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J.R.R. Tolkien Biopic Being Developed

The LA Times is reporting that a biopic about author J.R.R. Tolkien is in the works. The biopic, tentatively titled Tolkien, looks at the author’s life with a focus on his [...]

November 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

2013 Science Fiction Hall of Fame Inductees

The 2013 inductees to the Science Fiction Hall of Fame have just been announced. Congratulations to: H.R. Giger Judith Merril Joanna Russ David Bowie J.R.R. Tolkien Related [...]

June 25, 2013 // 2 Comments

J.R.R. Tolkien and the Great War

J.R.R. Tolkien was a veteran of the 1st World War, something that I’d never examined all that closely, and for this week at the Kirkus Reviews blog, we’re [...]

November 15, 2012 // 11 Comments

The Five Most Influential Books in my Life

A meme going around recently in the genre blogosphere is to name the five most influential books in your life, and how they changed your life. Some examples recently include [...]

October 4, 2012 // 4 Comments

TRAILER: Guardians of Middle-Earth

Video games have come a loooong way from when I was but a lad… Related posts: Game Trailer: Lost Planet 3 [GUEST POST] Edward Willett on Writing a Fantasy [...]

June 3, 2012 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/29/09

The New Yorker chats with Ursula K. Le Guin about The Left Hand of Darkness. [via Locus Online] The Vietnam News interviews the head of the VFSF, biologist and SF writer Vu [...]

July 29, 2009 // 0 Comments