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Best movie adaptations

May 5, 2006 | 0 Comments

The Guardian has just posted the top fifty films adapted from books chosen by their panel. Speaking as a book person and also a big, ‘ole cinephile there are some fine choices in there –...

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This week’s Who previewed

May 4, 2006 | 0 Comments

SFX has a (gneerally spoiler free) preview of this weekend’s Doctor Who episode The Girl in the Fireplace, which promises a clash between the 18th and 51st centuries and even a possible romance for the...

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Engage cloaking device

May 4, 2006 | 0 Comments

The BBC reports on a paper from the august Royal Society on the feasibility of a Star Trek-style cloaking device, using an effect called “anomalous localised resonance”. Thanks to Cheryl for the tip....

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Star Wars TV series some time off yet

May 4, 2006 | 0 Comments

Star Wars co-producer Rick McCallum has been talking about the mooted live action Star Wars TV series and saying that it is at last 18 months off at this point as George Lucas has only...

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Cyber gallery

May 4, 2006 | 0 Comments

The BBC has posted a small gallery looking at the changing appearance of the Cybermen through the decades of Doctor Who in advance of the return of the remorseless cyborg nasties in the new season....

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Iain McKellen talks Magneto

May 4, 2006 | 0 Comments

You can tell summer is more or less here – not from warming temperatures (even here in Scotland) and greenery blossoming on the trees but from the first sightings of the summer blockbuster movie as...

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Whedon on Wonder Woman

May 4, 2006 | 0 Comments

Joss Whedon spoke to If magazine after accepting a Saturn award on behalf of Summer Glau at the Saturn Awards. Discussing his progress on the Wonder Woman script he remarked: “It’s sort of shifting under...

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Superman Returns trailer

May 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

Apple.com has a very exciting trailer up for the forthcoming Superman Returns movie in which we get a glimpse of the Fortress of Solitude – with Lex Luthor exploring it! For those of us who...

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Trek at Worldcon

April 29, 2006 | 0 Comments

Cheryl reports on Emerald City of a rather nice 40th anniversary celebration for Star Trek. The original pilot was shown some 40 years ago at Worldcon (I didn’t know that) and now the show will...

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Marvel makes more ‘Marvel’lous movies

April 28, 2006 | 0 Comments

Okay, how was that for alliteration?!?! The Hollywood Reporter covers some new Marvel movie news, specifically that Jon Favreau has been talen on to both develop and direct the big screen version of Iron Man...

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