Hi everyone, It’s been ages since we had any news on Dune so it’s been a real thrill to get so much new stuff over the course of a couple of days. It gives us our first look at the actors in role. Obviously, these are prepared shots as opposed to stills from the film […]Read more "Casting Dune – Vanity Fair First Look reaction"
Hi everyone, After several months, and with a few loose ends to be tied up once the COVID-19 pandemic has finished wreaking havoc on our world, filming of Queen of Hearts is almost complete. It must be an intense relief to Cameron Cloutier to be close to the finish line. Whilst the world has ground […]Read more "Queen of Hearts – Trailer Reaction"
Area 51 What a fantastic follow up to the opening double header for Season 2. I didn’t think they’d be able to match the standard set in the Roswell episodes but they did it and then some. This episode had it all; drama, thrills, emotion and a great new character in the CIA agent, Daniel […]Read more "Project Blue Book – Season 2: Episode 3 Review"
Hi everyone, If there is a Twin Peaks character who sums up 2020 so far, it has to be the reclusive Harold Smith, played so wonderfully by Lenny von Dohlen. I haven’t written any Twin Peaks poetry in a while, but I kept seeing his image pop up on social media and I was compelled […]Read more "Solitaire – a haiku sequence"
Hi everyone, Just giving a little shout out to someone who I work with. Jennifer Barr has been hard at work recording audiobook versions of children’s stories. If anyone is stuck for things to do with children during these locked down times, I recommend you give them a listen. She’s started with Alice in Wonderland. […]Read more "Barrvellous Books"
The Roswell Incident – Part 1 and 2 Hi everyone, Much of my time of late has been spent on things other than this website, so it’s nice to get an opportunity to write something new. I’m glad we’re not that far behind the US in seeing this back on television. The welcome return of […]Read more "Project Blue Book – Season 2, Episode 1 and 2 Review"
Hi everyone, Here begins an unusual adventure. The boy, my son, has been waiting patiently all throughout Reception for the chance to take home Engelbert the Elephant. Every child gets a turn and finally, his came! It would seem, however, that with the Government’s decision to close schools until further notice, Engelbert’s stay with us […]Read more "The Interminable Isolation of Engelbert"
Hi everyone, The good people at 25YL were kind enough to publish a little something of mine about my favourite sci-fi franchise of all time… https://25yearslatersite.com/2020/03/16/the-mass-effect-franchise-is-about-choices-steeped-in-consequences/ Hope you enjoy it, RichardRead more "Mass Effect article published"
Hi everyone, Obviously the media is reaching saturation point on this issue and I’ve been looking for a rational conversation about the realities of what is going on. Luckily, Sam Harris has released two podcasts in which he talks to leading medical professionals about the current situation, risk management and the future. https://youtu.be/xwE0ldRtwGA https://youtu.be/kj9xR6H8T-0 I […]Read more "Coronavirus information"
Hi everyone, I’d like to present my latest poem, A Projection of a Man. It’s about the dangers of being obsessed and anxious with how we are seen by others to the point that we put everything on the surface and do not pay attention to the depths of ourselves. This is a ‘worst case […]Read more "A Projection of a Man – a poem"