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Weekend Box Office: May 15-17, 2015

Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road opened this weekend to universal critical and fan reception, chalking up a 98% fresh rating on RottenTomatoes.com.  That’s unheard of for a movie that has little dialogue and non-stop brutal action.  Did it come in first ...

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Weekend Box Office: May 8-10, 2015

Avengers Age of Ultron

Another weekend, another $77 million.  Avengers: Age of Ultron opens in China on Tuesday and should shatter the $1 billion mark later this week.  Ultron broke the $300 million threshold in ten days, tying The Dark Knight‘s pace to that mark.  The Avengers, which ...

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Clarkesworld #104

Clarkesworld #104

Clarkesworld is a monthly science fiction and fantasy magazine first published in October 2006.  Each issue contains interviews, thought-provoking articles and at least three pieces of original fiction.  Clarkesworld has been recognized with a World Fantasy Award, three Hugo Awards, ...

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The Art of Daniel Romanovsky

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Daniel Romanovsky is an artist based in Toronto, Canada who specialized in matte painting, design, and concept illustration.  He’s the owner of Form Language Studio, a freelance studio offering art services in support of film, television , illustration,  advertising and ...

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Understanding the Fermi Paradox

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I’ve mentioned the Fermi Paradox in several articles over the months, mainly related to book reviews involving contact with alien civilizations.  But I never really felt the need to elaborate on the idea.  Everyone knows what the Fermi Paradox is, ...

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Apex Magazine #72

Apex Magazine #72

Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month. Fiction “Remembery Day” by Sarah ...

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Retro Review: The Cell

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The text below the break is part of a DVD review originally published on December 19, 2000. Here are some updated thoughts:  I really don't remember anything about The Cell except the visuals.  Re-watching the trailer below did stir some of the cobwebs, ...

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Weekend Box Office: May 1-3, 2015

Avengers Age of Ultron

As expected Avengers: Age of Ultron wrecked the competition at the weekend box office.  It raked in a monstrous $188 million domestically.  Ultron opened in foreign markets last weekend and has pulled in $439 million, bringing the total box office ...

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Retro Review: Dracula 2000

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The text below the break is part of a theatrical review originally published on May 19th, 2001. Here are some updated thoughts:  (sigh) Anyone who knows me knows I don't like vampires.  Wait, that's not true.  I'm okay when vampire are acting ...

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