The Week In Sci-Fi
MONDAY 20 AUGUST
Team SFX favourite Joe Gilgun stars in futuristic prison break-out Lockout, which is out on DVD and Blu-ray today (check out an interview with the ever-entertaining Mr Gilgun right here).
Angelina Jolie goes all action heroine on our asses in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, 7:30pm BBC Three.
TUESDAY 21 AUGUST
Wards Of Faerie: The Dark Legacy Of Shannara, the new one from Terry Brooks, hits bookshops today.
The first season of A Gifted Man continues at 9pm on Watch.
Season two of Falling Skies keeps on keepin’ on, FX at 9pm (check out our season two reviews here).
Take a trip to Pandora in Avatar, 9pm on Film4 (look, here’s our original film review!).
Milla Jovovich struts her stuff in Resident Evil, 10pm on ITV4.
WEDNESDAY 22 AUGUST
Indiana Jones steps into cinematic history in Raiders Of The Lost Ark, 10pm on BBC Three.
No one ever thinks about the consequences of marrying a time traveller do they – find out in The Time Traveller’s Wife, 9pm on Film4.
There’s more Sanctuary on Syfy tonight at 10pm.
Catch up with the Winchesters in the seventh season of Supernatural at 10pm on Sky Living.
THURSDAY 23 AUGUST
There’s youthful howling a-plenty in Teen Wolf, 8pm on Sky Living (don’t forget to check out our season two reviews).
Classic cult horror arrives on Syfy at 9pm in the form of The Grudge.
FRIDAY 24 AUGUST
You will never hear a more rousing version of “A Wizard’s Staff Has A Knob On The End” than at the Discworld Convention, which kicks off at the Hilton Metropole today. Join Sir Terry and celebrate all the glory of the Disc.
Get your game on with Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron, out on PC, PS3, and Xbox360 today.
Todd & The Book Of Pure Evil continues at 11:30pm on Syfy.
SATURDAY 25 AUGUST
Roger Moore is 007 in A View To A Kill, 3pm ITV1.
Shiver some timbers with the jester of the surf in Pirates Of The Caribbean: Curse Of The Black Pearl, 6:20pm BBC One.
SUNDAY 26 AUGUST
Robin Williams is an old Peter Pan in Hook, 3:40pm on Watch.
Find out how Logan got his claws in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, 6:55pm on Channel 4.
Sail the seven seas with Sinbad, 7pm Sky One (and read up on our reviews so far right here).
There’s more Once Upon A Time at 8pm on Channel 5.
More Bond-shaped goodness hits ITV1 in Tomorrow Never Dies at 10:15pm.
Contrary to appearances, this actually isn’t The Final Destination, but enjoy it anyway at 10:45pm on Film4.
Tags: A Gifted Man, A View To A Kill, Avatar, Cockneys Vs Zombies, Discworld Convention, Falling Skies season 2, Hook, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Lockout, Once Upon A Time, Pirates Of The Caribbean: Curse Of The Black Pearl, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Resident Evil, Sanctuary, Sinbad, Supernatural, Teen Wolf, The Final Destination, The Grudge, The Time Traveller's Wife, Todd & The Book Of Pure Evil, Tomorrow Never Dies, Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron, Wards Of Faerie: The Dark Legacy Of Shannara, X-Men: Origins: Wolverine