Friday, 27 November 2015

Ben Affleck Promises ‘Massive’ Big Screen DC Universe

While the Marvel Cinematic Universe is about to enter its “Phase Three” with the May 6, 2016 release of Captain America: Civil War, things have been going a bit slower over at the Distinguished Competition.
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Captain America: Civil War Trailer and Posters are Here!

Captain America: Civil War stars Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live and brought with them the Captain America: Civil War trailer and three posters that you can view below!
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Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Tremors TV Series Planned with Kevin Bacon Returning

Kevin Bacon will battle Graboids once again on a new Tremors TV series! The 1990 cult classic Tremors marked one of the first leading roles for actor Kevin Bacon.
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The Secret of Star Wars : A New Hope is Sheer, Unbridled Joy


One of my favorite stories about what it was like to see Star Wars: A New Hope when it was released in 1977 comes from my father.
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Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan Talk Shared Universal Monsters Universe

Kurtzman and Morgan talk Universal Monsters Universe Two years ago, it was revealed that Universal was eager to take their slate of classic monster movies and revive them into their own shared cinematic universe, and producers Alex Kurtzman (Transformers) and Chris Morgan (Fast & Furious) officia
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Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Into the Badlands Premiere: AMC's Martial Arts Drama Is Bloody and Spellbinding


I tuned into last night’s series premiere of Into the Badlands expecting balletic swordsplay that echoed Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and gruesome cuts that recalled Kill Bill. I was not disappointed.
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Matthew McConaughey Has Been Offered Two Roles In Stephen King's The Dark Tower


Stephen King’s epic book series The Dark Tower has been wandering around Hollywood for what feels like forever. First it was going to be a movie, then a TV show, then both, with multiple big names attached. And now, there’s yet another attempt in the works.
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Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Every SFF Adaptation Coming to Television and Movie Theaters!

Thanks to Game of Thrones and Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, we’ve entered a golden age of sci-fi and fantasy properties being developed for film and television.
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A New Way of Thinking About Spacetime That Turns Everything Inside Out


One of the weirdest aspects of quantum mechanics is entanglement, because two entangled particles affecting each other across vast distances seems to violate a fundamental principle of physics called locality: things that happen at a particular point in space can only influence the points closest
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Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Is this the world's wildest library? Geelong's $45 million 'big brain' about to open up to the world

Trust Darryn Lyons, the exuberant mayor of Victoria's second-biggest city, to have a colourful turn of phrase for the region's newest landmark – Geelong's $45 million library and heritage centre, which opens to the public on November 21.
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You Can Help Write The First Fully Crowdsourced Science Fiction Novel (Or Just Watch It Grow)


There have been a lot of brave and strange experiments in science fiction writing and publishing over the years—but one of the strangest is going on right now. CNet’s Eric Mack is “crowdsourcing” a science fiction novel—and you can be part of it.
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When Mary Sue Failed the Bechdel Test: In Search of A More Nuanced Discussion of Women and Gender in SFF

Thinking of writing a novel with a female protagonist? Excellent choice! To help you get started, here are just a couple of things you should bear in mind: First, your heroine should be strong.
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Monday, 9 November 2015

Bram Stoker Created a Horror Classic from the Anxieties of his Age

Bram Stoker’s interest in the macabre seems to have been with him from his youth. While at Trinity College, Dublin, he became a member of the University’s Philosophical Society, and the first paper he presented was “Sensationalism in Fiction and Society.
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We Probably Haven't Found Evidence for the Multiverse


Perhaps you saw the news this week about new evidence that we do, indeed, live in a multiverse.
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Think Cat Pics Are Worthless?  This One Sold for Nearly a Million Dollars.


You’re looking at “My Wife’s Lovers,” a painting done by Carl Kahler in 1891. It represents forty-two felines of an eccentric California millionaire, and it sold for $826,000.
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Here Are The Winners Of The 2015 World Fantasy Awards


The World Fantasy Convention was held this weekend in Saratoga Springs, New York, where the winners of the 2015 World Fantasy Awards have been announced! Ramsey Campbell Sheri S. Tepper
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Friday, 6 November 2015

The Witcher Movie in Development for 2017 Release

As developer CD Projekt RED continues to release content for this year’s popular The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, a film adaptation of the Andrzej Sapkowski novel series has been announced by The Sean Daniel Company, which previously produced The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, “The Expanse,”
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Thursday, 5 November 2015

Death Becomes Him: The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King

“I never feel the limitations of my talent so keenly as I do when writing short fiction,” confesses Stephen King in the introduction to The Bazaar of Bad Dreams—an unusually introspective yet no less effective collection of eighteen variously terrifying tales, plus a few pieces of poetry, fro
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