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“WALL-E” Success, Joss Whedon Musical, and Female Fantasy Writers

Movies Gary Westfahl Is Ashamed to Admit It: Animated “WALL-E” Is Best SF Film in Years Where New Superhero Flick “Hancock” Went Wrong, by io9 New Animated Feature “Fly Me to the Moon” Brings Insect Stowaways to Outer Space io9 Details 10 Books That Were Better Off on Paper Television Joss Whedon Announces Air Dates […]

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Heroes 3 News; The Return of Slavery; Gender War Continues

Movies Neil Gaiman, Fully Booked Present 3rd Philippine Graphic Fiction Awards Guillermo Del Toro Wants Hobbit Movies to Be Just Like Books … Except for Being Movies Stephen Spielberg to Direct Fantasy Film with Clues James McAvoy Crosses Physical Boundaries in Wanted Television Heroes 3 Delves Into Backstory, Possibly to Forget Season 2 Suckage Rose […]

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Torchwood Series 3, Tomorrow’s Big Stars, Terminator 4, Why?

Movies Frank Miller Says “The Spirit” Won’t Be Like “Sin City” Science Friday on M. Night Shyamalan’s “The Happening” Only Three People Know the Surprising Ending to “Terminator 4” Ridley Scott’s Found a New Sci-Fi Film to Direct Television Torchwood Back for Series 3, and Apparently We’ll Be Pleased with the Casting SF Universe Profiles […]

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The Jeremiads: The Mainstreaming of Science Fiction on TV?

The ABC series Lost is, quite possibly, the most broadly successful science fiction television show yet. While ratings have been on a decline in this, the fourth season, the season’s premiere pulled in 16.07 million viewers. Now, these are Nielsen numbers, which I consider suspect at best, but it shows that the show is very […]

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Fraggle Rock, Highlander, Runaways Movies; Canadian and European SF Awards

Movies Zoe Saldana Talks “Star Trek” and “Avatar” at io9 Peter Jackson and Guillermo del Toro Share Thoughts About Their “The Hobbit” Film … But If Christopher Tolkein Has His Way, It Won’t Fly Heroine Content Reviews “Speed Racer” “Fraggle Rock” to Be a Movie, Produced by (Who Else?) the Weinsteins “Highlander” Movie Now a […]

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Unbreakable Habits: Torchwood’s Second Season — Better Than The First, But Still No Buffy

Torchwood’s second season is now over in both the US and Britain, and, after the disappointing season finale, some viewers are wondering whether they’ll want to return for season three. On the other hand, season two was significantly stronger than the season before it. And if season three continues with that trend, Torchwood might turn […]

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Blog for a beard!

Welcome to Fantasy Friday! Every week, you are invited to write and post something having to do with fantasy, science fiction, etc., right here in the comments. At 5 p.m. PST today, if we’ve got at least ten participants, we’ll choose the day’s most entertaining or thought-provoking contributor and PayPal them $10 on the spot. […]

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Unbreakable Habits: The Devil and Mrs. Fletcher

Though my friends make fun of me for it, I am not ashamed to admit that I love mystery TV shows. And my very favorite is Murder, She Wrote. Yep, that show from the 80’s with Angela Lansbury. My whole family loved it and we watched together every Sunday night. The show was on for […]