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Charlotte Markham And The House Of Darkling by Michael Boccacino.

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Charlotte Markham And The House Of Darkling by Michael Boccacino.

Charlotte’s a governess to two bereaved children and in ‘Charlotte Markham And The House Of Darkling’, she must come to terms with her attraction to her employer, the widower Henry Darrow. Poor Charlotte has suffered her own losses and seems to live in a twilight world, dream-like world where she clutches at stolen moments with […]

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Doctor Who: Protect And Survive by Jonathan Morris.

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Doctor Who: Protect And Survive by Jonathan Morris.

The TARDIS is alarmed, so are Ace and Hex in ‘Protect And Survive’. Ace, 20th century fighting girl with her backpack of Geli and an attitude as explosive, just can’t cope with the fact that the Doctor has abandoned them. Hex is half-way there, a troubled man since the revelation about the Doctor’s part in […]

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Great Inventions That Changed The World by James Wei.

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Great Inventions That Changed The World by James Wei.

If ever I could time travel and got stuck in the past, I think this would be one book I would be carrying in my bag for all the useful information it carries. James Wei does, as his book title points out, looks at ‘Great Inventions That Changed The World’. This is a densely written […]

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Luke Scott Loom’s large over scifi movies.

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Luke Scott Loom’s large over scifi movies.

When Ridley Scott is your dad, you might think that somewhere in the back of Luke Scott’s mind is the thought that he has got a lot to live up to. He’s already licked his film-making chops by handling some of the viral videos for his father’s recent Prometheus movie (remember the Peter Weyland TED […]

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Clone Wars S5 super long trailer.

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Clone Wars S5 super long trailer.

Our friend George Lucas is really spoiling us with these Clone Wars trailers he’s releasing in advance of the new 5th series. This one is a big’un, alright. Like Chewie on steroids!

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Fathead driving Trekkers up the wall?

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Fathead driving Trekkers up the wall?

Fathead are making with a new collection of Star Trek-themed die-cuts and mural images. There’s characters and imagery from the various series, including the original series’ James T. Kirk and Mr. Spock along with the U.S.S. Enterprise. From Star Trek: The Next Generation, Fathead is producing Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Commander William T. Riker, Lieutenant Commander […]

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The Odd Life of Timothy Green (Frank’s Take).

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The Odd Life of Timothy Green (Frank’s Take).

The whimsical wonderment behind The Odd Life of Timothy Green is undeniably sweet and sentimental. This is the kind of nostalgic Disney-esque style filmmaking that satisfies the uplifting verve of movie audiences looking to escape into a magical malaise of the cutesy curiosities. Armed with a thought-provoking message about a pocketful of miracles resting on […]

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Alan Lee signing in New Zealand.

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Alan Lee signing in New Zealand.

If you are in Wellington New Zealand on Sunday 9th September 2012, you might want to head down to the Weta Cave to meet Alan Lee, one of the World’s best fantasy illustrators. Alan will be in the Weta Cave signing copies of the 2013 Hobbit Calendar as well as other titles he has illustrated […]

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction Sept/Oct 2012 Volume 123 # 703

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction Sept/Oct 2012 Volume 123 # 703

There’s a bit of a southern feel to this issue of ‘The Magazine Of Fantasy And Science Fiction’, southern USA, that is. This is evident in ‘Close Encounters’ by Andy Duncan which seems to be set in 1977 but harks back to an earlier era. Back in the 1950s, there were many UFO sightings in […]

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The Road by Cormac McCarthy.

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The Road by Cormac McCarthy.

‘The Road’ is the tenth novel from the pen of the award-winning American novelist Cormac McCarthy. It came out in 2006 and was an instant critical and popular success, winning the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction in that year and the Pulitzer Prize in 2007. It was subsequently made into a well-received Hollywood […]

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