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Harry Potter’s Narcissa Malfoy, actress Helen McCrory & wife of Damian Lewis, passes of cancer aged 52 (news).

April 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Harry Potter’s Narcissa Malfoy, actress Helen McCrory & wife of Damian Lewis, passes of cancer aged 52 (news).

Sad news just in, Harry Potter‘s Narcissa, actress Helen McCrory & wife of fellow actor Damian Lewis, has passed away of cancer aged just 52. In the Harry Potter movies, Helen played the mother of Draco, Narcissa Malfoy. She also appeared in many other genre TV series and films, including Doctor Who, Skyfall, and Penny […]

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Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle book 1) by Jay Kristoff (book review).

April 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle book 1) by Jay Kristoff (book review).

‘Nevernight’ is book one in ‘The Nevernight Chronicles’ by Jay Kristoff. This novel follows Mia Corvere going from a 10 year-old living a life of luxury to seeing her father hung, her mother ripped from her along with her baby brother and put into a terrifying oubliette. Mia then has to fight for her life […]

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Shadow and Bone: constructing a Russian-themed steampunk world for Netflix (video).

April 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Shadow and Bone: constructing a Russian-themed steampunk world for Netflix (video).

Shadow and Bone – a new fantasy/steampunk TV series – is coming on April 23rd 2021 to Netflix, and this little mini-documentary explores how they went about constructing a Russian-themed steampunk world for the streaming service.

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Forsaken by Kelley Armstrong (book review)

April 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
Forsaken by Kelley Armstrong   (book review)

There is always a problem when an author switches publishers, especially if that author has a loyal following. There are many reasons why this might happen and a change between major mass market publishers may make very little difference in the perception of the readers. When Storm Constantine started Immanion Press as an outlet to […]

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Big Trouble In Little China: a fantasy film retrospective with added sass (video).

April 5, 2021 | By | Reply More
Big Trouble In Little China: a fantasy film retrospective with added sass (video).

Time for a fantasy film retrospective with added sass supplied by the Critical Drinker, this time examining Big Trouble in Little China, the 1986 fantasy martial arts action-comedy movie from John Carpenter, starring Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun, and James Hong. The film tells the shocking story of Jack Burton, who helps his chum […]

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The Witcher: Netflix season two feature (video).

April 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Witcher: Netflix season two feature (video).

The Witcher has wrapped production on Season 2, so here’s a look behind-the-scenes with the cast and crew and showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, with all you need to know about the Netflix fantasy TV series based on the books of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski.

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Loved (House Of Night Otherworld trilogy book 1 of 3) by P.C. & Kristin Cast (book review).

March 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Loved (House Of Night Otherworld trilogy book 1 of 3) by P.C. & Kristin Cast (book review).

With series of books, particularly urban fantasy, being longer than the traditional three-book set, it is possible to wonder whether the authors conceived the story arc that many of them have or if it grew out of the initial work. Finding that the characters have much more to do to resolve their particular set of […]

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Angelus: The Books Of Raziel book 3 by Sabrina Benulis (book review).

March 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
Angelus: The Books Of Raziel book 3 by Sabrina Benulis (book review).

There is a war going on between three powerful angel siblings, Raziel, Lucifel and Israfel. This has divided the kingdoms of Heaven and Hell and their war is spilling over into the world of the humans on Earth. Only the Archon can stop this war from destroying everything. The Archon is in the human form […]

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What Abigail Did That Summer (A Rivers Of London novella) by Ben Aaronovitch (book review).

March 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
What Abigail Did That Summer (A Rivers Of London novella) by Ben Aaronovitch (book review).

‘What Abigail Did That Summer is set’ in 2013.The Sorcerer’s potential apprentice has been left in the city whilst Peter Grant is off in the countryside somewhere or away with the fairies as we used to say (see ‘Foxglove Summer’ for that full story). Abigail is an intelligent girl and she’s not going to sit […]

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Hieronymus Bosch: Masterpieces Of Art by Rosalind Ormiston (book review).

March 23, 2021 | By | Reply More
Hieronymus Bosch: Masterpieces Of Art by Rosalind Ormiston (book review).

When I started reading ‘Hieronymus Bosch: Masterpieces Of Art’ by Rosalind Ormiston, I had to have a bit of think where I first saw his art and with ‘The Temptation Of Saint Anthony’, it dawned on me it was in the first and only volume I bought of the original issue edition of ‘Man, Myth […]

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