A Is For Attack The Block


A look at the directorial debut of Joe Cornish (sort of Ant-Man co-writer): the alien-siege hoodie-centric action-comedy Attack The Block.
This is one on which Rob and Clive have to disagree. But can they come to a conclusion that will satisfy CycloMedia?



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A Is For Ant-Man


There’s been a great deal of ant-icipation over the last part of Marvel’s Phase Two output. But never mind, now we can all enjoy the ant-ics of Paul Rudd and company.

What do Rob and Clive, marooned ten billion light years from home and 600 years in the future make of it all? Does the movie match the hype, or is it all just a bit of an ant-iclimax?

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A IS For “Aye, And Gomorrah…”

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More short story action from Rob, Clive and that thrice-damn’d CycloMedia. This episode, they look at Samuel R. Delaney’s “Aye, And Gomorrah…”, a bracing antidote to the macho American view of what space explorers should be like.
Are we not men? Interesting question…


Dangerous Visions, the anthology in which “Aye, and Gomorrah…” appears, is back in print for the first time in decades. It’s one of the most important collections in SF, and and any selfrespecting fan-being should own a copy.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dangerous-Visions-MASTERWORKS-Harlan-Ellison/dp/0575108029

A Is For ‘–All You Zombies–’


This time, Rob and Clive look at a classic bit of SF from one of the masters, Robert A. Heinlein. If you’re expecting macho space battles and right-wing posturing, think again. ‘–All You Zombies–’ is a time travel tale with one hell of a familial twist…


How complicated is it? Well, why don’t we let Ray Stevens try to explain…