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  • 03 2018 August

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #173

    It’s Friday and that means time for another round up of news and links spotted over the last few days as Richard and Joe bring you Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense): D’oh! Simpsons Comics to end...

  • 31 2018 July

    Alex’s audio round up

    It’s time for the man with the roving microphone, Alex Fitch, to update us on the latest episode of his excellent Panel Borders podcast; as ever for more details and to check out a pile...

  • 30 2018 July

    Reviews: 2036 Origin Unknown

    2036 Origin Unknown, Directed by Hasraf ‘HaZ’ Dulull, Starring Katee Sackhoff, Ray Fearon, Julie Cox, Steven Cree Mackenzie “Mack” Wilson (Katee Sackhoff) is one of the last of a dying breed – what used to...

  • 27 2018 July

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #172

    It’s Friday again and that means time for Richard and Joe to update you with some news and links spotted over the last few days with another Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense)! Shazam! Trailer drops The...

  • 26 2018 July

    FP Wolverhampton is having a birthday party!

    Forbidden Planet International in Wolverhampton is turning twenty! And they are celebrating with an anniversary party on August 4th: “To celebrate the Wolverhampton shop’s 20th anniversary, we will be having a party in the store. Bring...

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Louis

December 20, 2005 | 0 Comments

The lovely Sandra and John at Glasgow’s own Metaphrog have produced a lovely little two page special of Louis for the Big Issue’s Christmas special (the magazine sold by homeless vendors to help them back on their feet and off the street). Metaphrog have also posted the two page, colour strip up on their website...

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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 but two seperate appearances on the BBC very early in the New Year (no, he’s not going to be the...

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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 if the film will not show in the US until February 2007. Poor old Nic – he’s struggled for years...

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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 the finalist shortlist nominees for the Aurealis Awards, the prestigious Australian literary awards for SF and speculative fiction (thanks Marianne!)...

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FPI #3

December 16, 2005 | 0 Comments

Matt Camp, our star editor of the FPI magazine has sent in a tantalising little glimpse of some of the goodies you can expect in the third issue, which is due out in January: Issue three is to be rather special thanks to a very rare and exclusive interview with the action figure giant Todd...

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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 of the most beloved of fantasy works, A Wizard of Earthsea, the first of the wonderful Ursula Le Guin’s Earthsea...

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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 the films in association with IDG Films, Platinum Studios and Arclight Films, with financing now in place for both movies....

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A Tale of Two Titans

December 14, 2005 | 0 Comments

Andrew Wilson kindly drops a line to let us know about the final meeting of the Edinburgh SF writers, scribes and general pen scratchers for 2005: You are cordially invited to join us at the Canon’s Gait basement on Thursday 15th December to witness a Mexican standoff of mythic proportions as Glaswegian literary gladiators prepare...

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Eccleston in Asia

December 14, 2005 | 0 Comments

Following on from yesterday’s Doctor Who story on BBC Breakfast News, the former Doc, Christopher Eccleston, is making reports on the same show for the rest of the week on how people in Asia are coping with the aftermath of last December’s Tsunami. Eccleston should be live in the studio on Friday morning for an...

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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 this year, alas. However Johnny Depp has a nomination for Best Performance By An Actor in a Musical or Comedy...

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