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SF Tidbits for 3/17/10

Interviews/Profiles Temple Library Reviews interviews Lauren Beukes. Matt Heppe interviews Christian Cameron. Nick Harkaway’s Guest of Honour Speech at P-Con [...]

March 17, 2010 // 0 Comments

TRAILER: 18 Days

18 Days is an animated feature based on the Mahbharata, an ancient Indian epic written in Sanskrit. Grant Morrison, the writer, describes his film as “a psychedelic [...]

March 16, 2010 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 3/16/10

Interviews/Profiles New Zealand Radio interviews Neil Gaiman. (via Aurealis Xpress) Blood and Stardust interviews Nicholas Kaufmann. The Dragon Page interviews F. Paul [...]

March 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

MOVIE REVIEW: Alice in Wonderland (2010)

It shouldn't have been this way. Given the cast involved, given the director's knack for the grotesque and the surreal, to say nothing of the source material, this Alice in Wonderland should have been a marvel, a milestone in the development of fantasy cinema. After all, the logical games and off-the-wall situations presented by Lewis Carroll in both Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There parallel much of the nonsense language and narrative dissociation one sometimes feels living in this first decade of the twenty-first century. It is also, in a way, the movie Tim Burton has been preparing to make since Frankenweenie. Whether or not his movies have taken place in Pee Wee's Playhouse or Gotham City, whether or not he has followed such characters as Edward Scissorhands or Sweeny Todd, he has always taken his audience to some zip code deep in his own Wonderland. [...]

March 15, 2010 // 4 Comments

Free PDF Book: Black Crusade by Ari Marmell

Ari Marmell, author of the upcoming fantasy novel The Conqueror’s Shadow, is offering his gothic horror/fantasy Black Crusade available as a free PDF download. Ari [...]

March 15, 2010 // 1 Comment

Books Received: March 15, 2010

In the interest of full disclosure, here are the books and stuff we received this week. Related posts: Books Received: February 9, 2009 Books Received: February 23, 2009 [...]

March 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 3/15/10

Interviews/Profiles The Author Hour interviews R.A. Salvatore. Hour of the Wolf interviews N.K. Jemisin (podcast). A Journey Round My Skull interviews Franz Rottensteiner. [...]

March 15, 2010 // 1 Comment

Free Fiction for 3/14/10

@Solaris: “One of Our Bastards is Missing” by Paul Cornell (PDF, from The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, Volume Three) Flurb Issue #9 (Spring-Summer, [...]

March 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 3/14/10

News Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews is coming in June, a book described as “A definitive collection of interviews with one of America’s most [...]

March 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

TRAILER: Stargate Universe 1.5

SyFy, in its infinite wisdom, likes to take months long breaks in the middle of its high profile series so it shouldn’t come as a shock they did so with SGU. In case [...]

March 13, 2010 // 5 Comments

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