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Torchwood Miracle Day

In Torchwood Miracle Day death takes a holiday-and it looks more like a permanent leave.  The interesting Torchwood bit is that Captain Jack, our hero, has been immortal-until Miracle Day that is.  So is it all a plot to kill

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Total Oblivion-More or Less

One of the hallmarks of post apocalypse stories is that things go from bad to worse on a very regular basis.  But most of them start off in the fairly familiar, fairly common world and something goes terribly wrong-zombies, atomic

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The Man In The High Castle

Philip K Dick was a prolific writer of short stories and novels, and he continues to supply a steady source of material for people who make movies.  The Adjustment Bureau was based on a Philip K Dick short story. I

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Paul-An Alien Road Picture

A man in black shoots a radio and says-It was a boring conversation anyway.  Just one of the many inside sci fi, super nerd jokes in the silly sci-fi flick Paul.  Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, who everyone seems to

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Being Human on Syfy

Being Human is the story of three friends sharing an apartment-one vampire, one werewolve, and one ghost.  The show started out on the BBC, which makes sense since having a flatmate is the normal state of affairs in cities like

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Stargate Universe Canceled by Syfy

The Syfy channel seems to be more interested in Wrestling and Paranormal BS than actual science fiction.  Maybe that’s why they changed their name.  The Syfy channel canceled Stargate Universe only weeks after canceling Caprica. The only shows remaining are

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The Writer’s Market

The Writer’s Market is to aspiring writers what seed catalogs are to aspiring gardeners-something to drool over and think about and have long, usually unrealistic, fantasies about.  I bought my first Writer’s Market when I was in high school, submitted

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Code 46 Can’t Tell The Players Without a Genome Card

We open with several pages of legalese explaining that it is against the law to have children with people who have either 100%, 50%, or 25% of the same genetic code as yourself.  At the same time we see Tim

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Inception-Dreaming The Matrix

I’ve been waiting for someone to make another Matrix movie since 1999 and Inception is pretty close.  It’s a sci fi movie, sort of.  Sort of because there is no real science mentioned as to how the people in this

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J. Michael Straczynski and Wonder Woman

For sci fi geeks like me, J. Michael Straczynski will always and forever be the man behind Babylon 5.  Though he has moved well beyond the world of bozo haired aliens and space opera-the last time I heard his name

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