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Thor Ragnarok trailer with extra shouty Japanese phrases.

August 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Thor Ragnarok trailer with extra shouty Japanese phrases.

Here’s the new international Thor Ragnarok trailer with extra shouty Japanese phrases. There’s very few movie trailers, in my humble opinion, that don’t benefit from random Japanese marketing phrases shouted over an English soundtrack. Sore wa hijō ni shinjitsudesu!!! Oh, and it also has Doctor Strange. Cumber-who?

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Kirby: King Of Comics Paperback – Special Edition by Mark Evanier (book review)

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Kirby: King Of Comics Paperback – Special Edition by Mark Evanier   (book review)

Jack Kirby was born in 1917 and grew up in the slums of New York. He was short and had to fight. He was mad for movies and the comicstrips in newspapers and drew all the time. His first proper job was at the Max Fleischer Animation Studios in 1935 and he hated the boring, […]

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Freedom Of The Mask by Robert McCammon (book review)

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Freedom Of The Mask by Robert McCammon   (book review)

Robert McCammon has been turning out horror-slash-dark fantasy novels since the late 1970s, mostly standalone works but, in recent years, with the accent on the continuing use of certain characters within their own discrete worlds. Such is the case with ‘Freedom Of The Mask’, the sixth book to feature Matthew Corbett, a 17th century sleuth […]

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The name is Bang … Joe Bang. Before he returns as James Bond, see Daniel Craig pack a punch in Logan Lucky.

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
The name is Bang … Joe Bang. Before he returns as James Bond, see Daniel Craig pack a punch in Logan Lucky.

Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum) is from a blue-collar family from the hills of West Virginia, whose clan has been famous for its bad luck for nearly 90 years. After being fired from his job, and with his ex-wife (Katie Holmes) threatening to move out of State taking their daughter with her, Jimmy decides he has […]

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2017 Atorox awards.

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
2017 Atorox awards.

Worldcon 75 has announced the winners of the 2017 Atorox and First Fandom awards, as well as recognising three non-Japanese winners of the 2017 Seiun awards. The Atorox is the oldest science fiction and fantasy award in Finland, given to the best short story published over the previous year in Finnish or Swedish. It was […]

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2017 Hugo and Campbell award winners.

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
2017 Hugo and Campbell award winners.

Worldcon 75 has announced their 2017 Hugo winners. The Hugo Award, first presented in 1953, celebrates the best stuff in the field of science fiction and fantasy. 3,319 voters made their selection from the final ballot, the third-highest number in the history of the award. Best Novel – The Obelisk Gate, by N. K. Jemisin (Orbit […]

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World Science Fiction Convention heads to Dublin for 2019.

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
World Science Fiction Convention heads to Dublin for 2019.

For the first time in history of the World Science Fiction Convention, the convention will take place in Dublin, Ireland in 2019. Dublin was confirmed as the location at Worldcon 75 currently taking place in Helsinki Finland. Dublin 2019 will take place at the Convention Centre Dublin from August 15th-19th 2019. Dublin 2019 chair James […]

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Without Warning by John Birmingham (book review).

August 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Without Warning by John Birmingham (book review).

The cover of this book has the author’s name displayed in a large font with a byline of ‘Author of After America’ before the even bigger font for the title ‘Without Warning’. I thought this was a bit odd as ‘After America’ is the sequel to ‘Without Warning’. Perhaps the sequel ‘After America’ was a […]

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Marvel’s The Defenders last trailer.

August 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Marvel’s The Defenders last trailer.

The Defenders has its last trailer airing before it hits Netflix soon.

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Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 DVD gets a freaky disco trailer.

August 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 DVD gets a freaky disco trailer.

Now, this is how you do a trailer for the DVD of a sci-fi movie … in this case, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2. It’s some freaky disco scifi action rather than an extended bonus scene added on for most DVD sales. How sweet. How bat-shit. Genius.

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