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Altered Carbon – Original Netflix Series Soundtrack by Jeff Russo (digital review)

February 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Altered Carbon – Original Netflix Series Soundtrack by Jeff Russo   (digital review)

The Netflix TV series ‘Altered Carbon’ is based on the novel by Richard K. Morgan. It’s described in the PR material I was sent as ‘…an intriguing story of murder, love, sex, and betrayal, set more than 300 years in the future.’ I’m not going to argue as I’ve yet to see it, although having […]

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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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Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Hexagonal Phase: signs up Professor Stephen Hawking.

February 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Hexagonal Phase: signs up Professor Stephen Hawking.

Physicist Stephen Hawking is joining the cast of Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy: Hexagonal Phase. The scifi comedy is returning to Radio 4, starting 8th March 2018 at 6.30pm, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Douglas Adams’s radio series. In episode one, Professor Hawking will play The Hitchhikers Guide to The Galaxy Mk.II, a hugely […]

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Torchwood – Aliens Among Us: part 2 by Christopher Cooper, Mac Rogers, Janine H Jones and Tim Foley (CD story review)

February 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Torchwood – Aliens Among Us: part 2 by Christopher Cooper, Mac Rogers, Janine H Jones and Tim Foley   (CD story review)

Who doesn’t love a serial? The essence of this new ‘Torchwood’ is to provide us with a regular dose of adventures with underlying continuing themes and a sufficient quantity of cliff-hanging moments. There are four one hour episodes in this series with the promise of the final four shortly. These are standalone episodes but follow […]

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Thunderbirds Are Go Volume 2 by Ben Foster & Nick Foster (CD soundtrack review).

February 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Thunderbirds Are Go Volume 2 by Ben Foster & Nick Foster (CD soundtrack review).

The second volume of the modern CGI ‘Thunderbirds Are Go’ contains the music from the last 13 episodes from season one. A year later than already mentioned previously but it is now out there and you get a better price if you buy directly from Silva Screen Records than from the long river site. The […]

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2001: An Odyssey in Words (Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s centenary).

January 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
2001: An Odyssey in Words (Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s centenary).

2001: An Odyssey in Words is an original anthology from the Clarke Awards, honouring Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s centenary – with the interesting twist that every story is precisely two thousand and one words long. Launched on 16th December 2017, Sir Arthur’s centenary birthday, the awards crew were able to achieve their initial funding goal […]

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Dominic Frontiere (1931-2017) : a brief remembrance by: GF Willmetts.

December 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Dominic Frontiere (1931-2017)  :  a brief remembrance by: GF Willmetts.

It was brought to my attention today that composer Dominic Frontiere died shortly before Christmas at the age of 86. Wikipedia notes 19 TV series themes and 19 films although IMdB notes many more. It is with his TV series that he should be remembered most for specific SF shows. ‘The Outer Limits’ (1963), ‘The […]

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The Prisoner Volume 2 by Nicholas Biggs (CD story review).

December 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Prisoner Volume 2 by Nicholas Biggs (CD story review).

Much like the Prisoner, I live in a world where everything is uncertain and despite thinking I had written this review, it turned out to be a fantasy. The basis of the world of ‘The Prisoner’ is not being able to trust your eyes, ears and senses so an audio version is the ideal medium […]

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The Music Of ITC (CD review).

December 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Music Of ITC (CD review).

‘The Music Of ITC’ has original recordings of the music from 16 ITC TV series from the 1960s-1970s. 18 actually if you recognise there was a different theme music for the hour long ‘Danger Man’ and the colour version of ‘The Saint’ series. Some of them, like ‘The Champions’ already reviewed his month, have their […]

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Justice League: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Danny Elfman (soundtrack review)

November 23, 2017 | By | 3 Replies More
Justice League: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Danny Elfman  (soundtrack review)

This is the ‘Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’ for the ‘Justice League’ film. The majority of the tracks are composed and performed by Danny Elfman. After doing a bit of research, I noted that Mr. Elfman has quite a few soundtrack credits to his name. I stopped counting after 20 but it’s fair to say he […]

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