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War of the Worlds

Based on: H.G. Wells novel of the same name Produced: Urban Myth Films, StudioCanal+, UK/FR Coproduction Written: Howard Overman Starring: Gabriel Byrne | Elizabeth McGovern | Lea Drucker | Adel Bencherif | Emilie de Pressac | Natasha Little | Daisy Edgar-Jones | Ty Tennant | Bayo Gbadamosi | Stephen Campbell Moore | Stephane Caillard | Aaron Heffeman The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly The premise for the first season of 8 episodes, set in both the UK (London) and a number of locales in France (Grenoble) focuses on a handful of survivors from an alien attack from space. After picking up a signal from outer space scientists at an observatory in Grenoble, France, let the world know, we are not alone. And not long after briefing the Joint Chiefs of Staff at NATO headquarters, in Belgium, a swarm of incoming objects are detected coming in from deep space, at speed. Not days later, 2000+ large solid-looking metallic spheres hit various cities across the entire planet. 0

Top 10 SciFi TV Shows

It’s time to do my favourite SF TV shows. And just like choosing any top ten, picking just ten TV shows is still difficult. 1. THE EXPANSE — without a doubt, this has to be my all-time favourite science fiction TV drama, ever. And I doubt another show will come along any time soon, to knock it off top spot. The reason being, is not just the excellent action but the show’s dedication to quality. From scripts, story lines, and top notch acting, through to the amazing CGI, and detail put into the cinematography. Every damn episode is like a mini movie. And who doesn’t adore Christjen Avasarala? 2. MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. — again, like The Expanse, Agents of SHIELD has been afforded top notch writing, excellent acting, and a budget most can only dream of. We have come to love the characters just as deeply as those on The Expanse. Well, I have. The dynamic between actors shows up on screen, and makes all the difference with each and every episode. Whether it’s …

Movie Review: Crooked House

CROOKED HOUSE The granddaughter of late Greek-British business tycoon Aristide Leonides, Sophia Leonides, visits private investigator Charles Hayward in his office. Sophia wants Charles to investigate Aristide’s death, for she believes he was murdered by a member of his sprawling and idiosyncratic family. Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner 
Writers: Julian Fellowes, Tim Rose Price and Gilles Paquet-Brenner
 Starring: Glen Close, Terrence Stamp, Max Irons, Gillian Anderson and Stefanie Martini Genre: Murder-Mystery 0