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Ghost Rider postponed

December 16, 2005 | 0 Comments

Sony has pulled the $120 million Ghost Rider movie with Nic Cage from the proposed summer 2006 slot due to a crowded release schedule for big summer movies, according to Variety. It now looks as...

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The Aurealis Awards 2005 Shortlist

December 16, 2005 | 0 Comments

Marianne de Pierres, author of the excellent Parrish Plessis novels (the most recent of which, Crash Deluxe, is one of my picks in our Best of the Year feature) kindly drops me an email detailing...

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Ghibli does Le Guin

December 14, 2005 | 0 Comments

Studio Ghibli have announced that their next animated feature (due in Japan next summer) will be Gedo Senki/ Gedo War History according to Ghibli Online. It is an adaptation of the first part of one...

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Wtichblade bound for big screen

December 14, 2005 | 0 Comments

Top Cow’s Witchblade comic is set to make the leap to the big screen with not one but two films next year, being shot back to back in China. Top Cow Productions will be producing...

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Golden Globes

December 13, 2005 | 0 Comments

The nominees for the 2006 Golden Globes have been announced. The awards, generally seen by movie insiders as a good indicator of how the Academy will vote on Oscar night, are lacking in SF&F entries...

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Edinburgh SF Book Group January

December 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

The next meeting of the Edinburgh SF Book Group will take place in Henderson’s on Hanover Street on Tuesday 31st of January 2006. Following on from this month’s discussion of Jeff VanderMeer’s City of Saints...

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Morgan signs new book deal

November 24, 2005 | 0 Comments

SciFi Wire reports that one of my favourite writers, Richard Morgan, has signed a five-book deal with Del Rey in the US. Richard powered his way into the UK scene with his violent noir-esque debut,...

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Déjà vu Podcast

November 14, 2005 | 0 Comments

You may remember one of the first novels we featured on the FPI blog when we started earlier this year, Déjà vu. Well, the author of that rather cool tale has been in touch to...

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Mike Carey talks the Devil You Know

November 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

Going through the advance publication lists and learning which authors publishers are lining up for release is one of my more enjoyable duties. I’m always keen to check Orbit’s schedule – one of the UK’s...

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Silverberg’s Majipoor in graphic novels

October 20, 2005 | 0 Comments

Following on from their first run in comics comes a collection from the Majipoor universe of one of our most acclaimed SF&F authors, Robert Silverberg. The Seventh Shrine is as much detective story as it...

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