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Terry Pratchett’s The Watch coming to TV screens.

November 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Terry Pratchett’s The Watch coming to TV screens.

The Watch, based on Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels, is to become an 8 episode (each 60-minutes long) TV series, produced by the BBC. This comedy thriller centres on Terry Pratchett’s misfit cops as they fight to save a ramshackle city of normalised wrongness. The Watch features many Discworld creations including City Watch Captain Sam Vimes, […]

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Utopia: Original Television Soundtrack Music by Cristobal Tapia De Veer (CD review).

November 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
Utopia: Original Television Soundtrack Music by Cristobal Tapia De Veer (CD review).

After you’ve watched the Channel 4 TV two series ‘Utopia’ on DVD, the first thing you want to do, apart from looking for Jessica Hyde and Mr. Rabbit, is to see if you can get hold of the incredible soundtrack of series 1. Released in 2013 and, yes, it is still out there waiting to […]

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Utopia: Series 1 & 2 (TV series on DVD review).

November 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
Utopia: Series 1 & 2 (TV series on DVD review).

If you want a scary conspiracy TV series where anything said is likely to be spoiler, than look at the Kudos production ‘Utopia’ It is violent and not always predictable. I only found two elements I could have predicted and all for the right reasons. To say anything at all is going to act as […]

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Doctor Who: Series 11 (or 36 depending on how you count): Episode 4: Arachnids In The UK by Chris Chibnall.

October 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Series 11 (or 36 depending on how you count): Episode 4: Arachnids In The UK by Chris Chibnall.

Years ago, it would take forever, temporally speaking, for the Doctor to get his companions back home again. These days, with the Doctor able to control the TARDIS, she can do it in a couple episodes. Back to Yorkshire for Yaz to see her family and see what is going on. The others want to […]

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Firestorm (trailer: new Anderson SF puppet TV show).

October 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Firestorm (trailer: new Anderson SF puppet TV show).

Anderson Entertainment, the company founded by Gerry Anderson (creator of Thunderbirds, Space: 1999, Captain Scarlet, Supercar, Fireball XL5, Stingray, UFO and Joe 90), have just released a short pilot episode for their new series, Firestorm. Firestorm will comprise 26 x 22 minute-long episodes filmed in Ultramarionation, a blend of animatronic puppets, miniatures, physical sets, and […]

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Retro Fan #2 Fall 2018 (magazine review).

October 25, 2018 | By | Reply More
Retro Fan #2 Fall 2018 (magazine review).

With Elvira on the cover, it can hardly be surprising that the second issue of ‘Retro Fan’ is a Halloween special. Not necessarily all in the USA. A cursory look over ‘Bewitched’, ‘The Addams Family’ and ‘The Munsters’ was pretty much home territory. The UK was much later than the USA for most people to […]

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Doctor Who: Series 11 (or 36 depending on how you count) : Episode 3: Rosa by Malorie Blackman & Chris Chibnall.

October 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Series 11 (or 36 depending on how you count) : Episode 3: Rosa by Malorie Blackman & Chris Chibnall.

Not being able to avoid all the advanced promo on the box or newspapers, the third episode ‘Rosa’ has the Doctor and her friends arriving back on Earth, just a little earlier than they should be in 1955 and in the USA rather than the UK. They are also in Montgomery, Alabama in the Deep […]

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Narcos: Mexico (trailer).

October 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Narcos: Mexico (trailer).

The next series of Narcos shifts the action from Colombia in the 1980s to the origins of Mexico’s drug war (the Guadalajara Cartel in the 1980s as Félix Gallardo – played by Diego Luna – takes the helm). The excellent Michael Peña shifts from the Ant-Man movies to pick up the lead role of the […]

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Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss sink teeth into Dracula for Netflix.

October 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss sink teeth into Dracula for Netflix.

Dracula has been commissioned from the co-creators of drama series Sherlock – Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss. It will be produced by Hartswood Films for Netflix. The three episode 90 minute-long mini-series is being written by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss and inspired by Bram Stoker’s vampire novel. Three feature length episodes will re-introduce the […]

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Killing Eve to get a second season (spy-fy news).

October 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Killing Eve to get a second season (spy-fy news).

BBC has acquired the second series of the spy thriller Killing Eve. Series one hit on BBC One and as a boxset on BBC iPlayer last month and has seen 26 million downloads of the series so far. It is of course based on the indie-published Codename Villanelle e-book novellas by Luke Jennings. Phoebe Waller-Bridge […]

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