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The Event: The Complete Series (DVD SF TV series review).

October 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Event: The Complete Series (DVD SF TV series review).

It’s hard to say which ‘Event’ is referred to in the title of his single season series. Back in the early 1950s, an alien spacecraft crashes in the Antarctic. They appear human with a much longer life-span but 93 are injured and captured by the Americans and imprisoned there. What they don’t know is an […]

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The Witcher gets made into a Netflix series.

October 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Witcher gets made into a Netflix series.

Based on the action fantasy game, The Witcher is a tale of fate and family, and shortly to be a Netflix TV series as well.. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a […]

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Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt (short movie).

October 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt (short movie).

Here’s an interesting if rather odd fish … a made-for-TV semi-biographical/semi-action-comedy movie channelling the 1960s Batman, featuring Adam West and Burt Ward as themselves, but also with actors Jack Brewer and Jason Marsden as the young West (Batman) and Ward (Robin) in flashbacks.

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Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons: The Vault by Chris Bentley (book review).

October 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons: The Vault by Chris Bentley (book review).

Seeing the history of the Gerry and Sylvia Anderson show, ‘Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons’ in Chris Bentley’s book, ‘Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons: The Vault’ does present some interesting revelations. Sir Lew Grade didn’t believe it was possible to have a TV series where the lead character could die and someone else replace them. […]

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Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons: The Complete Series (Blu-ray series review).

October 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons: The Complete Series (Blu-ray series review).

If anything, it’s a bigger surprise that ‘Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons’ hasn’t had a blu-ray release until now. The format is as per its original TV release in 4:3 ratio. Oddly, the menu system between disks varies. I much prefer to see all the titles than having to reel a menu bar. As I’m […]

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House of Cards (season 6 trailer).

October 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
House of Cards (season 6 trailer).

Here’s the season six trailer for Netflix’s last House of Cards – and much like the new Dr Who, the women are firmly in charge. Not sure if they will be able to do too many Trump-relevant nods, though – maybe in that parallel universe where Hilary won?

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Doctor Who: Series 11 (or 36 depending on how you count): Episode 1: The Woman Who Fell To Earth by Chris Chibnall

October 7, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Doctor Who: Series 11 (or 36 depending on how you count): Episode 1: The Woman Who Fell To Earth by Chris Chibnall

A new Doctor. New companions. None of the old enemies. A new writing team. A new day. Why should anyone get the jitters? As usual, I’ve kept away from most of the hype. I prefer to let the stories be the judge than go in with any false assumptions. About the only thing I’ve pondered […]

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The Boys (superhero trailer: new Amazon Prime series).

October 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Boys (superhero trailer: new Amazon Prime series).

Here’s the first trailer for The Boys, Amazon Prime’s take on Garth Ennis’s comic-book which explores various low-level working class superheroes and their problems and battles with corrupt A-lister Capes.

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Marvel’s Daredevil, 3rd Season Bullseyes trouble (trailer).

October 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Marvel’s Daredevil, 3rd Season Bullseyes trouble (trailer).

There’s some bad-ass trouble in store for Daredevil as the Kingpin brings Bullseyes into play inside New York. Here’s the trailer where some of the assassin’s origins are explored … Coming very, very soon to Netflix … October 19th 2018, to be precise.

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Star Trek Discovery: meet young Hipster Spock (trailer).

October 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Discovery: meet young Hipster Spock (trailer).

Want to see what the young hipster Spock looks like in the new Star Trek Discovery trailer? Then watch it, Cadet, watch it! 

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