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Doctor Who: Dalek Combat Training Manual by Richard Atkinson and Mike Tucker (book review).

March 23, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Dalek Combat Training Manual by Richard Atkinson and Mike Tucker (book review).

What would the Doctor be without the Daleks? Most likely a footnote in TV history, a forgotten SF show that a couple of people fondly remember whilst the rest of us wallow in a big budget reboot of ‘Blake’s 7’. It’s easy to forget that it was the Daleks who captured the imagination of a […]

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At Childhood’s End by Sophie Aldred with Steve Cole and Mike Tucker (book review).

May 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
At Childhood’s End by Sophie Aldred with Steve Cole and Mike Tucker (book review).

Ace is gone and Dorothy is home again. She’s rejected the technicolour world of Oz and her travelling days are done. These days Dorothy McShane is a reclusive millionaire philanthropist running a charity called A Charitable Earth. She’s fine, she’s alone and she’s not fine. The nightmares every night might be a clue that something’s […]

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BBC VFX: The Story Of The BBC Visual Effects Department: 1954-2003 by Matt Irvine and Mike Tucker (book review).

November 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
BBC VFX: The Story Of The BBC Visual Effects Department: 1954-2003 by Matt Irvine and Mike Tucker (book review).

The art of special effect is not to be seen as such. It’s part of the story and not supposed to stand out or thought to be real or at least not done at scale. It is only with our genre where we know things aren’t really there that we see the work of a […]

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