Books

  • Check Out The First Images Of Jack Black As R.L. Stein In ‘Goosebumps’

    Posted Friday, July 18th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    If you grew up in the 90s, you surely thrilled to writer R.L. Stein’s tween horror novels.  Stein wrote several series, but the most famous and fondly remembered is ‘Goosebumps,’ which is now getting a cinematic relaunch.  The ‘Goosebumps’ books included such spine-tinglers as ‘Welcome To Dead House’, ‘Stay Out Of The Basement’, ‘Welcome To Camp […]

  • DC Revives ‘Klarion The Witch Boy’ And Repositions Catwoman As A Mob Boss

    Posted Saturday, July 12th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Ahead of SDCC, where we can expect tons of big news, DC has made a couple of quieter announcements.  First, they are reviving the Jack Kirby fan favorite character Klarion the Witch Boy, typically depicted as a villain, but that has been used as something of a hero at times.  Next, expect Catwoman, a controversial […]

  • Throwback Thursday: ‘The Conquerors’ Trilogy’ by Timothy Zahn (1994)

    Posted Thursday, July 10th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Sometimes it’s hard to pick up sci-fi books from the 80s and 90s because there is just too high a chance that it’s bad. The science has changed, and we are smarter people these days. But Timothy Zahn’s ‘Conqueror’s Saga’ is a triumph, and lacks all the cliches that can sometimes make older science fiction  […]

  • JK Rowling Lets Us Know What’s Happening With Dumbledore’s Army With A New Short Story

    Posted Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    Prayers have been answered by all Potterheads everywhere! JK Rowling released a short story, written in the voice of Rita Skeeter, on Pottermore, the official Harry Potter fansite (if you’re a fan and haven’t joined, what are you waiting for?). The quick little article focuses an appearance of the famous Dumbledore’s Army at a Quidditch […]

  • Starz Is Bringing Neil Gaiman’s ‘American Gods’ To The Small Screen

    Posted Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Neil Gaiman‘s best-selling, award-winning novel ‘American Gods’ is being adapted for television on Starz with Fremantle media.  Gaiman had previously been working with HBO in hopes of producing the show on that network, but obviously that didn’t work out. Bryan Fuller and Michael Green will serve as showrunners.  The pair served as showrunners on ‘Heroes‘ […]

  • Exclusive Interview With Author Greg Keyes

    Posted Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Greg Keyes is the author of the recently released ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Firestorm‘ which bridges the gap between ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes‘ and ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes‘. If you’ve been wondering what happened in the eight years between films this is a book that you […]

  • Don’t Watch Funny Or Die’s ‘Gay Of Thrones’? Then You Missed An Incredible Cameo!

    Posted Monday, June 23rd, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Are you a fan of ‘Game of Thrones’?  Then you should be watching Funny Or Die‘s ‘Gay of Thrones,’ a weekly web series that recaps each episode… from a sassy gay perspective.  Los Angeles hair stylist Jonathan Van Ness breaks down all the sexy, violent and dramatic moments in a rapid fire, pop culture-drenched manner.  […]

  • Hugh Jackman Is Unrecognizable As Blackbeard In ‘Pan’

    Posted Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    Just days after appearing on the Tony Awards with a full beard and slicked back hair, Wolverine actor Hugh Jackman posted a picture on his Instagram showing that luscious head of hair was a thing of the past as he prepared for his role as Blackbeard in the upcoming Warner Brothers film ‘Pan‘, a gritty […]

  • New ‘Star Wars’ Canon Has Already Begun

    Posted Monday, June 9th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    After Disney had acquired Lucasfilm and announced several new ‘Star Wars’ projects, fans began to question what would be considered part of the official canon now that J.J. Abrams would be exploring the period of time after the original trilogy, which was covered by the Expanded Universe. In April, the Lucasfilm Story Group revealed their […]

  • ‘The Giver’ Trailer Takes A ‘Wizard Of Oz’ Approach

    Posted Thursday, June 5th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    The new trailer for ‘The Giver’ highlights the stylized combination of black and white and color that, like with ‘The Wizard of Oz’ seems to signify the transition between two different worlds: one of enlightenment and one of suppression.  The film is the latest YA dystopian adaptation to hit theaters… could the genre be nearing […]

  • Steven Knight To Script The ‘World War Z’ Sequel

    Posted Thursday, May 29th, 2014 02:20 pm GMT -4
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    Steven Knight, the Academy Award-nominated screenwriter behind ‘Dirty Pretty Things’ and the current Tom Hardy drama ‘Locke’ has signed on to pen the sequel to ‘World War Z’.  His script will be directed by Juan Antonio Bayona, director of ‘The Orphanage’ and ‘The Impossible’.  Bayona signed on in December and will work closely with Knight […]

  • Book Review: ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes: Firestorm’ By Greg Keyes

    Posted Monday, May 26th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    There is a good chunk of time that takes place between ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes‘ and ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes‘. Ten years to be exact and if you want to know a little about what happens during that time then you need to check out the novel ‘Dawn Of […]

  • Exclusive: Author Interview With Christopher Priest

    Posted Friday, May 23rd, 2014 08:01 pm GMT -4
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    After recently having had a chance to review Christopher Priest’s latest novel, ‘The Adjacent,’ I had a chance to grill him about the book, his view on film adaptations, and other aspects of his writing. While Priest’s work is mostly known to moviegoers from the film adaptation of ‘The Prestige,’ his own unique style is […]

  • 2013 Nebula Award Winners are All Women!

    Posted Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 01:25 pm GMT -4
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    Well, all of the winners of the Nebula Awards except Samuel Delaney are women, and that’s pretty cool. Though there have been years of completely male sweeps, this is the first year all women have rounded out the ranks of winners, and it is a marquee year for writers from an incredibly diverse background. This […]

  • ‘Middle-earth: Shadow Of Mordor,’ Weapons & Runes Trailer!

    Posted Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 10:05 pm GMT -4
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    After watching this incredible trailer, the question my wife and I had about which game we’ll purchase next was rendered void. I’m a graphics guy at heart, with a love of rich storylines and attention to massive detail in my gameplay. ‘Middle-earth: Shadow Of Mordor’ delivers all this, in spades. ‘Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor’ is […]