Category Archives: Sci-Fi

Quick Vinyl Review – ‘Time Lord Victorious – Echoes of Extinction’ (Doctor Who)

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Over my birthday weekend this year, I revisited my ASDA-exclusive vinyl edition of ‘1963: Fanfare For The Common’, starring Peter Davison and Sarah Sutton and enjoyed it very much. I also ventured into hearing the vinyl story ‘Echoes of Extinction’ which is part of the ‘Time Lord Victorious’ series. 🙂 Continue reading

Radio Times Winners and Fifth Doctor Favourites with Big Finish

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People voted for their favourite Fifth Doctor main range audio stories by Big Finish in a Radio Times poll recently. I’ve reviewed these stories already, including ‘The Mutant Phase’, ‘Alien Heart’/‘Dalek Soul’, ‘The Lady of Mercia’, ‘The Peterloo Massacre’ and ‘Spare Parts’. Check out my reviews on them today. Continue reading

Week 2 – ‘Star Wars Sequels Review Season’

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And welcome back everyone to the ‘Star Wars Sequels Review Season’!

Today, we’re taking a look at the second book in the original Thrawn trilogy by Timothy Zahn called ‘Star Wars: Dark Force Rising’. I read the e-book version of ‘Dark Force Rising’ in December 2020 whilst I was watching ‘The Mandalorian’ web TV series on Disney+ and revisited the original ‘Star Wars’ film trilogy on DVD. Continue reading

Novelization/Audiobook review – ‘Doctor Who – The TV Movie’

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I’ve added my review on the ‘Doctor Who’ Target novelization/audiobook of ‘The TV Movie’ by Gary Russell. This is looking into the 2021 Target Books edition of the novelization, not the 1996 BBC Books edition. ‘The ‘TV Movie’ features the Seventh and Eighth Doctors, Grace Holloway, Chang Lee and the Master. The audiobook is read by Dan Starkey. Continue reading

Week 1 – ‘Star Wars Sequels Review Season’

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MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU as we begin the first instalment of the ‘Star Wars Sequels Review Season’!

To celebrate ‘Star Wars’ on this particular day in May, I’ve decided to tackle a number of ‘Star Wars’ sequels and share reviews on them for the next four weeks. From October 2020 to February 2021, I’ve been revisiting ‘Star Wars’ itself from watching the movies on DVD, watching ‘The Mandalorian’ web TV series on Disney+ and reading some ‘Star Wars’ e-books. Continue reading

Revisiting Seasons 18 and 19 of ‘Doctor Who’ on Blu-ray with Tom Baker and Peter Davison

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Novelization Review – ‘Doctor Who and the Pirate Planet’

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Once again, like with ‘City of Death’, I’m tackling a ‘Doctor Who’ Target novelization that is a slimmer and condensed version of the juicer and more fleshed-out novelization of ‘The Pirate Planet’ by Douglas Adams and James Goss. Please feel free to check out my thoughts on the slimmer book version of ‘Doctor Who and the Pirate Planet’. Continue reading

CD Reviews – ‘Star Cops: Mars – Part 2’

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I’m up-to-date again with the ‘Star Cops’ series as I’ve recently heard and reviewed the second ‘Mars’ box set by Big Finish, containing the last three of six episodes in the saga. I greatly enjoyed the second ‘Mars’ box set, finding each of the three episodes pretty compelling and dramatic to listen to. 🙂 Continue reading

Book Reviews – ‘Short Trips: Zodiac’ (Doctor Who)

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As I reviewed ‘The Switching’ as part of the ‘Masterful’ limited edition box set by Big Finish, I decided to check out the stories featured in the ‘Short Trips: Zodiac’ collection. I hope to update my reviews on the ‘Short Trips: Companions’ and ‘Short Trips: Transmissions’ collections as part of my ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season later this year. Continue reading

CD Reviews – ‘Masterful’

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