Friday, 20 January 2017

Warner Bros. Eyes Attack on Titan Movie from Harry Potter Producer

Deadline brings word that Warner Bros. is in negotiations to secure the rights to Attack on Titan, the hit Japanese series that has gone from manga to anime to live-action feature and international acclaim, for producer David Heyman to bring to life.
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Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Every TV Show You Need To Watch In 2017

2016 was a bumper year for television and the airwaves are looking to get even more crowded in 2017.
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Monday, 16 January 2017

NASA Is Actually Going to Visit That Insane Metallic World


There’s nothing quite like Psyche anywhere else in our solar system—a small asteroid belt object made entirely of iron-nickel metal. Which is why NASA has decided to send a probe to check out the bizarre beast up close.
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The Most Detailed View of Black Holes in the Universe Will Blow Your Mind


Stare into the abyss, my friends. The image above features the highest concentration of black holes humans have ever seen. So dense are the merciless chasms of darkness at the center of this map, you could pack 5,000 of them into a patch of sky the size of the full moon. So...
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Sunday, 15 January 2017

A Stellar Explosion Could Be Visible In the Night Sky In 2022


It’s not often that a new body appears in the night sky—aside from meteors and the occasionally comet, things tend to look pretty much the same.
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Science fiction and fantasy books to look forward to in 2017


Watch out science fiction and fantasy fans, these books are coming for you. This year we’ve got debut novels and returning favourites, beginnings of new series and endings (*sob*), books that will take you to outer space and books that will take you to magical realms.
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Follow Gandalf's Journey in These Stunning New Lord of the Rings Posters


One of the many reasons why The Lord of the Rings trilogy, in both book and movie form, is so good is the characters. Each hero, villain, and everything in between is simply memorable and captivating.
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Saturday, 14 January 2017

Dark Horse Adapts Melville's Whale of a Tale Into a Graphic Novel

Dark Horse Books is proud to announce the Vents d’Ouest graphic novel adaptation of Herman Melville’s timeless classic Moby Dick, available in English for the first time on February 8, 2017.
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Mermaids, Murder, and Music all Converge in The Lure!

If you see only one cannibalistic mermaid musical this year, it should probably be The Lure.
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Friday, 13 January 2017

This May Be the Best Explanation Yet For That Mysterious ‘Alien Megastructure’


New research suggests that Tabby’s star—the celestial object voted most likely to host an alien megastructure—is acting weirdly because it recently annihilated an entire planet, and the shattered remains of that planet are now producing strange flickering effects.
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The Arresting Illustrations of 19th Century Fantasy Artist Gustave Doré


Today is the birthday of the great 19th century French artist Gustave Doré, a sculptor and book illustrator whose work set the stage for today’s great fantasy artists.
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First Details on The Dark Star Trilogy, Author Marlon James' 'African Game of Thrones'


“African folklore is just as rich, and just as perverse as [Lord of the Rings],” Marlon James said in a Vulture interview more than a year ago, after winning the the prestigious Man Booker Prize for his sprawling crime opus A Brief History of Seven Killings.
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Thursday, 12 January 2017

Twin Peaks Premiere Date Announced by Showtime

Showtime today announce the premiere date for the highly anticipated, new Twin Peaks. The 18-hour limited event series will debut with a two-hour premiere on Sunday, May 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
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Wednesday, 11 January 2017

This year's biggest book adaptations – and which ones are worth reading first

From Margaret Atwood to Stephen King, a host of great authors will see work adapted for film and TV this year. Here’s our guide to which to read before you watch
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Monday, 9 January 2017

io9's Guide to All the Movies You Give a Damn About in 2017


The movies of 2017 are a truly star-studded bunch. There’s Spider-Man, Batman, Wolverine, Thor and Wonder Woman. King Kong, the Gunslinger, Power Rangers. Luke Skywalker, Peter Quill and Jason Voorhees. The return of Rick Deckard, Jack Sparrow, and Optimus Prime.
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Journey to the Future-Past with the Sci-Fi Art of the 1970s!

We here at Tor.com are huge fans of the future. As we step tentatively out into 2017, we find ourselves looking back to the weird, wonderful, and sometimes fantastical future of the 1970s.
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How ‘Sherlock of the library’ cracked the case of Shakespeare’s identity

Literary detective Heather Wolfe reveals how her passion for manuscripts helped unravel mystery of who the bard really was Deep in the Folger Library, in Washington DC, Heather Wolfe says that studying Shakespeare makes an ideal preparation for the onset of Trump’s America.
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Saturday, 7 January 2017

These Scifi-Looking Incubation Chambers Help Libraries Save Old Newspapers

Today in helpful objects that maybe look like alien incubation chambers, we have a lovely gadget that’s being used to digitize old newspapers.
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The Ultimate Guide to 2017's Scifi, Fantasy, and Superhero TV


We hope you got some rest over the holidays, because you’re going to need it. As is now the standard, this year brings with it a plethora of science fiction/ fantasy/superhero/monster/comic book/spin-off/remake/etc. TV series—and were her with a handy guide to help you keep track of it all.
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Friday, 6 January 2017

Why 2016 was actually one of the best years on record


By conventional wisdom, 2016 has been a horrible year. Only someone living in a cave could have missed the flood of disheartening headlines. However, if 2016 continues the global trends of previous years, it may turn out to have been one of the best years for humanity as a whole.
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