Monthly Archives: March 2011

Is Star Wars greater than Blade Runner?

What is the greatest science fiction movie ever made? At io9, in their March Movie Madness poll to “pick the greatest science fiction movie ever made”, they’re giving readers the chance to vote in a knockout poll that started with a … Continue reading

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Make mine a trilogy…

I read a fair bit of science fiction but I noticed an odd thing the other day – I get through more short stories and trilogies than I do stand-alone novels. I love short stories for that quick, fast hit … Continue reading

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Battle: Los Angeles – it’s actually pretty good

Despite the critical kicking it’s been getting, I went to see Battle: Los Angeles on the big screen last night. On the strength of the trailers, I thought it needed the total immersion of the cinema experience before I made … Continue reading

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Life, the Wonders of the Universe and Everything

The Wonders of the Universe aired on TV this week and it didn’t disappoint. It looks very good indeed. Sweeping vistas, wonderful graphics and, as is now customary for these documentaries, the Famous Presenter – in this case Brian Cox (the … Continue reading

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Blade Runner Begins anyone?

Uh oh! They’re gonna mess with Blade Runner! Over on io9 they’ve got the press release from Warner Bros-financed production company, Alcon Entertainment, confirming they’re about to secure the rights to Blade Runner sequels and prequels. But not, thank God, … Continue reading

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