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Noomi Rapace Will Play A Female Hamlet In A “Bloody” Scandinavian Adaptation

We really don’t talk enough about how much of Shakespeare’s work is actually genre. For example, take Hamlet which has both witches and ghosts featuring centrally to the plot of the story. Of course, Shakespeare took […]

January 8, 2021
The Launch of The High Republic Means There Are New Official Star Wars Timelines

The Star Wars galaxy is always expanding. And with the launch of The High Republic, as well as the slate of current and upcoming Disney+ shows that means some fans might have questions about when […]

January 7, 2021
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Star Wars High Republic Novel ‘The Light Of The Jedi’ Reveals How To Cut Off Force Powers

The era of The High Republic is here with the launch of a number of books and comics detailing a previously unseen era in Star Wars history. A full review of the book is forthcoming, […]

January 5, 2021
The High Republic Finally Officially Launches A New Era of Star Wars Storytelling This Week

After much delay, a new wave of stories set in the Star Wars galaxy launches this week with The High Republic. As we have covered previously, The High Republic is a series of interconnected books, comics, and […]

January 5, 2021
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Review: The Watch Wants To Be A Punk-Rock Version of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld

Terry Pratchett is one of those beloved authors who created a world ripe for adaptation. Several novels from Pratchett’s long-running Discworld series have seen adaptation before. However, Discworld has never had its own TV series until […]

January 4, 2021
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Pop Culture Free Time 2020: The Best Everything

For the past two months, I’ve been covering my favorite off-the-clock pop culture in our new Pop Culture Free Time series. But since it’s the end of the year–actually the new year as I write […]

January 2, 2021
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Review: The Season 2 Finale of His Dark Materials Prepares For A Great War

Season 2 of His Dark Materials came to a close this week with an emotional season finale. The episode closely follows the events of the second book in Philip Pullman’s trilogy – The Subtle Knife. The […]

December 29, 2020
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Producer On Upcoming Adaptation Of The Three Body Problem Dies After Being Poisoned By Colleague

Well here is a story that sounds like a plot twist in a book. Lin Qi – an executive producer on the upcoming Netflix adaptation of the sci-fi series The Three-Body Problem – has died […]

December 28, 2020
The Top Five Sci-Fi Novels of 2020 Reminded Us What It Means To Be Human

In a year where it felt like we were actually living in a dystopian science fiction novel, I admit that I did not get around to reading much in the way of actual science fiction. […]

December 28, 2020