So, I thought I would stick this on as I’ve been rereading the book over the past few weeks (I listen to it while going to sleep so I have to start over and over again with the last part I can remember each time). I remember much preferring this three part mini-series put together […]Read more "Tonight’s Viewing – Children of Dune (2003)"
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, 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, I capped off a day out in the capital with a visit to the Prince Charles Cinema for a screening of this Roger Corman effort which I had some fond childhood memories of. I say childhood memories because I don’t think I had seen this film since I was about 10 years old. […]Read more "Tonight’s Viewing – Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)"
There have been quite a few posts showing this and I thought it was worth an update as I haven’t had anything concrete to write about in this project for quite some time. Images have been dropping left, right and centre including posters and artwork but they all get debunked within a few hours as […]Read more "Casting Dune – Logo reaction"
Horsell Common I finally finished the audiobook version of this, read by David Tennant. I have to say that I was amazed at this book from start to finish. It has been a while since I have read any 19th Century literature and I was unprepared for just how action-packed this story is. Really, I […]Read more "Tonight’s Reading – The War of the Worlds"
After living in the South for 27 years, I finally got around to visiting this famous location just outside Woking. For those of you who don’t know, Horsell Common is the place where the Martians land in HG Wells’ classic novel, The War of the Worlds. That story has been one of my favourites since […]Read more "A Trip to Horsell Common"
Episode 8 – War Games This week’s episode of Blue Book is a reworking of the true story of a group of GIs in Korea who were set upon by a UFO while on patrol north of Seoul. They were hit with a mysterious ray and afterwards developed dysentery and other symptoms suggestive of radiation […]Read more "Project Blue Book – Season 1: Episode 8 Review"
There was another promising addition to the IMDb listing today which I picked up on through a post on one of the Facebook groups. Lagos-born Babs Olusanmokun is now listed as playing the role of Jamis in Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, which is currently filming. If you don’t know who Jamis is (maybe you’ve only seen […]Read more "Casting Dune – Babs Olusanmokun initial reactions"
It’s good to hear that Project Blue Book has been picked up for a second season. Looks like we’ll get to go deeper into a protracted arc for some of the characters. If this week’s episode was anything to go by, things will continue to pick up speed. Episode 7 – The Scoutmaster I was […]Read more "Project Blue Book – Season 1: Episode 7 Review"