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With the long-awaited Citadel of Forgotten Myths, author Michael Moorcock returns to Elric! (video interview)

May 19, 2022 | By | Reply More
With the long-awaited Citadel of Forgotten Myths, author Michael Moorcock returns to Elric! (video interview)

Michael Moorcock returns to Forbidden Planet TV to talk with Andrew Sumner about standing out for chaos and the imminent October release of The Citadel of Forgotten Myths, Mike’s first new Elric story in 12 years (since the publication of his Black Petals novella in 2010). Moorcock and Sumner discuss the origins and themes of […]

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Jungle Cruise (a film mini-review by Mark R. Leeper and Evelyn C. Leeper).

May 11, 2022 | By | Reply More
Jungle Cruise (a film mini-review by Mark R. Leeper and Evelyn C. Leeper).

Jungle Cruise (the movie) was based on “Jungle Cruise”, a Disneyland ride, so we weren’t expecting much, and were definitely pleasantly surprised. (Then again, so was PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, and that turned out well.) It does add to the story some supernatural elements apparently not found in Disneyland. Screenwriters Michael Green, Glenn Ficarra, and […]

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House of the Dragon (HBO fantasy TV series trailer).

May 8, 2022 | By | Reply More
House of the Dragon (HBO fantasy TV series trailer).

House of the Dragon, the Game of Thrones TV series prequel, is sneaking up on us. Here’s another trailer for this ravenous beast.

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God’s Favorite Idiot (Netflix fantasy comedy TV series: trailer).

May 8, 2022 | By | Reply More
God’s Favorite Idiot (Netflix fantasy comedy TV series: trailer).

God’s Favorite Idiot is a new Netflix fantasy comedy TV series. Clark Thompson, a mid-level tech support technician, falls in love with co-worker Amily Luck at the same time he becomes God’s unknowing messenger in God’s Favorite Idiot. There’s also roller skating, a fire lake, and the threat of doomsday. Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone, and […]

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Seasonal Fears (Alchemical Journeys book 2) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

May 7, 2022 | By | Reply More
Seasonal Fears (Alchemical Journeys book 2) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

Once upon a time Summer and Winter found human shapes and found that they liked them. Human belief gave them shape and blood sacrifices on the snow and the crops gave them form. For three hundred years, the first Winter King of America has clung to his power by chasing his season across the world […]

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Mayday : film mini-review by Mark R. Leeper and Evelyn C. Leeper.

April 22, 2022 | By | Reply More
Mayday  :  film mini-review by Mark R. Leeper and Evelyn C. Leeper.

In ‘Mayday’, Ana is a member of the hired help in a banquet hall, but she’s treated even worse than most of the other help, verbally and physically abused by her employer. After a particularly trying day, she finds a portal to another world through an oven, possibly in an attempt to commit suicide, but […]

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Wheel of Time TV series: first season review (video).

April 1, 2022 | By | Reply More
Wheel of Time TV series: first season review (video).

John Joseph Adams, Douglas Cohen, and Abby Goldsmith, join David Barr Kirtley to discuss Season 1 of the Amazon Prime streaming fantasy TV series The Wheel of Time, based on the classic sword and sorcery novels by Robert Jordan.

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The Sea Beast (animated Netflix fantasy movie: trailer).

March 30, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Sea Beast (animated Netflix fantasy movie: trailer).

The Sea Beast, a new animated fantasy film directed by Chris Williams (Moana, Big Hero Six), brings us to the point where the map stops and the adventure starts. Monster hunters were famous heroes in an alternative reality Earth history when fearsome animals ruled the waters, and none is more adored than the great adventurer […]

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The Black Company: The First Novel Of The Chronicles Of The Black Company by Glen Cook (book review).

March 23, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Black Company: The First Novel Of The Chronicles Of The Black Company by Glen Cook (book review).

A comet arcs across the night sky and is a herald of the prophecy. The White Rose has been reborn and will rise up to defeat the undying queen, known only as the Lady, and her army once more. That’s what the rebels hope, anyway. Their prophesied saviour has yet to appear and war is […]

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The Bone Orchard by Sara A. Mueller (book review).

March 22, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Bone Orchard by Sara A. Mueller (book review).

In the capital of Borenguard, the rich and the powerful meet for fine dining, gambling and intimate company at Orchard House. The trees in the orchard are made of bones that Charm crafts into living servants to entertain her guests and listen for their secrets. Charm is the Emperor’s mistress. Taken from her home as […]

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