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Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss sink teeth into Dracula for Netflix.

October 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss sink teeth into Dracula for Netflix.

Dracula has been commissioned from the co-creators of drama series Sherlock – Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss. It will be produced by Hartswood Films for Netflix. The three episode 90 minute-long mini-series is being written by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss and inspired by Bram Stoker’s vampire novel. Three feature length episodes will re-introduce the […]

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High Life (sci-fi movie trailer).

October 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
High Life (sci-fi movie trailer).

High Life is a Claire Denis-created science fiction movie starring sulky-god Robert Pattinson and actress Juliette Binoche (it’s in English, despite Claire’s previous films such as the beautiful Trouble Every Day being French works). It all looks rather artistic, with the plot featuring a group of convicts tricked into believing they will win their freedom if […]

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Killing Eve to get a second season (spy-fy news).

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Killing Eve to get a second season (spy-fy news).

BBC has acquired the second series of the spy thriller Killing Eve. Series one hit on BBC One and as a boxset on BBC iPlayer last month and has seen 26 million downloads of the series so far. It is of course based on the indie-published Codename Villanelle e-book novellas by Luke Jennings. Phoebe Waller-Bridge […]

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Barbie Who? It’s a thing.

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Barbie Who? It’s a thing.

BBC Studios and Mattel have partnered to release the first ever Doctor Who Barbie doll. It has been created, of course, for the new series of Doctor Who starring Jodie Whittaker, which hit BBC One last Sunday 7th October. David Wilson Nunn, Creative Director, BBC Studios noted, “This year, we’re introducing an all-new look for […]

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The Brightest Fell (October Daye book 13) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

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The Brightest Fell (October Daye book 13) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

Once a series of books has gone well past the trilogy that the author probably originally envisaged there is an issue with finding ways for the new reader to find out what is happening and what relevant aspects there are from previous novels that the reader needs to know. ‘The Brightest Fell’ is the thirteenth […]

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Daredevil Season 3 featurette examines Wilson Fisk’s return.

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Daredevil Season 3 featurette examines Wilson Fisk’s return.

Wilson Fisk has returned obsessed with finally destroying Daredevil in the 3rd season of the upcoming Netflix show of the same name. Charlie Cox, Vincent D’Onofrio, and Erik Oleson (Marvel’s Daredevil Season 3 Showrunner) give an inside look at the villain’s return. Hits the big N at the end of this week, Friday.

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Sunburst Award Society announces winners of The Seventh Annual Copper Cylinder Award (awards – Canada).

October 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Sunburst Award Society announces winners of The Seventh Annual Copper Cylinder Award (awards – Canada).

The Sunburst Award Society has announced the winners of the seventh annual Copper Cylinder Award. The Copper Cylinder Award is an annual award for Canadian literature of the fantastic, selected by members of the Sunburst Award Society for books published during the previous year. It derives its name from what is considered the first Canadian […]

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The Sunburst Award Society announces winners of The 2018 Sunburst (awards – Canada).

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The Sunburst Award Society announces winners of The 2018 Sunburst (awards – Canada).

The Sunburst Award Committee has announced the winners of the 2018 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic in Adult, Young Adult, and Short Story categories. Adult Award The winner of the 2018 Sunburst Award for Adult Fiction is The Bone Mother by David Demchuk,  [Chizine Publications] The Sunburst Jury commented: David Demchuk’s […]

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Doctor Who: Series 11 (or 36 depending on how you count): Episode 2: The Ghost Monument by Chris Chibnall.

October 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Series 11 (or 36 depending on how you count): Episode 2: The Ghost Monument by Chris Chibnall.

‘Come to Daddy…I mean, come to Mummy.’   Loved the new opening credits. Shorter but still to the point. You’re going to have to be very careful because there are so many spoilers here, so rather than did dig right into them. I’ll pass some general comments first so you can use them to ponder […]

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The Event: The Complete Series (DVD SF TV series review).

October 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Event: The Complete Series (DVD SF TV series review).

It’s hard to say which ‘Event’ is referred to in the title of his single season series. Back in the early 1950s, an alien spacecraft crashes in the Antarctic. They appear human with a much longer life-span but 93 are injured and captured by the Americans and imprisoned there. What they don’t know is an […]

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