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RIP René Auberjonois: Odo in Star Trek Deep Space Nine (news).

December 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
RIP René Auberjonois: Odo in Star Trek Deep Space Nine (news).

Actor René Auberjonois, better known as policeman shapeshifter Odo in Star Trek Deep Space Nine, has passed away aged 79 from lung cancer. He also played Father Mulcahy in the original film version of MASH, as well as Colonel West in the 1991 Star Trek film Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. He was a […]

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The Boys (Amazon Prime superhero TV: second season trailer).

December 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Boys (Amazon Prime superhero TV: second season trailer).

The ultra-violent grimdark take on superheroes operating in a corporate sponsored celebrity selfie world, aka The Boys (based on the comic-book strip of the same name) is coming back to Amazon Prime for a second season, which is no surprise given the popularity of the first one.

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Wheel of Time rolls on for Amazon Studios (TV news).

December 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Wheel of Time rolls on for Amazon Studios (TV news).

Amazon Studios’ TV production of the Wheel of Time fantasy books has cast four new actors for the roles of Thom Merrilin, Loial, Padan Fain, and Logain. Johann! He was actually the very first shot of the show, riding his cart into the Two Rivers. And the way he stepped off that cart and took […]

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Lost in Space second season (Netflix scifi TV trailer).

December 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lost in Space second season (Netflix scifi TV trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the second season of the Netflix scifi series, Lost in Space. This time around, the robot is lost as well as the humans! After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fight against all odds to survive and escape, but they’re surrounded by hidden dangers. 

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War Of The Worlds: an appraisal of the third episode of the BBC’s 2019 new series (TV review).

December 1, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
War Of The Worlds: an appraisal of the third episode of the BBC’s 2019 new series (TV review).

These Martians are carnivorous, even if they do turn you into a soup to eat you. Even so, travelling from Mars to Earth for a snack, living off the remnants of mankind seems an odd way to go. You would think they would need more people alive than simply cutting them down. If they were […]

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Mystery Science Theater 3000 cancelled (TV news).

November 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Mystery Science Theater 3000 cancelled (TV news).

It looks like the resurrected comedy science fiction thang that is Mystery Science Theater 3000 has been cancelled by Netflix. This just in via Twitter from the series’ host, Jonah Ray … So, Netflix decided to not do another season of MST3K. We are off to Get Down in Lilyhammer while the OA helps us […]

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The Walking Dead: World Beyond (first season teaser).

November 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Walking Dead: World Beyond (first season teaser).

Here’s the trailer for The Walking Dead: World Beyond, the new TV series set in everyone’s favourite zombie universe – in this one, the kids decide to go off on a quest to see the broken world before it gets fixed. Personally speaking, I’d stay behind those very large walls and man the nerve gas, […]

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War Of The Worlds (an appraisal of the second episode of the BBC’s new 2019 series).

November 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
War Of The Worlds (an appraisal of the second episode of the BBC’s new 2019 series).

Please bear in mind that I’m writing down my thoughts and reactions as I watch this episode. It’s very odd seeing the food being rationed out in the second episode, because something I share with HG Wells is we’re both Type One diabetics. At least he fully turned in his early 60s, because he would […]

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Dr Who season 12 goes back to scifi and classic monsters (trailer).

November 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dr Who season 12 goes back to scifi and classic monsters (trailer).

Here’s the first trailer for the next season of Doctor Who (season 12), and it looks like it’s going back to the tried and tested formula of science fiction and classic monsters … well, at least, Cybermen, Judoon and the Racnoss. Who’da thunk it!

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Discworld TV series swells its cast (TV news).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Discworld TV series swells its cast (TV news).

Anna Chancellor, James Fleet, Ingrid Oliver, Ruth Madeley, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, and Bianca Simone Mannie have joined the cast of the BBC’s upcoming 2020 series, The Watch based, of course, on Terry Pratchett’s Discworld fantasy novels. Read the full story over at … http://www.bbcamerica.com/anglophenia/2019/11/casting-news-bbc-americas-the-watch-enlists-anna-chancellor-james-fleet-and-more The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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