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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...

Tom Ellis as Lucifer Morningstar

A review of Fox’s Lucifer first episode

A review of Fox’s Lucifer first episode On January 25th Fox’s latest TV show will air. Lucifer stars Tom Ellis’s as you may guess, Lucifer… The Lord of Hell. The shows is loosely based on the comic-book character created by Neil Gaiman which was developed into its own spin-off book series Lucifer written by Mike Carey. Lucifer is hard to categorize. In the pilot episode we see Tom Ellis’s title character attempt to solve the murder of his sweetheart Delilah. He is also...

Cas Anvar as Alex Kamal. The Expanse S1E07 Windmills Review

The Expanse S1E07 Windmills Review

The Expanse S1E07 Windmills Review Last week The Expanse set out to increase the scope of the story. The crew of the Rocinante set out from Tycho station, their Martian ship disguised as freighter, to Eros to try and uncover who attacked the Scopuli and The Canterbury. The trip was difficult to begin with, but with the Martian fleet on patrol and a stowaway spy transmitting messages it is almost made impossible. When a Martian skiff demands to board the ship the crew...

Mary Elizabeth Winstead in 10 Cloverfield Lane

10 Cloverfield Lane Trailer online for March 11 release

10 Cloverfield Lane Cloverfield was the sleeper hit of 2008. I remember the release of the trailer well. At first I thought I was watching a some drama movie involving 30-somethings at a frat party. Yet, it did have that found-footage feel which left be baffled. Until Godzilla type monster roared in the background. Cloverfield wasn’t a movie I considered should need a sequel, but after years of speculation a sequel has been announced entitled 10 Cloverfield Lane. The sequel is also...

Britne Oldford in Hunters

Syfy releases Hunters trailer starts war on aliens

Hunters This April Syfy will release a new alien conspiracy series called Hunters. The show, a 13 episode crime drama sci-fi show is based on author Whitley Strieber’s novel Alien Hunter. The series is written by Natalie Chaidez (12 Monkeys) and centers around the disappearance of a decorated Philadelphia cop’s wife. The cop, Flynn Carrol (Nathan Phillips) joins the Exo Terrorism Unit (ETU) to discover what happened. Before long Flynn discovers his partner Regan (Britne Oldford) is also an alien. Flynn will have to decide whether or...