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Shockwave, Darkside (film review).

I don’t often do film reviews, but I’ve got a new one posted over at http://sfcrowsnest.org.uk/shockwave-darkside-movie-review/ for science fiction war movie (and meditation on religion/humanity) Shockwave, Darkside. It’s in the same vein as Monsters from 2010 as far as being a small indie production, rather than a product of the Studio system (e.g. not soaked, or stewed in […]

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Jack Vance RIP – the Dying Earth loses its last citizen.

More sad news floats in on the heels of the relatively recent death of my friend Harry Harrison – the fabulous fantasy and SF author Jack Vance has now passed away too. It seems the season for it. He was one of my favourite writers, and you can find many a nod to The Dying […]

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Fifth season Merlin trailer

There’s magic about, yes there is – it’s the 5th season of the British fantasy TV series, Merlin.

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Season 5 of Fringe

As the trailer for the 5th season of Fringe shows, it’s 20 years in the future after the Observers have invaded Earth, and the Fringe team come out of suspended animation (well, amber) to help humanity fight back.

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Firefly reunion video.

Not at ComicCon to see the Firefly reunions panel? Not a problem, watch it via the wonders of the intertubes here.

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Clone Wars series five.

Here’s a new trailer for the next Clone Wars cartoon series, coming as a boxset near Xmas, if they’re on their their usual form.

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Fight the dead, fear the living.

Walking Dead Season 3 is hitting the TV screen this October on both sides of the big pond. Here’s a little zombied-to-the-hilt trailer to get you going.

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Halo: Forward Unto Dawn.

There’s a trailer for the new film for Halo: Forward Unto Dawn – looks a little like Halo meets Starship Troopers.

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Who ‘Q’ – you?

James Bond has just hired a new quartermaster – yes ‘Q’ is back in the Skyfall movie! UK actor Ben Whishaw is the lord of the deadly gadget. We’ll also be seeing Ben in the movie version of science fiction novel (in parts), Cloud Atlas.

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David Cronenberg’s movie, Cosmopolis

Whenever David Cronenberg does a film, you know to expect something a long way removed from car chases and the usual Hollywood usual. And so it goes with Cosmopolis (based on the Don DeLillo book). This is a dystopian near-future cyberpunkish tale of a world living through a continual capitalist hyper-depression, dominated by super-powerful investment […]

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