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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

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

Batman: The Animated Series (1994/1995) – Lock-Up, Deep Freeze and The Terrible Trio

There’s more trouble in Gotham this week, and Batman (Kevin Conroy) and Robin (Loren Lester) are ready to take it on. First up is Lock-Up which aired 19 November, 1994. … Continue reading

July 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

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