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Doctor Who: The Long Way Round: The Daleks – Part 7

Doctor Who: The Long Way Round: The Daleks – Part 7

23 Sep, 2017

This is put together as a rip-roaring adventure serial. The villain giving a countdown to nuclear annihilation, the heroes kept tied to a wall, their friend descending on ropes to rescue them. But it is the cost this victory comes at that makes it very bittersweet.

Infinite Diversity, Finite Combinations 3.1.8: Revenge Is A Dish Best Served With A Service Charge

Infinite Diversity, Finite Combinations 3.1.8: Revenge Is A Dish Best Served With A Service Charge

21 Sep, 2017

Capitalism returns to haunt humanity once more in the Ferengi’s second appearance.

COMIC REVIEW: The Dark Knight – Master Race

COMIC REVIEW: The Dark Knight – Master Race

18 Sep, 2017

A sociopathic cult of Kryptonians proclaim the Earth theirs – can Batman & an aging Justice League in their twilight years stop them?

Doctor Who: The Long Way Round: The Daleks – Part 6

Doctor Who: The Long Way Round: The Daleks – Part 6

16 Sep, 2017

Now we reach our most action oriented episode to date (in spite of not seeing a single Dalek gun fire). However, that also makes it one of the hardest ones to write about.

BOOK REVIEW: Infinity Wars

BOOK REVIEW: Infinity Wars

15 Sep, 2017

A very strong collection with something in it for everyone. This does indeed showcase some of the best writers in the business looking at an old trope in a new way, as such proving once again the great value of this series.

Infinite Diversity, Finite Combinations 2.1.8: Original Sin

Infinite Diversity, Finite Combinations 2.1.8: Original Sin

14 Sep, 2017

Kirk meets a Biblical figure at the centre of the galaxy and has to deal with him not being entirely truthful. It’s Star Trek V! WAIT COME BACK IT’S NOT ACTUALLY STAR TREK V SORRY I SHOULDN’T JOKE ABOUT THAT!

TV REVIEW: Rick and Morty S3 E5 ‘The Whirly Dirly Conspiracy’ (Contains Spoilers)

TV REVIEW: Rick and Morty S3 E5 ‘The Whirly Dirly Conspiracy’ (Contains Spoilers)

14 Sep, 2017

Jerry gets to go on an adventure as Beth learns a huge parenting lesson in the latest Rick and Morty instalment.

TV REVIEW: Game Of Thrones 7.7 “The Dragon And The Wolf”

TV REVIEW: Game Of Thrones 7.7 “The Dragon And The Wolf”

14 Sep, 2017

The penultimate season of television’s biggest show finally comes to an end with a bumper episode of theatricality, betrayal, and revelation. But is the old formula still working? And how faithfully is it being mixed together these days, anyway?

BOOK REVIEW: Warlock Holmes and the Hellhound of the Baskervilles

BOOK REVIEW: Warlock Holmes and the Hellhound of the Baskervilles

10 Sep, 2017

Warlock Holmes is an idiot. A font of arcane power, certainly, but he’s brilliantly dim. Frankly, he couldn’t deduce his way out of a paper bag. Warlock Holmes and the Hellhound of the Baskervilles is the new book from G.S. Denning

Doctor Who: The Long Way Round: The Daleks – Part 5

Doctor Who: The Long Way Round: The Daleks – Part 5

9 Sep, 2017

One of the earliest scenes in this episode is seen through the eye of the Dalek. This clearly sets up for the theme of this part, the moral ambiguity that can exist even here.