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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

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 […]

Reviews, 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 […]

Reviews, September 6th, 2015

Scintilla is an underplayed British sci-fi thriller. Think gritty Resident Evil reboot and you will not be far wrong

Reviews, 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

Judge Dredd appears on screen in a film by fans for fans

Sci-Fi, August 31st, 2013

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