Jul 29, 2016
Kinda, unfairly, has a reputation as one of the worst episodes
of Davidson-era Doctor Who, largely based on the slightly duff
effects at its climax. OK, sure, the 'terrifying embodiment' of the
villainous Mara is pretty poor by today's standard...or any time,
But, as Rob and Clive make clear, there's a hell of...
Jul 22, 2016
Star Trek: Deep Space 9 is often thought of as the darkest of the franchises, but it had its lighter moments. Take the 20th Anniversary commemorative episode, a goofy, utterly delightful celebration of everything that makes the show such a beloved SF benchmark for so many people.
It's got time-travel, Terry Farrell in...
Jul 15, 2016
In which Rob fanbois so hard over Ray Bradbury that he nearly
Seriously, though, A Sound Of Thunder is a formative SF text, and hence very worth of a one over from the Curiosity Crew. Just stay away from the movie, ok?
Jul 8, 2016
A classic piece of short SF, and a landmark story in all sorts of ways. Join Rob and Clive as they look at this dark parody of masculinity, which comes to some pretty brutal conclusions about the role and future of women on this planet.