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Luvia Petersen on the set of Moonshot

Moonshot Preview: Sci-Fi short with Luvia Petersen

Moonshot Preview Those who feel the pain of the cancellation of Continuum will be eager to know one of its principal casts, Luvia Petersen, is set to act in two productions this year. One of the those of the short film Moonshot by director Matthew Lucas. The short film is described as a sci-fi retro movie, a movie set in a near future as it might have been imagined in the 1980’s. The title card certainly betrays its inspiration from the videogame Far Cry...

Force Awakens Blu-Ray release set for early April

Force Awakens Blu-Ray release set for early April

Force Awakens Blu-Ray release set for early April Today on StarWars.com Disney and LucasFilm announced the release of Star Wars The Force Awakens on Blu-Ray and Digital HD. After a week of speculation, mostly correctly, the announcement confirmed viewers at home will be able to enjoy the massively new popular movie in early April. The Digital HD will be released first, on April 1st with the Blu-Ray to follow on April 5th. As may expected the release comes with a plethora...

Closing the Zero matter rift. Agent Carter S2Ep10 Hollywood Ending Review.

Agent Carter S2Ep10 Hollywood Ending Review

Agent Carter S2Ep10 Hollywood Ending Review With Agents of SHIELD on its mid-season hiatus fans of Marvel have instead been shown Agent Carter. After a successful first season in which the show proofed it could be better than even SHIELD expectations were high for its new season. It is difficult to say whether Agent Carter has succeeded. In many ways the story, now set in L.A., was even darker than its first. Yet. the drama was also too often interrupted...

Arriving at Hilltop. The Walking Dead S6Ep11 Knots Untie - a short opinion

The Walking Dead S6Ep11 Knots Untie – a short opinion

The Walking Dead S6Ep11 Knots Untie – a short opinion This weeks episode of The Walking Dead sets the scene for the final confrontation with Negan, a character whose introduction fans dreaded because of whom he kills in the comics. Looking beyond Negan is the confrontation with The Whisperer’s, something for season 7 I guess. Sadly, I am starting to feel fatigued by the series. This week’s episode may have again pivoted the series, now towards the Hilltop settlement and its leader Gregory,...

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Alien Covenant release date set for August 4 2017

Alien Covenant release date set for August 4 2017. 20th Century Fox have announced a new release for the Ridley Scott movie Alien Covenant. Instead of October 6th 2017 the movie will now be released on August 4th 2017. That is a full 2 months ahead of schedule. Ridley Scott is not beyond releasing movies early. The release of The Martian was brought forward a whole month last year. Below is the official announcement made by the studio. —————————————————————————————————— Ridley Scott...

Jonny Lee Miller as Sherlock Holmes. Elementary S4Ep14 Who Is That Masked Man Review

Elementary S4Ep14 Who Is That Masked Man Review

Elementary S4Ep14 Who Is That Masked Man Review In this weeks episode, Who Is That Masked Man, Sherlock (Jonny Lee Miller) and Watson investigate a triple homicide. Yet it is the continued investigation in Sherlock’s father Morland that provides drama, mystery and even a hint of sympathy for both as they the issue that separates them, Sherlock’s mother. The episode starts in a farm house near Montreal Canada. Watson, pretending to be a hot Quebecois dame called Nicolette lets herself into the house of the...

The X-Files S10Ep6 My Struggle II Preview

The X-Files S10Ep6 My Struggle II Preview

The X-Files S10Ep6 My Struggle II Preview This evening the last episode of The X-Files revival will air on Fox. The sixth episode, entitled My Struggle II, will conclude the tenth season with a story focused on the conspiracy. So far, that has not been the high-point of the season which started somewhat underwhelming. If, however, the last episode ends up being a good one the question arises whether or not the show should continue. I for one think it should....

Scully and Mulder talk about William. X-Files S10E04 Home Again Review

X-Files S10E04 Home Again Review

X-Files S10E04 Home Again Review After last weeks excellent episode few had the expectation that Home Again would be just as good. Fox had already chosen to switch around this episode with the previous to make up for the first two. Don’t get me wrong. They were good episodes, but not brilliant. The same can be said for Home Again. It is essentially a ‘Monster-of-the-week’ episode that starts very familiar. In the midst of a dispute about relocating as group of...

Star Trek Novels in 2016

A full release schedule of Star Trek Novels in 2016!

Star Trek Novels in 2016 It has been a while since I wrote an overview of all upcoming Star Trek Novels in 2016. Below is a preview of 14 novels announced for release this year. 7 of those are set in the TOS universe alone. The Original Trilogy TOS is getting a lot of love this year with no fewer than 7 novels scheduled for release. Two of those releases are this month, February, with Miasma (Ebook) by Greg Cox and...

Beyond the Aquila Rift

Beyond the Aquila Rift: Alastair Reynolds short fiction collection

Beyond the Aquila Rift Sometime ago I wrote a preview about the upcoming works of famed sci-fi author Alastair Reynolds. Well, fans of his writing can look forward to even more of his stories. First up is BEYOND THE AQUILA RIFT: THE BEST OF ALASTAIR REYNOLDS. This is a collection of the author’s short fiction and novellas. For those readers unfamiliar with the author, Aquila Rift is his nomme de plume or alter ego. Reynolds has a long history of writing short fiction,...

Alistair Pitt makes the deal. The Blacklist S3Ep13 Alistair Pitt Review

The Blacklist S3Ep13 Alistair Pitt Review

The Blacklist S3Ep13 Alistair Pitt Review After the death of The Director, and the peace deal between Reddington (James Spader) and the Cabal, The Blacklist has to re-invent itself. So far, it seems to be more of the same. Reddington is up against an international power struggle in which the Cabal is only one faction. As a viewer I started feeling skeptical about the direction the show took. I mean, how realistic is it to assume there are secret organizations vying for...

Captain Phasma (Christie) in chrome armour

Gwendoline Christie confirms Captain Phasma to return for Episode 8

Captain Phasma to return Today actress Gwendoline Christie confirmed she will reprising her role as Captain Phasma for Episode 8. Just before The Force Awakens producer Kathleen Kennedy already hinted at the return of the character but now it has been confirmed. Captain Phasma quickly became a fan favorite in her chrome armor storm trooper outfit acting as an enforcer for The first Order. With the news of the return of Gwendoline Christie it has been de facto confirmed that Captain Phasma did not...

12 Monkeys Season 2 Trailer Released by Syfy. Aaron Stanford as James Cole

12 Monkeys Season 2 Trailer Released by Syfy

12 Monkeys Season 2 Trailer Finally, the wait is almost over. Syfy has released the 12 Monkeys Season 2 Trailer. After 12 Monkeys became an unexpected success it will have been more than a year between the release of season one and two. The series continues James Cole attempt to stop The Army of the Twelve Monkeys and the spread of the deadly virus that killed 93 % of Earth’s population. Below you can view the official trailer released by Syfy. The...

William B. Davis as Cigarette Smoking Man. The X-Files (miniseries) My Struggle Review

The X-Files (miniseries) My Struggle Review

The X-Files (miniseries) My Struggle Review Finally the X-Files back. After a hiatus of almost 15 years (8 if you include the movie sequel) Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) and Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) are once again led onto the path of government conspiracies involving aliens. The episode begins with a recap of cases pursued during the show original run. This sequence ends with the papers being symbolically burned. Set in present day Washington DC Scully is contacted by Skinner at the hospital she works. Through...