I will probably never see another episode of Star Trek Discovery. That's rather unfortunate. After waiting years for a new Star Trek TV Series, I'll never know how Discovery develops beyond its pilot episode. Star Trek Discovery might be worth a watch, too bad its only available … [Read more...] about Does Star Trek Discovery justify CBS All Access
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SyFy has renewed their space bounty hunter series "Killjoys" for two seasons, the second of which will also be the series' last. SyFy also axed another of their prime-time series. "Dark Matter" will not be returning for a fourth season. I remember when both of these series … [Read more...] about SyFy network renews Killjoys, cancels Dark Matter.
So, it’s come to this: Bioware and EA shelved Mass Effect. The whole franchise is on hiatus. There will be no “Mass Effect Andromeda: 2” in the foreseeable future. This probably shouldn’t surprise anybody, given the negative press shit-storm surrounding Mass Effect … [Read more...] about EA and Bioware shelved the Mass Effect franchise
I’ve never actually read Pierre Christin’s “Valérian and Laureline” comic. I was still excited for Valerian and the city of a thousand planets to arrive in theaters. That excitement wasn't enough to overcome the negative press that surrounded this movie. That shouldn't stop you … [Read more...] about Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets.
We here at Particleshock Science fiction have finally, just now gotten around to seeing Rogue One: A Star Wars story. I know it seems like the kind of thing we would rush to the theaters to see on the preview night, But it’s the holiday season and I’m not getting paid to do these … [Read more...] about Rogue One: the Star Wars prequel we really wanted
The Expanse has been renewed for a second season on SyFy. I was pretty excited to learn that SyFy Network ordered a second season of The Expanse, a series that, in its first season, served up a winning recipe of interplanetary intrigue with overtones of oppression and … [Read more...] about The Expanse gets a second season on SyFy
Riddick is a critically bad but surprisingly entertaining movie. This chapter shrugs off some of the absurd concepts from the previous film and reconnects to the Pitch Black roots of Vin Diesel’s anti-hero. Riddick begins shortly after the events of 'Chronicles' and finds the … [Read more...] about Vin Diesel reconnects with Riddick’s Pitch Black roots
After what seems like years… oh wait it literally has been years. Well then – after years of stagnation it appears that SyFy will actually deliver on the promise of a BSG spin off. Battlestar Galactica: Blood And Chrome” chronicles the adventures of (a much younger) William Adama … [Read more...] about Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome launches on Machinima