Saturday, 29 August 2015

All the Most Thrilling Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming This Fall

Your “to read” pile is about to get much more massive. This fall’s science fiction and fantasy books include new titles by legends like Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Stephen King, Jim Butcher and Tanya Huff.
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Thursday, 27 August 2015

Fear the Walking Dead Premiere Sets Television Record

AMC‘s special 90-minute Fear the Walking Dead premiere made television history, delivering 10.1 million live/same day viewers and becoming the #1 series premiere in cable television history for total viewers and all key demos. The episode delivered 6.3 million adults 18-49.
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Zelda U is Once Again Included in Famitsu Magazine’s Most Wanted Games

In Famitsu Magazine's latest edition of their most wanted games, Zelda U takes the 17th spot with 183 votes. An interesting aspect of this listing is that this is not the first time this highly-anticipated Zelda home console experience has made the cut.
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The 5 Most Ridiculously Sexist Superhero Names in Comics

We’re in the midst of a superheroine Golden Age. When even Squirrel-Girl can score her own comic book, and it’s awesome, you know times are (relatively) good for super-ladies. But it doesn’t hurt to look back on the bad old days...
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Saturday, 22 August 2015

Fall TV Preview: All The New And Returning Shows To Start Obsessing About

Fall movies? Fall movies are nothing. (Well, except maybe that The Force Awakens one. I have a good feeling about it). Everyone knows we’re currently living in the Golden Age of television, and the 45 or so TV shows in this guide prove it.
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Friday, 21 August 2015

Fall Movie Guide: 30 Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies To Watch Out For

The summer movie season is over—but the biggest films of the year are still to come. This fall’s movies include some of the most long-awaited titles in history, but also some smaller films that could become instant classics.
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Presenting the Ten Best Horror Films of the 21st Century, According to the Internet

Mark Hofmeyer of Movies, Films, and Flix recently undertook the Herculean task of identifying the top-ranked horror movies of the 21st century, thus far.
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Marvel’s Most Wanted TV Series Announced!

ABC has plans for Marvel’s Most Wanted, a new series following Adrianne Palicki’s Bobbi Morse and Nick Blood’s Lance Hunter First rumored back in April, a “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” spinoff is moving forward at ABC.
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Tuesday, 18 August 2015

How Does The Scarlet Gospels Stack Up To Clive Barker's Horror Classics?

Sometimes, making a name for yourself, whether in Hell or in writing, can be a double edged sword. Sure, there’s all that warm and fuzzy “going-where-everybody-knows-your-name” type stuff.. But along with the good comes the not so good.
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Announcing the Winners of the 2015 David Gemmell Awards for Fantasy

The David Gemmell Awards for Fantasy winners have been announced! On August 8, at London’s Nine Worlds Geekfest, awards were given out for Best Novel, Best Debut Novel, and Best Cover Art.
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Saturday, 15 August 2015

This Robot Uses the Power of Evolution to Produce and Improve New Robots

Roboticists have developed a “mother” robot that can build and evaluate her own “children,” and then decide which version performs best to inform the design of the next generation. Remarkably, the system doesn’t require any human intervention.
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Mascots: Christopher Guest’s New Comedic Film Comes to Netflix

Christopher Guest honed the rockumentary down to a fine art after This is Spinal Tap, Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show and A Mighty Wind, and now it looks like he might just be up to his old tricks again with his latest directorial effort Mascots, which is set to premiere on Netflix in 2016.
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Thursday, 13 August 2015

Matt Ryan to Return as Constantine on Arrow!

John Constantine lives! He just doesn’t have his own TV series any more. But there’s some good news as Arrow has just announced that actor Matt Ryan will reprise his role as DC’s most dickish wizard for an upcoming episode of the show’s fourth season. The Trench Coat is being dusted off.
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Tuesday, 11 August 2015

27 libraries to visit in your lifetime


The Walker Library of the History of the Human Imagination is housed in Jay Walker’s Connecticut home. Those who love a good book will agree that there’s nothing better than finding a spot to cosy up and read.
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Thursday, 6 August 2015

Five Japanese Books of Mystery and Imagination

I basically spent the 1990s in Japan, eight years in-country and the rest of the time traveling. I had the leisure to read as much as I chose, much of it pure frivolity like the humorous essays of Munenori Harada and classic comedy like Shank’s Mare.
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Sony Dropped a Ton of News About Dark Tower, Spider-Man, Jumanji, More

Well, Sony’s had a productive day. They’ve just released a bunch of news about a bunch of movies—including the long-awaited Dark Tower adaptation, the Jumanji remake, the live-action Spider-Man reboot and the animated version and more—and here are all the details you need to know.
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An Orphaned Wallaby Gets Comfort From His Teddy Bear

The wallaby is named doodlebug. It doesn’t actually get cuter than that. Contact the author at katharine@io9.com.
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New Crimson Peak Poster Will Haunt You

The official international Crimson Peak poster Legendary and Universal Pictures’ upcoming haunted house spook-a-thon Crimson Peak has debuted its international poster (via Twitter) featuring two-time Academy award nominee Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty, A Most Violent Year), Tom Hiddleston (
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Wednesday, 5 August 2015

VICTORIA Captures a Bank Robbery in a Single Take [Trailer]

Shot across 22 locations in a single, 134 minute take, Victoria tells the exhilarating tale of a Spanish night-clubber who finds herself caught up in a bank robbery in Berlin. According to the film's distributor: “This film is not a movie; it’s not about a bank robbery. It is bank robbery.
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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Absolutely Must Read in August

The summer is almost over—but the beach reads keep on coming. Including brand new series by N.K. Jemisin and David Drake. A brand new Christopher Moore book, plus tons more of your favorite authors. Here are the books you must read in August.
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