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Sir Christopher Lee’s photo archive donated to BFI.

May 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Sir Christopher Lee’s photo archive donated to BFI.

Photo credit: Dracula (1958) Hammer Film Productions, source: BFI National Archive. The BFI tell us that Lady Lee, Sir Christopher Lee’s widow, has donated his photographic archive, to the BFI National Archive. The collection offers an insight into one of British Cinema’s most recognisable stars, who would have been 97 years old on 27th May […]

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Escape Velocity – Three Days of Science And Science Fiction – at the Gaylord 2019.

May 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Escape Velocity – Three Days of Science And Science Fiction – at the Gaylord 2019.

WHAT:           Escape Velocity 2019  WHEN:                Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 24 through 26  WHERE:              Gaylord National Resort in Fort Washington, MD DESCRIPTION:   The event is a futuristic world’s fair to promote informal STEAM educational activities within the context of science fiction using the fun of comic cons and fascination of science and engineering festivals. […]

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Ytterbium: EasterCon 2019 (convention report).

May 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ytterbium: EasterCon 2019 (convention report).

Despite initial appearances this is not a report on a rare metal but a personal perspective of the 2019 Eastercon held in the Park Inn at Heathrow, London from 19th to 22nd April. Ytterbium is element 70 in the periodic table and this Eastercon was the 70th post-war Eastercon, hence the name. Typically, this was […]

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Escape Velocity: where science meets pop culture, 24-26 May 2019 (event news: Fort Washington USA).

May 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Escape Velocity: where science meets pop culture, 24-26 May 2019 (event news: Fort Washington USA).

When Escape Velocity 2019 touches down just outside the USA’s capital over Memorial Day Weekend, the three-day event will showcase a lineup of special guests. Set to run Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 24th through 26th 2019 at the Gaylord National Resort in Fort Washington, MD, Escape Velocity will provide an inside look into the […]

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British Science Fiction Association Awards 2019: winners just in.

April 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
British Science Fiction Association Awards 2019: winners just in.

The British Science Fiction Association has just slipped us word of the winners of their BSFA Awards for works published in 2018. Best Novel: Gareth L Powell with Embers of War (Titan Books). Best Shorter Fiction: Ian McDonald with Time Was (Tor.com). Best Non-Fiction: Aliette de Bodard with On motherhood and erasure: people-shaped holes, hollow […]

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Hugo finalists here for Dublin 2019 Irish Worldcon.

April 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hugo finalists here for Dublin 2019 Irish Worldcon.

The finalists for the 2019 Hugo Awards, the World Science Fiction Society Award for Best Young Adult Book, and the 1944 Retrospective Hugo Awards were announced on the 2nd April 2019 in a live webcast. 2019 HUGO AWARD FINALISTS Best Novel The Calculating Stars, by Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor). Record of a Spaceborn Few, by […]

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Marvel’s Sebastian Stan coming to MCM London Comic Con.

March 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Marvel’s Sebastian Stan coming to MCM London Comic Con.

Sebastian Stan, star of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and other movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is making his first appearance at MCM London Comic Con this May 2019. This summer’s MCM London Comic Con has a dangerous new guest in the shape of Sebastian Stan, famous as the titular HYDRA assassin of 2014 […]

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Manga is Magnificent and Meaningful at the British Museum (event news).

March 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Manga is Magnificent and Meaningful at the British Museum (event news).

Visually immersive, in manga, the images rule supreme. The Japanese characters for manga actually translate as ‘pictures run riot’ or ‘pictures unbounded’. But how do you read it? And when did it emerge? You can find out at the British Museum‘s new upcoming manga exhibition – titled, rather appropriately, Manga – due to headline in […]

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IDW Announces WonderCon 2019 Exclusives, Panels, and Booth Signing Schedules

March 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
IDW Announces WonderCon 2019 Exclusives, Panels, and Booth Signing Schedules

Big Exclusives and Exceptional Creators at WonderCon Booth #1109! SAN DIEGO, CA (March 21, 2019) — Next week, IDW Publishing will be headed to Anaheim for WonderCon, and we’re bringing a sensational assemblage of creative talent for booth signings and panel discussions! Feast your eyes on our creative roster, including such fan-favorites as the world-famous […]

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Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Land comes to Disneyland.

February 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Land comes to Disneyland.

We give you a sneak peek inside Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, the upcoming Star Wars-themed land arriving at both Disneyland Resort in California, as well as Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. 

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