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The Monolith on Mars (History Channel Ancient Aliens trailer).

August 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Monolith on Mars (History Channel Ancient Aliens trailer).

Here’s a look at at the next episode in season nine of the History Channel’s Ancient Aliens TV programme, in which they pose the question, are the obelisks filled with quartz erected across the ancient world actually antennae for communicating with similar objects on Mars, and perhaps far wider, too? Hmmm, probably not, IMHO.

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The 100 Greatest Retro Videogames (book review)

August 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
The 100 Greatest Retro Videogames   (book review)

I wasn’t quite sure how far back this new Carlton Book, ‘The 100 Greatest Retro Videogames’ or how the selection was made or for what games platforms until I got the book. Firstly, the source material is the Future Publishing magazine ‘Retro Gamer’ and all platforms are covered, assuming the games were put on them. […]

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Ode To Joy (2019) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

August 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ode To Joy (2019) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

The strange medical condition portrayed in the film ‘Ode To Joy’ is a real thing. Charlie has cataplexy, one form of narcolepsy, which drops Charlie into a seizure as a reaction to any strong emotion, especially that of joy. Charlie has long suffered from cataplexy. His friends and family know how to take care of […]

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Carnival Row (new Amazon Prime steampunk series: mega trailer).

August 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Carnival Row (new Amazon Prime steampunk series: mega trailer).

Here’s the mega-trailer for the new Carnival Row steampunk TV series which could have come straight out of one of Stephen Hunt’s Jackelian novels. This is the Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne headliner, set in a Victorian alternative reality where mythological immigrant creatures mingle on the streets of London. Or, err, Middlesteel? Arriving in your […]

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Teen Titans (second season trailer).

August 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Teen Titans (second season trailer).

Teen Titans is coming back to the small screen this September 6th 2019 for a little adultish action in the DC universe. The first season was available around the world from Nextflix – the second season will be, too. In the USA, you had to be a subscriber to the DC streaming service, I think. […]

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IT Chapter Two (horror movie: featurette).

August 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
IT Chapter Two (horror movie: featurette).

Evil resurfaces in Derry as director Andy Muschietti reunites the Losers Club — young and adult — with the horror film sequel to the original IT (2017), IT Chapter Two. Because every 27 years evil revisits the town of Derry, Maine, IT Chapter Two, brings the characters — who’ve long since gone their separate ways […]

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Dublin 2019 world science fiction convention releases programme.

August 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dublin 2019 world science fiction convention releases programme.

Dublin 2019 has released its full programme for the 77th World Science Fiction Convention. The programme has 700 events across the five days from 15th to 19th August 2019 at the Convention Centre Dublin. Online sales for the con closed on 2nd August for full memberships and day passes. All remaining memberships and day passes […]

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The Expanse (season 4 sizzle trailer).

August 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Expanse (season 4 sizzle trailer).

The 4th season of The Expanse is coming our way this December 13th on Amazon Prime. This season explores the new realities for Sol system now that an alien stargate hub has opened up hundreds of new Earth-compatible star systems for mankind to settle and explore. On one particular colony world, the crew of our […]

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Dark Currents edited by Ian Whates (anthology book review).

August 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dark Currents edited by Ian Whates (anthology book review).

‘Dark Currents’ is an anthology of short stories from interesting little publisher NewCon Press for which the authors were given one simple prompt: Dark currents/dark tides. They could make of that what they would and author brains being each unique, they delivered sixteen different stories and one poem. I read the hardcover version but it’s […]

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Lethis (steampunk city-builder game trailer).

August 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lethis (steampunk city-builder game trailer).

Lethis: Path of Progress is an old-school city builder set in a Victorian Steampunk universe called Lethis. The game will be arriving later this year for the handheld Nintendo Switch – and a sequel, Path of Progress II, is being worked on for the PC by Triskell Interactive, although their DevBlog indicates it’s slow-going for the […]

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