Month: February 2020

The trailer for the new Candyman film is out and it’s an absolute corker! See it for yourselves here:  Candyman is the highly anticipated contemporary incarnation of the cult classic and Universal’s synopsis of the film is: For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago’s Cabrini Green neighbourhood were terrorized by a
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A new poster and a trailer have been revealed for Paramount Animation’s new monster movie Rumble. Check out the trailer here:  Here is a synopsis for Rumble: In a world where monster wrestling is a global sport and monsters are superstar athletes, teenage Winnie seeks to follow in her father’s footsteps by coaching a loveable
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Puberty gets serious with Netflix’s new release… By Abigail Chandler 26-02-20 319 Released: Out now Cast: Sophia Lillis, Wyatt Oleff, Sofia Bryant Distributor: Netflix Running Time: 7 episodes If you like this, try… Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina For a sillier take on teenagers with superpowers, CAOS is always worth a watch. There’s nothing particularly new
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Epic Pictures Group has acquired the US distribution rights for the breakout comedy-thriller Butt Boy from director and co-writer Tyler Cornack. If you haven’t seen it already, check out the teaser trailer below…  “BUTT BOY embodies the rogue spirit of independent filmmaking and does not fit a conventional mold,” says Epic Pictures Group CEO
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Does Guns Akimbo come out with all guns blazing or is it just firing blanks? Find out with our review! By Anton Bitel 24-02-20 639 Released: 28 February 2020 (US) Certificate: R Director: Jason Lei Howden Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Ned Dennehy, Rhys Darby Distributor: Saban Films Illegal online game Skism
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Netflix’s The Witcher has begun production on Season Two in the UK. Returning to the cast for Season Two are Henry Cavill (Mission Impossible – Fallout, Man of Steel) who leads the cast of The Witcher saga, playing the role of Geralt of Rivia. Anya Chalotra (The ABC Murders, Wanderlust) returns as the sorceress Yennefer, Freya Allan (Third Day, Gunpowder Milkshake) as Ciri and Joey Batey (Knightfall, Strike) a
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Even if you’ve never heard the term, I’m prepared to bet you’ve encountered a McGuffin. The screenwriter Angus MacPhail originated the term to refer to any item which drives the plot of a film despite having little importance in itself, a technique he refined in his work with Hitchcock. These days, the term is used
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We go back to Deverry with Katherine Kerr’s latest novel Sword Of Fire. By Burt Peterson 20-02-20 545 Author: Katharine Kerr Publisher: Harper Collins Released: Out now Price: £14.99 It’s been a decade since Kathereine Kerr last visited her Celtic fantasy world of Deverry; a land filled with a delightful mix of magic, elves, and
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Stranger Things Season Four has officially been announced and the teaser trailer reveals a lot… By Rachael Harper 14-02-20 93 Netflix has officially announced Season Four of Stranger Things with a very enigmatic video that shows soldiers, snow and… Hopper! See it for yourself here:  Netflix announced the new series with the following statement:
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SciFiNow is proud to have an exclusive excerpt of Christopher Paolini’s debut SF novel To Sleep In A Sea Of Stars. To Sleep In A Sea Of Stars is an exciting departure from Paolini’s internationally bestselling fantasy series, which became a global phenomenon. This new book is an adventure on an intergalactic scale, where incredible events have
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Our exclusive clip from the movie Snatchers delves into the alien bug currently residing in its protagonist… By Rachael Harper 11-02-20 351 We have an exclusive clip from the movie Snatchers which you can check out below!  Here is a synopsis of the film: Senior year is going to rule! Thanks to her relationship with clueless
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The action is firmly ramped up in the final trailer for Disney’s Mulan. By Rachael Harper 10-02-20 249 The final trailer for Mulan has been released and it’s packed full of action! See for yourselves below:  Here’s Mulan’s synopsis: Disney’s Mulan, the epic tale of a fearless young woman who risks everything out of love for her
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A new trailer has been released for The Invisible Man and boy is it creepy! Check it out for yourselves below…  Here’s the film’s synopsis: What you can’t see can hurt you. Emmy winner Elisabeth Moss (Us, Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale) stars in a terrifying modern tale of obsession inspired by Universal’s classic monster character.
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From her explosive presence in Suicide Squad (thank goodness there was at least one), Harley Quinn (played by the exceptional Margot Robbie) has been a gleam of hope on the rocky terrain of the DC Universe. So, has she lived up to the pressure with her first solo movie (deep breath): Birds Of Prey (And
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One of the challenges of writing SFF lies in creating a world that doesn’t seem humdrum and ordinary. Ideally, we could take all-expenses-paid journeys around the world, using teleportation so we don’t have to wait in airport lines. Of course, that’s not possible, but I feel I’ve travelled to many extreme locations through the skill
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Marvel Studios has highlighted some of its new DIsney + shows with looks at The Falcon And The Winter Soldier, WandaVision and Loki. By Rachael Harper 05-02-20 820 The 2020 Super Bowl offered some delicious insights into some of the big new genre shows we can look forward to this year. Not least the medley
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