“It’s too bad she won’t live. But then again, who does?”

Blade Runner is one of the great iconic sci-fi movies of the modern age.  Last Thursday, we were fortunate to have had the opportunity to see the Final Cut version of the movie in the cinema.  This is the definitive version out of a staggering seven, and the only one to satisfy Ridley Scott’s impeccably […]

A Survivor: The Legacy of the Alien Franchise

When we learned about the “Alien Encounter” experience being hosted at the National Space Centre in Leicester over the Halloween weekend at Comicon earlier in the summer, we signed up for tickets straight away.  The event included: a fantastic live-action experience where a bunch of real-life Colonial Marines from the UK division battled it out against large […]

Cintus Supremus: The essence of an 80s childhood

 I have vivid memories of the first time that I saw Steven Spielberg’s 1982 sci-fi classic, E.T:  It was 1985, and my mum had taken me and my little sister to the re-release of the movie at the Odeon cinema on Swansea’s Kingsway. It was unlike anything I had experienced before.  It was mesmerising, wonderful […]

End of an Era: Space Shuttle Tribute

  For as long as I can remember, I have always been encouraged to embrace my inner-geek (whether space-related, sci-fi-related, dinosaur-related, comic-related, all-things vintage-related, or schwarzenegger-related etc.). What better way, then, could there be to kick-start this blog than for me to pay homage to the 1980s icon that probably inspired it all: the NASA […]