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The X-files to return for 6 episodes. Scully and Mulder.

The X-files to return for 6 episodes

The X-files to return for 6 episodes Fans of the X-files can finally rejoice. After much speculation and half-confirmed rumors Fox is finally moving forward with a new X-files series. It will be a six-episode event series starring Gillian Anderson as Dana Scully and David Duchovny as Fox Mulder. A full season was mulled but because of scheduling conflicts it was cut down to just a short season. Last years success of 24: Live Another Day was in part inspiration to revive The X-files....


Mission Impossible Rogue Nation title card.

Mission Impossible Rogue Nation trailer

Today the first live-action trailer for Mission Impossible 5 was released. The movies does away with the numerical counting just like Ghost Protocol. Instead the title will be Mission Impossible Rogue Nation. The movie will star Tom Cruise, but also Sean Harris (Prometheus) and Rebecca Ferguson (Hercules). Besides the new cast we will also see Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg and Ving Rhames return. Just like Ghost Protocol the movie is directed by Christopher McQuarrie. Mission Impossible Rogue Nation is scheduled for release July 31st. To sweeten...


Other gifted. Agents of SHIELD S2Ep13 'One Of Us' Review.

Agents of SHIELD S2Ep13 ‘One Of Us’ Review

The second season of Agents of SHIELD has already seen a lot of action, but somehow it also feels slow. Fans have complained about the little character development or solid plot development. This weeks episode ‘One Of Us’ just like last week also suffers from these deficiencies but there does seem to be movement towards better balanced character development. For one thing the impact of Skye’s new super powers has had a pronounced effect on Coulson’s team. After Fitz tried...


Star Wars Rogue One art

Star Wars News Roundup – Ep 8 & Rogue One

It has been a busy week filled with Star Wars News. Besides the many rumors surrounding Star Wars Episode 7 there was also genuine news about episode 8 and a spin-off movie. All this news seems to have displeased some when a storm of controversy erupted on Twitter surrounding the plot for the newly announced spinoff. Star Wars Episode 8 From day one it was announced that Episode 7: The Force Awakens would be part of a new trilogy that would...


12 Monkeys S1Ep9 Tomorrow Review. Foster dying.

12 Monkeys S1Ep9 Tomorrow Review

12 Monkeys seems to be riding on a wave of good reviews. This weeks episode ‘Tomorrow’ concludes Cole’s first attempt to undo the plague. The episode ends predictably in his failure to stop the damage. Now he and Katarina may have rethink the strategy, but each may well have dark motivations to continue the time-travel experiments. This week it is just a short review for an episode that is about the best hour in TV in months. 12 Monkeys S1Ep9 Tomorrow...


Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds Review

Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds Review

This April the third book in the Poseidon’s Children series by Alastair Reynolds, Poseidon’s Wake, is set to be released. Afterwards the novella, Slow Bullets, will gets its turn. The tentative release date is June 9th and this is an advance review. For those who are fans of Chasm City or his novella series Diamond Dogs and Turquoise Days will find Slow Bullets to be very satisfying. Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds Review Slow Bullets takes place in the far future...


TRON 3 starts filming fall 2015.

TRON 3 starts filming fall 2015

TRON 3 starts filming fall 2015 It has been a long wait, but Vancity Buzz Entertainment’s Lindsay Barker has finally confirmed that TRON 3 starts filming fall 2015 in Vancouver. The news will still need to be confirmed but it seems quite solid. Lindsay Barker adds that only Garret Hedlund who played Sam Flynn is at this stage confirmed to be attached to the project. TRON 3 is the sequel to the 2010 movie Tron Legacy which was itself a reboot/sequel to the 1982...


Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer 2.

Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer 2 Dany breaks the Wheel

Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer 2 One more month until the fifth season of Game of Thrones will air. Somehow it feels as if the stakes are getting higher. A sentiment shared by Daenerys Targaryen when she compares the fight for the Iron Throne as being similar to a wheel. Dany’s answer is to break the wheel. This season Game Of Thrones finally catches up to events of book 5. It incorporate material from A Feast for Crows and A Dance with...


Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson. FREE E-book.

FREE E-book Promo for ‘A Day In The Future’ ends today!

FREE E-book This is a reminder for all those who have missed the news. My Sci-fi novel, A Day In The Future, is available as a FREE E-book for one more day at Amazon.com. Tomorrow it will sell for its regular price of $ 2.49. To read the book you don’t need a Kindle. You can read it through Amazon’s cloud service. If you enjoyed reading my first published novel please drop a review at Amazon.com or Goodreads to increase...


12 Monkeys. Aaron Stanford as James Cole

12 Monkeys S1Ep8 Yesterday Review

12 Monkeys seems to share more than just a passing similarity to Revolution, the show starring Billy Burke and Tracy Spiridakos. With Revolution already cancelled and the second season of Helix being a let down I have decided to add 12 Monkeys to the roster of weekly reviews. Syfy’s new series created by Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett is of course based on the cult classic 1995 sci-fi movie starring Bruce Willis and a young Brad Pitt. The movie directed by...


Agents of SHIELD S2Ep11 Aftershocks Review. Transformed Raina

Agents of SHIELD S2Ep11 Aftershocks Review

Now that Agents of SHIELD have returned from hiatus it is time to see what the damage is. With Mr. Whitehall dead HYDRA may be down but it isn’t out. Meanwhile SHIELD mourns over the death of agent Triplett who died because of contact to the alien device. While SHIELD deals with aftermath of this loss Coulson plans a strike on HYDRA to ensure it won’t grow another head. Agents of SHIELD S2Ep11 Aftershocks Review In the aftermath of events...


FREE E-book A Day In The Future available for free

Sci-fi novel A Day In The Future available for free on amazon for limited time!

As of tomorrow my first Science fiction novel – A Day In The Future – will be available for free for a limited 5 day period. The novel was released on Amazon Kindle in January. To help promote it I have opted to enroll in the Kindle KPD Select program which helps new authors. From tomorrow (Wednesday) until Sunday you can download a free copy of the novel. If you like it, I hope you will be willing to pay...


Kristin Bauer van Straten as Maleficent. Once Upon a Time Review

Once Upon A Time Review of Darkness on the Edge of Town

With Haven on hiatus and Rick and the gang walking around Alexandria I thought it would be a good idea to try something new. This is my first Once Upon A Time Review. I have watched Once Upon A Time on an on/off basis for a while. Whenever Haven sucks, I’ll watch this show and vice versa. So far the first half of season 4 has been decent, strangely enough so was Haven. The addition of Elizabeth Mitchell felt special. Her depiction...


Blade Runner 2 movie is in production

Blade Runner 2 moves into production with Denis Villeneuve as director

Blade Runner 2 finds a director After months of speculation Blade Runner 2 has finally reached the next stage in production. Ridley Scott has announced he will hand over the director’s seat to Denis Villeneuve. It is unlikely many have heard of this Canadian director. His résumé include Prisoners starring Hugh Jackman and Enemy starring Jake Gyllenhaal. It is unclear what exactly the involvement of Ridley Scott will be. The busy director will probably remain on as executive producer. So far he has...