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Harper Voyager goes a-hunting new talent.

September 12, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Harper Voyager goes a-hunting new talent.

Book publishing scifi super-power Harper Voyager in the United Kingdom, United States and Australia are launching a joint venture aiming to offer aspiring writers the chance to join their global science fiction and fantasy imprint. Harper Voyager is offering new writers the chance to submit full, unagented manuscripts for a limited two-week period. The publisher […]

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The Possession (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

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The Possession (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

A family going through a painful divorce is also subjected to the ravages of a dybbuk, a possessing spirit from Jewish folklore. Until this point probably all dramatic stories of dybbuks have been based on a single famous play by Shalom Ansky. This film uses the concept of a dybbuk, but seems to have it […]

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Finding Frankenweenie.

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Finding Frankenweenie.

You can’t keep a good Tim Burton down (unless you’re Helena Bonham Carter), and the rogue and roguish filmmaker is back with his latest animated movie, Frankenweenie. The film should have been titled, Frankenstein: the Junior Years, but what the hey. It might have sounded less like a brand of hot dogs, then. Although there […]

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When the lights go out.

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When the lights go out.

Actors from the new NBC science fiction TV series Revolution talk about what they would do if modern Earth lost all power and we went back to the dark ages. Hmmm. Buy guns. Lots and LOTS of guns. And tinned food. And a horse. And a good collection of paper books. And kiss your Kindle/iTunes […]

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Spartacus: War of the Damned.

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Spartacus: War of the Damned.

If you like your blood red, gory and flowing (and in slo-mo) and your maidens/oiled male slaves rather voluptuous and Roman (or Thracian), then strap your gladiatorial shield and sandals on for Spartacus: War of the Damned. Here’s a nice video with the inside track on the all death and nooky coming our way. The […]

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Vere are your papers, native?

September 11, 2012 | By | Reply More
Vere are your papers, native?

It’s another viral for the return of Fringe to the TV screens of America. And maybe Europe. Those invading time-travelling nasties from the future really don’t want you getting about. Fringe will be back with you by the end of this month. Unless you live in Parallel 67890, in which case you’re still living under […]

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Once Upon A Time… make a wish for season two.

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Once Upon A Time… make a wish for season two.

Was it to see the 2nd season’s trailer for this fantasy-crossed TV series? Well done. Consider SFcrowsnest your fairy godmother, ’tis granted. In the battle of good versus evil there is a new weapon!

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Anonymous takes down SFcrowsnest.net and StephenHunt.net.

September 10, 2012 | By | Reply More
Anonymous takes down SFcrowsnest.net and StephenHunt.net.

Some breaking news just in. SFcrowsnest.net and StephenHunt.net have both been taken down in a Distributed Denial of Service attack by hacktivist group Anonymous. Both these domains are hosted by GoDaddy which has been nearly reduced to rubble by the DDos wave attacks with its DNS servers left in pieces. SFcrowsnest.net is the forum for […]

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Whatever Happened To The World Of Tomorrow? by Brian Fies

September 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
Whatever Happened To The World Of Tomorrow?  by Brian Fies

..Is the future not what you expected it to be? Is it ever? Well ‘Whatever Happened To The World of Tomorrow?’ by Brian Fies looks at how innocence and optimism can be easily dashed by the world around you.                         ..It begins with a […]

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The Hidden by Richard Sala (book review)

September 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Hidden by Richard Sala  (book review)

It’s the end of the world as we know it and you should feel terrified. Written and illustrated by Richard Sala, ‘The Hidden’ is a monster-mash apocalypse tale combining B-movies and gothic classics without feeling like a carbon copy of either. The book starts strong with a zombie-like attack on a town. The only survivor, […]

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