No one argues that Alien and Aliens are the best films in the Alien franchise. It’s an objective, undisputed fact. After that, though, nothing is certain—is Alien 3 a good movie? How bad is Resurrection? Do the Alien vs. Predator movies count? Did you like Prometheus? The debates go on and on.Read the full article: Alien Only Ever Needed One Sequel
Saturday, 20 May 2017
Netflix is developing and producing a new English-language drama series based on The Witcher, the globally popular fantasy saga from Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski, that has entranced legions of fans worldwide.Read the full article: The Witcher Saga is Coming to Netflix!
Friday, 19 May 2017
A beloved classic from the ’80s marks its return as Netflix has announced they will be the home for The Jim Henson Company’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance! You can check out a teaser for the brand-new series in the player below.Read the full article: Netflix Announces The Dark Crystal Prequel Series!
Saturday, 13 May 2017
Welcome back to Aurora Australis, a monthly round-up of publishing news and highlights from Australia and New Zealand!Read the full article: Aurora Australis: New Releases, Upcoming Anthologies, and Awards Season!
Thursday, 11 May 2017
If episode four of The Leftovers has a main theme — setting aside A-Ha’s “Take on Me” and Kevin and Nora’s disintegration — it’s Melbourne, Australia, the New York to Sydney’s Los Angeles.Read the full article: How The Leftovers Chose 5 Iconic Melbourne Locations for Kevin and Nora’s Australian Adventures
Earlier today, Serendip announced the nominees for the 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award, an annual prize presented to “the best science fiction novel […] whose UK first edition was published in the previous calendar year.Read the full article: Announcing the 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award Shortlist
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
When word came down from director Guillermo del Toro that a third Hellboy movie wasn’t happening, fans were dejected; however, the character’s creator Mike Mignola teased that the news didn’t mean another project wasn’t in the works.Read the full article: Neil Marshall to Direct Hellboy Reboot Starring David Harbour!
Sunday, 7 May 2017
The hunt for Planet 9—a hypothetical, Neptune-sized object beyond Pluto—has stirred the scientific community since last year year, when a pair of Caltech astronomers argued in favor of the idea.Read the full article: When the Hell Will We Find Planet Nine?
The Guardians have a lot of surprises in store in Vol. 2. All Images: DisneyMarvel movies are known for their teasing mid- and post-credits scenes, but with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, they up the ante with five of them after the conclusion of the movie.Read the full article: Let's Break Down All Five of the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 End-Credits Scenes
To this day, the Saturn V remains the largest and most powerful rocket NASA has ever blasted into space, which is perfectly reflected in Lego’s new Apollo Saturn V model.Read the full article: Live Out Your Astronaut Dreams With Lego's Meter-Tall NASA Apollo Saturn V Rocket
The 1660 Klencke Atlas is taller than most people, and now its rare maps are easily accessible online. The 1660 Klencke Atlas is among the world’s biggest books, measuring nearly six feet by seven and a half feet when open.Read the full article: Watch the British Library Digitize One of the World's Largest Books
Monday, 1 May 2017
Ranulph Fiennes can get lost. Ray Howgego, whose 'Encyclopedia of Exploration' is the longest book by an English-language writer, prefers his subject's less-charted territories. Emily Dugan meets him on home ground.Read the full article: Wild thing: How the writer Ray Howgego unearthed tales of derring-do adventuring