The Week In Sci-Fi
Prepare yourself, Earthlings – it’s time for another week packed with glorious science fiction…
MONDAY 20 FEBRUARY
There’s a killer haul of lovely, fresh DVDs to snap up today, including Fright Night, Real Steel, Tales From The Dark Side Season Two and Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark, while Repo Man makes its Blu-ray debut.
Grimm‘s first season continues over on Watch from 9pm.
Will Smith is one man and his dog in a sea of vampire-things in I Am Legend, ITV2 at 9pm.
Gonzo undead cop-comedy Death Valley continues on MTV at 10pm.
George Clooney sharpens his stakes in From Dusk Till Dawn, 11:25pm on Film4.
TUESDAY 21 FEBRUARY
The ultimate modern Marvel icon, Iron Man hits Film4 at 9pm.
WEDNESDAY 22 FEBRUARY
Get a bit of mid-week Bill Shatner in your life as Star Trek V: The Final Frontier warps on to Film4 at 6:55pm
Fringe continues at10pm on Sky One.
THURSDAY 23 FEBRUARY
Catch season two of Lost Girl over on Syfy, also at 9pm.
Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt are hungry for blood – as is a tiny Kirsten Dunst – in Interview With A Vampire, 9pm on Sky Atlantic.
A slice of Kiwi sci-fi lands on Syfy in the form of The Almighty Johnsons, from 10pm.
FRIDAY 24 FEBRUARY
Film4 FrightFest descends on Glasgow, screening 11 grisly titles.
In need of a laugh? Or a stifled giggle, perhaps? Or maybe just a smile? Epic Movie might just provide one of the above. No promises though – 9pm on Film4.
Get your weekly fix of zombie madness in The Walking Dead, FX at 10pm.
SATURDAY 25 FEBRUARY
Attendance is essential for true believers at the London Super Comic Convention, which includes the mighty Stan Lee among its guests. Meanwhile up in Glasgow Chales Stross visits Satellite 3.
It’s ace, and the perfect Saturday afternoon film – Howl’s Moving Castle, is on BBC Two at 12pm.
Catch Marvel’s first family in Fantastic Four, 1pm on Film4.
Jim Carey is superb in The Mask, 5:40pm on Comedy Central.
Join Brendan Fraser for a bit if mummified hi-jinks in The Mummy 6:50pm on ITV2.
Spielberg classic Close Encounters Of The Third Kind gets an airing at 7:15pm on 5USA.
Will Smith puts on his serious face again in I, Robot, 9pm Film4.
SUNDAY 26 FEBRUARY
Complete your weekend of Egyptian adventure with The Mummy Returns, 6:50pm ITV2.
Ah, we love it so – Being Human continues on BBC Three at 9pm.
True Blood‘s fourth season continues on FX tonight at 10pm.
Tags: Being Human, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, Death Valley, Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark, Epic Movie, Fantastic Four, Fright Night, Fringe, From Dusk Till Dawn, Grimm, I Am Legend, Iron Man, London Super Comic Con, Lost Girl, Real Steel, Repo Man, Robot, Satellite 3, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Tales From The Dark Side, The Almighty Johnsons, The Mask, The Mummy, The Mummy Returns, The Walking Dead, True Blood