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Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons Spectrum Agents’ Manual by Sam Denham and illustrated by Graham Bleathman (book review).

November 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons Spectrum Agents’ Manual by Sam Denham and illustrated by Graham Bleathman (book review).

It’s hard to believe that the original ‘Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons’ TV series is now 50 years old. If anything, I’m surprised it’s taken so long for Haynes to do the ‘Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons Spectrum Agents’ Manual’. It would hardly be remiss of me to remind people that much of the history […]

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Electric Dreams Episode 6: Human Is (TV episode review).

November 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Electric Dreams Episode 6: Human Is (TV episode review).

It is obvious from the start of ‘Human Is’, that Colonel Silas Herrick and Vera Herrick do not share a happy marriage. He is a cold, unfeeling and most of all untouching man who only resorts to holding his wife when he is threatening her. Still, he is a war hero, in the ongoing onslaught […]

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Counterpart (trailer for a new scifi TV series with a Fringe-like twist).

November 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Counterpart (trailer for a new scifi TV series with a Fringe-like twist).

A science fiction espionage thriller with a metaphysical Fringe-like twist, new TV series Counterpart tells the story of Howard Silk (actor J.K. Simmons), a lowly cog in a bureaucratic UN agency who is turning the last corner of a life filled with regret, when he discovers the agency he works for is guarding a secret: […]

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Penny Dreadful Season 3 (DVD TV series review)

October 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
Penny Dreadful Season 3   (DVD TV series review)

Before I start, please look at the cover pictured below. On first sight, it looks like a skull with an extended jaw. Look again and it’s a picture of a woman, probably Eva Green as Vanessa Ives, holding her head on her knees. A warning that nothing is ever what it seems. Having the members […]

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Who’s who in all new Who? Doctor Who cast revealed for 2018.

October 23, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Who’s who in all new Who? Doctor Who cast revealed for 2018.

So, who’s who in the new Who? When Jodie Whittaker takes over as the Thirteenth Doctor on the science fiction show in early 2018, she will also be saving the universe alongside a new regular cast. The new series will be a ten week run of fifty minute-long episodes in Autumn 2018, kicking off with […]

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Electric Dreams Episode 5: Real Life (TV episode review)

October 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Electric Dreams Episode 5: Real Life  (TV episode review)

Have a holiday in your own home try Real Life. This latest episode of ‘Electric Dreams’ in based on the story ‘Exhibit Piece’ and if you watch and listen carefully there are some little acknowledgements to the story written in 1954 by Phillip K. Dick, including a request for the Cold War Combo which happens […]

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The Expanse Season One (DVD TV series).

October 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Expanse Season One (DVD TV series).

With the recent interview on site with Jeremy Benning, director of photography on ‘The Expanse’, I thought it was about time that I watched the first season. Probably the biggest problem was identifying who was who, not helped by a little lack of name usage to help build up a picture of the characters. It […]

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The Punisher (second trailer): nothing but a war inside you.

October 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Punisher (second trailer): nothing but a war inside you.

Marvel’s The Punisher TV series is here to join Iron Fist, Daredevil, JJ and The Defenders on Netflix November 17th 2017. Jon Bernthal was born to play Frank Castle, IMHO. Watch the second trailer and decide who needs to be punished.

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Stranger Things goes all Cthulhu with season two (trailer).

October 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Stranger Things goes all Cthulhu with season two (trailer).

Here the Cthulhu-lite second season of Stranger Things. Looks like all the regular cast members are back for some many-tentacled fun on Netflix. Ah, retro-80s nostalgia is sweeping over me. With you on October 27th 2017.

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Electric Dreams Episode 4 : Crazy Diamond (TV episode review)

October 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Electric Dreams Episode 4 : Crazy Diamond  (TV episode review)

Shine on. You may wish to revise your Pink Floyd knowledge there are a whole lot of sly nods here to the band’s epic song ‘Crazy Diamond’ dedicated to Syd Barrett, a founder member who left the band after struggling with mental health. Ed Norris is a company man but he’s a dreamer, too. He’s […]

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