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Jingle Jangle: Netflix’s steampunk toymaker Christmas special (trailer).

November 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Jingle Jangle: Netflix’s steampunk toymaker Christmas special (trailer).

Blend some Dickensian Victoriana with a big fat dollop of steampunk and what do you get? Well, aside from the Jackelian fantasy novels of Stephen Hunt which first put the steampunk genre on the map, you can also now enjoy this story – a musical, no less – called Jingle Jangle from Netflix of a […]

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His Dark Materials: when parallel realities clash (trailer).

November 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
His Dark Materials: when parallel realities clash (trailer).

The BBC/HBO second season of His Dark Materials is shaping up nicely, and this new trailer and star-chat looks at the crossing of worlds between Will and Lyra.

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Poupelle of Chimney Town (animated steampunk film: trailer).

October 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Poupelle of Chimney Town (animated steampunk film: trailer).

There’s a steampunk animated film coming this Xmas (December 25th 2020), Poupelle of Chimney Town, based on the best-selling (in Japan, at any rate) children’s picture book by Japanese comedian Akihiro Nishino. Poupelle? Sounds like what Santa might do down a chimney if he’s caught short on the job. The film looks interesting, but the […]

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Steampunk: Fantasy Art, Fashion, Fiction & The Movies by Henry Winchester (book review).

October 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Steampunk: Fantasy Art, Fashion, Fiction & The Movies by Henry Winchester (book review).

I broke my own rule and bought this book, ‘Steampunk’ by Henry Winchester, solely impressed by the cover and the realisation that it might appeal to the steampunk fans who visit SFC. The sub-title is ‘Fantasy, Art, Fiction, Fashion And The Movies’ so covers a lot of ground in what is considered ‘Victorian Science Fiction’ […]

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Enola Holmes (Netflix Victorian sleuth film: first trailer).

August 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Enola Holmes (Netflix Victorian sleuth film: first trailer).

Back to the Victorian age for some Wild Wild West-style sleuthing antics in this Netflix film – Enola Holmes – with the young sister of Sherlock (Henry Cavill) and Mycroft … one Enola Holmes, ably played by the strangest thing in Stranger Things, Millie Bobby Brown. Based, of course, on the novels by Nancy Springer. […]

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The Flying Train: real life steampunk footage (video).

August 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Flying Train: real life steampunk footage (video).

Back in 1900 the Germans had a device called the ‘flying train’ which was a nutty steampunk concept of an elevated railway – and some lost footage has just been found by the The Museum of Modern Art shot from one. This is one film you have to see to believe! It’s like something from […]

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Iron Harvest (steampunk war-game: cinematic trailer).

August 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Iron Harvest (steampunk war-game: cinematic trailer).

Here’s a beauty for the steampunk and dieselpunk fans among you – heck, this might as well be one of the end-of-book battles from a Stephen Hunt Jackelian novel … it’s the full cinematic trailer for the Iron Harvest computer game, which takes a parallel-reality look at what 1900s warfare might have been like if […]

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LEGO steampunk Paris (video).

July 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
LEGO steampunk Paris (video).

Do you like steampunk? And Paris, city of lights and riots? And LEGO? Then you’ll be bricking it when you see this here video!

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The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (steampunk Western TV series: retrospective).

July 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (steampunk Western TV series: retrospective).

If you thought the Wild Wild West was the only steampunk-weird Western going, then you obviously missed the classic 1990s TV series, The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. This featured a Harvard-educated U.S. bounty hunter called Brisco hired by a group of industrialists in 1893 to capture outlaw John Bly and his gang. Bruce Campbell […]

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The Automaton (short steampunk film).

May 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Automaton (short steampunk film).

The Automaton is a short scifi-steampunky film from W. Alex Reeves that runs for 22 minutes and is well worth a watch. In 1897, a widow returns to the family farm where she discovers her late husband’s attempt at building a sentient machine. 

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