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Game of Thrones: Season 5 cast

The Sand Snakes are coming. Game of Thrones ran this video for Comic-Con to introduce the new characters with their actors for the next season of Game of Thrones. Yes, this includes Jonathan Pryce and Alexander Siddig (of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine). Pryce’s High Sparrow will be making “friends” in the capital while Siddig […]

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Game of Thrones: Season 4 bloopers

Thanks to Comic Con we can sit back and enjoy a collection of bloopers from season 4 of Game of Thrones. You shouldn’t watch this if you’re worried about spoilers up to s4. There’s no clues as to what happen next. In fact, for much of this video, there’s a total lack of clue. Funny […]

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Halo: Nightfall trailer

This is the first look at Ridley Scott’s Halo live-action series. It’s due out in November if you’ve an xbox and are happy to watch it there. There’s still no news as to whether the show will jump to traditional TV. The character Jameson Locke will be a playable character in Halo 5. In the […]

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The world of tat: A review of Ashens and the Quest for the GameChild

I remember when I first encountered Ashens on YouTube. I was visiting friends, they had YouTube running on a big TV and were laughing hysterically as someone with a smooth English accent tried to review some awful toy. That’s what Ashens does. He collects old tat – bric’a’brac, old toys, the sort of crap you […]

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Competition: Win Ghost in the Shell 2.0

Ghost in the Shell is one of the most popular and respected anime series to have made it out of Japan. 2.0 is a re-mastered version of the first. Set in an alternative Hong Kong when the cyberspace is pushing strongly into every day human life Ghost in the Shell follows cyber-cop Major Motoko Kusanagi. […]

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Doctor Who: Commonwealth Games opening trailer

Just before the Commonwealth Games opening the BBC ran a new trailer for Doctor Who. It’s very much a re-cut of the 12th Doctor’s current introduction. The dinosaur in London is back. Mr long-eye alien is back. The Garrus (Mass Effect) alien is back. Clara’s inability to say whether the Doctor is still a good […]

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Irregular Reconnaissance: Anime #11

Irregular Reconnaissance is a chance to catch up and chat about the geeky aspects of entertainment. In Irregular Reconnaissance: Anime we chat about anime. You guessed that already, huh? What anime have you been watching lately? Share your thoughts and finds in the comments below? Which titles are a must watch? Which are a miss? […]

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Doctor Who: Series 8 trailer

The first full length trailer is out for Doctor Who. It feels different. The Doctor is certainly different. What do you think? We’ve got the Daleks back — and they seem happy! The Doctor is now, as suspected, over 2,000 years old. Clara isn’t even sure if he’s a good man. The Doctor will take […]

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No Midgard Serpent: A review of Jormungand

The anime Jormungand is named after the Midgard Serpent, Jörmungandr, a creature who it said will signal the end of the world should it ever let go of its own tail. This enemy of Thor is so large that it circles all around the world. There is no more Norse mythology in Jormungand – even […]

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Cleverly layered: A Knights of Sidonia anime review

The Knights of Sidonia is the first anime I’ve watched on Netflix. One of the reasons I wanted to watch it was to encourage Netflix to buy in more – and they did do the heavy lifting on this one. The other reason was that the Knights of Sidonia looked like an interesting but relatively […]

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