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The Week In Sci-Fi

X-Men: First Class arrives on Blu-ray, In Time kills a couple of hours at the cinema and Smallville bids farewell on E4 - it's another packed week in the world of science fiction


Hope you didn’t blow your pay cheque over the weekend, there are goodies to be bought today, including X-Men: First Class on Blu-ray and DVD, audio Who fun with The Silver Turk by Marc Platt, The Elite by Barbara Clegg and John Dorney, and The Many Deaths Of Jo Grant .

Enjoy a bit of light early evening Trek with Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country , Film4 at 6:55pm.

Somebody better call the po-po, because there's been a murder in Terra Nova , Sky One at 8pm.

A CGI Ray Winstone and Angelina Jolie in the nip - it can only be Beowulf , 9pm on 5*.

Peter Jackson goes ape with King Kong , 10pm on ITV2.

Just in case you forget which day it is, Halloween: Resurrection is on BBC Two at 11:20pm.


Justin Timberlake does his best to save a few minutes as In Time hits the UK.

An American director in London, the wonderful John Landis , is taking part in a signing at Forbidden Planet London from 6pm today.

Daylight On Iron Mountain by David Wingrove hits bookshelves today.

Tears, iconic costumes and an overwhelming sense of loss - expect them all as the final ever episode of Smallville airs on Film4 at 9pm.

There's more Haven on Syfy at 9pm.

Sookie, Bill, Eric and untold amounts of full-blooded (get it?) vamp action can be found in True Blood , Channel 4 at 11:10pm.

It's a classic - catch The Lost Boys at 11pm on Comedy Central.


The Secret Circle continues at 8pm on Sky Living.

The last in this series of Supernatural is on Sky Living from 10pm.

There’s more Fringe , 10pm on Sky1.

The most attractive title to 15 year old boys ever (but an entirely underwhelming film), Lesbian Vampire Killers , is on BBC Three at 10pm.


Millenium Falcon Manuel: 1977 Onwards (Modified YT-1300 Corellian Freighter) Owners Workshop Manuel by Ryder Windham, Chris Trevas and Chris Reiff hits shelves today for all you budding Han Solos.

The mask that birthed a thousand Halloween outfits can be found in Scream , 10pm on Comedy Central.

There's more Lost Girl on Syfy at 10pm.

Holy nipples on a Batsuit, it's Batman Forever , 10:45pm on ITV2.


The survivors wait for Shane to return in The Walking Dead , FX at 10pm.


Leeds Film Festival hosts an all night zombie screening tonight.

Morgana gets crafty in Merlin , BBC One at 7:55pm.

They're suited, booted and ready to save the world - Men In Black , 6:45pm on Channel 5.

Seminal fishy scares in Jaws , 9pm on ITV4.

Troubled times call for drastic action - V For Vendetta strikes against the fascists in a dystopian future London, 10:45pm, BBC Two.


The stuff of legend, and still scary, Psycho is on ITV3 at 9pm.

Re-watch the majestic Game Of Thrones at 9pm on Sky Atlantic.

Those damn lovable Misfits can be found carrying out their community service on E4 at 10pm.

Don't forget you can now test your sci-fi knowledge (go on admit it, you love a good quiz as much as we do) on SFX 's very own Sci-Fi Quiz App!