Many years ago I used to run a music venue. When you do this for a living, certainly at that time, you spend an inordinate amount of time listening to demo CD's from bands trying to get gigs at your venue. Mostly this is an exercise in stringing together acts for a triple bill evening of similar themed music. However, every once in a while you stumble across an absolute gem. Silverman were exactly one of those gems. Soulful, heartwrenching tunes of love, loss and anger, backed by swirling, dark beats and haunting melodies. And then there's...Read more
As excited as we all are about the forthcoming release of No Man's Sky in June, we were not expecting this latest bit of juicy news:
65daysofstatic are set to release the official soundtrack to the most anticipated game of the year, No Man’s Sky on June 17th.
Formed in 2001, the Sheffield four piece have continued to evolve from their chaotic, thrashy inception to the measured, sonic brutalism of recent years. Releasing 6 albums of experimental, noisy instrumental music since 2004, they have developed a unique sound with a...Read more
‘Look out I’m coming to get you…’ says award winning actress Eve Myles. Torchwood’s Gwen Cooper will appear at SFW 7 alongside her Torchwood onscreen husband Rhys Williams portrayed by Kai Owen.
SFW, originally known as the Sci Fi Weekender and now in its 7th year, will bring like-minded people together for a weekend to fully immerse themselves in a sci-fi & fantasy culture. The weekend will play host to some of the world’s most popular science fiction and fantasy films and TV-shows.
The legendary Brian Blessed, will be...Read more
SFW are excited to announce the exclusive pre-screening of a stunning new British Sci-Fi Horror’ Pandorica’ followed by Q & A discussion with Writer & Director and cast.
The film revolves around the leadership trials of the Varosha Tribe. Eiren, Ares and Thade are all in line to lead the next generation of their people. They journey out of the safety of their home towards a dark forest miles away where tradition dictates a new leader will be chosen. Only one of them will return.
Pandorica is an edge of your seat...Read more
You can guess by the title of this rant that there are spoilers included in this article.
There are indeed spoilers.
Yes spoilers that spoil things in three movies.
Star Trek Into Darkness
Star Wars - The Force Awakens.
And although at least two of these spoilers are now going to be common knowledge, I wanted to talk about WHY those spoilers exist , since there are parallels between all three.
So just to make absolutely sure that you have all had opportunity to not...Read more
SFW, originally known as the Sci Fi Weekender and now in its 7th year has recently announced a string of actors and authors for its Sci Fi and Fantasy Festival next March.
Joining the legendary Brian Blessed and Star Trek's Garrett Wang are a Classic Duo from Russell T Davies's Dr Who spin off, Torchwood , Kai Owen and Gareth David Lloyd will be among many other quality actors from across the Science Fiction and Fantasy spectrum. The Time Travellers fantasy favourite, Outlander is now filming its second season and after Graham...Read more
With Doctor Who Season 9 premiering both sides of the pond tomorrow (Saturday 19th September), here is a list of the US Premiere dates for our pick of the best returning shows for this Fall Season; as well as our pick of the new shows worth keeping an eye on.
Monday 21st September
Castle (Season 8)
The Big Bang Theory (Season 9)
Scorpion (Season 2)
Gotham (Season 2)
Minority Report (New Series)
Tuesday 22nd September... Read more
Netflix have announced the release date for season one of their new original series: Marvel's Jessica Jones.
The entire 13 episode season will be available to stream from 8:01am on November 20th 2015.
The Netflix original series Marvel’s Jessica Jones is the second of four epic live action adventure series (Marvel’s Daredevil, which launched April 10th, Marvel’s Luke Cage and Marvel’s Iron Fist, all leading up to the teaming of the main characters in Marvel’s The Defenders) to premiere only on Netflix. It is a suspenseful, edgy...Read more
What is 'No Man's Sky'?
One simple word. Maths. I’ll expand on that idea in the ‘Procedural Generation’ section.
‘No Man’s Sky’ is a game developed by a small indie developer known as ‘Hello Games’. They have made a couple of small games previously such as ‘Joe Danger’ however ‘No Man’s Sky’ is a much more ambitious project in both size and scale.
The basic premise is that you start off your existence on a planet. You need to find resources to leave the planet and start travelling the universe. What’...Read more
UPDATE: Details of UK release and screenings: http://tickets.attackontitanmovie.co.uk/
Last week’s Manchester Comic Con was an incredibly fun and surreal experience, from seeing the mass of ‘Attack on Titan’ cosplay to dancing ‘Metal Gear Solid’ cardboard boxes. I am still waiting on a few videos of Q and A sessions from the event covering the voice of Naruto, cast from the Arrow and two of Doctors (Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy). Unfortunately no gaming news from this event, but have no fear gamescom is pretty much here....Read more