A trailer for TNT’s Falling Skies

Steven Spielberg has a new TV series coming to TNT in June called Falling Skies. It stars Noah Wiley and here’s the plot:

FALLING SKIES opens in the chaotic aftermath of an alien attack that has left most of the world completely incapacitated. In the six months since the initial invasion, the few survivors have banded together outside major cities to begin the difficult task of fighting back. Each day is a test of survival as citizen soldiers work to protect the people in their care while also engaging in an insurgency campaign called 2nd Mass against the occupying alien force.  

And here’s a trailer for it. What do you think?

UPDATE: replaced with the YouTube version thanks to Tobes

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DVD and Blu-Ray reviews

Review: Philips BDP3000 Blu-Ray player

Philips BDP3000

This isn’t so much a review as an “artist’s impression” first look at the Philips BDP3000 Blu-Ray player. Because let’s face it, if it

  1. Plays Blu-Ray discs
  2. Plays all your old DVDs as well

That’s pretty much all you need from it, so I don’t really need to go into the fine details too much. And there’s a decent review on TechRadar anyway, if you need some tech specs, et al.

But I will point out a few caveats with this new high tech world we live in.

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UK TV

What have you been watching this Christmas 2010?

John Hurt in Whistle and I'll Come To You

Christmas has come, Christmas has gone. But most people probably spent at least a bit of watching tele. Since we live in the fabulous world of Internet catch-up services like the iPlayer and Hulu, why not tell your fellow readers what you’ve seen so they can see the good stuff they might have missed?

I’ve got a load to catch up on – Upstairs Downstairs, the original Swedish Wallanders, The Goodies repeats, Shooting Stars and Agatha Christie’s Marple – but after the jump, Doctor Who, Peep Show, Strictly Come Dancing, Whistle and I’ll Come To You and Zen at least. I’m sure I watched more than that. It’ll come to me.

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