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Proximity (scifi movie review by Mark Kermode).

May 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Proximity (scifi movie review by Mark Kermode).

Our man-of-many-movies, Mark Kermode, sits down to review science fiction film Proximity. When a youthful fast-tracked NASA JPL scientist is kidnapped by aliens, no one believes his story … leading to an obsession with the chap finding definitive proof of his abduction. Yep, the same thing happened to me. We’ll be invaded soon, no doubt. […]

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Da 5 Bloods (Netflix’s Vietnam war movie, from Spike Lee: trailer).

May 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Da 5 Bloods (Netflix’s Vietnam war movie, from Spike Lee: trailer).

You know how it is. You are at home bored, and then you hear that a new Vietnam war film, Da 5 Bloods, is on the way from Spike Lee. Yipee! Four aged African American wars vets — Paul (Delroy Lindo), Otis (Clarke Peters), Eddie (Norm Lewis), and Melvin (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.) return to Vietnam […]

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The Umbrella Academy second season back in July (news).

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The Umbrella Academy second season back in July (news).

News just in, Season 2 of superhero TV series, The Umbrella Academy, streams July 31st 2020 on Netflix. The Umbrella Academy is, of course, based on the comic book series of the same name published by Dark Horse Comics.

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Re-Displacement (short scifi movie).

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Re-Displacement (short scifi movie).

Here’s a short science fiction film called Re-Displacement by Lewis Coates, where, in the near-future, a therapist guides Leo through his forgotten memories – but he begins to question whether this high-tech process can be trusted? 

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Katee Sackhoff to play Bo-Katan in The Mandalorian (news).

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Katee Sackhoff to play Bo-Katan in The Mandalorian (news).

The second season of The Mandalorian has hired actress Katee Sackhoff to play Bo-Katan in the Disney+ TV series – the same character she voiced for the animated version of BK in Star Wars The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels. The Mandalorian’s second season completed filming in March with post-production now being done from […]

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Snowpiercer (official Netflix trailer).

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Snowpiercer (official Netflix trailer).

Now the scifi TV series Snowpiercer has been picked up by Netflix (hitting the streams on 25th May 2020) they have started releasing their own trailers for this post-ice age piece of train spotting action. This must be a golden age for anyone with a just-completed TV series or movie, as Netflix/Amazon/Disney+ etc are all stalled for […]

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The Women’s War by Jenna Glass (book review).

May 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Women’s War by Jenna Glass (book review).

‘The Women’s War’ by Jenna Glass contains multiple references to violence and sexual violence that some readers may find triggering. The Abbey of the Unwanted is full of women no one wants as wives. The disobedient. The troublemakers. The ones who inconvenienced fathers or husbands. Those cast aside in divorce. All are sent to the […]

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The Perry Bible Fellowship Almanack – 10th Anniversary Edition by Nicholas Gurewitch (book review).

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The Perry Bible Fellowship Almanack – 10th Anniversary Edition by Nicholas Gurewitch (book review).

If long running comic strips like ‘Peanuts’, ‘Doonesbury’, ‘Calvin And Hobbes, et al are akin to sit-coms then one panel cartoons are more the equivalent of sketch shows. While the former will often provide plenty of self-contained laughs, they also rely on recurring characters, their recognisable traits and the occasional long running story. The latter […]

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Star Trek Strange New Worlds, new TV series confirmed (news).

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Star Trek Strange New Worlds, new TV series confirmed (news).

It’s official, Pike is back in the Enterprise, in the new Star Trek series for streaming TV, Star Trek Strange New Worlds – thanks, CBS Television. Julie McNamara, Head of Programming at CBS All Access, told SFcrowsnest, “Fans fell in love with Anson Mount, Rebecca Romijn, and Ethan Peck’s portrayals of these iconic characters when they were […]

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Marvel’s Spider-Man: Script Book by Jess Harrold (book review).

May 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Marvel’s Spider-Man: Script Book by Jess Harrold (book review).

Insomniac Games’ ‘Spider-Man’ has been one of the most well received computer games of the past few years and has gone on to be one of the bestselling ‘super-hero’ titles in history. A vast and sprawling open world game, it gives players the opportunity to take the mantle of Peter Parker, swing through the streets […]

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