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Star Wars news: Andy Serkis is Supreme Leader Snoke

StarWars.com snuck in some previously unreleased information in an article around Annie Leibovitz’s recent photos for Vanity Fair. Way down in the bottom of the seventh paragraph, Andy Serkis’s character in the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released: Supreme Leader Snoke. The mysterious devils just leave it there ...

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Casting rumours of the superhero variety

Rumours are flying today around both Marvel and DC’s cinematic universes. Marvel’s adaptation of Doctor Strange, set for release in November 2016 and already slated to star Benedict Cumberbath is looking to expand the cast with a bit of gender-swap casting. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that the glorious Tilda ...

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Speculative Fiction 2014: The best online reviews, essays and commentary

This collection of critical writing on SF taps into the SF community and the debates happening around what we all love best: speculative fiction. This doesn’t just mean SF writing (though this is where the bulk of the essays are focused), but also covers films, TV, and comics. As a ...

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Tomorrowland: Where anything is possible, as long as it doesn’t need to make sense

The trailer for Tomorrowland made it look action-packed and interesting. Sadly, the most thrilling aspects of the film are featured in the trailer almost shot for shot. The action is very limited, with the first act being slow, bumbling, and leaving the audience wondering why they should care (before the ...

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Lullaby Girl by Aly Sidgwick

With Mental Health Awareness Week last week in the UK, mental health issues are a hot topic. Aly Sidgwick’s debut novel will tap into this zeitgeist perfectly, helping to dispel some of the myths around mental illness. The novel pulls no punches when it comes to exploring how it feels ...

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Pitch Perfect 2: Girls run the world

I love the first Pitch Perfect film. It was outrageously stupid and yet easily relatable with its use of generic rom-com and competition-driven tropes. The comedy was gross-out, entirely un-politically correct, and often times straight up bizarre. But I loved that. You weren’t sure where the next gag would come ...

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Star Wars news: Andy Serkis is Supreme Leader Snoke

StarWars.com snuck in some previously unreleased information in an article around Annie Leibovitz’s recent photos for Vanity Fair. Way down in the bottom of the seventh paragraph, Andy Serkis’s character in the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released: Supreme Leader Snoke. The mysterious devils just leave it there ...

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Casting rumours of the superhero variety

Rumours are flying today around both Marvel and DC’s cinematic universes. Marvel’s adaptation of Doctor Strange, set for release in November 2016 and already slated to star Benedict Cumberbath is looking to expand the cast with a bit of gender-swap casting. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that the glorious Tilda ...

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DC’s Legends of Tomorrow gets a trailer

If you thought we’d reached a natural saturation point for superheroes on TV, think again. CW has just released the first look trailer for its newest DC series, an Arrow and The Flash spin-off, entitled Legends of Tomorrow. Unlike its predecessors, Legends of Tomorrow will attempt to have a more ...

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First look at Supergirl released

For those of us who prefer fun, silly and campy superhero tales, CBS might just have the answer. A six-minute first look at Supergirl has just been released. The series takes place in a world where everyone already knows all about Superman. Kara is Superman’s cousin. Having kept her powers ...

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