Monthly Archives: August 2007
At the Venice film festival (being feted on the BBC for Keira Knightley in Atonement), Ridley Scott has opined that the sf genre is dying filmwise and Paul Howlett somewhat disagrees. Scott argues that it is tired and unoriginal but … Continue reading
Shaenon Garrity over on LiveJournal found an article regarding Edward Gorey’s love of Star Trek , though he claims to have never watched the Trouble with Tribbles episode. Well she’s put this right with a great cartoon.
Wired have an interview with the designers of the Golden Compass game and the challenges that they faced with the differing audiences. The discussion about (re-)creating the universe of both Pullman and Weitz is intriguing and pertinent to shared universes. … Continue reading
I’m in the process of changing ISPs so if you are trying to email me in the next few days, please do bear with me whilst I disconnect and reconnect. Well what are holidays for apart from sorting out the … Continue reading
I’ve just come across this Simpsons meets Star Wars spoof lovingly prepared by a guy named Rich Cando. It looks like there are a few more of the around as well. At under a minute, its about the right length … Continue reading
The Comparative Media Studies course at MIT has placed it theses on fandom online. Some aren’t linked but there are some interesting studies on there. The course is taught by Henry Jenkins, to whom I’ve linked before and who is … Continue reading
Cheryl Morgan and Kevin Standlee have developed a new site, Science Fiction Awards Watch, to contain all the news about sf awards. It will have: – A list of awards, with details of how they are decided – Prompt news … Continue reading