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Star Trek and Guardians sequel titles confirmed

Two of the most awaited sci-fi movie sequels have finally been given proper titles, after confirmation of the official names for both the latest Star Trek sequel and the Guardians of the Galaxy‘s return. Incoming Star Trek director Justin Lin tweeted the former: “Let the next Starfleet voyage begin! #StarTrekBeyond #LLAP” accompanied by the image … Continue reading

Win a Blu-ray of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED AND THE WINNERS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED   The BBC’s adaptation of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell has sadly come to an end but you can relive it – and find out more about the making of the show, as well as see some deleted scenes and bloopers – with the new … Continue reading

We all have the potential to be Heroes Reborn (video)

The proper full-length trailer for Heroes Reborn has now been released, with a considerably more upbeat message than the teaser earlier in the week. We all have the potential to be heroes, a class of children are told before we see the new stars of the show mingling with some of the old, with fresh … Continue reading

Hello Sweetie! It’s a Big Finish for River Song! (updated)

River Song is coming to Big Finish in 2016, just one of a number of new series elements that will be appearing alongside Classic Doctors as the audio company expands its horizons. A number of memorable characters from the BBC’s Doctor Who TV series will be headlining in full cast audio plays to be released in 2016. … Continue reading

Recognition across the board at 2015 Saturn Awards

There were no runaway successes at this year’s Saturn Awards, announced on June 25. In the film categories, Guardians of the Galaxy and Interstellar both did well, while for TV, Hannibal, The Walking Dead, The Flash and Game of Thrones shared the honours. Best Films were Guardians of the Galaxy (Comic Book), Interstellar (SF), The … Continue reading

RIP Patrick Macnee

Patrick Macnee, star of The Avengers, has died aged 93. The veteran actor died peacefully at his home in Palm Springs, California. Best known for his role as the debonair John Steed in the 1960s cult classic – and its 1970s revival as The New Avengers – Macnee’s mellifluous tones and charming personality featured in … Continue reading

Intruders’ James Frain sets course for Gotham

Intruders and Orphan Black star James Frain is upping sticks and heading to Gotham for the second season of the WB’s Batman prequel. According to a report at Deadline, Frain “will play billionaire industrialist Theo Galavan. A new Gotham arrival, Galavan is the saviour the city has been waiting for — he is sexy, heroic, and lovingly devoted to his sister … Continue reading

Quatermass’ last stand comes to Blu-ray

The fourth and final Quatermass serial – known in its truncated theatrical form as The Quatermass Conclusion – is being remastered and released in high definition on July 20th by Network. The Blu-ray edition will be available in four limited edition covers based on the colour of the title sequence of each episode. Oscar-winner John … Continue reading

Learn the science behind Back to the Future!

As part of their 30th anniversary celebration of Back to the Future, the Royal Albert Hall is hosting a pre-concert talk about the science behind the cult movie. Back to the Future will be shown at the Royal Albert Hall on Saturday July 4th at 2.30 and 7 pm with a live orchestra; in-between will be … Continue reading

Where have all the Heroes gone? asks new Reborn trailer (video)

It looks as if it’s going to be a world without Heroes at the start of the new Heroes Reborn miniseries – at least if the newly released trailer is anything to go by. The 30 second promo shows various clips from around the world with graffiti asking (in many languages) “Where are the Heroes?” … Continue reading