 2021 | By | Reply More
Welcome to you new subscribers.

A quick welcome to all the new subscribers to the SFcrowsnest Weekly Magazine who have come on recently from Booksweeps. As a special gift to you (and our other readers, of course), you can now download the first three books in the best-selling ‘Sliding Void‘ science fiction series from Stephen Hunt, free for any reading […]

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The Suicide Squad: a superhero movie, film review by Mark Kermode (video).

July 31, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Suicide Squad: a superhero movie, film review by Mark Kermode (video).

Mark Kermode has been busy this week – and high on his movie rota for review is the DC-based ‘The Suicide Squad‘, where a group of supervillains are forcefully recruited by a dodgy government black-ops programme and dumped on a remote island to try to prevent the world-threatening ‘Project Starfish’.

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