News / Features


by Matt Gearyon 14/02/2018
That’s it Ladies and Gents, the nominations are in and the votes have been cast by your fair hand.. there is no going backnow. Below is our 2017 Best of awards. Should you like to see all the results, in pie chart form no less, then scroll to the bottom of the page where there […]

MCM Birmingham Comic Con is back for 2018!

by Peter Ray Allisonon 08/02/2018
Opening the convention season of 2018, MCM Birmingham Comic Con will bring an action-packed weekend of pop culture to the NEC, when it returns to the West Midlands on 17-18 March. Featuring everything from comics, movies, games and sci-fi to cosplay, anime and steampunk. Michael Rooker (The Walking Dead and Guardians of the Galaxy) has […]

SFW in the City II: Sci-Fi Fantasy Warriors!

by Peter Ray Allisonon 07/02/2018
Following the rip-roaring launch of Sci-Fi in the City last year (reviewed here), its second coming will arrive at Sheffield’s O2 Academy on the first weekend of October 2018 (Earth Time), with a special pre-party on Friday 5th. This year it is reborn as SFW in the City II: Sci-Fi Fantasy Warriors! The headlining guests […]

Sneaky Zebra Announce Latest Short Plans

by TinkerTonkson 17/01/2018
UK based filmmakers Sneaky Zebra last week launched a new Indiegogo campaign to fund their latest short film: Echoes of Darkness. The Star Wars themed fan film, penned by Sneaky’s very own Gary Scullion, aims to explore the new landscape of the universe created between ‘Return of the Jedi’ and ‘The Force Awakens’. Instead of […]

Potential Spoilers for the fate of 2 characters in the last Jedi.

by Matt Gearyon 18/10/2017
It would seem that once again a trailer and promotional material have given away major plot points in an upcoming film, in this case the newest Star Wars: The Last Jedi. First off if you don’t want to read about spoilers then turn back now, read no further because spoilers there be! > > > […]

The Road to 2049: An Anthology of Short Films

by Daniel Delargyon 03/10/2017
In preparation for his upcoming sequel to the acclaimed cult film Blade Runner – the iconic adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep – director Denis Villeneuve had a lot to think about going into the future of an already truly futuristic film. In order to help build the world of Blade […]

Plume Varia: Fact|Fiction (Review)

by xdustineflxon 18/09/2017
  I first saw Plume Varia live in concert in 2015, when they opened for one of my favourite current bands, In the Valley Below. I instantly fell in love thanks to their unique presence and sound, and it was an honour when they reached out to me to have them review their latest album Fact|Fiction. […]

Firefly Cargo Crate 009: Going Mad

by xdustineflxon 11/08/2017
Hey, everyone (all zero of you). I’m back with another review in the Firefly Cargo Crate series. This time, the theme is “Going Mad”, with a focus on Serenity’s resident doctor, Simon Tam. As always, let’s take care of the sticker first.   Londinium, as you can see by the sticker, is the capital of […]

Denver Comic-Con 2017, Part 1: Celebrities

by xdustineflxon 08/08/2017
At the beginning of July, I attended the 6th annual Denver Comic-Con, along with my wife and daughter. We have attended every year since its inception, and it’s the one event in the area we do not miss every year. Tons of celebrities, cosplay, booths, artists, merchandise and more spread across three days of fun. […]

Highlighting Horror

by Peter Ray Allisonon 03/08/2017
For those with literary leanings and wish to exercise their quills, the Horror Writers Association have organised a script-writing event. Through interviews, panel discussions and screenings, attendees will have an unmissable opportunity to learn how to write and sell a script from leading members of the UK horror industry, with a number of very special […]