London Film & Comic Con July 2018

Held at the London Olympia during the weekend of 28th – 30th July 2018.

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Guests that attended this weekends event included:-

  • Christopher Eccleston (Doctor Who – Christopher’s first signing at a convention event in the world)
  • Nick Castle (Halloween)
  • David Duchovny (The X Files)
  • Zachary Levi (Shazam!)
  • Tom Welling (Smallville)
  • Jason Momoa (Aquaman).

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Review: Debug (2014)

Debug is the 2014 Sci-Fi/Thriller big screen debut from writer/director David Hewlett (better known for his sci-fi acting roles such as Stargate & Rise of The Planet of the Apes) and stars Adrian Holmes, Jeananne Goossen and Jason Momoa.

The story resolves around a team of criminal computer hackers that have been sent into space by the Department of Corrections to help salvage old ships by over-riding their computer systems. This seems like an easy job; until they come across an abandoned prison ship. As they interact with the various virtual elements of the ship’s system they s4-debugoon realise it is fighting back in a very real and physical way as it turns the team on each other.

This is hardly new territory in sci-fi (i.e. the Alien franchise starts with a similar premise and there is of course Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Oddyssey) however the hacker angle does provide a fresh and interesting new take on this. All that said I feel the film is well executed but did not particularly stand out for me. Jason Momoa’s performance is ominous and unnervingly evil as the ships AI Iam.

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