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Science is Awesome!

Sometimes a news item catches your eye that is so thoroughly science fictional that you have to just stop and admire the awesomeness of the universe and the tool with which we seek to understand […]

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Skyfall

OK, we admit it: it’s not that Skyfall this post is about. It’s this one by the late, great Harry Harrison: The largest spaceship ever made is hurtling overhead, falling. Six people are trapped inside […]

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Death Watch: The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe

This week saw the release of Bertrand Tavernier’s Death Watch on DVD and Blu-Ray. Death Watch is, course, based on D G Compton’s acclaimed novel The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe, and to mark the occasion, the […]

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A Gateway Hollowe’en Read

Oooooh . . . Hallowe’en . . . A time for vampires and werewolves and ghosts and monsters . . . oooooh . . . Except, not really. I mean, not if you want to […]

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Death Watch And The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe

  The 1980 film, Death Watch, directed by Bertrand Tavernier and starring, among others, a young Harvey Keitel,  was re-released in the UK in June this year, in a digitally restored print.  The re-release garnered many positive […]

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