Science Fiction is a great medium for exploring the art of the possible. Constraints can be removed, ideas explored and worlds expanded. I need to write about it more often!
Was Star Trek Beyond really worth the wait? Was it an improvement over Into Darkness? Could another British Actor create a compelling villain and out-act the crew?
Sci-Fi, June 21st, 2017
Invariably some bright spark will decide to reboot the Star Wars franchise and we’ll have a new version of “A New Hope” in the cinemas. If they were going to do it now this is who I reckon would make a great cast. Justin Beiber as Luke with Miley as Leia (and they’re totally OK […]
Sci-Fi, December 31st, 2016
When a tramp is found in an impenetrable bank vault it sparks an investigation that leads to a terrifying misuse of technology. Cyberpunk fiction set in Japan's near future.
Fiction, February 7th, 2016
In the outer systems a Custom Officer hunts for smugglers. When he encounters the yacht Crystal he discovers cooperation turns to horror as he comes face to face with a new trade in wildlife.
Fiction, December 21st, 2015
After refusing to pay money to see Revenge of the Sith I finally sat down with the (borrowed) DVD and took a look. I can see why it’s considered the “best” of the prequels, but grief is it badly put together. Aside from returning to TPM’s desire to jump around the planets (which of course […]
Sci-Fi, December 2nd, 2015
Doctor Who has become a bad comedy, which is why it needs to be ended now and given a fresh reboot with a new show runner
Sci-Fi, November 11th, 2015
BBC’s long running science fiction stalwart “Doctor Who” has returned for its ninth post-reboot series. I managed to avoid the spoilers, trailers and pretty much dived into it unaffected by the various bits of media floating around. Having watched the first episode I was deeply disappointed. Are we to see another excellent actor in Capaldi wasted […]
Sci-Fi, September 27th, 2015
With the forthcoming launch of Star Wars : The Force Awakens there are plans afoot for a movie marathon to prepare ourselves. The problem with this is The Phantom Menace. It’s an awful, pointless, badly acted and poorly plotted mess of a film. So bad, in fact, that I didn’t want to watch it. So how […]
Sci-Fi, September 6th, 2015
Scintilla is an underplayed British sci-fi thriller. Think gritty Resident Evil reboot and you will not be far wrong
Sci-Fi, July 11th, 2015
Sometimes we all think the universe revolves around us. But what if it did? What if our existence determined whether the universe continues to exist?
Fiction, May 23rd, 2015
The rebooted Star Trek films are entertaining enough, although fans of TOS might not like them. But is that the point?
Sci-Fi, March 28th, 2015
Combining Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes into a single piece of fan fiction required some hard work on my part.
Sci-Fi, February 1st, 2015
A few days after the adventure in Eyford, Watson and Holmes find themselves once more in the village. This time a mysterious Doctor is waiting for them and all turns out not to be as it seems
Fiction, January 28th, 2015