Here’s our review of Ramsey Campbell’s creepy horror, The Wise Friend. By Sarah Lines 05-06-20 32 Author: Ramsey Campbell Publisher: Flame Tree Press Released: Out now Price: £20 Ever thought you saw a shadow move out of the corner of your eye when you were alone? Even if you’re not prone to getting spooked, reading
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We think we understand the fine line Space Force is trying to tread – a balancing tightrope act between ‘charming workplace comedy’ and ‘current political satire’. Unfortunately it’s not quite witty enough for it to be an effective satire and it’s not really funny enough to be a laugh-out-loud comedy either. However, there are certainly
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We review No Signal, the sequel to Jem Tugwell’s Proximity and the latest in the iMe series. By Burt Peterson 04-06-20 1,979 Author: Jem Tugwell Publisher: Serpentine Books Released: Out now Price: £8.99 It has been a year since the events of Jem Tugwell’s first book in the iMe series, Proximity, and for Detective Inspector
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Can you tell us a bit about your upcoming book, The Southern Book Club’s Guide To Slaying Vampires? Growing up, I hated my mum’s book club; I thought they were just a bunch of silly housewives, but when I got to know them as adults I realised I was the idiot. These women had dealt
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Image credit: Jamie Ferguson. Netflix has announced that Paul Feig is on board to direct its upcoming fairytale series The School For Good And Evil. Based on the bestselling book by Soman Chainani, the screenplay will be adapted by David Magee (Life of Pi, Mary Poppins Returns, Finding Neverland) and Laura Solon (Office Christmas Party, Let It
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Disney has announced that Frozen 2 will be available two weeks ahead of schedule on Friday 3 July on Disney+ in the UK and Ireland. Frozen 2 follows Elsa, together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, on a journey into the unknown (yes we still have that song stuck in our heads too) to discover the
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The 21st Arrow FrightFest will not be taking place on its usual August dates but the organisers will be expanding their London Halloween event. By Rachael Harper 02-06-20 3,270 The organisers of the excellent Arrow FrightFest have announced that due to the continuing COVID-19 restrictions on social distancing, its traditional five day event in August has
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Centring on the idea that if someone is killed in a fit of a rage, the act curses the house it takes place in and leaves anyone who enters it mad, murderous and suicidal (in turn, making their own home a new site of infectious evil), Nicolas Pesce’s The Grudge bends Takashi Shimizu’s mythology to
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Being number two isn’t necessarily a bad thing as Disney+’s new original movie shows… By Rachael Harper 28-05-20 4,351 Disney+ has announced its latest original movie, Secret Society Of Second-Born Royals that will stream exclusively on the service in July. Check out the trailer here…  Secret Society Of Second-Born Royals follows Sam, a rebellious teenage
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Is Reborn electrifying or is it a shocker? Find out with our crackling review… By Rachael Harper 26-05-20 246 Certificate: 15 Director: Julian Richards Cast: Barbara Crampton, Michael Paré, Kayleigh Gilbert Distributor: Jinga Films Sixteen years after suffering a stillbirth, actress Lena O’Neill (played by Barbara Crampton – Re-Animator) is (obviously) surprised to find the
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The full programme for the science fiction, fantasy and horror writing festival will be available online. By Rachael Harper 26-05-20 2,480 We have great news for those wondering what Cymera, Scotland’s festival of science fiction, fantasy and horror writing, is doing this year amid the ramifications of the Covid-19 pandemic: it’s going digital! The festival
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Check out this special look video at Disney’s upcoming Artemis Fowl movie… By Rachael Harper 26-05-20 4,101 Can’t wait until Disney+’s 12 June release to get your Artemis Fowl fix? Not to worry! SciFiNow is here to help. Check out a special look at Disney’s upcoming movie below…  Artemis Fowl is directed by Kenneth
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Check out the trailer for twisted horror The Woman to celebrate its brand-new 4k release… By Rachael Harper 21-05-20 1,016 Those lovely folks at Arrow Video really know how to treat us! Not only are they releasing a brand-new 4k digital release of twisted horrors The Woman but they have also given us SciFiNow readers an exclusive
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The battle of the ages are well underway with Richard Bates Jr’s Killer Instinct. By Rachael Harper 20-05-20 735 Certificate: 15 Director: Richard Bates Jr Writer: Richard Bates Jr Cast: Amanda Crew, Robert Patrick, Kim Delaney, Hayley Marie Norman We’re sure we’ve all been there: that need to get away from it all and find
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“Bow before me.” (Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, 2020) Appearing in the new Justice League Dark: Apokolips War is Darkseid, the Dark Lord of the hellish world of Apokolips. Darkseid is a sadistic, aggressive tyrant seeking to control all sentient life throughout the universe and beyond. In his quest for ultimate power, Darkseid seeks out
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Anime Limited has announced that on 25 May, it will be launching Screen Anime, a new online film festival offering a curated selection of four films, one bingeable TV series and more each month for £3.98/mo or for a reduced £39.98/yr. “Ever since founding the annual Scotland Loves Anime Film Festival, showcasing the best in
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