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On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 24 no. 3 # 90 (magazine review).

February 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 24 no. 3  # 90	(magazine review).

This is a themed issue of ‘On Spec’ and the theme is… Apocalypse! Themed issues and anthologies are often interesting because it’s fun to see the varied approaches taken by different writers from the same starting point. Old-time SF magazines used to have certain professional contributors write a story based around the painting on the […]

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Beast Master’s Planet: A Beast Master Omnibus by Andre Norton (book review).

February 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Beast Master’s Planet: A Beast Master Omnibus by Andre Norton (book review).

‘Beast Master’s Planet’ contains two novels: ‘Beast Master’ and ‘Lord of Thunder’. Meerkats! Nowadays these cute little critters are used to sell insurance comparison websites in England and everybody loves them. Back in 1959 when ‘The Beast Master’ was written they were not so well known, I bet. The meerkats, an African black eagle and […]

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Shadow Heir (Dark Swan series book 4) by Richelle Mead (book review).

February 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Shadow Heir (Dark Swan series book 4) by Richelle Mead (book review).

Reaching the end of series, whether of three books or fifteen can provoke mixed responses. A well-written, nicely shaped set of novels about a group of characters can provide immense satisfaction as they come through the myriad of obstacles put in their way. The reader can hope the rest of their lives runs more smoothly, […]

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Hunger Games: Catching Fire… Katniss and Peeta, heroes of the people.

February 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Hunger Games: Catching Fire… Katniss and Peeta, heroes of the people.

The science fiction movie Hunger Games: Catching Fire (or just Catching Fire if you read the books first) is heading our way late November of this year, but it’s never too early to have some Soviet-inspired prop-art from the future, as Katniss and Peeta, those damn heroic centurions of the people, go on their victory […]

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Riddick… alone.

February 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Riddick… alone.

It’s tough at the top, particularly when you’re ruling over some semi-magical death cult nomad barbarian space horde type deal. You have to feel for Riddick, in this latest photo from the SF movie of the same name.

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Game of Thrones third season… trailer magnificence.

February 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Game of Thrones third season… trailer magnificence.

At last, a proper non-teasery trailer for season three of fantasy TV series Game of Thrones. George RR Martin would be so proud!

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Game of Thrones season 3… Dragon on.

February 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Game of Thrones season 3… Dragon on.

Here’s the new poster for Game of Thrones season 3, and as you can see, it isn’t dragon on quite yet, although it soon may be. Expect the CGI budgets to rise by lots to pay for these flying lizards!

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GallowWalkers… death ain’t what it used to be.

February 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
GallowWalkers… death ain’t what it used to be.

Do you miss seeing Wesley Snipes hunting vampires in the various Blade movies? Then how about seeing him hunting zombies in the Wild Wild West in GallowWalkers? You can’t keep a good dead man down it seems. Yee-haaaa.

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Drac’s back.

February 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Drac’s back.

Terence Fisher’s 1958 movie Dracula has been fully restored in High Definition for blu-ray and DVD for the first time. The release will contain two versions of the feature: The 2007 BFI restoration plus the 2012 Hammer restoration, which adds additional footage that has been unavailable for decades. The additional footage comprises two of the […]

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Kiss of the Damned… the vampire’s erotic apprentice.

February 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Kiss of the Damned… the vampire’s erotic apprentice.

Top tip for dating, guys, don’t go out with a female vampire. No, just don’t do it! And if you want to know why not, then have a look at this trailer for the upcoming horror movie Kiss of the Damned. It’s like Twilight for adults with the genders swapped and the raunch dialled up […]

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