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.
Using the classic idea of an investigative point and click adventure is Raw Fury’s Whisper of a Machine. Join Rob as he talks about this excellent indie title described as Sci-fi Nordic Noir by its developers. Let us know what you thought about Whispers of
With the news that James Gunn has be rehired to direct the third chapter of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Andrew and Rob decided to take a look back at the long and somewhat complicated history of the space-faring team. From the current roster, through
Hello film buffs and fellow Whovians, it’s the Classic Film Kid here! Today, I will be looking at Doctor Who again to discuss the recent 11th series, the positives and negatives, and also a quick ranking of all 10 episodes at the end. Without any