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Doctor Who (Peter Davison) – Warriors of the Deep

Johnny Byrne pens the season 21 opening story that was a four-parter which aired from 5 January to 13 January 1984. Peter Davison’s last season as the Doctor gets underway … Continue reading

July 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Stranger Things (2016) – Season 1

Picture a Stephen King novel directed by Steven Spielberg, with a score by John Carpenter, and a beautifully balanced touch of nostalgia and you have the wondrous, scary, funny, and … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Looker (1981) – Michael Crichton

I love when a movie I’ve never heard of at all comes along on the lists I am working through, and as I dove into the Sci-Fi Chronicles book today, … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Star Trek: Beyond (2016) – Justin Lin

The latest Star Trek film, celebrating the long-lived series 50th anniversary hits screens nationwide today, and once again, film-goers are invited to Boldly go… And for the most part, it’s … Continue reading

July 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Quantum Leap (1989) – The Color of Truth and Camikazi Kid

Sam (Scott Bakula) has more time-travelling adventures this week, when he leaps into a black man in the south in The Color of Truth. Written by Deborah Pratt, this award … Continue reading

July 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

REELIES – FINAL ROUND – Favourite Group Cast – TV

This is it! The final round! This one is for all the nuggets, and every vote counts! Voting for this round will be open for one week only, so make … Continue reading

July 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Star Trek: The Wounded Sky (1983) – Diane Duane

Diane Duane takes the helm of the Enterprise in this week’s visit to the 23rd century via The Book Shelf. While heavy on the techno-babble and grounded in factual science, … Continue reading

July 20, 2016 · Leave a comment
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