Favourite fictional settings

March 28, 2017

Reality is highly overrated.  With science fiction and fantasy comes great escapism, so in today's episode we discuss fictional worlds and settings that we love.  

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Ancient film reviews: Interstellar

March 21, 2017

Continuing our voyage into the dim dark past, today we look at Christopher Nolan's 2014 film Interstellar.  A huge success both at the box office and with critics, George R. R. Martin called Interstellar "the most ambitious and challenging science fiction film since Kubrick's 2001.  Do we dare disagree with the George?  Quite possibly.  Yes, hell might be freezing over...

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Novel cover versions - reboots by other authors

March 14, 2017

Reboots are pretty common in films and TV, even comics do them, but this is not something seen in the world of prose novels.  In this podcast we discuss novels we think would be interesting to be rebooted by a different author.  Of course, we don't expect any of this to actually happen but it's a fun exercise in looking at the potential within books for alternative takes.

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Film review: The Great Wall

March 7, 2017

Like all sensible people, we can't get enough Matt Damon in our movies. Today's podcast looks at the recent Chinese film, The Great Wall, where Matt Damon helps China keep some nasty monsters out of their damn yard and behind that Great Wall.  Does Matt Damon need rescuing?  Oh he better.

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