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The second part of the fourth season deals with the dreadful fallout from Artie's use of the Astrolabe. Can the team recover?
What do you get if you have a vampire, a werewolf and a ghost sharing a house? It's not a joke, it's BEING HUMAN, one of the finest genre shows in recent years. So good was it that the US had to create its own version and now that the UK show has finished we can finally get to see what they have made of it. BEING HUMAN USA.
The updated, reworked and generally mangled beyond all recognition (but in a good way) fairy tale show returns to fIVE for a second season and we can't wait to find out what new stories Storybrooke has for us.
DOCTOR WHO is back for more
It's the second part of the Doctor's anniversary year and new stories will be told, old stories will be referenced, there is the mystery of a new companion to solve and a new Tardis control room to admire. Britain's premier science fiction show looks nothing like the venerable institution that it is.
Strange goings on in a fancy apartment block in New York promise more than a shade of Stephen King in its thrills, spills and spooky moments as a young couple come under the spell of a man who just might be the devil and certainly has an evil home.
Fancy a book jammed full of lovely pictures from all the live action STAR TREK shows and films? Don't have a lot of cash to flash? We have three copies of STAR TREK THE VISUAL DICTIONARY to give away. Just go to our review of the book, answer the simple question and drop us an email. What could be simpler?
LIGHTFIELDS Sees Ghosts In Three Eras
Treading similar ground to 2011's MARCHLANDS, this new ITV ghost story sees a tragedy in 1944 echoing through residents in the same house in 1975 and 2012. LIGHTFIELDS hopes to make lightning strike twice with the same format, but different characters and storyline.
It's Tough BEING ERICA.
The world's only time travel self-help show, BEING ERICA returns to E4, but it's hidden away in the early hours of Sunday mornings, so you'll either have to be up early or use whatever kind of recorder you've got to find out just how hard it really is being an attractive unattached woman in Canada.
FRINGE Reinvents Itself Again.
From initially chilly X-FILES wannabe to compelling science fiction drama, FRINGE has reinvented itself more times that Madonna and has grown on us each and every time. Now it's the fifth and final outing for the show, so treasure it whilst you can.
The boys from RED DWARF are back.
The absolute best science fiction sitcom of all time, RED DWARF returns to satellite channel Dave after a misfiring miniseries outing seemed to have killed off the show. Can it recapture the glory days or will it be a pile of smeg? Here's hoping it's the former.
A cop from the future is hurled back in time with a bunch of terrorists she is pursuing. In order to protect her future, she has to save the present from them. CONTINUUM is on SyFy.
MERLIN and Arthur return to BBC1.
After three years of prosperity, the peace of Camelot is about to be rocked by the return of Morgana Le Fey in the fifth series of BBC1's surprisingly entertaining reworking of the Arthurian myths, MERLIN. Will the king finally learn that his servant has been protecting him for years with magic? Will they finally respect each other openly. Will the CGI ever be good again? All these questions will be answered on BBC 1 on Saturday nights.
HAVEN brings back the Troubles.
HAVEN Police Department's finest, Audrey Parker and Nathan Wuornos, continue the struggle to protect the town against its troubled inhabitants whilst trying to learn more about Audrey's past and Duke's future in the town where literally anything can happen.
The ALPHAS have the power again.
The team of humans with superabilities known as ALPHAS returns for an unexpected second season, fighting the evil mutants and generally not getting on with each other. They can be found on 5*.
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There's an awful lot happening this year to celebrate a certain Time Lord's birthday and one of the most exciting is this release of digitally remastered blu ray copies of DR WHO AND THE DALEKS and DALEKS:INVASION EARTH 2150AD. Click on the images to find out what we thought of the new shiny discs available from May 27th.
LOST GIRL COMES TO DVD.
The first season of the adventures of Bo, Succubus and kick ass action heroine, comes to DVD with all 13 episodes in the shiny disc format. Initially unaware of her origins, she is cast into a dangerous underworld of strange creatures known as the Fae. Aided by sexy cop and a quirky gal pal, she solves mysteries and fights for the people caught up in the supernatural shenanigans. You can find out what we thought of the season here or get yourself over to your favourite high street or online purveyor of shiny discs.
What would you do if you were caught in a locked self-storage facility with a creature that likes eating people? Curl and and cry for our mummy is our answer, but the characters in STORAGE 24 are made of sterner stuff. You can find out what happens from October 29th when this home-grown comedy/sci-fi/actioner comes out on shiny disc format.
The latest in Studiocanal's restorations of Hammer Studios films are almost upon us and they are led by the excellent THE DEVIL RIDES OUT, starring Christopher Lee in an adaptation of the novel by Dennis Wheatley. Black magic, giant spiders and the narrator from THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW - what more could you want? A snazzy new blu ray restoration? It's here on October 22nd. Don't be late.
THE MUMMY'S SHROUD was another attempt by Hammer Studios to make a man in bandages terrifying. Studiocanal have restored the film to make it look as good as a man who has spent 3000 years in a tomb can. The resulting Blu Ray will be available from October 22nd.
You can't keep a good evil mutant monster killing franchise down and to prove it the latest CGI movie in the Resident Evil franchise is released on both shiny disc formats on September 24th. Entitled RESIDENT EVIL DAMNATION it is reviewed here.
Those pesky arachnids are back threatening mankind in the latest release from the STARSHIP TROOPERS franchise. Morphing into a CGI cartoon feature, STARSHIP TROOPERS:INVASION is released on August 27th and the review is here. Do You Want To Know More?