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[ Aug 2014 ]
Robin Williams as Pan

BOOKS – CHILDREN – HUMOR
BY RACHEL HYLAND and KIM SORENSEN
Billy Crystal’s heartfelt tribute to Robin Willliams at last night’s Emmy Awards made us think that we, too, should at last join the throng and pay homage to that funny, funny man—who …

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[ Aug 2014 ]
Doctor Who 3501

TV — DOCTOR WHO
BY RACHEL DAY
Written by: Steven Moffat
Directed by: Ben Wheatley
US/UK Airdate: Saturday, August 23, 2014
In Short: The new Doctor takes some time to adjust to his regeneration, and so impossibly, does the Impossible Girl…
Recommended: Yes.
THE …

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[ Nov 2013 ]
Enders Game

MOVIES – ORSON SCOTT CARD – ADAPTATIONS
BY RACHEL HYLAND
Based on the novel by Orson Scott Card
Written by: Gavin Hood
Directed by: Gavin Hood
Starring: Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis, Abigail Breslin, Hailee Steinfeld, Aramis Knight
US Release …

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[ Oct 2013 ]
Gravity

MOVIES — ACTION – SCIENCE FICTION
BY RACHEL HYLAND
Written by: Alfonso Cuarón, Jonás Cuarón
Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón
Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris (voice)
US Release Date: Friday, October 4, 2013
In Short: Thrilling and accomplished, but not much else.
Recommended: Kind …

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[ Sep 2013 ]
Ice Red

BOOKS – SCIENCE FICTION – ADAPTATION
BY COLLEEN REED
Published by Carina Press
Release Date: Monday, September 30, 2013
Available in Kindle Edition
In Short: Bianca Ross is being cheated out of her corporate heritage on Mars by her stepmother. She has the business …

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[ Sep 2013 ]
Under the Dome 113

TV — UNDER THE DOME — STEPHEN KING
BY RACHEL HYLAND
Based on the novel by Stephen King and created by Brian K. Vaughan, Under the Dome tells the tale of the residents of Chester’s Mill, who one day find themselves imprisoned by …

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[ Sep 2013 ]
Almost Human 2

TV
So many genre shows, so little time…
BY KELLIE SHERIDAN
Yesterday, we began our week-long Fall TV Guide with ABC and NBC. Today, we continue with…
CBS
The 2013 CBS line-up here consists entirely of “not quite genre” shows—those that …

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[ Sep 2013 ]
Under the Dome 112

TV — UNDER THE DOME — STEPHEN KING
BY RACHEL HYLAND
Based on the novel by Stephen King and created by Brian K. Vaughan, Under the Dome tells the tale of the residents of Chester’s Mill, who one day find themselves imprisoned by …

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[ Sep 2013 ]
Star Trek Into Darkness DVD

MOVIES – SCIENCE FICTION – ADAPTATIONS — STAR TREK
BY DAVID BALDWIN
Based on Star Trek, created by Gene Roddenberry
Written by: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Damon Lindelof
Directed by: J.J. Abrams
Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saladana, Benedict Cumberbatch
DVD Release Date: …

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[ Sep 2013 ]
John Scalzi

BOOKS – SCIENCE FICTION – PARODY
BY RACHEL HYLAND 

Published by Tor
Available in Paperback, Audio Download (narrated by Wil Wheaton!) and Kindle editions
In the Stacks: Hugo Winners
In Short: Ensign Andrew Dahl is assigned to the good ship Intrepid, where something strange …