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RIP Joel Goldsmith (updated)

TV and movie composer Joel Goldsmith has died, aged 54. Goldsmith followed in his father Jerry’s footsteps into the music business, composing music for various television series, including Stargate SG-1 and its spin-off Stargate Atlantis. He was nominated for three Emmys in his career: in 1998 for the SG-1 episode “The Nox,” in 2005 for … Continue reading

Win a free copy of Chuck Wendig’s Blackbirds!

Chuck Wendig’s novel Blackbirds hits shops in the U.K. this week, and to mark the release of the book we described as “a gripping story” that went straight into our Top 10 of 2012, we’ve teamed up with Angry Robot to provide a free copy for three lucky winners. All you’ve got to do to … Continue reading

One month to go – and a new Prometheus trailer! (video)

With only a month to go until the release of Ridley Scott’s hotly anticipated new sci-fi movie Prometheus, appetites are being whetted with yet more teasing scenes in the latest international trailer, which has just been uploaded to the internet. With even more shots linking the film to Scott’s classic SF movie Alien, this is … Continue reading

Win War of the Worlds: The First Season

Be afraid – be very afraid. The Martians are heading back to Earth… in fact, they never went away, as we learned in the 1988 TV version of H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds, which follows on from the 1953 movie. Read our review here, and then to win one of our three competition … Continue reading

Fringe renewed for final 13 episode season! (new video)

Fringe, which has consistently been Fox’s great survival story, will be back next season for a final batch of 13 episodes. After considerable negotiation between Fox and the production team, agreement was reached on April 26. “We are thrilled and beyond grateful that Fox – and our fans – have made the impossible possible: Fringe … Continue reading

Bond will be back in 2014

The long wait between James Bond movies seems to be a thing of the past once more, with Sony confirming that the 24th film in the series based on the novels by Ian Fleming will be released in 2014. Speaking at CinemaCon, Sony’s President of Worldwide Distribution Rory Bruer said that the “follow-up to Skyfall” … Continue reading

Orci and Kurtzman for Spidey sequel

Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman have been brought on board the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man. The Star Trek writers will rework a draft by James Vanderbilt for the new movie, starring Andrew Garfield as the superhero, which already has a set opening date of May 2, 2014. “Alex and Bob have a unique ability … Continue reading

Stephen King’s Eyes of the Dragon on screen at last

After many attempts over the years to bring it to the screen, Stephen King’s novel The Eyes of the Dragon is finally getting a live-action adaptation, courtesy of Syfy. Michael Taylor and Jeff Vintar are writing the screenplay in which a kingdom is in turmoil as the old king dies and his successor must battle for … Continue reading

Sookie Stackhouse creator Charlaine Harris comes to Syfy!

In their presentation at the American History Museum on April 24, Syfy revealed major new drama plans – including a new series based on True Blood author Charlaine Harris “Grave” sequence of stories. According to president Dave Howe, “Syfy’s Upfront celebrates the power of Igniters, our influential audience who has the highly coveted ability to … Continue reading

Star Wars art blasts into Manchester

NB THIS EXHIBITION HAS NOW CLOSED Celebrating both Star Wars day (May the Fourth) and the birthday of George Lucas on May 14, Generation Gallery in Manchester city centre, will be hosting an exhibition between May 4 and May 25 featuring the Star Wars official fine art collection. Each piece of art is accompanied by a certificate of … Continue reading