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Snowpiercer (science fiction TV series trailer).

January 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Snowpiercer (science fiction TV series trailer).

From French graphic novel (Le Transperceneige) to Korean scifi movie to American TV series – with a pedigree like that, how can the Snowpiercer TV series fail? This is the tale of the last survivors of an ice age accidentally created by machines intended to reverse global warming, stuck on an armoured survival train zooming […]

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Doctor Who: Series 12 (or 37 depending on how you count): Episode 4: Nikola Tesla’s Night Of Terror by Nina Metivier (TV review).

January 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Series 12 (or 37 depending on how you count): Episode 4: Nikola Tesla’s Night Of Terror by Nina Metivier (TV review).

With a name like ‘Nikola Tesla’s Night Of Terror’, you know this has to be a historical setting and the feud between Tesla (actor Goran Visnjic) and Thomas Edison (actor Robert Glenister) is rampant. Please, not another alien menace. Science Fiction doesn’t depend on an alien menace, just the presence of time travellers is enough […]

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Homeland: spy-fy TV series final season 8 (trailer).

January 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Homeland: spy-fy TV series final season 8 (trailer).

The last, last, final, ever (we promise), series of dark spy-fy TV series Homeland is here with us soon – landing in the USA February 9th 2020 on the Showtime network. Oh, Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin, how will we live without you? And will you live, or both get whacked in some sort of […]

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Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (horror TV series: trailer).

January 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (horror TV series: trailer).

Penny Dreadful: City of Angels moves us from Victorian times to the USA of the 1930s for the new series of this horror extravaganza – so goodbye steampunk, hello dieselpunk! Cops Tiago Vega (Daniel Zovatto) and Lewis Michener (Nathan Lane) must fight various Cthulhu-lite-like forces of darkness while battling Nazis, gangsters, and a demonic Natalie […]

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Ever-expanding Trek: two new live-action Star Trek TV spin-offs to beam down (news).

January 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Ever-expanding Trek: two new live-action Star Trek TV spin-offs to beam down (news).

Star Trek big cheese Alex Kurtzman is working on a five-year plan for Trek projects, and during the Star Trek: Picard press tour, he merrily informed fans about two new, as yet undetailed, Trek spin-offs that will be joining the ever-swelling universe of TV series. http://blog.trekcore.com/2020/01/kurtzman-says-two-more-star-trek-live-action-shows-in-works/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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Fargo fourth season goes back to the 1950s (cri-fi trailer).

January 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Fargo fourth season goes back to the 1950s (cri-fi trailer).

So, the 4th season of the cri-fi TV series Fargo is heading back to the 1950s for some criminal costume drama – where Italians escaping Italy and African-Americans fleeing the South to escape the Jim Crow laws collide while fighting for a piece of the action. In Missouri, two criminal syndicates have struck an uneasy […]

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Fox is very open to a Firefly revival: do you want money with your money? (news).

January 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Fox is very open to a Firefly revival: do you want money with your money? (news).

Firefly executive producer, Tim Minear, has hinted that it might be time for science fiction TV series Firefly to make a return to the small screen. Hmmm, a science fiction series with Western themes proving popular? I wonder what could have led them to that conclusion? This is the Way. More on this story over […]

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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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