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Owen Quinn

Husband, dad and Ireland's hardest working author, Owen Quinn is currently knee deep in The Time Warriors, arguably the biggest sci-fi epic ever to come out of Ireland. He has an unhealthy interest in Doctor Who, classic TV and Star Wars, he also hangs around with the Emerald Garrison far toooo much. Is it any wonder he fits in at FTN so well? Find Owen at the timewarriors.co.uk

The posts below were all written by Owen Quinn

Under The Dome starts to build its cast

January 26th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

Stephen King’s novel starts to build it’s cast at CBS

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INTERVIEW: FTN interviews Ruth Bradley

January 26th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

She’s the new Irish first lady of sci-fi, having finally put the Irish in the Tardis, but there’s more to her than that. Owen Quinn catches up with the very lovely Ruth Bradley…

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Stephen King: Dr Sleep is finally finished

January 25th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

The Shining sequel is ready to rock! But we have a while to wait yet…

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We look at Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary plans…

January 23rd, 2013 by Owen Quinn 1 Comment

So far the 50th anniversary plans have left us a little underwhlemed…

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FIVE YEARS: FTN remembers Heath Ledger’s genre career defining turn as The Joker

January 23rd, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

His death was a shock to the world, but Heath Ledger claimed playing Joker left him in a dark place.Owen looks at Ledger’s performance that defined Christopher Nolan’s acclaimed Dark Knight trilogy and the actor’s impact on us

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Heroes of Doctor Who Week 16: Ian and Barbara

January 22nd, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

They were in the Tardis almost from the very start and, some may argue, gave the Doctor his humanity. We celebrate the teachers who stumbled into a legend…

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WATCH: INTERVIEW: FTN interviews K-9 creator Mat Irvine

January 21st, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

To Doctor Who and Robot Wars fans Mat Irvine is a legend, creator of K-9 and all-round nice bloke. We caught up with him in Lisburn Library, Northern Ireland, last week…

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RETRO LOOK BACK: This week we look at The New Avengers Last Of The Cybernauts

January 20th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

Owen looks back at a classic tale from The New Avengers, no, not Iron Man and that lot, but rather Purdey, Gambit and Steed, as they tackle one of their classic villains…

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DVD/BLU-RAY REVIEW: FTN reviews Storage 24

January 16th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

Doctor Who’s Noel Clarke returns to sci-fi, but was it worth the wait?

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Heroes of Doctor Who Week 15: Dodo

January 15th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

She stumbled into the Tardis and stumbled back out just as quickly, but it’s the time in there that matters. And matter Dodo did…

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DVD REVIEW: FTN reviews Doctor Who the Legacy Collection

January 14th, 2013 by Owen Quinn 1 Comment

Shada is one of Doctor Who’s greatest ‘what if’ stories. This is as close as we’ll ever get…

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RETRO LOOK BACK: This week we look at Wonder Woman 1975-1979

January 13th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

There’s barely a man – or woman – who grew up in the 70s that won’t remember the beautiful Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman. Owen looks at why the series was just so great…

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Ship that carried ancient computer is much bigger than originally thought?

January 13th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

The Antikythera device is an ancient computer, no other way to describe it. Now it seems the mystery is deeper still

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INTERVIEW: FTN interviews Doctor Who writer Lance Parkin

January 13th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

Lance Parkin is the man that brought together the fifth and seventh Doctors, Pitted the Doctor against Hitler, saw the eighth Doctor battle Ice Warriors, gave the tenth Doctor his first solo outing and Owen Quinn caught up with him recently

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I didn’t want to make Star Trek Into Darkness 3D: Abrams

January 12th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

But has Abrams warmed to the idea?

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MOVIE REVIEW: FTN reviews Evidence (2011)

January 12th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

What starts out as a normal camping trip soon turns into a lesson in terror. But is it any good?

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New UFO video ruins it for the real deal

January 11th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

We all love a good UFO video, but could faked ones really mean we’ll never know the truth?

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Paranormal Ponderings: FTN looks at the legend of the Mothman

January 11th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

The Mothman is a harbinger of doom… appearing in the built up to tragic events. Is he burdened with knowledge? A poor soul with a dark task? Is he linked to it? Is he supernatural? Owen looks at its legacy of terror

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Heroes of Doctor Who Week 14: Harry Sullivan

January 8th, 2013 by Owen Quinn 1 Comment

Harry was the doctor travelling with the Doctor, a gentleman and part of the golden age of Dcotor Who. owen looks at his history

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FEATURE: FTN looks back at short-lived series Beyond Westworld

January 6th, 2013 by Owen Quinn Comments

The movie Westworld’s gunslinger terrified a generation of film-goers. But sadly the TV series never got the chance to do the same…

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