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(N)SFW-X(XX)

by Peter Ray Allisonon 17/05/2018
The partying has barely finished for the ninth Sci Fi Weekender (SFW), but work has already started on their next invasion of North Wales for SFW-X.  Much of the programming is still in its early stages, but some guests have already been confirmed already. People often ask how the weekender is different to any of […]

UK Games Expo is coming

by Peter Ray Allisonon 03/05/2018
The UK’s largest hobby games convention, UK Games Expo (UKGE), is set to take place at the Birmingham NEC next month.  Currently in its twelfth year, the UKGE will run from 1st to 3rd June. Last year the event attracted around 32,000 people, and even more are expected to attend this year. A whopping 300 […]

Life After The Navigator – “See ya later Navigator!”

by joshkingofgeekson 20/04/2018
The 1980’s gave birth to so much amazing cinema. It’s filled with fantastic storytelling and imagination that would capture the hearts and creative juices of every geek, child and dreamer to ever retain their cinema stub. This era would also boost the genre of Science Fiction especially the Time Travelling side of it. Robert Zemekis […]

Mary Poppins Returns…

by Deepdarkredon 12/03/2018
In a world full of adaptations, remakes, sequels and revivals, I have to admit that the return of Mary Poppins is the one thing I am actually looking forward too. Last week’s Oscars saw the release of the first teaser trailer of the heavily anticipated (at least by me) return of the best nanny a […]

DON’T PANIC! A celebration of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

by Peter Ray Allisonon 08/03/2018
Forty years ago today, an earth shattering piece of radio was broadcast for the first time. This revelatory piece of radio was The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Porcelaine 3 – Mère

by Deepdarkredon 25/02/2018
Good news to all Francophones and Francophiles! The third issue of Porcelain, one of Improper Books’ best known works is now available in French via Éditions Delcourt. Available since the 21st of February, the third installment of this compelling story will most definite cause the same uproar as the previous two installments. Improper Books, which through […]

Kickstarter spotlight Eternal Kings

by Andy Haighon 10/02/2018
Rolanda Issa’s Eternal Kings does something which strikes me as such a ‘why has nobody done this already?’ thing it kind boggles my mind. Eternal Kings to explain it in a simple way takes Chess, which almost everybody has played at some point, and combines it with a card game like for example Magic The […]

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 […]