The Week In Sci-Fi
MONDAY 28 MAY
Chronicle is out on DVD today, as is Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.
The battle we’ve all been waiting for finally arrive in Game Of Thrones, Sky Atlantic at 9pm.
Nick’s romantic weekend away is rudely – and weirdly – interrupted in Grimm, 9pm on Watch.
Nicolas Cage does his best – and largely fails – to keep re-make The Wicker Man watchable on Channel 5 at 11pm.
TUESDAY 29 MAY
Touch continues on Sky 1 at 8pm.
Another week means another mystery in Alcatraz, 9pm on Watch.
There’s more The Vampire Diaries at 9pm on ITV2.
Todd And The Book Of Pure Evil continues on Syfy at 10pm.
The survivors settle into life at Hershel’s farm in The Walking Dead, 5* at 10pm.
Escape from your machine oppressors in The Matrix, 11:50pm ITV2.
WEDNESDAY 30 MAY
SFX 223 hits your local magazine emporium. Get thee to a newsagent!
Resistance: Burning Skies arrives on PS Vita. Get those thumbs a-twiddlin’, folks…
Get yourself down to Forbidden Planet London and catch Tony Lee signing copies of Star Trek/ Doctor Who Assimilation.
The jester of Tortuga, Captain Jack himself, returns in Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, 7:40pm ITV3.
Wesley Snipes takes down the bad vamps in Blade II, 9pm on 5*.
Enjoy a trip to A Town Called Eureka at 9pm on Syfy.
THURSDAY 31 MAY
The first Blake’s 7 novel from Big Finish, The Forgotten, hits shelves today.
Lost Girl nears the conclusion of its second season over on Syfy at 9pm.
There’s horror to be had with Hostel, 10pm on Channel 5.
FRIDAY 1 JUNE
The mighty Brian Blessed joins the likes of Jason Momoa and Sean Astin at the Milton Keynes Dons Stadium for Collectormania 18.
It’s got Thor, it’s got ‘er from Twilight, it’s got mega-star dwarves – but is it any good? Find out as Snow White And The Huntsman arrives at cinemas today.
Excitement levels at SFX Towers are approaching critical levels as Prometheus approaches – it’ll be here by Friday. We’ll attempt to contain ourselves until then…
Alternate realities abound in Awake, Sky Atlantic at 10pm.
Superb low-budget SF drama Monsters hits Film4 at 9pm. Don’t miss out.
SATURDAY 2 JUNE
SF family fun hits Film4 at 5:15pm in the form of animated adventure Robots.
Frodo and Sam reach the dark heart of Mordor in The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King, 7:20pm on Channel 4.
Jim Carrey is God in Bruce Almighty, 9:30pm on Gold.
Sly Stallone does what he does best in Demolition Man, 10:45pm on ITV1.
It’s a classic, and perfect Saturday night SF – catch Alien at 11:05pm on Channel 4.
SUNDAY 3 JUNE
Once Upon A Time continues on Channel 5 at 8pm.
There’s South African alien hi-jinx in District 9, 9pm on Channel 4.
Johnny Depp gets all devilish in supernatural drama The Ninth Gate, 9pm on Channel 5.
Jumping time-streams – that’s one way to avoid the missus – find out the results in The Time Traveller’s Wife, 9pm on Film4.
Tags: A Town Called Eureka, Alcatraz, Alien, Awake, Blade II, Bruce Almighty, Chronicle, Collectormania 18, Demolition Man, Game Of Thrones, Grimm, Hostel, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Monsters, Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Prometheus, Resistance: Burning Skies, Robots, SFX, Snow White And The Huntsman, The Forgotten, The Matrix, The Vampire Diaries, The Walking Dead, The Wicker Man, Todd And The Book Of Pure Evil, Tony Lee, Touch