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Retro Review: Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park does have it's plot holes and can strain credibility at times. Pfffft, who am I kidding?! Jurassic Park is an amazing, groundbreaking adventure film filled with...

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Vacuity

Sci-FI Short Friday: Vacuity

Vacuity takes place shortly after a major disaster aboard the Xoeh (zoh•ee) space station, Alan Brahm awakes to find himself trapped in the airlock/escape pod, with a torn space suit, and the room rapidly decompressing. With his attempts to force …

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Descender Tin Stars

Review: Descender Volume 1: Tin Stars

Descender: Tin Stars has all the elements of great storytelling in graphic novel form: characters, world building, action, conflict, and tension. All of this is masterfully penned by writer Jeff Lemire, and …

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Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson

Review: Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson

There's little doubt that Kim Stanley Robinson crafted Aurora to be a cautionary tale about the tremendous risks involved with space travel and the settling of alien planets. The takeaway seems to be that humans are …

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Apex Magazine #88

Apex Magazine #88

Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month. Issue #88 – Cover art by …

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Time Trap: A Science Fiction Short

Sci-FI Short Friday: Time Trap

Short films have made quite the splash on the internet as of late, espcially those of the fantastical or science fiction nature.  Michael Shanks provides this week’s diversion with Time Trap, a whimsical short about a robot-alien who crash lands …

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Star Trek Continues - Embracing the Winds

Star Trek Continues – Embracing the Winds

Happy 50th anniversary Star Trek!!! The gang from Star Trek Continues are back with their seventh episode.  In it they work their amazing retro magic on a new story from the original series universe. In Star Trek Continues – Embracing …

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Mass Effect: Andromeda

Mass Effect: Andromeda Video

Bioware has released a 4K Mass Effect: Andromeda video showcasing how well the Frostbite engine runs on the PS4 during gameplay.  One can only assume, by extrapolation, that the game will look even better on PC platforms, again assuming proper …

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Soylent Green

Retro Review: Soylent Green

Based on Harry Harrison's 1966 book Make Room! Make Room!, Soylent Green serves up a future where despair and hunger loom over all sense of hope. It's a hyper-extrapolated look at the future …

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Apex Magazine #87

Apex Magazine #87

Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month. Issue #87 – Cover art by …

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Slow Bullets

Review: Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds

It’s no secret that I’m an Alastair Reynolds fan.  His mixture of astrophysics, space opera, and gothic noir really scratches my space opera itch, especially his Revelation Space setting.  All of his books, that I’ve read thus far, have been solid …

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Sci-Fi Short Friday: Wanderers

If you like science, space, fiction and the extrapolation/melding of the three then Wanderers may be the most amazing video you will see in a long time . . . all put to the glorious narration of Carl Sagan from his …

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Revenger by Alastair Reynolds

Alastair Reynolds’ Revenger

Space opera master Alastair Reynolds‘ new book Revenger is about to drop in the UK (Sept 15, 2016) and we’ve dug up a short excerpt from it to share that he posted on his official blog not too long ago. …

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