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By Jim Smith on 16 March 2006 Comments Off

A hugely clever and enjoyable spin-off from Joss Whedon’s splendid, but swiftly cancelled, SF Western TV show ‘Firefly’, the movie ‘Serenity’ succeeds in reuniting all of the regular cast and tying up plotlines from the series’ 15 episodes.

By Jim Smith on 24 December 2005 Comments Off

If 2004 was, as we said at the time, the year of late arrivals and revivals, 2005 was a year of completing, and contrasting, circles.

By Jim Smith on 22 October 2005 Comments Off

The very existence of Serenity is a minor miracle of consumer tastes over network whim of the kind not seen since ‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture’ emerged ever-so-slowly into cinemas a quarter of a century ago.

By Mags L Halliday on 13 September 2005 Comments Off

‘Serenity’ is Joss Whedon’s long awaited first film. For all his script work on others, this is his feature directorial debut. And it shows…

By Mark Clapham on 24 April 2004 Comments Off

Lots of discs from the last month or so: ‘X-Files’ season eight, the complete ‘Firefly’, ‘Roswell’ season one, ‘Buffy’ season seven…

By Jim Smith on 11 August 2003 Comments Off

The last of the three UK premiere ‘Firefly’ episodes ‘Heart of Gold’ is another strong installment from a promising, involving series that deserved vastly better treatment at the hands of its parent Network than it got.

By Mark Clapham on 27 July 2003 Comments Off

The second of these three world premiere episodes of ‘Firefly’ comes with the full weight of it’s creative team behind it, being co-written by Executive Producers Joss Whedon and Tim Minear…

By Mark Clapham on 20 July 2003 Comments Off

The UK’s Sci-Fi Channel has a bit of a coup here – three episodes of Joss Whedon’s sadly cancelled ‘Firefly’, world premiering in Britain while the Americans have to do without…