Category: TV-series

Star Trek Novels Update!

Star Trek Novels Update!

As I have not posted anything on Star Trek novels lately like I used to I will give a brief summary of what has happened on this front. ***UPDATED*** Here is the cover of Starfleet Academy The Assassination Game. ***UPDATED*** ‘Starfleet Academy The Assassination Game’. First of all is the prospective release of the Young adult novel ‘Starfleet Academy The Assassination Game’ by Alan Gratz late June next month, I say prospective because even though it is highly expected by fans there...

Fringe ‘Brave New World’ part 1 review!

Fringe ‘Brave New World’ part 1 review!

Its been a while since I have posted reviews of Fringe, quite frankly my studies have kept me very busy and the episodes of season 4 have so far been just tad under par compared to earlier seasons. They were for the most part still good and I am also happy to announce that Fringe has been confirmed for a fifth and last season that will span 13 episodes. That will bring the total to 100, the magic number for selling...

TNG Blu-ray season 1 arriving July 23rd!

TNG Blu-ray season 1 arriving July 23rd!

After the spectacular sample disc in January we have all been waiting for the news on when the first season of TNG would be released. Finally we have gotten the date, it’s the 23rd of July. Which is still some time away unfortunately but at least it’s coming. Expect the second season to be released during the 4th quarter. Alas there is one big problem, and that is the price tag. The retail price in the Uk is 50.99 which roughly translates...

Eureka season 5 starts next monday!

Eureka season 5 starts next monday!

Yes, its true, Eureka is back a little earlier in the year than normal for its fifth and last season. Sadly the trend towards wrestling ghost shows at the Syfy channel continues. As for the first episode of season 5, its entitled Lost and information is so far hard to find, which doesn’t bode well for the ratings (And Syfy channel wonders why). However, courtesy of SciFiStorm.org I have managed to get a small synopsis. As Eureka’s thrilling fifth and...

Star Trek Phase 2 the Child is Online!

Star Trek Phase 2 the Child is Online!

Well, I guess most of you have heard of the fan series Phase 2 created by James Cawley and Jack Marshall. CBS tolerates this fan production as long as they don;t try to earn a profit, the series was started in 2004 and is managing to release one episode per year (though they hope to accelerate this). Here is the episode streamed or you by YouTube. For many fans the title may sound familiar, that’s because there was a similar episode...

First BSG: Blood & Chrome trailer!

First BSG: Blood & Chrome trailer!

After Syfy channel canceled Eureka and Caprica you would think they quit the sci-fi business and instead went 100% with wrestling ghosts. Not so apparently after this years WonderCon because a trailer for the much discussed prequel series Blood and Chrome was released and made an impression. Here it is for you to see… And here is the full synopsis… “Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome” takes place in the 10th year of the first Cylon war. As the battle between humans and their creation,...

Terra Nova cancelled!

Terra Nova cancelled!

After having been away for a week from my website an unpleasant surprise awaited me. News that Fox’s would-be flagship sci-fi show Terra Nova had been cancelled. In the last few weeks rumors were that a second season was probable. Alas it is not to be. That said, it can’t come as a complete surprise as the show had it fair share of problems. The premise was OK but the scope was far too narrow. The drama was childish and the plot...

Fringe ‘The End of All Things’ Review!

Fringe ‘The End of All Things’ Review!

Fringe has been much in the news lately, rumors are plenty about it getting canceled after this season but many more allude to a shortened fifth season that will follow. If the producers continue than the show will get the magic number of 100 that is the usual benchmark for syndication. So far season 4 has been a mixed bag, with episodes being notably dumbed down as to not alienate audiences. The ratings seem to have leveled off at 3 million...

Alcatraz ‘Johnny McKee’ Review + “Clarence Montgomery’ Preview!

Alcatraz ‘Johnny McKee’ Review + “Clarence Montgomery’ Preview!

Even though the last episode of Alcatraz aired on Monday I haven’t gotten round to writing a review yet, mainly because the episode was kind-off boring. It was so far the worst episode in the series and it was a definite step down from last weeks excellent episode. That said, ‘Johnny McKee’ has its moments. Strangely enough the moments of brilliance are closely related with the moments when I just stopped caring. I’ll give an example; the main antagonist Johnny McKee...

Tron Uprising First Picture!

Tron Uprising First Picture!

This summer a CGI/animation series set in the Tron Universe will air on Disney XD. The series timeline is set between that of the two movies and will most likely deal with the ‘Uprising’ (duhhh) that was alluded to in Tron Legacy. The main character is called Beck and will be voiced by Elijah Wood. Here is the official synopsis… Beck is a young program who becomes the skillful leader of a revolution inside the computer world of The Grid. His mission is to free his...

Fringe ‘The End of all Things’ Preview!

Fringe ‘The End of all Things’ Preview!

So far season 4 of Fringe hasn’t been all that captivating. It has been OK in a time when just being OK isn’t really good enough. Last weeks ratings of Fringe once again dipped under the three million mark with a viewer rating of 2.99 million. This weeks episode of Fringe is entitled ‘The end of all things’ and is focused on the mythology. In some respects I am becoming rather tired with the mythology, it isn’t as captivating as it once...

Alcatraz ‘Johnny McKee’ Preview!

Alcatraz ‘Johnny McKee’ Preview!

Last weeks episode of Alcatraz, ‘Paxton Petty’, was a huge improvement over the previous hit-and-miss episodes. It was still a little formalistic but it combined a very dark story with broad character development. It is a shame that over the last few weeks the series has started to take a nose-dive in the ratings. I guess viewers aren’t as forgiving of the unpolished nature of Alcatraz. This weeks episode is entitled ‘Johnny McKee’ and deals with a poisoner, a rather unusual kind of murderer. Like...

Deanna Troi (Marina Sirtis) wearing a skirt uniform

More details on David Mack’s Star Trek trilogy ‘Cold equations’.

  A few days ago we posted news that David Mack was writing a new Star Trek Trilogy called ‘Cold equation’s that would center on the Typhon Pact as the main antagonist. It would feature the crew of the Enterprise-E and be released in october. David Mack has now updated his blog with details surrounding each of the instalments in the trilogy.   Here are the details. Book One of the trilogy, which is written and now with the editor, is The...

Fringe ‘A Better Human Being’ review!

Fringe ‘A Better Human Being’ review!

‘A Better Human Being’ is a very character driven episode of Fringe, after a season where this kind of story telling alternated with action-scenes it is pleasant to finally see progression in the characters. The relationship between Olivia and Peter is the main driving force behind the character development but it certainly also affects Walter Bishop, his character is a lot more focused in this episode and even chastises Peter for what he believes to be a bad influence on Olivia....