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Britannia Season 1 (TV show review).

April 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Britannia Season 1 (TV show review).

In 43AD, the Romans invade Britain, crossing paths with two warring tribes, the Cantii and the Regni. As the Roman soldiers face their fears of the horrors Britannia has in store for them, their leader, Aulus Plautius, tries to strike a deal with each tribe. Offering the protection of Rome in return for very reasonable […]

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The Crossing (new Amazon Prime scifi series).

April 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Crossing (new Amazon Prime scifi series).

Here’s a new offering in the Amazon Prime science fiction TV series stakes … The Crossing. It comes as a cross between Netflix’s Travelers and the old CBS series, The 4400. Refugees from the future start to turn up in the now (off the US coast) with tales of a future war between a genetically enhanced […]

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Fahrenheit 451 (TV trailer).

April 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Fahrenheit 451 (TV trailer).

Here’s the new trailer for the TV series based on the Fahrenheit 451 book. Very well done, as you would expect from HBO. Some powerful dialogue. “We are not born equal. We must be made equal by the fire … and then we can be happy.” Complete with scary Alexa-like machines in every household feeding you […]

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The War of the Worlds via the BBC starts production.

April 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
The War of the Worlds via the BBC starts production.

Filming has begun in Liverpool on The War of the Worlds, the adaptation by Peter Harness (of Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell fame) of H.G. Wells’ science fiction alien invasion tale. This new three-part drama stars Eleanor Tomlinson (Poldark) and Rafe Spall (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, The Big Short) alongside Robert Carlyle (T2:Trainspotting, Once Upon […]

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Fear The Walking Dead: Season 4 (supersize trailer).

April 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Fear The Walking Dead: Season 4 (supersize trailer).

Fear The Walking Dead‘s 4th season is almost upon us, with added “New People”. That’s as in, new people, to eat and get a bullet through the head, presumably?

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Netflix buys Doctor Who franchise.

April 1, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Netflix buys Doctor Who franchise.

Netflix is to buy the Doctor Who franchise from the BBC in 2018. The amount of money set to exchange hands is not being announced, but is said to dwarf the huge amount Disney paid for George Lucas’s Star Wars franchise ($4 billion). Given the huge amount being invested, Netflix will sadly, going forward, not […]

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Colony (3rd season trailer).

March 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Colony (3rd season trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the 3rd series of alien invasion TV series, Colony. Colony’s third season starts six months after the Bowman family’s escape from the Rap aliens’ Los Angeles prison as Will (actor Josh Holloway) and Katie (actor Sarah Wayne Callies) and kids/friends attempt to stay alive in the ruins beyond the city-state. I’d […]

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The City & The City (first trailer).

March 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
The City & The City (first trailer).

Here’s the first trailer for BBC Two’s adaptation of China Miéville’s new-weird fantasy-crime novel thang, The City & The City. Is it as odd as you expected it would be? What with Jeff VanderMeer making it onto Netflix, you have to wonder if the new-weird is becoming a thing, now, on mass media?

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Westworld second season (trailer II).

March 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Westworld second season (trailer II).

Here’s another trailer featuring the robot revolution at everyone’s favourite android amusement park, Westworld. Looks like there’s some Samurai-land crossover, as well as all the Wild West fun, this next season.

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The Handmaid’s Tale season 2 trailer: possible to go darker?

March 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Handmaid’s Tale season 2 trailer: possible to go darker?

Pushing beyond the perfect encapsulated book’s plot that gave birth to season one of The Handmaid’s Tale, here comes the second season, in which the misery of the suffering citizens of Gilead is extended – for reasons of profit or art? The viewers shall decide. Unlike in Gilead, where only the theocratic junta’s vote counts.

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