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Angel Mage by Garth Nix (book review).

November 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Angel Mage by Garth Nix (book review).

Imagine a world where if you are blessed with the gift and have a great need you can call on actual angels to help you. This is just such a world where angels are called on to protect people from infection, help with tasks and even protect cities from attack. The down side to this […]

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Polaris Rising (The Consortium Rebellion Book 1) by Jessie Mihalik (book review).

November 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Polaris Rising (The Consortium Rebellion Book 1) by Jessie Mihalik (book review).

Blending sexually charged romance with action, space travel, fashion and politics, ‘Polaris Rising’ is focused on the audience at the centre of a very specific Venn-diagram. While one of the interesting things about writing reviews for this site is being exposed to books that I wouldn’t normally read, I’m pretty certain that I’m not the […]

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Lego Batman Batmobile, just in time for the film’s 30th anniversary.

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Lego Batman Batmobile, just in time for the film’s 30th anniversary.

Tim Burton’s Batman flick celebrates its 30th anniversary this year with a Lego toy replica of the Batmobile. It’s an unusual gift for a movie as timeless as Batman, but the $249 LEGO set is an excellent way to spend that time with your kids. The set includes a sleek Batmobile with black paint job […]

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Mass Effect game director suggests new game in the franchise coming (game news).

November 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mass Effect game director suggests new game in the franchise coming (game news).

And you know you want to play it right away, right? Hudson’s tweet has the most recent Mass Effect game in a series, Mass Effect 3: Omega, listed at the top, followed by the game’s first expansion, Mass Effect 2: Citadel, and the first Mass Effect 3 DLC, Mass Effect 3: Omega Guardian. The game […]

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Colour Out of Space (SF-horror movie: trailer).

November 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Colour Out of Space (SF-horror movie: trailer).

Colour Out of Space is an upcoming scifi horror movie from Richard Stanley based on the Lovecraft story of the same-ish name, where a meteorite crashes in the peaceful rural town of Arkham, Massachusetts, and vegetation starts growing massive but mutated, animals are driven mad and deformed, and the the townspeople begin to go nuts […]

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Wendy (fantasy film: trailer).

November 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Wendy (fantasy film: trailer).

In Wendy, Benh Zeitlin re-imagines the Peter Pan tale, where, lost on a mysterious island where ageing and time are suspended, Wendy fights to save her gang of young runaways from the perils of growing up and various adult stranger-dangers. Hitting the cinema on February 28th 2020. 

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BristolCon 2019 Report (convention report)

November 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
BristolCon 2019 Report  (convention report)

BristolCon was a one-day Science Fiction and fantasy convention held on Saturday 26th October 2019 at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, five minutes walk from Bristol Temple Meads railway station. Well, it would have been five minutes were it not for the roadworks and, of course, they closed some railway lines into the station for engineering works […]

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Unnatural Magic by C. M. Waggoner (book review)

November 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Unnatural Magic by C. M. Waggoner  (book review)

Once upon a time, trolls ruled over the land, their large, blue-skinned figures the ultimate in culture and civilisation for the smaller humans. These now rule over themselves but still place those with troll heritage in the prominent families in society. But tensions are rising. A divide is growing and whoever is murdering trolls and […]

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Dune: The Sisterhood TV series from HBO faces set-back (news).

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Dune: The Sisterhood TV series from HBO faces set-back (news).

The Dune: The Sisterhood TV series from HBO faces a little set-back, as its showrunner – one Jon Spaihts – leaves the nascent programme for pastures new. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/dune-sisterhood-showrunner-exit-hbo-max-series-1252449 – The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest.

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The Art Of Nick Cardy by John Coates (book review).

November 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Art Of Nick Cardy by John Coates (book review).

Nicholas Viscardi aka Nick Cardy (1920-2013) was a comicbook artist that I rarely came across when young. I think the transition from DC Comics to Marvel, so many titles, not enough pocket money and the absence of credits in the former never joined the dots as to who he was. In recent years, I have […]

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