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TV Noir: Dark Drama On The Small Screen by Allen Glover (book review).

September 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
TV Noir: Dark Drama On The Small Screen by Allen Glover (book review).

Everyone here has probably heard of Film Noir, the dramatised dark underbelly of the world we live in. It got its name largely because as the reverse of the light and gay (the old meaning of happy) fantasy highlife as depicted in many films of that period. Film Noir filmed in the gap for those […]

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Smallville’s Tom Welling to appear as Clark Kent in Arrowverse special.

September 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Smallville’s Tom Welling to appear as Clark Kent in Arrowverse special.

Smallville’s young Superman actor, Tom Welling, is going to guest star in The CW’s Arrowverse “Crisis on Infinite Earths” TV event. It’ll be interesting to see how his take on reporter Clark Kent has matured with time. https://ew.com/tv/2019/09/19/tom-welling-smallville-crisis-on-infinite-earths-arrowverse/ The Offworld Report – the best news ‘offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Daybreak (Netflix TV series: trailer).

September 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Daybreak (Netflix TV series: trailer).

Daybreak is a new Netflix SF series following the story of various high school students in post-apocalyptic Glendale, California. Think Mad Max combined with Beverly Hills 90210. The world is over. So grab your swords and flamethrowers and let’s get this show on the road. Come on, you say apocalypse like it’s a bad thing? […]

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Raising Dion (Netflix superhero conspiracy series: trailer).

September 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Raising Dion (Netflix superhero conspiracy series: trailer).

Raising Dion is a new Netflix science fiction TV series, based on Dennis Liu’s graphic novel of the same name, due to hit the streams on October 4th 2019. The somewhat disjointed official blurb reads, A young boy struggling to control his newfound super-powers. A single mom fighting the odds to keep her son safe. […]

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Battlestar Galactica reboot reboot coming, from Sam Esmail (of Mr. Robot-fame).

September 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Battlestar Galactica reboot reboot coming, from Sam Esmail (of Mr. Robot-fame).

A Battlestar Galactica ‘reboot reboot’ is coming, from Sam Esmail of Mr. Robot-fame as part of the new streaming service from NBC Universal launching April 2020. Mixed feelings about this one. Is rebooting a reboot just diluting the clone gene pool a little too much? Also, Peacock, another new pay-to-view streaming service? On the other […]

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Supernatural: final ever season (trailer).

September 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Supernatural: final ever season (trailer).

The 15th and final season of the CW’s Supernatural is about to open like the gates of Hell for fans of horror TV. However Sam and Dean go out, it’s sure to be in a blaze of demon-arse-kicking glory, right? 

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His Dark Materials gets its November release date (news).

September 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
His Dark Materials gets its November release date (news).

His Dark Materials, Jack Thorne’s adaptation of Philip Pullman’s fantasy novels of the same name, will hits the streams on Sunday 3rd November 2019 on BBC One and BBC iPlayer, as well as HBO. The eight-part adaptation tells the story of Lyra, the young protagonist who lives in Jordan College, Oxford. Placed there at the […]

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Way Station by Clifford D. Simak to hit Netflix (news).

September 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Way Station by Clifford D. Simak to hit Netflix (news).

The 1963 science fiction Hugo Award-winning novel Way Station by Clifford D. Simak is on its way to Netflix in the near future. The book was first published as Here Gather the Stars as serialised form inside Galaxy Magazine In the book, Enoch Wallace, an American Civil War soldier, is chosen by aliens to administer […]

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See (post-apocalyptic TV series: trailer).

September 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
See (post-apocalyptic TV series: trailer).

See is one of the first big TV series to be coming out from Apple TV, and of course, it’s science fiction. This is high concept stuff, set in a dystopian post-collapse future. Humanity has lost its sense of sight and the USA could best be described as a bunch of natives living American Indian-style, […]

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CBS TV Studios fires Star Trek Discovery script writer, Walter Mosley (news).

September 10, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
CBS TV Studios fires Star Trek Discovery script writer, Walter Mosley (news).

Star Trek Discovery writer Walter Mosley was chastised by human resources and booted out of the Star Trek Discovery writers’ room. This is his sad story of woe. https://www.trektoday.com/content/2019/09/mosley-on-quitting-discoverys-writers-room/ The Offworld Report – the best news ‘offworld the Nest.

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