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Dark Crystal movie in production by Netflix: Age of Resistance.

May 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Dark Crystal movie in production by Netflix: Age of Resistance.

There’s a new Dark Crystal film coming from Netflix called  Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Don’t know what the frack we’re talking about? Ask your grandparents, genre kiddie. The 10-episode fantasy adventure series is, of course, a prequel to the 1982 flick The Dark Crystal, which takes place years before the events of the original film. […]

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A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge (book review)

May 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge   (book review)

When a little girl is found in a cheese vat by the master cheesemaker, Grandible, it is his instinct to pull her out. What he sees in her face makes him recoil with shock and he determines to protect this child. He names her Neverfell, making her his apprentice. Grandible teaches her how to make […]

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King Arthur Legend of the Sword trailer (mugging me right off).

May 4, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
King Arthur Legend of the Sword trailer (mugging me right off).

Here the new ‘Prophecy’ trailer spot plus a host of new stills for Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur Legend of the Sword fantasy movie, starring Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen, Eric Bana, Poppy Delevingne and Annabelle Wallis. When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern (Jude Law), Arthur’s uncle, seizes the […]

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Dark Tower movie (first trailer).

May 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Dark Tower movie (first trailer).

Here’s the first trailer for this year’s The Dark Tower movie, directed by Nikolaj Arcel, and, of course, based on the Stephen King novels of the same name. The film has Idris Elba as the gun slinger and Matthew McConaughey as the flick’s big bad. Jake Chambers (child actor Tom Taylor) is a 11-year-old kid […]

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A Blink Of The Screen: Collected Shorter Fiction by Terry Pratchett (book review).

April 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
A Blink Of The Screen: Collected Shorter Fiction by Terry Pratchett (book review).

‘A Blink Of The Screen’ collects together Terry Pratchett’s 32 short stories, written over more than 40 years of his life. From the first published story he ever wrote in 1963, at the age of 13, to a fictional biography for the National Portrait Gallery in 2010, this is a varied body of work. Some […]

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The Chatelaine And The Storm (Queen Victoria’s Magicians book 2) by James Odell (book review).

April 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Chatelaine And The Storm (Queen Victoria’s Magicians book 2) by James Odell (book review).

‘The Chatelaine And The Storm’ is the second book in James Odell’s series about Samantha Hampden who. in book one of the ‘Queen Victoria’s Magicians’ series, unexpectedly became Chatelaine of the Guild of Magicians in Victorian London. It carries on straight after the book one, ‘Chatelaine Of The Guild’ with the same characters. Quite a […]

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Strange The Dreamer (book 1) by Laini Taylor (book review).

April 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Strange The Dreamer (book 1) by Laini Taylor (book review).

‘Strange The Dreamer’ is book one in a new duology by Laini Taylor, who has previously written the ‘Daughter Of Smoke And Bone’ trilogy amongst other things. We follow Lazlo Strange, an orphan who had the bad luck to end up living in a monastery where he tries to live in his dream world in […]

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A Gathering Of Shadows (Shades Of Magic book 2) by V.E Schwab (book review)

April 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
A Gathering Of Shadows (Shades Of Magic book 2) by V.E Schwab (book review)

‘A Gathering Of Shadows’ is the second book in the ‘Shades Of Magic’ series, so if you haven’t read the first book, ‘A Darker Shade Of Magic’, read that one first as this one follows directly on from it. Four months after the conclusion of ‘A Darker Shade Of Magic’, Kell is restless. The bond […]

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David Morrissey in TV adaptation of China Miéville’s scifi novel, The City And The City.

April 17, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
David Morrissey in TV adaptation of China Miéville’s scifi novel, The City And The City.

The Walking Dead‘s very own Governor, actor David Morrissey, is to play Inspector Tyador Borlú in the BBC Two adaptation of China Miéville’s fantasy scifi novel The City And The City. Morrissey (The Missing, The Walking Dead) heads a cast which includes Mandeep Dhillon (Some Girls) as Constable Corwi of the Besźel Policzai, Maria Schrader (Deutschland […]

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The House Of Binding Thorns by Aliette de Bodard (book review)

April 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
The House Of Binding Thorns by Aliette de Bodard   (book review)

A world of angels and demons exists in a war-torn Paris around the turn of the twentieth century. Those who must, seek to live in one of the Houses led by a Fallen. A power struggle between them means a constant flux. Newly Fallen are used for their magic. No one is safe. Under it […]

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