The Sky is Falling

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As long as there has been science fiction, alien invasion has been a staple of the genre.  Beginning with HG Wells immortal classic “War of the Worlds” (Which has been redone, and re-interpreted several times) popular fiction has embraced the alien invasion story, from the 50′s monster and saucer movies … Continue reading

Exile’s Read of the Week 3/9/11

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SUPERBOY #5 Story: Jeff Lemire Art: Pier Gallo Cover: Eddy Barrows, JP Mayer & Grant Alternate Cover: Francis Manapul Publisher: DC A $2.99 Comic It was a particularly good week for comics, and picking a Read of the Week was a difficult one. (Unlike the past couple of weeks, where, … Continue reading

Exile on TV – Doctor Who: The Eleventh Hour

DOCTOR WHO The Eleventh Hour BBC (3 April) (BBC America 17 April) Starring: Matth Smith Karen Gillan Written by Steven Moffat Directed by Adam Smith Hello Doctor 11, with your youthful looks, and blimey, that chin, your manic entrance, and still not ginger. Here’s to you, take us someplace… fantastic. … Continue reading

Exile on the Tube – Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars

DOCTOR WHO The Waters of Mars BBC (15 Nov) (BBC America 19 Dec) Starring: David Tennant, and Lindsey Duncan Written by Russell T. Davies and Phil Fold Directed by Graeme Harper The Red Planet. Mars. That is the setting of this latest Doctor Who Special, the second special of 2009. … Continue reading

Comic of the week – 9/30/09

The Last Days of Animal Man #5 (of 6) Writer: Gerry Conway Penciller: Chris Batista Inkers: Dave Meikis & Wayne Faucher Cover: Brian Bolland Publisher: DC With all the big name projects going on at DC right now (Blackest Night, Grant Morrison’s Batman and Robin) it might be very easy … Continue reading