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The Old Guard (Netflix scifi: trailer).

July 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Old Guard (Netflix scifi: trailer).

There can be only one? Well, given how few of today’s kids have ever heard of – let alone watched – Highlander, it seems there can now be two! Here’s the new trailer for the Netxflix fantasy-scifi thing, The Old Guard, based on the comic-strip about a bunch of mutant immortal people trying to save […]

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Costume Design And Illustration (book review).

July 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Costume Design And Illustration (book review).

Even if I couldn’t draw or paint, I’m a sucker for books where artists shown their craft and any tips they have, With this book, ‘Costume Design And Illustration’, we have 10 artists doing just that with lots of samples of their work. These artists, in case you’re after your own favourites are: Carlo Arelleno, […]

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The Spirit: An 80th Anniversary Celebration by Will Eisner (graphic novel review).

July 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Spirit: An 80th Anniversary Celebration by Will Eisner (graphic novel review).

The hype I saw for this book, ‘The Spirit: An 80th Anniversary Celebration’ is a bit misleading or I was reading it wrong because I thought it was actually other people doing their interpretations of Will Eisner’s famous character, the Spirit. Actually, its 9 people who have either worked with Eisner by getting his stories […]

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Fallout TV series from Amazon Studios, same bods behind Westworld (news).

July 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Fallout TV series from Amazon Studios, same bods behind Westworld (news).

Amazon Studios has licensed the rights to the post-nuclear-war game Fallout, with producers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy’s Kilter Films attached to produce the project, currently in development with a series commitment. The world of Fallout is one where the future envisioned by Americans in the late 1940s explodes upon itself through a nuclear war […]

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Escape From New York: film retrospective (video).

July 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Escape From New York: film retrospective (video).

Oliver Harper sits down to investigate the classic science fiction film, Escape From New York, the 1981 American science fiction movie co-written and directed by John Carpenter. It stars Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Donald Pleasence, Ernest Borgnine, Isaac Hayes, Adrienne Barbeau, and Harry Dean Stanton. The film’s storyline, set in the near-future world of […]

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DC Comics’ secret origin story (documentary: video).

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DC Comics’ secret origin story (documentary: video).

Here’s DC Comics‘ secret origin story, narrated by Ryan Reynolds … behind the tales of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and a host of other comic-book characters is the story of the challenges, creativity, and triumphs of the company that brought those caped characters to life.

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The Fabric (short scifi movie).

July 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Fabric (short scifi movie).

Here’s a short sci-fi movie, The Fabric, from Henrik Bjerregaard Clausen, where, in a strange, dark asylum, a brilliant physicist with no memory, sits incarcerated. Only one thing occupies his mind: escaping – to what or where he has no clue. 

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Ronald D. Moore Battlestar interview (video).

July 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Ronald D. Moore Battlestar interview (video).

Ronald D. Moore is interviewed about his reboot of the Battlestar Galactica TV series, itself now – dare we say it – a classic. Despite attempts to revive the series over the years, none came to fruition until it was reimagined in 2003 by Universal Television as Battlestar Galactica, a three-hour miniseries. Commissioned by the […]

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets: movie retrospective (video).

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets: movie retrospective (video).

Georg Rockall-Schmidt sits down to examine the colourful scifi film, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, and ponder why it failed to fly. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets was a 2017 space opera movie written and directed by Luc Besson, based on the French science fiction comics series Valérian and […]

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Batman’s Batmobile (documentary: video).

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Batman’s Batmobile (documentary: video).

In this hour-long documentary, you can discover the history of Batman’s hot and street illegal vehicle-of-choice, the Batmobile, from the early comics to the animated series and everything in between. Batman movie directors including Chris Nolan, Joel Schumacher and Tim Burton, as well as actors Christian Bale from “The Dark Knight” and Adam West from […]

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