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The Complex (short interactive scifi film: review).

April 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Complex (short interactive scifi film: review).

Well this is different! ‘The Complex’ was launched on Steam on the 1st of April which in itself is a bit odd. ‘The Complex’ is primarily a video but a video with a difference. At certain points you are offered a choice. Mostly there are two available options but occasionally there may be more. The […]

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Star Trek Horizon (full film).

April 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Horizon (full film).

Star Trek Horizon is a feature-length fan film made as a tribute to Enterprise, the fifth Star Trek TV series. The Coalition of Planets, a young alliance of worlds led by Earth, is at war with the Romulan Empire. Desperate for a chance to gain the upper hand in the war, the Coalition forms an […]

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CoNZealand partners with The Fantasy Network for 1st virtual world scifi convention (event news).

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CoNZealand partners with The Fantasy Network for 1st virtual world scifi convention (event news).

CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention, is now partnering with The Fantasy Network to bring the event to its new pandemic-shutdown interactive, virtual platform. Chairs Norman Cates and Kelly Buehler told SFcrowsnest, “From panels and streaming video to informal hangouts and late-night networking, the virtual convention aims to provide members with the most fun […]

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Surviving the Aftermath, Hostile World update (trailer: game news).

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Surviving the Aftermath, Hostile World update (trailer: game news).

If you fancy playing a PC strategy game where you need to rebuild civillization after a mega-disaster (you get to choose … asteroid strikes, plague, zombies etc), and basically play a settlement builder in something like The Road, Mad Max, or Walking Dead, then Surviving the Aftermath is the game for you. There’s now a […]

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars (trailer: Loyalty means everything to the clones?)

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars (trailer: Loyalty means everything to the clones?)

Here’s the trailer for the final Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated TV series, in which The Siege of Mandalore begins and we approach the endgame. Oh dear, things aren’t going to end well!

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Melting Point (short science fiction movie).

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Melting Point (short science fiction movie).

Here’s a short five-minute-long surreal scifi comedy film from James Button, in which a man wages war against his malfunctioning smart house … but will our humble hero lose his house or win a home? 

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Australian SF writer Robert Marchbank joins JJLA (news).

April 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Australian SF writer Robert Marchbank joins JJLA (news).

The latest client of the John Jarrold Literary Agency is Australian SF writer Robert Marchbank. Jarrold is working editorially on Robert’s debut novel PERCIPIO, which will be submitted to genre publishers on both sides of the Atlantic. The novel, first in a series, would sit well with readers of Richard Morgan’s work, or Christopher Nolan’s […]

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Secondary Superheroes Of Golden Age Comics by Lou Mougin (book review).

April 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Secondary Superheroes Of Golden Age Comics by Lou Mougin (book review).

In this introduction, Lou Mougin got so bored waiting for a reference book on second tier super-heroes, that he opted to write the book himself, so presenting ‘Secondary Superheroes Of Golden Age Comics’. When Superman and Batman proved a success back in the late 1930s, every publishing house wanted to have their own super-heroes and […]

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World Engines Destroyer by Stephen Baxter (book review).

April 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
World Engines Destroyer by Stephen Baxter (book review).

While editing this review, I realised that a lot of it sounds quite negative, so to put things in context I enjoyed ‘World Engines Destroyer’ and am absolutely looking forward to the sequel. With that out of the way, let’s try to summarise this book which is tricky because right to the end I never […]

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The Iron Mask (fantasy movie: review by Mark Kermode).

April 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Iron Mask (fantasy movie: review by Mark Kermode).

Here’s the review of the fantasy film, The Iron Mask, by good old Mark Kermode. It’s a crazy piece of work, as you’d expect from a Chinese-Russian co-production, but it does star Jason Flemyng and Charles Dance (who reprises their role from the first film), Rutger Hauer (in one of his final films before his […]

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