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Cinema Retro vol. 15 #44 Spring 2019 (magazine review).

June 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Cinema Retro vol. 15 #44 Spring 2019 (magazine review).

I haven’t looked at ‘Cinema Retro’ for a few years now but spotting the cover of # 44 and Monica Vitti posing from the 1966 film, ‘Modesty Blaise’ did mean rare photographs, something this magazine is built around. This also applies to the other content, like ‘Fathom’ (1966). Anyway, the whole issue is dedicated to […]

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The King’s Men: Edwardian-punk spy-fy movie (trailer).

June 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
The King’s Men: Edwardian-punk spy-fy movie (trailer).

As a collection of history’s worst tyrants and criminal masterminds gather to plot a world war to wipe out millions, one British agent must race against time to stop them. Discover the origins of the first independent intelligence agency in The King’s Man film, aka the first Edwardian-punk spy-fy movie.

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Headcleaner (short science fiction movie).

June 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Headcleaner (short science fiction movie).

In this short scifi film from Nick Scott, Headcleaner, a recluse who can control his environment through the power of sound holds the key to sonic weaponry that could have catastrophic consequences for the world at large.

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Doom Patrol (full season 2 trailer).

June 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Doom Patrol (full season 2 trailer).

Doom Patrol is a TV reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcasts: Robotman, Crazy Jane, Negative Man, Elasti-Woman, Cyborg & The Chief. Led by the mysterious Dr. Niles Caulder they’re called into action by a hero for the digital age, Cyborg. 

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Decapitated talking Deadpool Head from Hasbro (news).

June 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Decapitated talking Deadpool Head from Hasbro (news).

Hasbro has just released an interactive talking and slightly decapitated Deadpool Head. Nice. One for any kids you really hate at Christmas. Get yours over at https://amzn.to/3dcWD2t

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The Metal Men Archives: Volume 1 (graphic novel review).

June 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Metal Men Archives: Volume 1 (graphic novel review).

I’ve been meaning to lay my hands on ‘The Metal Men Archives’ for some time, more so as I only bought 9 issues of its early run and then followed more of it when it was revived and followed the same numbering. It felt like the right time to read the early 1962-63 material with […]

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You Talkin’ To Me?: How To Write Great Dialogue by Linda Seger & John Rainey (book review).

June 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
You Talkin’ To Me?: How To Write Great Dialogue by Linda Seger & John Rainey (book review).

As the title of Linda Seger and John Rainey, ‘You Talkin’ To Me?: How To Write Great Dialogue’ should acknowledge is all about film dialogue. Seger is a script consultant and Rainey is a scriptwriter and how the two jobs work in the movie industry. Apart from being a university teacher on the subject, Seger’s […]

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34th Arthur C. Clarke Award short-list arrives (news).

June 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
34th Arthur C. Clarke Award short-list arrives (news).

The shortlist for the 34th Arthur C. Clarke Award for science fiction literature has arrived … The City in the Middle of the Night  – Charlie Jane Anders (Titan). The Light Brigade – Kameron Hurley (Angry Robot). A Memory Called Empire – Arkady Martine (Tor). The Old Drift – Namwali Serpell (Hogarth). Cage of Souls […]

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Cursed (Netflix Frank Miller fantasy TV series: trailer).

June 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Cursed (Netflix Frank Miller fantasy TV series: trailer).

There’s a new fantasy TV series based on the graphic novel by Frank Miller, Cursed, which is a re-imagining of the Arthurian legend tolds from the perspective of warrior queen Nimue (played by actress Katherine Langford). All episodes of Cursed’s first series are due to drop on Netlfix on July 17th 2020.

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Corporate Gunslinger by Doug Engstrom (book review).

June 17, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Corporate Gunslinger by Doug Engstrom (book review).

‘Corporate Gunslinger’ is a tale of the near future. There are the haves, there are the have nots and very few living in between. Human life is so cheap as to be meaningless to the rich which is a pity as its all the poor have left. Kira wanted to be an actress. College is […]

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