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Fringe… no more.

January 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
Fringe… no more.

The last episode of science fiction TV series Fringe is heading our way and it’s a two-hour doozie. Here’s a trailer for it… no major spoilers, but make your own mind up before you watch it. A whole future civillization aestetically modelled on Kojack. Who would have thought it?

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Write, George RR Martin, WRITE!

January 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Write, George RR Martin, WRITE!

‘George RR Martin isn’t your bitch’, it was once circulated, when the pressure was being turned up on GRRM by his own fans over his slow rate of wordage RE the Game of Thrones series. Well, here comes a song that not only disproves that point, it puts a collar on George’s neck and takes […]

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Continuum… Timecop redux?

January 12, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Continuum… Timecop redux?

Another trailer for the science fiction TV series Continuum which features the Timecop-like premise that criminal terrorists from the future have come back in time to create an end-of-the-world style event, and a lone cop from the future has pursued these death cultists to try and stop them. Coming to the USA soon – no […]

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R´ha… not a Nordic pop group.

January 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
R´ha… not a Nordic pop group.

R´ha [short movie] from Kaleb Lechowski on Vimeo. Here’s an interesting-looking short film, R´ha, written, directed and animated by Kaleb Lechowski, which features a species of alien that has gone through a Terminator-moment and is at war with its own robots and AIs. The main robot you see in this film actually puts us more […]

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Django Unchained (a film review by Mark R. Leeper) (2012).

January 11, 2013 | By | Reply More
Django Unchained (a film review by Mark R. Leeper) (2012).

Say what you like about ‘Django Unchained’, there is a lot that works and a lot that does not. Quentin Tarantino writes and directs his homage to the Spaghetti Western. Jamie Foxx plays the title role as an antebellum slave freed by a bounty hunter, played by Christoph Waltz, to help find three wanted men. […]

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The Last Stand… Arnie feels old.

January 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Last Stand… Arnie feels old.

Here’s a new trailer for The Last Stand, with actor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s somewhat-anticipated return to the big screen after his side-trip as Governator. Directed by Kim Jee-woon, The Last Stand also stars Forest Whitaker, Eduardo Noriega, Rodrigo Santoro, Johnny Knoxville, Jaimie Alexander, Luis Guzmán, Peter Stormare, Zach Gilford and Genesis Rodriguez and will be shooting […]

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Robot & Frank… file under sensitive and moving.

January 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Robot & Frank… file under sensitive and moving.

Here’s a slice of near-future science fiction, the Sundance-winning SF film Robot and Frank, in which an old codger played by actor Frank Langella gets a robot nursemaid (that resembles the Sony Labs droid) to help look after him from his kids… son James Marsden and daughter Liv Tyler, who are sadly too busy too […]

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Oz: The Great and Powerful gets be-witching.

January 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Oz: The Great and Powerful gets be-witching.

The true joy of an Oz prequel movie like Oz: The Great and Powerful – for the studio, not the viewers – is that Frank Baum, the author, has been dead so long this is out of copyright. Yipee, drinks all round! This new trailer for the upcoming film shows the breadth and variety of […]

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Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes (book review).

January 9, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes (book review).

A single incident sparks a war between three separate but somewhat interdependent kingdoms. Auranos, Paelsia and Limeros used to be one, according to lore, but war divided them. Ironically, war may also reunite them under one ruler, the King of Blood. A wine vendor’s son is killed when an exchange of insults becomes heated. Because […]

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Alien invasion? Offer… Defiance.

January 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
Alien invasion? Offer… Defiance.

Defiance is the SyFy Channel’s latest piece of original programming and can best be described as aliens do to humanity on Earth what the European settlers did to the Native Americans across the big pond. Colonise and pillage. Here’s the new trailer for this interesting slice of high concept scifi. Will it be as good […]

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