Category Archives: TV

Sci Fi Heroes (the non-humans)

Who, or rather what, are the most iconic non-(fully)human characters in science fiction? We can all pick out iconic human characters whose names have now become so well known it’s not necessary to quote the film or book they appeared … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Watch Outcasts

I’ve read at least one very unflattering review of the BBC’s Outcasts. And some of the comments on scriptwriter Ben Richards’ blog are, to put it mildly, harsh. How has a TV show, for God’s sake, managed to provoke such venom? I think part of … Continue reading

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Outcasts

Outcasts opens on BBC1 next week and I’m looking forward to it. I expect Hermione Norris to be as good as she was in Spooks. Here, she plays Stella Isen, security chief on Carpathia, a distant planetary outpost of humanity. So not … Continue reading

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BSG’s Twelve Colonies Starmap

io9 have a piece about a moody and beautiful-looking Battlestar Galactica Twelve Colonies starmap. The map itself, produced by writer Jane Espenson and science advisor Kevin Grazier, is more than just a piece of artwork. It’s had the same attention to detail … Continue reading

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