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WorldCon Dublin 2019 (convention report)

August 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
WorldCon Dublin 2019  (convention report)

I’ve driven past the Dublin Convention Centre numerous times while I’ve been in Dublin on business, but this was my first time venturing into the huge glass edifice that features endless zigzagging escalators that seemingly reach for the stars. There were 6000 people expected at WorldCon, which meant it was almost impossible to find anyone […]

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Actor Peter Fonda passes (Futureworld, Escape from L.A).

August 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Actor Peter Fonda passes (Futureworld, Escape from L.A).

The classic 1960s actor Peter Fonda passed away from respiratory failure caused by lung cancer in his mansion in LA, yesterday, aged 79. He acted in a number of genre movies and TV series including Futureworld (the sequel to Westworld), Escape from L.A, Ghost Rider, Space Ghost Coast to Coast and Supernova, but he’ll be […]

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Retro Hugos see Wonder Woman, Bradbury and Little Prince, honoured in Dublin.

August 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
Retro Hugos see Wonder Woman, Bradbury and Little Prince, honoured in Dublin.

Antoine de St-Exupéry’s The Little Prince, comic book superheroine Wonder Woman, and Ray Bradbury’s short story “R is for “Rocket” were among the works and people honoured at the retrospective Hugo Awards for works created in 1943. The awards were presented at the opening ceremony of Dublin 2019 – the Irish Worldcon, aka the 77th […]

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Auggie (scifi movie trailer).

August 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
Auggie (scifi movie trailer).

In Black Mirror-like science fiction film Auggie, Felix Greystone has to accept early retirement, and with time on his hands, falls in love with a super realistic AI augmented reality companion. Unfortunately, this is to the detriment of his real relationship with his actual flesh-and-blood wife and daughter.

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AlphaBit: An ABC Quest In 8-Bit, illustrated by Juan Carlos Solon (book review).

August 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
AlphaBit: An ABC Quest In 8-Bit, illustrated by Juan Carlos Solon (book review).

You can always tell when publicists are paying attention to us at SFC, they spot me reviewing books suitable for sprogs, although this is probably the youngest I’ve done as it’s for really early learner age. Juan Carlos Solon’s art is designed to look like 8-bit pixel art and for each letter of the alphabet, […]

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Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 – links for tickets.

August 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 – links for tickets.

Comic art returns to Kendal with a festival that promises fast drawing, record breaking challenges and international talent Kendal, 16th August 2019: A world of comic art will return to Kendal for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival (11th – 13th October 2019). The family-friendly festival takes over the scenic town of Kendal, on the edge of the […]

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Am I Overthinking This? by Michelle Rial (book review).

August 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
Am I Overthinking This? by Michelle Rial (book review).

Now am I overthinking here? Michelle Rial’s book ‘Am I Overthinking This?’ on a page flick test is an assortment of photographic and simple art pages, some of it purporting to be the bell-shaped averages graph. When you read, the text is actually very simple but it is supposed to be. Are you sure you […]

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Preacher: 4th season episode four peek (trailer).

August 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Preacher: 4th season episode four peek (trailer).

Here’s the 4th season episode four peek into what we can expect from the TV version of The Preacher. 

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American Horror Story 1984: 9th season for the TV series (horror trailer)

August 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
American Horror Story 1984: 9th season for the TV series (horror trailer)

American Horror Story 1984 hits the small screen on Wednesday September 18th 2019 on FX. Emma Roberts, Billie Lourd, Cody Fern, and Matthew Morrison star in this season’s slightly dark and ironic take on 1980’s horror flicks.

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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix fantasy movie: trailer).

August 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix fantasy movie: trailer).

Coming August 30th 2019 via Netflix, here’s the final trailer for The Dark Crystal reboot – The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. 

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