Television

Does Your Family Know What Time It Is? (It’s Regular Adventure Show Time)

With a 7 year old daughter, a 13 year old daughter, a 40-something year old wife and myself in the house, it is often difficult to find something we can all watch on TV together- despite the fact we all love SFF. Generally, what ends up happening is ... Read More »

Are Modern Twists on Classics the Future?

As with every hit TV show there becomes a trend of similar shows appearing on our screens. And fairy tales set in the modern world seem the latest trend. Last year we welcomed Grimm and Once Upon a Time. I only got round to watching the first episod... Read More »

The story so far: Space Brothers

Hello there! I’m going to be doing weekly discussions of current sf anime episodes and previews of upcoming shows in this slot. Since we’re going to be dropping right into the middle of a few series, I’ll start with a look at where ... Read More »

The Monster Makers

The spotlight last month fell on the special effects wizards who make SF monsters come to life. The crowning glory was the award of the Best Picture Oscar for Argo. This spy drama focuses on the rescue of a group of American embassy workers from  Ira... Read More »

JJ Abrams is coming back to the small screen

The man behind hit TV shows and films such as Lost, Cloverfield and Armageddon (yes he was involved in the script writing for the latter) is bringing a new show to our screens – Revolution. I first saw the trailer this week, which shows the wo... Read More »

A DOCTOR FOR THE ENTERPRISE: New Art, New Pages

A DOCTOR FOR THE ENTERPRISE: New Art, New Pages

Troy Boyle reports that he’s been sending completed pages to the inkers, letterers,colorers and who knows who else at a breakneck pace!  We’re closing in on sending this book to the printers and may even be able to give you an estimate of... Read More »

Will Wonder Woman Finally Make Her TV Comeback?

Wonder Woman is one of the shows I can’t wait to see on TV. The original TV show was pre-me (I’m a child of the 80s) but I do recall it being on TV. I was excited when a concept was developed in 2011 and managed to see the unaired pilot. ... Read More »

Mouldy Old History

Mouldy Old History

For a number of years I wrote The Crotchety Old Fan blog.  One of my favorite posts to write was finding new and interesting ways to bring the older works to the attention of new fans.  I’m a strong believer in the value of history.  It has oft... Read More »

Walking unto Death

I’ve never read The Walking Dead but I love the TV show and watch it religiously every Monday morning. Series one enthralled me because of the likeable characters who unfailingly seemed to die just as I’d figured out their names. It seemed through th... Read More »

Some shows get cancelled before their time

I always hate getting in to  a show and then it suddenly gets cancelled before it gets to even begin its story (Firefly is a key example). You might say that I should just not watch them until they have run a full season, but I just love experiencin... Read More »

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