As the CEO of a Special Agency, you have been instructed by the Senate of Conglomerate city to restore the order in sector 451, where the forces of corrupt corporations have established their own little kingdoms. Using DNA manipulation, high-end weapons and cybernetic enhancements, your
If there’s one type of horror film I can wholeheartedly get behind, it’s one where the entire premise centres on a man trying to make people explode purely by thinking at them in an intense manner. David Cronenberg’s 1981 body horror Scanners provides us with such a
The Surge 2 is the latest techno-horror action adventure from developer Deck13 and publisher Focus Home Interactive – who are on the hottest streak of 2019 at the moment. A mysterious storm causes your plane to crash in the outskirts of Jericho City. Weeks later,
Whether you have been before or not, a highlight for the UK genre fans is Frightfest – “the woodfest of gore“, a certain Mexican Oscar-winner has described it as. It does have a reputation as being a film festival of nothing more than 5 days
We kick things off this week with an excerpt from the 1960s sci-fi novel Agent of Chaos by Norman Spinrad, which has a “hero” with a remarkably familiar name … Other discoveries this week include some very off books written by candidate for the nomination
After a short break between episodes (on account of one of the hosts moving house), The Geek Show returns for our regular, bi-monthly look at the weird and crusty outer layer of science and technology news with a podcasting taste that really shouldn’t be licked.
In his novel The Place of Dead Roads, William S Burroughs suggests that a British space programme never took off for cultural reasons; as soon as we got to the moon and realised there was no-one there to patronise, apparently, we’d give up. Those curious
The Summer Solstice has passed and we’re at the end of the June, which means it’s time for another of our monthly catch-up sessions, so welcome to another episode packed full of comics and manga! So without further ado, this week we have Exiles: The
Over the years, low budget movies have changed exponentially. In 2019, independent film makers are getting an awful lot more bang for their buck. Look at 1970s low budget film, for example, as excellent as those genre films could be, some elements of their production
The press release that accompanied this indie sci-fi film heralds it as the best since Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009). That film, a decade ago, reminded us exactly what sci-fi is all about. Taking a human circumstance, and imagining what toll the future takes upon it.