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October Faction (Netflix series trailer: True Lies meets Buffy).

January 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
October Faction (Netflix series trailer: True Lies meets Buffy).

October Faction is a new Netflix TV series (based on the comic-book of the same name) which follows the story of spy agency monster hunters Fred and Deloris Allen who, after the death of Fred’s father, return to their hometown in upstate New York with their teenage children Geoff and Viv. As the family adjusts, […]

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Willow TV series: writing starts for Disney+ streaming service (news).

January 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Willow TV series: writing starts for Disney+ streaming service (news).

Now that the Disney+ streaming service is slowly becoming a thing, at least in the USA, they need content to feed the beast … and what could be better than a Willow TV series? Disney picked up the rights to George’s “I want to do for fantasy what Star Wars did for scifi”-movie, Willow, when […]

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The Mandalorian (TV series review: by the Critical Drinker).

January 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Mandalorian (TV series review: by the Critical Drinker).

The first live action Star Wars TV series, The Mandalorian, comes under the critical gaze of the critic who is best known as the Critical Drinker. Will he be able to stay sober long enough to review this beast of a Western-inspired piece of scifi gun-slinging? Naturally, he will!

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Doctor Who: Series 12 (or 37 depending on how you count): Episode 1: Spyfall – Part One by Chris Chibnall (TV review).

January 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Series 12 (or 37 depending on how you count): Episode 1: Spyfall – Part One by Chris Chibnall (TV review).

I doubt if anyone in the UK could have avoided seeing the ever-growing promo for the latest season of ‘Doctor Who’ in December. The most significant point being she wasn’t a doctor but ‘THE’ Doctor. Whether that means she has developed a forename will have to be wait to be seen in context over the […]

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Star Trek Picard (TV series: new trailer).

December 31, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Picard (TV series: new trailer).

The bald Brit is back, pretending to be everyone’s favourite sexy French star-ship captain – but this time he’s running rogue as a disgraceful retiree. Oh well, it had to happen – here’s to Star Trek Picard. Star Trek Picard hits the small screen on January 23rd 2020 in the USA on CBS All Access […]

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Picard (new trailer: Star Trek TV series).

December 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Picard (new trailer: Star Trek TV series).

Here’s the new trailer for Picard, the new Star Trek TV series featuring the STNG reboot with a retired Picard coming back for some freelance mayhem and saving some younglings in distress who might be Data’s daughters – and something about a Borg cube and Romulans (don’t ask). This arrives January 23rd 2020 on CBS […]

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Banshee: The Complete Series (2013-2016) (cri-fi TV series review).

December 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Banshee: The Complete Series (2013-2016) (cri-fi TV series review).

Please don’t confuse this Banshee with the film of the same name. This Banshee is a town in Pennsylvania, mixing in Amish, Native Americans, Neo-Nazis and Satanists that makes the crooks look like the good guys. Nobody is what they seem, crime is rife and the even the local military are corrupt. Psychopaths are rife […]

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Snow Crash TV series coming from HBO (TV news).

December 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Snow Crash TV series coming from HBO (TV news).

There is now a Snow Crash TV series adaptation based on the classic cyberpunk science fiction work by Neal Stephenson in the HBO streaming pipeline coming From Michael Bacall & Joe Cornish. https://deadline.com/2019/12/snow-crash-sci-fi-drama-series-hbo-max-michael-bacall-joe-cornish-paramount-tv-1202809103/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest

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Avenue 5 (HBO scifi comedy TV series: trailer).

December 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Avenue 5 (HBO scifi comedy TV series: trailer).

The super-rich get to eat each other in space in Avenue 5, the new HBO science fiction comedy series from British writer Armando Iannucci. Arriving in the USA on January 19th 2019.

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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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