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The Bastard Legion: book one by Gavin Smith (book review)

April 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Bastard Legion: book one by Gavin Smith  (book review)

‘The Bastard Legion’ by Gavin Smith is the first novel in the ‘The Bastard Legion trilogy. Miska Corbin, ex-United States Marine Corps Special Operations Raider Regiment and ex-CIA is on a personal mission to find out who killed her Dad, Gunnery Sergeant Jonathan Corbin, USMC retired. It was a very professional hit. Her CIA handler […]

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By Force Alone by Lavie Tidhar (book review)

April 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
By Force Alone by Lavie Tidhar  (book review)

In recent years there were a couple of films that purported to tell the more historically accurate stories behind such legendary figures as King Arthur and Robin Hood. For those who like a Robin Hood or King Arthur story, they were a bit of a disappointment. In ‘By Force Alone’, Lavie Tidhar retells the legend […]

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The Beacon (scifi short movie).

April 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Beacon (scifi short movie).

Here’s a short science fiction movie in full (c. 25 minutes-long) from the Dust crew (this one written by Chris Staehler), called The Beacon. Mark and Kara Verne are both young starship trader pilots struggling to make ends meet. When Kara goes missing months after taking a large interstellar contract, Mark has to travel to […]

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Astartes (Warhammer 40,000: fan film project).

April 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Astartes (Warhammer 40,000: fan film project).

Here’s a very well-produced piece of Warhammer 40,000 animation from the creative pen of Syama Pedersen (well, his 3d workstation, at any rate) in five parts served via YouTube as a fan film project … it’s called Astartes and we believe the Emperor might very well approve of this one! 

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Kiwi artists design Hugo Award bases (awards news).

April 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Kiwi artists design Hugo Award bases (awards news).

CoNZealand, the 78th Worldcon host, has announced the two New Zealand artists selected to create the bases for the 2020 Hugo Awards and the 1945 Retro Hugos. The Hugo Awards are a highlight of every Worldcon, recognising the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements from the previous year. Each award features a metal […]

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John Turturro interview: his The Big Lebowski sequel, The Jesus Rolls (by Mark Kermode).

April 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
John Turturro interview: his The Big Lebowski sequel, The Jesus Rolls (by Mark Kermode).

John Turturro is interviewed by that man-of-much-movies, Mark Kermode, about his The Big Lebowski sequel, The Jesus Rolls. The Jesus Rolls is a 2019 crime comedy written by, directed by and starring John Turturro, acting as both a remake of the 1974 French film Going Places by Bertrand Blier, and a spin-off to the 1998 […]

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Snowpiercer (scifi TV series: new trailer, new air date).

April 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
Snowpiercer (scifi TV series: new trailer, new air date).

The post-apocalyptic TV series Snowpiercer – based on the Korean SF film of the same name – and featuring an eternally circuiting train surviving an ice age – is coming a week early thanks to TNT and they have dropped a fresh trailer for the series, too. I am still waiting for a scientific explanation […]

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Juan Giménez, illustrator of Metabarons, dies from coronavirus (news).

April 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
Juan Giménez, illustrator of Metabarons, dies from coronavirus (news).

Very sad news, Juan Giménez, the fabulous Argentine-born illustrator of such comic-books and graphic novels as Metabarons, has passed away aged 76 from coronavirus infection-related causes. In 1980, Giménez designed the Harry Canyon portion of the Heavy Metal movie. Juan Giménez worked on various top-level European magazines and comic-book titles, including Josep Toutain’s Spanish edition […]

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Marvel MCU: new movie and TV dates (news).

April 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Marvel MCU: new movie and TV dates (news).

Here’s the current revised list of Marvel MCU movie/TV show dates, all subject to change as-and-if the pandemic situation flexes etc. August 28th 2020 – The Falcon and the Winter Soldier TV show. November 6th 2020 – The Black Widow. November 13th 2020 – The Eternals. December 11th 2020 – WandaVision TV show. February 12th […]

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Peninsula (Train to Busan sequel: zombie movie trailer).

April 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Peninsula (Train to Busan sequel: zombie movie trailer).

Here’s the next South Korean take on the zombie movie genre, in Peninsula, a sequel to Train to Busan, set four years after the events of the first flick, where the zombie apocalypse has more or less ended civilization in Asia. In this film, director Yeon Sang-ho brings us a tasty tale of Jung-seok, a […]

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