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No More Moonlight; GI-JOE Cast Scares Us; Serial Offenders

Movies First Official Trailer for “The X-Files: I Want to Believe” Hits Computer Screens “G.I. Joe” Cast Revealed; Includes Dennis Quaid, Former Doctor, and … Marlon Wayans? Television CBS Was Just Kidding About Renewing “Moonlight” — It’s Staked Alec Baldwin Pitches New Show With Nothing but Space Sex Literature io9 Lists 7 Reasons Sci-Fi Book […]

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Steampunk Noticed By Mainstream Media; Iron Man Does Well At Box Office And In Depictions of Women; Battlestar Gets Twisty (Again)

Movies “Iron Man” Tops $100 Million at the Box Office Movie Based on Will Eisner’s “The Spirit” to Be Released on Christmas Day SciFi Wire Reports: “Prince Caspian” Is a Step Up in Every Way Director Breck Eisner Plans to Remake George Romero’s “Crazies” for the Modern Era Television New NBC Horror Series “Fear Itself” […]

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Blog For A Beer!

It’s Fantasy Friday again! Every week we invite the readers to comment here on some science fiction and fantasy related topic. This week we want to discuss Comics & Movies. Iron Man opens today, and some folks, at least, think that the movie is better than the comic it was based on. Some movies based […]

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Ironman Hits Theaters, Thirteen Wins Clarke Award, Gandalf Is Back

Movies Ironman Hits Theaters Tomorrow io9 declares the movie better than the source material and worth seeing. Will Samuel L. Jackson make a cameo? Already there’s talk of a sequel. Not that RDJ has anything better to do. SciFi Wire Reports That Ian McKellen Will Reprise His Role As Gandalf In The Hobbit; LOTR Geeks […]

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No Objectivity: Dark Kingdom

The Nibelungenlied is a German epic poem that dates in written form as far back as the 13th century, from an oral tradition much older; it wrestles with the dying pagan culture, the rise of Christianity, and the ideas of heroism, nationalism, fatalism, deception, strength, and revenge. It’s so mythology-rich that Tolkien used it as […]

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Blog For A Beer – Alternate Endings

Welcome to Fantasy Friday! Every week, you are invited to write and post something to do with fantasy, science fiction, etc., right here in the comments. This week and last a lot of bloggers and SF movie fans were stunned by the original ending to last year’s blockbuster I Am Legend starring Will Smith. Do […]

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Blog for a beer: Cloverfield special edition!

It’s Fantasy Friday once again, and that means it’s time for our readers to take over! This week, we’re going to cave to the pressures of the geekosphere and make it a themed contest: What do you think the super-secret Cloverfield monster is and why? Elaborate at will. At 5 p.m. PST, if we’ve got […]