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Star Trek Picard: an autopsy (review).

March 28, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Star Trek Picard: an autopsy (review).

The Critical Drinker, aka the Victor Meldrew of the science fiction world, gives his curmudgeonly take on the first run of the new TV series, Star Trek Picard. I actually quite enjoyed this series, but maybe my critical facilities are less jaded and finely developed than the Scottish reviewer. Is the glass half-full or half-empty? […]

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Star Trek Picard gets rolled for second season (TV news)

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Star Trek Picard gets rolled for second season (TV news)

The new TV series Star Trek Picard has now been rolled for second season. Head honcho Julie McNamara over at CBS has told The Hollywood Reporter, “The energy and excitement around the premiere of Star Trek: Picard has reached a magnitude greater than all of us at CBS All Access could have hoped for. We’re […]

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Doom Patrol: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray TV series).

March 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Doom Patrol: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray TV series).

I have to confess not to being sure how the Doom Patrol would transcribe from comicbook to TV series. The photographs make it pretty clear it would be a mix of the original team with Crazy Jane (actress Diane Guerrero) from a later grouping, so obviously had a dash of Grant Morrison in the mix. […]

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Into the Night (Netflix SciFi TV series: trailer).

March 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Into the Night (Netflix SciFi TV series: trailer).

Into the Night is an upcoming Netflix-original French-language TV series that is scheduled to air in 2020, inspired by the Polish science fiction novel The Old Axolotl by Jacek Dukaj, where a sudden solar event starts killing everything in its path. There are a few ‘lucky’ passengers and crew of an overnight flight out of […]

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Solar Opposites (animated SF TV series: trailer).

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Solar Opposites (animated SF TV series: trailer).

Solar Opposites is a sci-fi animated comedy TV series created by Justin Roiland (of Rick and Morty fame) and Mike McMahan for Hulu, set to hit on May 8th, 2020. A family of aliens takes refuge in middle America, where they disagree on whether this is awful or awesome.

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The Tesla Files: Secret Weapons of the U.S. Military – Full Episode (season one, episode four).

March 27, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
The Tesla Files: Secret Weapons of the U.S. Military – Full Episode (season one, episode four).

The History Channel is making available a few things to keep the global quarantined population in entertainment options – the first of these is this documentary which looks at the idea that the US Military is mining secret technologies created by Tesla and hidden away to protect the world from their might. Researcher Marc Seifer […]

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Star Trek: Discovery 3rd season now on go-slow; ditto, Supernatural (news).

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Star Trek: Discovery 3rd season now on go-slow; ditto, Supernatural (news).

Apparently, Star Trek Discovery‘s third season is on a pre-production slow-down thanks to the global pandemic – and that’s straight from the mouth of actor Wilson Cruz, who should know, as he’s also Hugh Culber, the head medical officer of the USS Discovery. I didn’t see @albinokid’s comment this morning on #InstagramLive… but see for […]

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Star Trek Picard TV series made free by Patrick Stewart to cheer world (news).

March 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Picard TV series made free by Patrick Stewart to cheer world (news).

The TV series Star Trek Picard, previously only available to paid subscribers of the CBS streaming service in the USA, and paid subscribers of Amazon Prime outside the USA, is now to be made available free to stream to the U.S. by Patrick Stewart and the bods over at CBS, looking to spread some cheer. […]

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Upload (Amazon Prime scifi comedy TV series: trailer).

March 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Upload (Amazon Prime scifi comedy TV series: trailer).

Comedy scifi is an odd beast and a hit and miss affair at the best of times, so will Amazon Prime’s new science fiction TV series, Upload, be any good? Well, this one is from the mind of Greg Daniels (aka The Office, and Parks and Recreation). In the near future, people who are close […]

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Westworld: season three, episode one (review).

March 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Westworld: season three, episode one (review).

The first episode of the third season of HBO’s science fiction TV series Westworld comes under the somewhat grumpy gaze of the Scottish churl and SFF reviewer, Critical Drinker. Did he like it? Hey, did Victor Meldrew wake up every day full of sunshine, smiles and rainbows? 

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