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Tony Craig, detective Jack Huey from Due South, calls in an interview about working with music legends including Stevie Wonder, getting into acting and his big break on Due South and in a Due South by South East exclusive he reveals how the last series could have been very different for him and the show.
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Theme Tune: Performed & Arranged by Matt Lees Music / Lyrics by Squee
It's been a long time coming. We've been talking about this film for several years now, and the book for even longer. We even went as far as to compile the Ready Player One Film Challenge which we attempted and failed not once, but twice. So, it's fair to say that we've been anticipating this one for quite some time. The book is a love letter to the 1980s and everything about being a nerd. Games, films, books, TV shows. All the things that I, and countless others, have immersed myself in over the last thirtysomething years.
Going into the film, I was nervous. Having seen the trailer and the posters, there were a few things that didn't sit quite right with what I knew of the source material, yet I wanted to remain open minded.
The opening scenes do a good job of setting up the world as it exists in 2045 and giving us our first glimpses of the OASIS. It's a rich,...Read more
One of my favourite interviews from last year was this one with Manu Bennett, star of The Shannara Chronicles, Arrow and more.
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Until then, goodnight internet, whenever you are.Read more
Ed, Del, Ross and Anne judge even more books as they attempt to escape their Library style confiement.
It's back for another round folks. Last year we had the pleasure of taking part in the first SFW in the City and it looks like we'll be back for more.
Stand by for action! Following the rip-roaring launch of SCI-FI IN THE CITY 2017, its second coming will descend upon the O2 Academy in Sheffield in October 2018, reborn as SFW IN THE CITY II: Sci-Fi – Fantasy – Warriors!
SFW IN THE CITY II will hit the City of Steel between Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October, 2018 (Earth Time) with a special pre-party on Friday 5th. Come early for the pre-party, then enjoy our action-packed, three-zone, two-day event, with guests, panels, talks and signings during the day, not to mention cosplay, props, traders, comics, drones, and much much more! Plus (of course) a FULL EVENING of out-of-this world entertainment on Saturday night!
Among the headlining guests, you’ll find:
Tim Rose - best known for playing Admiral “It’s a Trap!” Ackbar in Return of the Jedi, Tim reprised...Read more
Hola Internet, on this week's show, we talk about all the shiny new movies we've got to look forward to this year, round up our favourites of the current crop of TV shows, review Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri and more.
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Until next time, Take care and be excellent to each other.Read more
Ed, Del, Ross and Anne judge some books by their covers. We take a quick look at Godblind, Achtung! Cthulhu!, Before The Flood, Shattered Minds, Virology , Earth Children are Weird, Sea of Rust, Tales of the Mouse and Minotaur, Master of Orion, Darkness Visible, My Best Friends Exorcism and Basic Witches among otherRead more
Here we go folks... Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards have been announced... Let the speculation begin.
Performance by an actor in a leading role
• Timothée Chalamet in "Call Me by Your Name"
• Daniel Day-Lewis in "Phantom Thread"
• Daniel Kaluuya in "Get Out"
• Gary Oldman in "Darkest Hour"
Ed, Mikey, Del, Ross and Anne take a look at The Furthest Station by Ben Aaronovitch. A special Hogwarts parcel arrives in the Book Nook (delivered by LootCrate, not Owl, alas) and this weeks Lovely Author is RJ Barker ( @dedbutdrmng), who talks about his debut novel, Age of Assassins >Read more