Posts tagged with "Sci-Fi"

Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror Writer Tanith Lee Dies Aged 67

Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror Writer Tanith Lee Dies Aged 67
On Sunday 24th May, British sci-fi, fantasy and horror writer Tanith Lee died at the age of 67. During her lifetime, the hugely prolific author penned over 90 books, 300 short stories, four BBC Radio plays and several poems, along with episodes of the popular BBC series, Blake’s 7. Her huge body of work earned her several awards, beginning in 1980 with the British Fantasy Society’s Derleth Award for her book, Death’s Master.... 

Plastic Memories – Anime first thoughts

Plastic Memories – Anime first thoughts
Plastic Memories is a series that sounded tear-worthy from the very first description I read. And I was right to assume that. The anime is set in a world where humans live happily alongside very human-like androids named Giftia. Giftia are specifically developed for various ‘owners’ requirements, whether it be for work, companionship or to fill a missing family gap, they mean a great deal to those who own them. The problem is, with a... 

Ryan Gosling in talks to star in Blade Runner sequel

Ryan Gosling in talks to star in Blade Runner sequel
It has been revealed that Hollywood heartthrob Ryan Gosling is in negotiations to star in Alcon Entertainment’s highly anticipated and long awaited sequel to the 1982 sci-fi classic Blade Runner. The film is to be directed by Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners) and executive produced by none other than Ridley Scott. It is also confirmed that Harrison Ford will continue his trend of reprising iconic sci-fi characters, as he returns to the role of Rick... 

Robot Overlords Panel at MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Robot Overlords Panel at MCM Birmingham Comic Con
The latest movie to emerge from the thriving indie science-fiction scene, Robot Overlords blends Spielberg-style coming-of-age fantasy with a Transformers-esque menace and the distinctive quirkiness of low-budget British sci-fi like Doctor Who. Joining us at this month’s MCM Birmingham Comic Con for a panel hosted by comic-writing legend Pat Mills were writer/director Jon Wright, co-writer Mark Stay and actor Ella Hunt, who stars as Alexandra. The... 

Fox TV are re-opening The X-Files once again!

Fox TV are re-opening The X-Files once again!
*Warning the following article may contain X-Files puns.* Following Fox’s comments about wanting to resurrect The X-Files in some form this past January, fans worldwide have wanted to believe that this would be happening. They finally got their wish as Fox put the truth out there that the cult series will be returning to our screens once again! Described by show’s creator Chris Carter as a “13-year commercial break,” this revival will see... 

“Being able to watch Christopher Nolan make worlds come to life is amazing” – Interstellar UK Press Conference

“Being able to watch Christopher Nolan make worlds come to life is amazing” – Interstellar UK Press Conference
At 11:30am the doors to Claridge’s Hotel Ballroom swung open, as press began preparing themselves for the Interstellar press conference. We are here to gain a greater insight into Warner Bros. sci-fi blockbuster. With Hollywood constantly evolving, one of the leading directors is none other than Christopher Nolan. Joining him were producer and wife, Emma Thomas, as well as actors Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael... 

Warwick Davis confirms his appearance in new Star Wars movie

Warwick Davis confirms his appearance in new Star Wars movie
After being asked the question at conventions, many many times (including this past July at MCM Manchester Comic Con) and answering no, Warwick Davis finally has been able to give fans the news they had longed to hear, yes he would be returning to a galaxy far far away in Star Wars VII. In a tongue and cheek video which can be seen below, on the Star Wars Youtube channel Warwick, the actor best known for his appearance as Wicket the Ewok in Return... 

Peter Jackson “will probably” direct Doctor Who Season 9 finale in 2015

Peter Jackson “will probably” direct Doctor Who Season 9 finale in 2015
After months of speculation, Doctor Who head writer Steven Moffat has finally confirmed that Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson “will probably” be involved in the show, schedules permitting. The director is reportedly set to direct the two-part season finale of the ninth series of the hit sci-fi show in 2015. Peter Jackson has always been a fan of Doctor Who and has dreamed about taking over the controls of the TARDIS for... 

Red Dwarf Panel at MCM Manchester Comic Con

Red Dwarf Panel at MCM Manchester Comic Con
In 1987 in the old BBC building on Oxford Road, Manchester, a comedy set in a spaceship was being made, one that would gain a huge cult following over time. A whole 27 years later and the Red Dwarf cast are finally back in the show’s home town. Paying a visit to the MCM Manchester Comic Con were Chris Barrie (Rimmer), Robert Llewellyn (Kryten), Hattie Hayridge (Holly) and Judy Pascoe (Mechanoid Camille). Before any of them had even opened their... 

10 things that you may not know about Edge of Tomorrow

10 things that you may not know about Edge of Tomorrow
With Edge of Tomorrow currently filling up cinemas screens nationwide with ExoSuit action, we here at MCM Buzz have compiled a top ten list of facts that you might not know about this sci fi blockbuster starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. 10) The movie was shot on 1,000,000+ feet of film for all of principal photography! 9) 71 policeman were used to help “lock-down” Trafalgar Square for filming the helicopter landing scene in the movie that... 
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