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Guide to Sci-Fi Sub-Genres

Guide to Sci-Fi Sub-Genres

Confused as to what kind of sci-fi you're watching? Worry no longer - our handy sci-fi sub-genre primer is here to...

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Woody Allen to star in Fading Gigolo

Woody Allen to star in Fading Gigolo

Woody Allen is making an appearance - as an actor, this time, playing a pimp - in John Turturro's Fading Gigolo. It's definitely going to be a comedy, right? I mean come on, Woody Allen playing a pimp is amusing enough, but John Turturro? There's no way this could be serious. If it was, it could be an...

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Are 3D films on their way out again?

Are 3D films on their way out again?

It appears that the number of 3D films in 2012 will total 33, which compared to last year's 47, is something of a sharp decline. Is 3D out again? 3D films, when I was a child, involved a pair of glasses with one red lens, and one green. They were made of coloured plastic and cardboard, and films back then were...

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Update: Men in Black III trailers one and two on the web

Update: Men in Black III trailers one and two on the web

One of the best mainstream science-fiction series, Men in Black, has returned, and we've got a trailer to show you. UPDATE: There's now a second trailer, below the first! Enjoy! There are so many good things to say about the previous two films that I don't know where to start. The pairing of Will Smith...

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Troll Hunter director takes on demon-hunter soccer mom film

Troll Hunter director takes on demon-hunter soccer mom film

Going from a troll hunter to a demon hunter isn't a big leap for Troll Hunter director Andre Øvredal, but perhaps that's not a bad thing. Imagine being a demon hunter who's tired of the job and just wants to retire. Imagine that wish being granted and going off to be a soccer mom, only to find out some time...

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The Barbican to hold James Bond exhibition

The Barbican to hold James Bond exhibition

In celebration of a half-century of James Bond, the Barbican in London is holding an exhibition of the various sets, cars and technology used in the films. Exciting news, for those who really love their James Bond, and interesting for anyone else. Being able to view a collection of fifty years of set, car and...

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Sony brings Dracula back to life (not literally)

Sony brings Dracula back to life (not literally)

In a move that demonstrates incredible originality, Sony are bringing Dracula back into the cinema. It's weird, isn't it? There are certain monsters that people never seem to get tired of, and Dracula is definitely one of them. The most famous vampire in history, created by celebrated author Bram Stoker, has...

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The Oscars 2012 – the results

The Oscars 2012 – the results

It's that time of year again. Expensive dresses, gleaming smiles, and Sacha Baron Cohen spilling ashes all over Ryan Seacrest. No, really. It was a fairly predictable year at the Oscars, but then again, it rarely isn't. There are however a few nice surprises in the list below, so it's worth checking out the...

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Indie and onwards: the Claire Garvey interview

Indie and onwards: the Claire Garvey interview

In my career, I've interviewed quite a wide range of people, from a producer of fighting games, to a world-famous wrestler. But an actor who rarely speaks when in character is a new one. From her assured performance, you wouldn't have assumed that Booked Out was Claire Garvey's first feature film role. A...

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Booked In: a Booked Out – Review

Booked In: a Booked Out – Review

I'll admit, I assumed this was a film about comics. Turns out I was mostly wrong, but in the best possible way. If there's one thing that can be said about Booked Out that I see as complimentary to any film, it's that it's profoundly weird, and writer/director Bryan O'Neil should wear this particular label...

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