Review: Future Bristol

By Paula R. Stiles

Harvey, Colin, ed. Future Bristol. Arlington (TX): Swimming Kangaroo Books, 2009. Paperback. 233 pp. ISBN: 978-1-934041-93-2. $11.99 USD.

Future Bristol has a fantastic idea. It’s an anthology of science fiction stories about, and set in, Bristol, England. It reminds me a lot of those city-based detective shows like Da Vinci’s Inquest (Vancouver), Miami Vice (Miami), Homicide: Life on the Street (Baltimore), the various CSIs (Las Vegas, Miami and New York), and The Wire

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Review: V: Premiere

By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

I don’t remember too much about the original V. I do remember it was up right before War of the Worlds, another series about horrible aliens in our midst, and that the female leads had big hair. The remake of V looks cleaner and more sophisticated than the series I used to watch, but aside from some cooler-looking spaceships it’s pretty similar to its predecessor. It’s no Battlestar Galactica re-imagining, and that’s not necessarily bad. …

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TV Review: Stargate: Universe

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers for the Pilot]

Tagline: A sudden attack on a geologically-fragile planet in the middle of a diplomatic tour from Earth forces a motley group through a stargate to a derelict ship, the Destiny, billions of light years away.

Review: Stargate: Universe starts out, somewhat promisingly, with a bunch of people being spit through a stargate into what looks like the dark cargo hold of a ship. They immediately find out that the life …

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