Alan Smithee

UK Netflix to Show Breaking Bad Episodes After US Broadcast

UK Netflix to Show Breaking Bad Episodes After US Broadcast

Immediately following the broadcast of Breaking Bad when it returns to AMC on the 11th of August at 2100 ET, Netflix users in the UK will be able to watch that same episode online.

 Alan Smithee

Cybermen Will Return on Doctor Who This Season

You can’t have a Doctor Who season without one of two things, Daleks and Cybermen…now when you have them battle each other you’ve even got ME (someone who has watched a handful of episodes) interested. Unfortunately we’ll only be getting the Cybermen in an upcoming episode.

 

Professor Elemental & Mr. B – Gentlemen Rhymers

Professor Elemental & Mr. B – Gentlemen Rhymers

Being half British I have a soft spot for posh gentleman having it out with elocution and pipes. Thus I give you, “Chap-Hop”.

 

‘The Professionals’ Film remake set for pre-production in the fall

‘The Professionals’ Film remake set for pre-production in the fall

Lionsgate UK are remaking the 1970s British TV series The Professionals for the big screen.

 Alan Smithee

Submarine – Trailer

Submarine – Trailer

One of the biggest hits at Sundance lately was a British film called Submarine. If you’re a fan of movies like Youth in Revolt or Rushmore, this movie is right up your alley.

 Alan Smithee

Red Dwarf Will Return

Red Dwarf Will Return

Many people think that Red Dwarf ended long ago…and for the most part, that’s true. However, thanks to the ratings that Red Dwarf’s last season got (in its short 3-part miniseries). I watched the Back to Earth special last year, shortly after it aired and I have to say that it wasn’t quite as good […]

 

This Week’s SFF Book News

This Week’s SFF Book News

Seventh Star Press is garnishing a lot of attention. They have signed a new author, Jackie Gamber and her YA fantasy series called the Leland Dragon Series. Seventh Star Press also has announced a new author, Steven L. Shrewsbury and his new heroic fantasy novel called Thrall. The book should be available during the first week of December. […]

 

Modern Warfare 2 brought up in House of Commons, video games defended

Modern Warfare 2 brought up in House of Commons, video games defended

Update: There is now a video of the debate over at BBC News Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll no doubt know that tomorrow, Activision’s money maker Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is released. Being the first game in the Call of Duty series to recieve the 18 rating in the United […]

 

6 Year Olds Can Get Hardcore Porn And More With UK Legal Loophole

6 Year Olds Can Get Hardcore Porn And More With UK Legal Loophole

Well oh dear, this isn’t good for our government. During the recent Digital Britain report, it was discovered that the the Video Recordings Act that was brought in by Margaret Thatcher’s government in 1984 never actually got passed by the European Commission because we failed to tell them about it. This means that for the […]

 

RANT: UK Anti-Piracy ads

Recently I have been noticing one set of adverts playing more and more on TV, it’s the latest attempt at preventing piracy over here in the UK and at best it’s a huge waste of money (£3,000,000 to be exact). The advertisements I’m talking about are the “Knock off Nigel” ones primarily being run on […]

 

Take a Bus on the Wild Side – Or How Buses Hate Us

Take a Bus on the Wild Side – Or How Buses Hate Us

So, today began smoothly, for once. I’d arranged to go into the neighbouring city with a friend. We took the Public Bus Service into the city since the nearest train station is about a half hour walk. We came into the city with no problems and spent an hour or two looking at things we […]