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Mirrors – Audio Drama Review

A ghost story that slowly evolves into a compelling sci-fi, Mirrors is a limited series that tells the story of three women across different times and places who are connected through strange sightings. While things start spooky it doesn’t stay in that camp too long. That’s no knock against it as some pretty great sci-fi emerges. Taking some unexpected turns while keeping its mystery going, we do get answers at a good pace while more questions arise until its resolution, which left me well satisfied. Despite a suitably low key sound design and a relatively large array of characters. Mirrors is able to funnel a big story through just three narrators. Some performances are stronger than others; however, its well-paced plot and each character’s definitive arc …

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Out Of Place – Audio Drama Review

I went in knowing very little about Out Of Place other than the audio drama’s short introductory blurb, and I’m glad I did. First off, I would recommend to stop here and to start listening with little more than that as well. Comeback when done, and whatever flaws you might find I highly doubt you’ll be sorry for hitting play. If you are one who needs more to embark on the two seasons released, I’ll flesh out the bare bones of its clever premise that starts small but steadily expands through some dark sci-fi material. Its unnerving narrative begins in an understated way through the audio logs of archivist Andrew Moss. Through his cataloguing of strange artefacts that come his way, artefacts that seem “out …

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What Happened In Skinner – Audio Drama Review

There’s a lot to like in What Happened In Skinner. Production is quality. Acting is good. The mystery is compelling. The theme exploring generational wealth is creatively approached. I recommend it but I have a major caveat. Trying to fit this narrative into the faux true crime podcast genre really undermines what otherwise would be a very good audio drama. That I am supposed to believe that this sounds like an actual podcast in our world is stretched way too far: perfect audio surviving being submerged in water, invincible during natural catastrophe, and happening while our lead is sleeping or fighting. There are numerous recordings of extremely personal conversations happening between multiple characters. They’ve all agreed to wear lav mics they rarely shut off is …

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Infinite Audiobook Review

An imaginative rollercoaster ride of a boys-own-adventure in space but with an adult man, who has a particular condition and has found himself in a very unfortunate situation. With Infinite the less you know going in the better. Abandon yourself to every story-crest surprise and be willing to see your ticket out till the end of the ride. Narrator R.C.Bray, pumps just the right amount of energy into the story’s 1st-person narration, and while this is not heavy material it doesn’t shy from sci-fi’s classic existential questions or horrifying otherworldly ideas. There is a playful mischief to Infinite that made it the exact tone I needed coming off some heavier sci-fi reading. It struck the perfect balance of action and adventure without a hurried pace …

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