More X-Wing at Wycombe Warband, first
time I'd made it for a while. With images;
2015 modern fantasy, 12 episodes:
Sequel to 2012's Kamisama Hajimemashita; vt "Kamisama Kiss" or
"Beginning of Life as a God". Ordinary schoolgirl Nanami has become a
shrine deity, and is still trying to learn how to do her job.
2012 mystery, first in Oswald's Inspector MacLean series. A
prominent city elder in Edinburgh is killed, but less than a day later
his killer commits a public and messy suicide. Case closed, and the
police are happy. But MacLean won't let it lie, especially when the
same thing happens again.
2015 SF, 13 episodes. In the future, humanity has been nearly wiped
out by a plague. James Cole is sent back in time to 2015, just before
it started, to try to prevent it.
1957; mystery/thriller or romantic suspense. Jennifer Silver goes to
the Pyrenées to visit her widowed cousin, who's staying in a convent
and thinking about taking orders. But when she arrives, she finds her
cousin has suddenly died and been buried. Or has she?
2014 comedy, dir. and starring Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi:
Four vampires share a flat in modern New Zealand. Comedy happens.
1980, classic American detective fiction; first of MacLeod's novels of
Sarah Kelling and Max Bittersohn. In Boston, an old family vault is
opened for the first time in thirty years… to reveal the corpse of a
well-known burlesque dancer.
As has been widely discussed, a group of science fiction fans and
hangers-on managed to populate the 2015 Hugo Award nominees with many
works from their preferred list. What is a reasonable response to this?
1990 military SF. In the 22nd century, the Japanese empire which
controls Earth and the colony worlds sends a task group to suppress a
three-way colonial revolt. It doesn't help that many of the colonists
are exiled Boers.
Back to the boardgame café. With
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