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Animation Anniversary

February 21, 2006 | 0 Comments

Did you know that movie animation is almost 100 years old? I didn’t. I knew that trick photography, such as Melies’ Voyage Dans La Lune and Winsor McCay‘s Gertie the Dinosaur dated back to the...

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Dead By Dawn 2006 sells out

February 21, 2006 | 0 Comments

Scotland’s leading lady of ghoulishness and the only Scream Queen to be promoted to Scream Empress, Adele Hartley, writes to let us know that the top Scottish horror film festival, Dead by Dawn, has sold...

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Animated Britain

February 14, 2006 | 0 Comments

The BB of C reports that the British Animation Awards are almost upon us, with Aardman Animation’s delightful Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were Rabbit gaining three nominations (especially nice to see after it...

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Aardman Annie Success!

February 8, 2006 | 0 Comments

The 33rd annual Annie Awards from the International Animation Film Society of Hollywood have been announced with British traditional animators, our own beloved Aardman having much reason to smile after the disaster of their storeroom...

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Art School Confidential

January 25, 2006 | 0 Comments

Dan Clowes and Terry Zwigoff’s Art School Confidential adaptation (from material originally in Eightball I believe) has aired at the Sundance film festival, although reception was mixed according to trade paper Variety. Personally I wouldn’t...

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Spider-Man 3

January 19, 2006 | 0 Comments

Harry over on Ain’t It Cool News has a scoop straight from Avi Arad on Spider-Man 3 with the bombshell news that Gwen Stacy will feature in Spidey’s third big screen outing with Sam Raimi....

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BAFTAs

January 19, 2006 | 0 Comments

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA as it is normally known) announced their shortlist nominees this morning (seems like we’re listing some awar nominees on an almost weekly basis at the moment)....

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Globes get Lost

January 17, 2006 | 0 Comments

The Golden Globes were a little light on the fantastic genre entries this year, but sandwiched between the various wins for Hulk director Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain came news that perplexing but absorbing series Lost...

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Banks on the Beeb

December 19, 2005 | 0 Comments

Top Scottish SF author, supporter of the nation’s single malt distilleries and noted man of letters, Iain M Banks kindly drops us a line to let us know that he will be making not one...

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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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