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Mister 2 Per Cent: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

September 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mister 2 Per Cent: a short story by: GF Willmetts.

I looked down at the fallen landscape that once upon a time I would have called my home planet Earth. What was a few centuries compared to an invitation to an alien world? I’d gone with open arms. Relativity is was it was. I’d aged only a few years but several centuries on Earth. I […]

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Embers Of War (book 1) by Gareth L Powell (book review).

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Embers Of War (book 1) by Gareth L Powell (book review).

‘Embers Of War’ is book one in the ‘Ember Of War’ series by Gareth L Powell. Trouble Dog is a warship. Well, she was a warship but she turned her back on her past and has become a saviour ship instead. Now she travels space at the command of the House Of Reclamation, trying to […]

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Lord Of Secrets (The Empty Gods book 1) by Breanna Tientze (book review).

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Lord Of Secrets (The Empty Gods book 1) by Breanna Tientze (book review).

‘Lord Of Secrets’ is book one in ‘The Empty Gods’ series by Breanna Tientze. In this short fantasy book, we’re following Corcoran Gray as he manages to get himself imprisoned and on the run from the Mages Guild, while trying to search for his grandfather. Along the way, he becomes involved with a runaway slave […]

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Alter Ego #160 September 2019 (magazine review).

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Alter Ego #160 September 2019 (magazine review).

As promised by editor Roy Thomas a few months back, the latest issue of ‘Back Issue’ is dedicated to comicbook artist/creator Steve Ditko (1927-2018). We all know Ditko’s reputation as being elusive but even from Thomas’ editorial, he came over as being sensitive and responded to early American fanzines by supplying material from time to […]

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Beneath An Oil-Dark Sea: The Best of Caitlin R. Kiernan Volume Two by Caitlin R. Kiernan (book review)

August 31, 2019 | By | Reply More
Beneath An Oil-Dark Sea: The Best of Caitlin R. Kiernan Volume Two by Caitlin R. Kiernan  (book review)

In the introduction by S. T. Joshi reflects as much his literary preferences as the work of American author Caitlin R. Kiernan in stating that she does not describe herself as a horror writer but as an author of weird fiction. The differences between these two genres are debatable and they are perhaps best thought […]

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His Dark Materials cast reveal for daemons and bears (oh my) (news).

August 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
His Dark Materials cast reveal for daemons and bears (oh my) (news).

HBO and the BBC have made with some more cast details for their His Dark Materials TV adaption. Alongside the previously announced cast for the series (Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy And Lin-Manuel Miranda) are the actors who will voice the humans’ animalistic daemon characters. Each human is accompanied by a daemon; the physical […]

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Terminator: Dark Fate (scifi film trailer).

August 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Terminator: Dark Fate (scifi film trailer).

There’s a new trailer out for the next Terminator movie produced by James Cameron, Terminator: Dark Fate, with Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor and Arnold Schwarzenegger as the T-800, returning in their original roles following the events of Terminator 2: Judgement Day. This one is arriving in cinemas on 23rd October 2019.

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Industrial Light & Magic Presents Making ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story by Rob Bredow, Foreword by Ron Howard (book review).

August 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Industrial Light & Magic Presents Making ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story by Rob Bredow, Foreword by Ron Howard (book review).

‘Solo’ the story of how smuggler Han Solo and best friend Chewbacca got together and attempted a couple of heists was an odd movie in some ways. It arrived five months after the divisive yet brilliant ‘The Last Jedi’, wracked with stories of production issues, on-set acting coaching and the removal of original directors Phil […]

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Bleeding Shadows by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

August 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Bleeding Shadows by Joe R. Lansdale (book review).

‘Bleeding Shadows’ is a large collection of short stories and novellas from 2013 by Joe R. Lansdale, a master of these forms. It contains a brief introduction by the man himself, a bunch of tales and then story notes at the end in which he says something about them. I’m always interested in story notes […]

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The Spy (Netflix spy-fy series).

August 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Spy (Netflix spy-fy series).

Here’s something you don’t see very day, sometimes-comedian Sacha Baron Cohen in a grimly serious dark role – in this case playing a 1960s civil servant in Israel called Eli Cohen who has to go deep undercover inside Syria on years-long job to spy on the Arabs for Mossad. That kind of thing messes with […]

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