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  1. Sets appeal

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Stephen Lacey

    ... Stephen Lacey Sometimes when you sit through a film the thing that stays with you long afterwards are the amazing homes in which the drama has unfolded. It doesn't matter whether these homes are real or created in a Hollywood studio: the fantasy they ...

  2. Futuristic alert from nature

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai Film critics have been giving M. Night Shyamalan, the director of The Sixth Sense, a hard time since he released Signs in 2002. Yet despite his recent flops, Shyamalan is in fact one of the few competent genre directors left, and Hollywood can ...

  3. A man before his time

    Posted Feb 09th 2011, 12:00am by Diane Anderson

    ... Compiled by Diane Anderson Father of Science Fiction Yesterday was the birthday of the man known as the 'Father of Science Fiction'. Jules Verne wrote about things that seem perfectly normal today. But he was writing about things like planes and submarines long before they had really been invented. History Jules Gabriel Verne was born on February 8, 1828, in Nantes, ...

  4. Get the kraze

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Morgan Falconer

    ... I was originally doing research on a show about the image of the cyborg, the human-machine interface. That led me to look through the history of western cultures, and when the machine emerges in western ...

  5. Credible woman

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Bron Sibree

    ... the similarity ends. Atwood abhors being compared to her fiction and heads off questions about notions arising from her novels. It is as if even discussing a single nuance or interpretation of the work ... the Booker Prize, the Arthur C. Clarke Award for science fiction, two Commonwealth Writers' prizes, the Giller Prize and the Premio Mondello. She has also been shortlisted for the Booker Prize ...

  6. The king of the monsters

    Posted May 04th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... fictional characters to have been given a Lifetime Achievement Award by MTV, and he has been given his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Godzilla made his first movie appearance in 1954, ... or in books. 6 Godzilla has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement award by the entertainment industry. 7 He is a popular fictional character only in Japan. 8 His first film was called Godzilla: Final ...

  7. Six degrees

    Posted Mar 01st 2009, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... played host in 1373 to author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat (there was a lot of multitasking in those days) Geoffrey Chaucer. One of his fictional pilgrims ('A ... is nothing like the Canterbury Tales' A Knight's Tale, a fictional Chaucer does appear in the film, which stars Heath Ledger... Ledger, who last week became only the second person ...

  8. Forget the rules

    Posted Jun 06th 2010, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... an author like Lee Child 'publishes a new Jack Reacher story on the same Thursday every year', Connolly has taken regular sabbaticals from Parker to explore a variety of other fictional ... of darkness not usually glimpsed in life, let alone crime fiction. 'Each book should be different from the last. Each book should be better than the last. Each book should not repeat what's ...

  9. Spoils of war

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... to Polytechnique, a fictional film based on the notorious Montreal Massacre, in which a 25-year-old killed 14 students in a shooting and stabbing rampage in an engineering school on December 6, 1989. ... 'It's the opposite for me in Incendies- people were saying you have the right distance to do the film. I felt comfortable talking about this world in fiction, that it's clear it has nothing ...

  10. Hints of darkness

    Posted May 16th 2010, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... year in protest against the 'sadistic misogyny' dominating modern crime fiction. Mann mentioned Cornwell as one writer who had modified the fear factor in her most recent work. ... of scarring,' Cornwell says. Buried here is another reason, one that signals a seismic shift in both her life and writing. She is infusing her fiction with events shaping her life: for example, her ...




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