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My top 10 SF and fantasy picks for the big-screen treatment

My top 10 SF and fantasy picks for the big-screen treatment

Credit: Lizard Brain / danielabraham.com Science fiction and fantasy are taking over the realm of the Hollywood summer blockbuster, no question about it. Marvel Studios is gearing up to launch the Avengers franchise into space with the forthcoming Gu... Read More »

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Gets A Trailer

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Gets A Trailer

The fact that Marvel is taking its Avengers franchise to the small screen excites me, as rather than a film or two every year or so (or more with all of the new films in the pipeline) I will be able to see the action every week. And more than that, ... Read More »

Marvel Comics: The Untold Story by Sean Howe

Marvel Comics: The Untold Story by Sean Howe

If you’re looking for a glossy, full-colour account of Marvel Comics, featuring classic artwork and covers from the company’s long history, this book is not for you. Rather, Sean Howe sets out to give an insider’s view of the editor... Read More »

Iron Man 3

Iron Man 3 as Critique of Techno-Darwinism

Credit: Tom Edwards Iron Man Three surpasses its predecessor, Joss Whedon’s The Avengers, in one very exciting and fundamental way: it feels more like an actual comic book than any single Marvel flick before it—hell, maybe more than any comic adaptat... Read More »

What super-movie are you most excited about?

The sun actually decided to finally show its face in London this week, and that along with me spotting that the 2012/13 season of TV shows is soon coming to an end has made me realise that the summer season is nearly upon us and that can mean only o... Read More »

Frankenstein 1931 - Boris Karloff - Director James Whale

No. 9: Mary Shelley, Frankenstein, and Who’s The Real Monster?

Boris Karloffas Frankenstein in 1931 – Director James Whale Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley, while on holiday, visited Lord Byron’s Villa Diodati near Lake Geneva in 1816. Percy Shelley, her lover and future husband, and two close friends en... Read More »

Will Wonder Woman Finally Make Her TV Comeback?

Wonder Woman is one of the shows I can’t wait to see on TV. The original TV show was pre-me (I’m a child of the 80s) but I do recall it being on TV. I was excited when a concept was developed in 2011 and managed to see the unaired pilot. ... Read More »

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