Tuesday, 25 October 2016

British Artist Ashley Thorpe Unleashes Original Horror Print Collection

Fine artist Ashley Thorpe releases limited edition prints from some of his post popular paintings Although known to many for his baroque animated short films, Scayrecrow, The Hairy Hands, his forthcoming Borley Rectory and most recently the playful opening sequence for the October Society’s Tale
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Monday, 24 October 2016

First Details on The Dark Tower's Companion TV Series, Which Will Include Idris Elba


Next year, the Dark Tower movie is going to hit theaters—but a year later, it’ll have its very own companion TV show hitting the airwaves, featuring at least one of the the film’s major stars.
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Aliens 30th Anniversary Blu-ray Set Coming in September

The trailblazing “haunted house in space” sci-fi horror masterpiece that is Ridley Scott’s 1979 shocker Alien would have been a daunting act to follow for any filmmaker.
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Five Mosaic Novels You Should Read

A mosaic novel, you say? What’s that when it’s at home? How’s it differ from a common or garden novel? Well, my favourite explanation is from the inimitable Jo Walton: “A normal novel tells a story by going straightforwardly at it, maybe with different points of view, maybe braided, but cle
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The Medieval Origins of Halloween

We’ve been knee-deep in pumpkin spice for weeks, now, which means (1) Starbucks may be part of a secret cabal intent on world domination through tasty means, and (2) Halloween is nigh.
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Sunday, 23 October 2016

Stephen King’s First Children’s Book Coming in November

Stephen King, the first and last name in contemporary horror and dark psychological horror literature, has written a children’s book.
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New Tolkien book: Beren and Lúthien

A compilation of all versions of Tolkien’s tale of Beren and Lúthien will be published next year, HarperCollins has announced.
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Wednesday, 19 October 2016

20 Essential Horror Films Directed by Women


Female characters are prominent in scary movies, and not always as helpless victims. Think about the Final Girl, without whom slasher films would not exist, or other kick-ass heroines, like Alien’s Ripley.
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Tuesday, 18 October 2016

5 Fantasy Books Guillermo del Toro Needs to Adapt

Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.
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9 New Horror Books to Keep You Terrified Until Halloween

It’s October, and an odd energy hangs in the air. The days have grown shorter, and evenings have taken on a surreal, ethereal cast. A haze of pumpkin spice hangs thick around local pubs and coffeehouses. And you find yourself drawn inexorably to the spookiest books on your bookshelf.
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Saturday, 15 October 2016

Fiction Affliction: Genre-Benders for October

Twenty-two new books sashay across genre lines this month, including three—three!—Ursula K. Le Guin collections.
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Fiction Affliction: October Releases in Science Fiction

Thirty-two books take us to space, the future, and beyond in October, including Laurie Penny’s novella Everything Belongs to the Future; E.K. Johnston’s Star Wars: Ahsoka, about the fan-favorite character; and the second Illuminae Files book, Gemina.
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Fiction Affliction: October Releases in Fantasy

Fifty fantasy books fly onto the shelves this month, including a new entry in Garth Nix’s Old Kingdom; the 20th anniversary edition of A Game of Thrones; Ken Liu’s The Wall of Storms; and Kai Ashante Wilson’s A Taste of Honey.
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How Elon Musk Plans to Go to Mars 


SpaceX plans to build a “self-sustaining city” on Mars, according to its founder Elon Musk. But, while we now know a lot more about how SpaceX plans to get to Mars, details about how people will actually survive up there remain sketchy.
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Look at the New Teddy Ruxpin's Expressive LCD Eyes


If you were a child of the ‘80s, Teddy Ruxpin probably blew your mind the first time you saw him chatting away. He was one of the earliest animatronic plush characters you could actually own (without robbing a Chuck E. Cheese’s) and quickly became one of the best-selling toys of all time.
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Penguin Galaxy's Gorgeous New Scifi Book Covers Are Worth Every Penny


You’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but these new Penguin Galaxy hardcovers make it really hard.
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Wednesday, 12 October 2016

The world's most valuable scientific books and manuscripts - an overview of the marketplace

After several months researching the marketplace, we've compiled a list of the 50 most valuable scientific documents sold at auction. This article is a preview of the research and an overview of the scientific documents and manuscripts marketplaces. Over the next week we'll reveal our findings in detail, counting down to number one in a series of articles that provide an intriguing insight into both the history of science and the value of its most important writings.
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Monday, 10 October 2016

Upcoming movies: your complete guide


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The John Wick: Chapter 2 Trailer is Here!

Straight from the Lionsgate panel at New York Comic Con comes the official John Wick: Chapter 2 trailer! Check it out in the player below! John Wick: Chapter 2 features Keanu Reeves reprising the title character and director Chad Stahelski returning to helm.
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Rev It Up for the New Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Trailer


Sony Pictures‘ Screen Gems has released the second Resident Evil: The Final Chapter trailer from their New York Comic Con panel featuring all-new footage from the film. Check it out in the player below!
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The Full Underworld: Blood Wars Trailer is Here!

Straight from their panel at New York Comic Con, Screen Gems and Lakeshore Entertainment have released the official trailer for Underworld: Blood Wars. Check out the Underworld: Blood Wars trailer below! Kate Beckinsale returns as Selene.
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The Teaser for Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, Coming to Netflix

The teaser for Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events “If you like watching stories in which children enjoy pleasant rides in truck beds, on their way to colorful destinations where they finally solve the curious mysteries plaguing their lives…That story is streaming elsewhere.
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Marvel’s Iron Fist Premiere Date and First Look Photo

Netflix has announced the Marvel’s Iron Fist premiere date with both a teaser and a first first look photo! The series will premiere on March 17, 2017 at 12:01am PT in all territories where Netflix is available.
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Ben Affleck’s Batman Solo Movie to be Titled The Batman

Although it’s been rumored since the first inklings of the project leaked to the press, director/star Ben Affleck has confirmed to the AP that his Batman solo movie will be titled The Batman.
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