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TRAILER: 18 Days

March 16, 2010 // 3 Comments

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 [...]

SF Tidbits for 3/16/10

March 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

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

MOVIE REVIEW: Alice in Wonderland (2010)

March 15, 2010 // 4 Comments

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. [...]

Free PDF Book: Black Crusade by Ari Marmell

March 15, 2010 // 1 Comment

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 [...]

SF Tidbits for 3/15/10

March 15, 2010 // 1 Comment

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. [...]

Free Fiction for 3/14/10

March 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

@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, 2010) [...]

SF Tidbits for 3/14/10

March 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

TRAILER: Stargate Universe 1.5

March 13, 2010 // 5 Comments

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 [...]

TOC: Dead Man’s Road by Joe R. Lansdale

March 13, 2010 // 0 Comments

Subterranean Press has posted the table of Contents for Joe R. Lansdale’s upcoming collection Dead Man’s Road which contains his stories about Jedidiah Mercer, an [...]

TRAILER: Fallout

March 13, 2010 // 0 Comments

The BBC will be airing a new 6-part post-apocalyptic comedic adaptation of Dark Horse Comic’s Apocalypse Nerd by Peter Bagge. [via Quiet [...]

TOC: Sounds and Furies by Tanith Lee

March 13, 2010 // 0 Comments

Norilana Books has posted the table of contents for their upcoming Tanith Lee collection Sounds and Furies, which collects “seven singular, gorgeous tales of lingering [...]
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