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The Smoke by Simon Ings (book review).

February 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Smoke by Simon Ings (book review).

Simon Ings brings us an alternative Earth in his latest book ‘The Smoke’, where history has diverged at some point from what we know to produce something far more bizarre than usually encountered in alternative histories. This is due to the pivotal event where this world split from our own being a biological discovery rather […]

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The Missy Chronicles by assorted authors (book review).

February 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Missy Chronicles by assorted authors (book review).

In possibly a misguided attempt to bring in the doubters, welcome to ‘The Missy Chronicles’. The loveable psychopath is a woman now and, whilst I doubt she has embraced all the ups and downs of womanhood, no one mention the menopause please, we probably haven’t has enough of the work in progress that is the […]

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The Overneath by Peter S. Beagle (ebook review).

February 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Overneath by Peter S. Beagle (ebook review).

Peter S. Beagle’s latest book, ‘The Overneath’, isn’t a novel but an anthology. ‘The Green-Eyed Boy’ is a story about the youthful Schmendrick, big-nosed clumsy magician star of Beagle’s best-known work ‘The Last Unicorn’, which I haven’t read. It’s narrated by Schmendrick’s master, the magician to whom he is apprenticed, a great wizard called Nikos. […]

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Dreams Must Explain Themselves: The Selected Non-Fiction Of Ursula K. LeGuin (book review).

February 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
Dreams Must Explain Themselves: The Selected Non-Fiction Of Ursula K. LeGuin (book review).

Ursula K. LeGuin died on 22 January 2018, narrowly missing the release of her last book, ‘Dreams Must Explain Themselves: The Selected Non-Fiction Of Ursula K. LeGuin’. This is 50 articles that she wrote between 1972-2004. Looking through her booklist that Gollanz provided at the opening of the book, I’ve only ever read four of […]

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Blackstar Warrior – DUST Exclusive Premiere.

February 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
Blackstar Warrior – DUST Exclusive Premiere.

DUST releases their latest exclusive sci-fi short film ‘Blackstar Warrior’ from director Matt Haley. In a 1980s vision of the future, space detective Tyson Roderick (Leonard Roberts) searches the galaxy for his family and finds love and adventure along the way. DUST: A first of its kind, multi-platform destination for Science Fiction creators, innovators and fans. […]

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Krypton: Brainiac (trailer).

February 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Krypton: Brainiac (trailer).

Here’s a trailer for the Superman prequel series, Krypton, which reveals the big bad for the TV series – aka Brainiac. He’s big, green, mean, and wants to suck your planet dry! You would think that it would be easier to suck uninhabited worlds like Gas Giants or something. Unless you like a challenge?

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Lost in Space (Netflix TV reboot: 13th April 2018).

February 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Lost in Space (Netflix TV reboot: 13th April 2018).

The new Lost in Space TV series will be with us shortly, on 13th April 2018 across all Netflix countries. Based on the classic 1965 science fiction series which tracks the adventures of a family of space colonists whose starship, the Jupiter 2, gets stranded in an unknown space quadrant. In this 10 episode Netflixer, actor Toby Stephens […]

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Jessica Jones 2nd series, 2nd trailer.

February 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Jessica Jones 2nd series, 2nd trailer.

The superhero without a costume, but with more than a few … issues, is back for her second season on Netflix soon. Here’s the new Jessica Jones trailer. Dark. Dark. Dark. And here’s the blurb: Jessica Jones is a hard-drinking, short-fuse, mess of a woman who is just trying to make a living as a […]

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Han Solo: the rap?

February 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Han Solo: the rap?

Han Solo the rap from Eclectic Method. Nuff said?

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Iain M. Banks’ Culture books make it to Amazon Prime as a TV series.

February 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Iain M. Banks’ Culture books make it to Amazon Prime as a TV series.

Amazon Studios has picked up global television rights to the Culture’s first novel Consider Phlebas. The space opera by Iain M. Banks features Banks’ fictional interstellar utopian society, the Culture. Consider Phlebas draws upon the world and mythology Banks created in the Culture, in which a highly advanced and progressive society ends up at war […]

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