Tags : science fiction

Wading Through the Complicated Legacy of H. P. Lovecraft

Howard Phillips Lovecraft never lived to see his name cemented among the literary giants of the twentieth century.  Dead of cancer before his 47th birthday, his existence was so obscure that even his estranged wife was unaware of his death for more than eight years. His short stories – now recognised as ground-breaking developments in the […]Read More

A.I. Robot ‘Erica’ Cast As Lead in Sci-Fi Blockbuster

Like any industry, film has been heavily impacted by COVID-19. Many actors have thought of creative ways to keep working during the pandemic, such as participating in live-streamed theatre performances from home. Such isolation from others is continuing in an unlikely form, with the recent announcement that the cast of upcoming science fiction blockbuster ‘b’ […]Read More

TV News: HBO’s Westworld trailer released

HBO have released a teaser trailer for their upcoming Science Fiction/thriller TV series Westworld, based on the 1973 film of the same name. The trailer splices a visceral Western backdrop and gun slinging action with mysterious science fiction and androids. It will be produced by J.J. Abrams and Jonathon Nolan (Christopher’s brother) and the series […]Read More

Book Review: The Island of Doctor Moreau // H.G. Wells

Set in the Victorian age of new scientific discovery and experimentation, H. G. Wells’ novel is introspective and thought-provoking. It was received in a similar way to Stevenson’s Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – the two books were published about a decade apart – and deals with much the same themes: how far new scientific progression […]Read More

TV Review: Sense8

Netflix’s latest phenomenon that is set to sweep the world by storm, Sense8 has become the necessary viewing to engage in conversations in both the real world, as well as our online social spheres. More often than not, it becomes a series that is watched in a multi-hour stint, whilst the viewer wallows in their chosen […]Read More