Category Archives: Science Fiction

Under His Eye

We’re three weeks into the TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel in the UK, The Handmaid’s Tale. Kate le Vann ponders if it is really a warning of things to come, or a reflection of the present.

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Then You Have To Make One

Sixteen months on from the last non-Xmas episode of Doctor Who, the two grumpy middle-aged Scotchmen in charge return for their swan-song. A third one – Ricky Young – is just pleased there’s no other songs involved, especially ‘River’ ones, in season-opener ‘The Pilot’.

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We Love 1986: Part 1

Yesterday we brought you Paul Duane’s takedown of (almost) everything 1986 has to offer the dedicated cineaste, so today we redress the balance with some of our contributors’ favourite memories of the year that saw the birth of Pixar, Ghibli and The Simpsons, though the animated film we’ve selected below is a little less cheery than any of those.

Tom Cruise in Top Gun

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Boring Conversation Anyway

Not sure if you have heard,  but there’s a new Star Wars film on the way. I know,  me neither, but still. As a lead-in,  we got some of our writers to talk about and around the ‘Wars. Many Bothans died to bring us this information.

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"But they're just Bothans, who cares amirite?" "Uhh.. It's a trap? "

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