Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Penny Dreadful

Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below. Based off the scenes they had together back in Season 2, we already knew Eva Green and Rory Kinnear worked magnificently together.
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Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Did Someone Say Lasagna? A Garfield Animated Movie is Coming!

Financing and production company Alcon Entertainment has secured exclusive rights to produce animated theatrical motion pictures based on the iconic comic strip Garfield, it was jointly announced by Alcon co-founders and co-Chief Executive Officers Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove.
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Architects announced for State Library redevelopment


A consortium of internationally celebrated architects has been selected to design the $83.1 million State Library Victoria Vision 2020 redevelopment.
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Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Kevin Smith Developing Buckaroo Banzai TV series

Following his directing gig on last week’s episode of The Flash, filmmaker Kevin Smith has revealed that he will be taking the plunge into television full time by announcing he’s developing a television version of the cult classic film The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension.
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Monday, 16 May 2016

Around the world in 18 science fiction and fantasy novels

Whenever I go on holiday, I like to take along complementary reading material. Usually (because I’m a terrible packer) 800 page long complementary reading material.
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THE CURSE OF SLEEPING BEAUTY is Beautiful, Dark and Delivers Scares [Review]

Over the years I've really enjoyed some of writer/director Pearry Reginald Teo's work. His stories are always interesting and unique and though on occasion the projects feel like they're the work of a director with vision who just hasn't quite reached his peak yet, it was only a matter of time before Teo's vision really came through on screen and The Curse of Sleeping Beauty is the pinnacle of the director's work to date.
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The Dark Web Has Its Own Lit Magazine


When most people think about the dark web, they envision the Silk Road, terrorist networks, pornography, and other sinister threats. They certainly don’t imagine finding poetry. Or short stories. Or creative nonfiction.
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Friday, 13 May 2016

''Witchfinder: City of the Dead'' A Victorian Tale of Horror from Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson


This August, legendary Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, iZOMBIE co-creator Chris Roberson, original WITCHFINDER series artist Ben Stenbeck and colorist Michelle Madsen will unite for WITCHFINDER: CITY OF THE DEAD.
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Tuesday, 10 May 2016

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world.
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Your Spoiler-Filled Guide to All the Easter Eggs in Captain America

Did you see Captain America: Civil War this weekend? Do you have burning questions? We’ve got answers: about the origins of the movie’s key moments, and about all the hidden comic book easter eggs. But be warned, true believers: spoilers abound. Seriously.
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Monday, 9 May 2016

High towers and strong places: a political history of Middle-earth

TORn Library contributor Dr Timothy Furnish has just published the first of a two-volume analysis of JRR Tolkien’s Middle-earth: High Towers and Strong Places: a Political History of Middle-earth.
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Hand-written annotations by Tolkien adorn map acquired by Bodleian Libraries

The Bodleian Libraries, home to the largest collection of Tolkien manuscripts and drawings in the world, has acquired a recently discovered map of Middle-earth annotated by J.R.R.
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Saturday, 7 May 2016

Adam McKay to Direct Big Screen Adaptation of Irredeemable

20th Century Fox is gearing up for another big superhero movie, but this one won’t star the X-Men or Deadpool. Deadline brings word that Adam McKay (The Big Short) will direct a big screen adaptation of the Mark Waid and Peter Krouse comic book series, Irredeemable.
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The Mist TV Series Taps an Unexpected But Ideal Choice to Direct Its Premiere


We learned in mid-April that the TV series adaptation of Stephen King’s The Mist—previously a 2007 feature film—was surging forth at Spike TV.
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Russos Talk Avengers: Infinity War Start, Reveal Captain Marvel Will Appear

The press tour for Captain America: Civil War continues, and that means one thing: news about everything coming up in the MCU. Speaking with Deadline, directors Anthony and Joe Russo spoke about their work on the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War, saying shooting will begin before the end of the year.
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Kevin Feige Says Marvel Studios is ‘Committing’ to a Black Widow Solo Movie

Captain America: Civil War marks the fifth time that Scarlett Johansson has played Natasha Romanov, aka Black Widow, in a Marvel Studios movie and the cry for her own solo film has never been louder.
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Thursday, 5 May 2016

The Self-Driving Car of the Future Comes With … a Bookshelf

One of the most exciting things about the coming age of autonomous driving is all the ways it will free designers from constraints like forward-facing seats, a steering wheel, and the need to pay attention.
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Add These 100 SFF Novels Written by Women to Your TBR Stack!

Book Riot has done us all a great service by sharing a fantastic list of one hundred science fiction and fantasy novels written by women across nearly every subgenre and category imaginable! YA classics from Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce to Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time a
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Monday, 2 May 2016

Karl Urban: "Conversations Are Happening" About Dredd Sequel on Netflix


Ever since Dredd hit theaters back in 2012, the film has become a regular cult classic, with persistent rumors about a followup surfacing every couple of months. While our hopes were dashed last year, there are apparently new efforts to bring the character to a streaming service.
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5 Reasons to Watch Penny Dreadful


Showtime’s Brit-horror series Penny Dreadful returns on May 1st to the joy of faithful viewers not-nearly-everywhere.
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