Posts tagged with "Science Fiction"

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.... 

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... 

Under The Dome renewed for third season

Under The Dome renewed for third season
With the summer now behind us and the new seasons of our favourite shows underway thoughts turn to the shows that the kept their spots warm over the past few months.  One such show for CBS was the science fiction drama, Under The Dome, which despite being the number one scripted show of that period was not renewed straight away following the blood bath of a season finale. So now several weeks after the show has ended, CBS has finally confirmed that... 

Teleporting, but not as we know it – Scientists Crack Quantum Teleportation

Teleporting, but not as we know it – Scientists Crack Quantum Teleportation
Over the last couple of days, the press and scientific community have been all astir following the news that Dutch scientist Ronald Hanson of Delft University has successfully cracked what is known as quantum teleportation. As the name suggests, quantum teleportation takes place on a tiny scale, with small amounts of information transferred instantaneously between electrons, though already, journalists have leapt at the chance to speculate about... 

The Real History of Science Fiction: Sci-Fi Superstars in Upcoming BBC Show

The Real History of Science Fiction: Sci-Fi Superstars in Upcoming BBC Show
Set to premiere in the US on 19th April, BBC America has announced that it’s making a show so exciting that we may have to consider demanding license fee refunds if it doesn’t come over here in some form too. The Real History of Science Fiction is a look into the themes and ideas that have inspired countless sci-fi stories on page and screen, featuring a stellar and intergalactically diverse cast of “experts”. Trekkie or Whovian,... 

Don’t Dream It, Be It – The Rocky Horror Show Panel at MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Don’t Dream It, Be It – The Rocky Horror Show Panel at MCM Birmingham Comic Con
Crossing pantomime with science-fiction, burlesque with B-movie horror, wholesome boy-meets-girl musical fare with an open, all-inclusive sexuality, there has never been anything else quite like The Rocky Horror Show. One of the most popular musicals of all time, The Rocky Horror show began as a small stage production Upstairs at The Royal Court, rapidly shattering all expectations as it snowballed into a massive cultural phenomenon, acquiring swathes... 

MCM Buzz Under The Dome Video Interview MCM London Comic Con 2013

MCM Buzz Under The Dome Video Interview MCM London Comic Con 2013
As part of  our recent MCM London Comic Con coverage, reporter Robert Fretwell, had a chance to sit down and talk with Colin Ford (Joe McAlister), Samantha Mathis (Alice Calvert) and Mackenzie Lintz (Norrie Calvert-Hill) from the hit US series, Under The Dome. Click play below to find out what they had to say about the show, including Stephen King writing the first episode for Season Two!    Read More →

MCM Buzz Presents: MCM London Comic Con Under The Dome Panel video!

MCM Buzz Presents: MCM London Comic Con Under The Dome Panel video!
As part of the recent MCM London Comic Con, fans were treated to a fantastic panel on the Saturday featuring Under The Dome stars Colin Ford (Joe Mcalister), Samantha Mathis (Alice Calvert) and Mackenzie Lintz (Norrie Calvert-Hill) and MCM Buzz is proud to reveal that you can relive the panel in all its glory by click playing below! Also for more video coverage from the event then visit our YouTube page.     Read More →
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