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  • “This Is No Game” In Final Trailer For ‘Ender’s Game’

    Posted Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 01:09 pm GMT -4
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    Arriving in theaters on November 1, the final trailer for ‘Ender’s Game’ has been released by Summit, a good three months before its debut. It can easily be said that this film is one of the most anticipated films coming out in the Fall not only due to the fact that it is based on […]

  • Casting ‘The Mortal Instruments’ Sequel Before the Original’s Release

    Posted Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4
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    ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones‘ is set to hit theaters worldwide in less than a month, but as seems to be the case with Hollywood recently, the sequel has already been greenlit and has begun casting. Sci-fi powerhouse Sigourney Weaver is in talks to portray one of the few new characters introduced in the […]

  • A Film Most ‘Artemis Fowl’

    Posted Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Everything about this story is great news. ‘Artemis Fowl,’ a brilliant young-adult series by the hilarious Irish author Eoin Colfer, is set to have its first installment developed for the big screen with Walt Disney Studios and producer Harvey Weinstein. Michael Goldenberg (‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’) is currently penning the screenplay, […]

  • George R.R. Martin: A Glimpse Into A Writer’s Mind

    Posted Monday, July 29th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4
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    If you fancy yourself a writer, or even if you’re just a fan of the ‘Song of Ice and Fire’ series by George R.R. Martin, which of course launched the HBO series ‘Game of Thrones,’ you will find this interview of his process utterly intriguing. Journalists from io9 sat the brilliant Sea Captain down at […]

  • Throwback Thursday: Carl Sagan’s ‘Contact’

    Posted Thursday, July 25th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4
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      With ‘Cosmos’ returning, Carl Sagan is back in vogue, so why not take a look back at ‘Contact’ on Throwback Thursday, ScienceFiction.com’s ongoing column that looks back at great science fiction of the past. I understand that people may not have the connection I do with the movie ‘Contact’. Not many can say they were there […]

  • Comic -Con 2013: New ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Trailer And Panel Highlights

    Posted Sunday, July 21st, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Certainly one of the most anticipated panels at this year’s SDCC had to be the one for Lionsgate, the studio releasing ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire‘, Lionsgate’s upcoming sequel to The Hunger Games, which grossed over $400 million in 2012.  Both are based on the best selling YA trilogy written by Suzanne Collins. The trailer […]

  • Comic Con 2013: ‘Ender’s Game’ Producer Roberto Orci Addresses Gay Controversy

    Posted Saturday, July 20th, 2013 01:30 pm GMT -4
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    Lionsgate is in full damage control mode promoting it’s big budget tent pole movie ‘Ender’s Game’, due to hit theaters on November 1st and boasting an all-star cast led by Harrison Ford.  The controversy comes as a result of writer Orson Scott Card’s very vocal opposition  to gay equality and rights, resulting in one group […]

  • A Book Signing Evening With Neil Gaiman

    Posted Monday, July 15th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4
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    It’s Neil Gaiman’s last book signing tour, and ScienceFiction.com had the privilege of attending one of his reads at the Tattered Cover in Denver. For those who have never attended a book signing, it is always a special moment to remember. Especially if it is an author you have loved for over a decade. You’re […]

  • Lionsgate Makes Statement Regarding ‘Ender’s Game’ Controvery

    Posted Saturday, July 13th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    First the gay fandom organization Geeks Out! called for a boycott of ‘Ender’s Game’ based on author Orson Scott Card’s active anti-gay actions and statements.  Then Card issued a response calling the gay marriage argument moot.  Facing a possible public relations nightmare, Lionsgate has finally come forward, expressing their support of the LGBT community. In a […]

  • Google Adds Diagon Alley From ‘Harry Potter’ Films To Street View

    Posted Friday, July 12th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Thanks to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios Orlando (and soon in Universal Studios Hollywood), fans of the Boy Who Lived can explore the world that he lives in by walking the streets of Hogsmeade and taking a tour of the famous school of witchcraft and wizardry. But now there’s an easier […]

  • First International And Domestic Trailers For ‘Seventh Son’

    Posted Thursday, July 11th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Based on Joseph Delaney’s Young Adult fantasy series ‘The Wardstone Chronicles’, ‘Seventh Son’ is (optimistically) the first film adaptation in a series from Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures.  The film stars Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore and Ben Barnes and is due to hit theaters on January 14th, 2014. The film was originally due out this […]

  • Gay Geeks Call For ‘Ender’s Game’ Boycott

    Posted Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 02:09 pm GMT -4
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    “Laws against homosexual behavior should remain on the books, not to be indiscriminately enforced against anyone who happens to be caught violating them, but to be used when necessary to send a clear message that those who flagrantly violate society’s regulation of sexual behavior cannot be permitted to remain as acceptable, equal citizens within that […]

  • The Late Iain Banks Now Has An Asteroid Named After Him

    Posted Monday, July 8th, 2013 10:23 am GMT -4
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    Science fiction fans were shocked in April, when Iain Banks announced that he had gallbladder cancer and was not likely to live past a year. He died on June 9th, 2013, but his memory will live on in his famous ‘Culture’ series, and now, in an asteroid. This, of course, is altogether appropriate as the citizens […]

  • Book Review: ‘Letters To A Young Scientist’ by Edward O. Wilson

    Posted Saturday, July 6th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    For someone like me, it’s not really a question of did I like Letters to a Young Scientist by famed biologist, Dr. Edward O. Wilson. It wasn’t even about whether it was inspiring or not. Instead, it was a trip down a memory lane, lined with the specters of every negative thought I ever had, […]

  • Book Review: ‘Micro’ by Michael Crichton

    Posted Friday, July 5th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    Ask any writer if, after their passing, they would mind someone digging up their unfinished works, handing them to another author, and mass producing the result with their name on the front, and you’ll likely be met with a look of horror and possibly an audible note-to-self to password-protect their computer. So you can imagine […]