Monday, 6 July 2015

The 10 Greatest Stephen King Heroes

In the past year, on two occasions, Den of Geek has taken a long, deep look into the villains that have sprung from the dark imagination of Stephen King, both the human and the supernatural kind.
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Ron Perlman Hints Hellboy 3 May Be Happening After All

For years, Guillermo del Toro and Ron Perlman have been trying to get Hellboy 3 off the ground. But the hope fans had to see the sequel actually happen was delivered a crushing blow almost a year ago when del Toro said: “I don’t think it will happen. Creatively, I would love to make it.
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Sunday, 5 July 2015

Robert A. Heinlein: A Retrospective

Few science fiction writers have divided opinion so widely as Robert A. Heinlein. Along with Asimov and Clarke, he was one of the trio of Golden Age authors who in the 40s took the genre out of the pulp arena into one of literary high seriousness.
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Kevin Feige Says They're Making A Spider-man John Hughes Movie

At the Ant-Man junket over the weekend, I had the opportunity to chat with Marvel head Kevin Feige. One of the questions I asked was about the Marvel Studios-produced upcoming Spider-Man reboot.
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There Are Too Many Must-Read Science Fiction And Fantasy Books In July!

Seriously, cut it out, publishers. Are you trying to ruin us? There are so many incredible books coming out this month, it’s unreal. China Mieville, Charles Stross, Austin Grossman, Jesse Ball, William T Vollmann... it’s all happening.
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World’s favourite bookstores ranking shows enduring market

In a business environment that has seen industries decimated by the rise of digital, one sector showing resilience is that of books.
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Cage Of Thrones Is The Best Nicholas Cage Mashup To Date 

It’s a proven fact: Nicholas Cage can go with anything. The best thing so far, though? Nicholas Cage and Game of Thrones. Separately, they’re both pretty good, but together? Glorious. Brace yourselves: Cage is coming. Here’s some excellent examples of this brilliant idea:
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Sharktopus Vs. Whalewolf Is A Thing, And It Has A Trailer

Remember SyFy’s hilariously awful 2010 film Sharktopus, or its sequel, Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda? If you enjoyed those two, you’re in luck, because a third film is coming: Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf. Why wouldn’t this be a thing? It looks awesome, in every horrible, deliberate B-movie way.
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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Photos are Here!

Ahead of Screen Gems’ San Diego Comic-Con Hall H panel on Saturday, July 11, the studio has released new Pride and Prejudice and Zombies photos (via EW) that you can view below.
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Friday, 3 July 2015

Free public libraries are thriving in the digital age

Libraries are changing. The bookshelves are gone, resources are stored off-site and machines retrieve your request. You scan your own books at the checkout, and if you want to "ask a librarian" it's an online form or phone call.
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Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Is Fangoria's New Online Film Festival a Game Changer?

Fangoria Magazine, which has been the biggest horror publication since 1979, just made an announcement that could be a game-changer for filmmakers.
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Grant Morrison's New Santa Claus Comic Is Just Total Madness

Call it Santa Claus Year One if you want. Or even All Star Santa Claus. However you choose to describe Grant Morrison’s new Klaus comic for Boom Studios, chances are it won’t possible convey the insanity of the barbaric, bloodstained St.
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The Winners Of The 2015 Locus Awards Have Been Announced! 

The speculative fiction award season is underway, and results of one of the major awards, the Locus, has been announced at this weekend’s Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle, Washington. After this year’s uproar over the Hugo Awards, it’s great to see a mix of excellent books get their due reward.
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How Ant-Man Will Affect Marvel's Movies For Years To Come

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige dropped a ton of Marvel news in a new interview, including several teases of specifically how Ant-Man will have an effect on Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which directors he’s met with for upcoming movies, recasting roles, Spider-Man and more.
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University of Iowa Receives 18,000 Volume Science Fiction Library

Sioux Falls resident Allen Lewis has been a science fiction reader all his life, and he’s now donating his 18,000 volume-strong library to the University of Iowa. This comes just a couple of years after the University received a massive collection from James L.
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Spider-Man Is The One Hero Who Can Tie All The Marvel Movies Together

We finally have our new, Marvel-Cinematic-Universe-approved Spider-Man.
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Batman Cosplay Is Out Of Control

Julian Checkley is one of the best Star Wars cosplayers on the planet. He is also, as luck would have it, one of the best Batman cosplayers on the planet as well.
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Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Everything We Just Learned About The Future Of Marvel Movies

Ant-Man represents the end of Marvel’s Phase Two of movies. But what does the House of Ideas have up its sleeve for Phase Three? We got some one-on-one time with Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, and he dropped some hints. Here are 11 teases for the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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Ben Affleck May Direct A 2018 Batman Solo Film Called The Batman

When Warner Bros. hired Oscar-winner Ben Affleck to play Batman, it was pretty obvious they wanted more than his jawline. The latest rumor about the character is that Affleck both will star in and direct a November 2018 solo film called The Batman, written by Oscar-winning Argo writer Chris Terrio.
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Killjoys Is The Space Opera We've Been Waiting For Since Firefly

SyFy’s latest space opera, Killjoys, began last night, and over the course of the first episode, and there’s an entire season’s worth of material packed into forty minutes. Clearly, we’re in for a treat with this show. Spoilers ahead!
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