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For father and son producers, Alexander and Ilya Salkind, the Superman template appeared to be in place: cast a likeable unknown in the title role and surround them with established stars with considerable pulling power for support. It was a method that worked with the original 1978 Superman movie, so why shouldn’t it work for Supergirl’s first cinematic outing
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The summer may mean a lot more time being spent outside in parks and on beaches. But that doesn’t mean we can’t get in a good few hours of indoor genre entertainment, and boy August is going to be a scorcher (get it? With the heat and sun and… oh well…). We also have a
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Imagine a pill that could give you unlimited power for five minutes… well imagine no more with Netflix’s latest film, Project Power. Check out the trailer here… [embedded content] Here is a synopsis of the film: On the streets of New Orleans, word begins to spread about a mysterious new pill that unlocks superpowers unique
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We have two exciting pieces of news SciFiNow readers! First, we’re excited to reveal above the stunning cover of Legacy Of Steel, the spectacular sequel to Matthew Ward’s acclaimed epic fantasy debut, Legacy Of Ash. Not only that but we are giving away the two novels as a bundle! Just answer the question below to be
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There are many contenders laying claim to the title of ‘the first SFF novel’. One particularly strong candidate has always been Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, written in 1816 when she was still a teenager. That’s fairly well known. Less well known is the fact that the novel’s preface contains what may be another, quieter first.
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“Anne Rice wrote vampires as credible creatures and real living beings,” says director Neil Jordan, recalling his time spent with the troubled undead whilst creating 1994’s big-screen adaptation of Rice’s acclaimed 1976 novel, Interview With The Vampire. “She removed all of that Hammer Horror, tongue-in-cheek stuff – it was marvelous. I just wanted to make
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For some reason, I think a lot about choices. We have access to some choices, and others we don’t. As early as grade three I remember wondering with a little frisson of unease of what my life would have been like if I’d been born elsewhere, to some other set of circumstances or even parents.
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In the violent urban jungle of an alternate 1828 Paris, the French Revolution has failed and the city is divided between merciless royalty and nine underworld criminal guilds, known as The Court of Miracles. Eponine (Nina) Thénardier is a talented cat burglar and member of the Thieves Guild. Nina’s life is midnight robberies, avoiding her
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Three days ahead of what would have been Ray Harryhausen’s 100th birthday, The Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation have revealed the results of the first official poll to find the world’s favourite Harryhausen creature. Following thousands of votes from all over the world, the winner is… drum roll please… The Skeleton Army from Jason & The Argonauts! Talos from Jason
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Director: Lucky McKee Writer: Jack Ketchum, Lucky McKee Cast: Pollyanna McIntosh, Angela Bettis, Lauren Ashley Carter, Sean Bridgers Distributor: Arrow Video Directed by Lucky McKee, and adapted by McKee and Jack Ketchum from their novel of the same name, The Woman begins with a primal look at a woman living in the woods… and, really,
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Those lovely folks at Arrow Video really know how to treat us! Not only are they releasing a limited edition two-disc Blu-ray of twisted horrors The Woman and Offspring with brand new 4K restorations (supervised and approved by directors Lucky McKee and Andrew van den Houten no less!) but they have also given us SciFiNow readers
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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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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 dirty. A clean freak whose obsession with wet wipes and liquid cleansers
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We are delighted to reveal an exclusive clip and UK artwork from the upcoming movie Sea Fever… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> Sea Fever is a tense and original Irish sci-fi thriller reminiscent of cult classics The Thing and The Abyss, starring Hermione Corfield (Star Wars: The Last Jedi)
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We are delighted to reveal an exclusive clip from the upcoming movie Sea Fever… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> Sea Fever is a tense and original Irish sci-fi thriller reminiscent of cult classics The Thing and The Abyss, starring Hermione Corfield (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) and Connie Nielsen