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Check out the trailer for twisted horror The Woman to celebrate its brand-new 4k release… By Rachael Harper 21-05-20 1,016 Those lovely folks at Arrow Video really know how to treat us! Not only are they releasing a brand-new 4k digital release of twisted horrors The Woman but they have also given us SciFiNow readers an exclusive
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“Bow before me.” (Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, 2020) Appearing in the new Justice League Dark: Apokolips War is Darkseid, the Dark Lord of the hellish world of Apokolips. Darkseid is a sadistic, aggressive tyrant seeking to control all sentient life throughout the universe and beyond. In his quest for ultimate power, Darkseid seeks out
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Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, the latest animated movie from DC, opens on a typical note – Superman, all suited and booted in his blue and red costume, giving a harrowing speech to the Justice League about good conquering evil. His speech riles up his troops as they go to battle with the evil New God,
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With the release of the exceptional vengeance horror Revenge coming to limited edition Blu-ray by Second Sight Films, we spoke to writer and director Coralie Fargeat about the movie and much more… How did you get the idea for Revenge? The very first idea was around the main character, Jen. I wanted to explore the very
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Here’s our review of Berhnard Pucher’s Ravers… By Anton Bitel 13-03-20 555 Released: 16 March Certificate: 18 Director: Berhnard Pucher Cast: Natasha Henstridge, Georgia Hirst, Olivier Richters Running Time: 90 mins Becky (Georgia Hirst) is a journalist dying to get a big scoop, but hampered by her crippling aversion to, quite literally, getting her hands
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Strange anomalies are afoot with our world exclusive artwork and clip from upcoming sci-fi thriller, Sea Fever… By Rachael Harper 10-03-20 511 We are delighted to reveal an exclusive clip and UK artwork from the upcoming movie Sea Fever…  Sea Fever is a tense and original Irish sci-fi thriller reminiscent of cult classics The
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When an author rejects the label of science fiction and fantasy being applied to their works, it’s usually due to disdain for the genre. For me, it was because I never believed my books deserved it. It seemed to me a matter of credentials. My books are predominantly contemporary young adult (YA) fiction. They focus
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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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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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As Gideon The Ninth takes the book world by storm, author Tamsyn Muir talks exclusively to SciFiNow about our love of swords, and the heroes and dickheads that wield them… The sword is humanity’s favourite weapon, and sword-fighters tend to be some of our favourite characters. Excalibur, the legendary sword of King Arthur, has some claim
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It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Terrance Dicks, fondly known to many Doctor Who fans as ‘Uncle Terry’. A prolific writer, who wrote hundreds of books and worked extensively in television both genre and mainstream, he was best known and loved for his work on Doctor Who, first as
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Angelina Jolie’s maniacal Maleficent starts to make threats in this new TV spot for Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil. Check it out:  Here’s the synopsis for the upcoming film: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is a fantasy adventure that picks up several years after Maleficent, in which audiences learned of the events that hardened the heart of Disney’s
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I wrote the Steelhaven trilogy between 2012 and 2015. During that period there was a slew of other writers releasing fantasy novels, riding on the popularity of the Game Of Thrones TV show, which were labelled as “Grimdark”. Naturally, Steelhaven was clumped in with those, and having a cast at least partially consisting of amoral,
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The first trailer for Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy The Dead Don’t Die has risen. Watch it now:  Here’s the poster: The Dead Don’t Die is written and directed by Jim Jarmusch (Only Lovers Left Alive, Paterson), and produced by Carter Logan and Joshua Astrachan. It stars Adam Driver, Bill Murray, Chloë Sevigny, Selena Gomez, Austin Butler, Steve Buscemi, Tilda
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Rebecca Hall has been cast in a lead role in Legendary’s upcoming monster showdown Godzilla Vs Kong, according to Variety. Nothing else is known about her character so far. Hall is best known for her work in the likes of The Town, Starter For 10 and Christine, but genre fans will likely know her from The Prestige, Iron Man 3 and Professor Marston
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Mike Flanagan’s next project, Doctor Sleep, has added another actor to the cast. According to Deadline, Revenge star Emily Alyn Lind has joined the film as Snakebite Andi, a member of the “nomadic psychic groups who feed off the ‘steam’ of children gifted with ‘the Shining’.” The film is of course based on Stephen King’s The Shining sequel of the
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