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How to get a better choice with DVD releases.

September 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
How to get a better choice with DVD releases.

Hello everyone There’s been some talk on the Net about how the UK invariably becomes second best with DVD releases that don’t have all the special extras the American version gets. Granted, we have had better editions over here. Season boxsets in the USA which are split up are sold as complete volumes over here […]

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Red Dwarf X… new pics.

September 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Red Dwarf X… new pics.

The new series of SF comedy series Red Dwarf is coming back to the TV screen at the start of October (on Dave, no less)… Red Dwarf X. To celebrate Lister and friends’ return, here’s some photos from the new series.

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Try my Hero sandwich: an unlikely taste, huh?

September 19, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Try my Hero sandwich: an unlikely taste, huh?

In the world of TV science fiction and fantasy, we all pretty much know what defines a hero. The traits of reassurance, confidence, strength, ability, instincts and courage are among the main ingredients requiring a hero to act accordingly when he/she is out to save the world from evil forces. Still, the question remains: does […]

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Arrow of death?

September 18, 2012 | By | Reply More
Arrow of death?

We know, we sympathize, it should be Green Arrow. But frankly, after Smallville ending, we’re happy to take any DC-branded superhero action that comes out way. And, as this clip from the new television series shows, it does look rather good. Let’s hope its ratings show the same kind of metal as the man of […]

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Warehouse 13 gets steampunked.

September 18, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Warehouse 13 gets steampunked.

Did you think the steampunk artefacts held in Warehouse 13, and some of their plots (meet HG Wells, serial killer) were accidental? Not a bit of it, sir, as this spiffing documentary from the production team would like to make clear.

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Motherly instinct: A Sci-Fi lullaby.

September 18, 2012 | By | 6 Replies More
Motherly instinct: A Sci-Fi lullaby.

Whoever you are in life or whatever your success level is in your current standing there is almost no doubt where the credit goes to for your degree of accomplishment. For the most part, mothers are the critical staple of our existences and how we come to digest the world around us once we leave […]

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Brian – shout it – BLESSED – to join Wizards Vs Aliens.

September 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Brian – shout it – BLESSED – to join Wizards Vs Aliens.

Brian Blessed is to be the voice of the Nekross king in Wizards Vs Aliens, a new adventure drama from Russell T Davies and Phil Ford (The Sarah Jane Adventures, Doctor Who) which will be coming to TV in the UK via CBBC this Autumn. Here’s the series’ official blurb… The ultimate battle of magic […]

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Fringe benefits.

September 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Fringe benefits.

If you didn’t know, the scifi TV series Fringe is coming back to the screen at the end of the month in the USA. Here’s another one of their little viral ticklers announcing the fact in a creepy way.

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Welcome to my opening act.

September 16, 2012 | By | 11 Replies More
Welcome to my opening act.

A television show has to appeal to the viewer on many levels. True, the TV programme has to cater to the type of genre that the audience desires. Aside from that obvious fact, one can probably pin-point the key ingredient that draws them to the type of primetime entertainment that inspires the creative juices. The […]

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Take me to your leader!

September 15, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Take me to your leader!

Throughout the history of television, our beloved (and overlooked) science fiction, horror and fantasy adventure characters answered to a higher power than themselves—their leaders! So in the TV column Take Me to Your Leader, we will take a look at some of the boob tube’s most cherished (or despised) leaders/bosses/supervisors/commanders and determine their worth and […]

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