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RIP Make-Up Artist Dick Smith

Dick Smith, the Oscar-winning make up artist, has died aged 92. After working for NBC in the years immediately after the Second World War as head of the Make Up Department, Smith, who passed away on July 30, became best known for his work on films such as Little Big Man, The Exorcist (and its sequel) and Scanners, although … Continue reading

New Who makes Entertainment Weekly cover

The new Doctor is set to make an impression on America – or at least, the producers of Entertainment Weekly certainly think so. They’ve given the cover to Peter Capaldi for their August 6th issue, “taking the new TARDIS for a spin” and even hinting at the return of an old foe for the season. … Continue reading

Tickets on sale Friday for Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular

The Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular, which sold out on its world premiere in Australia, will enjoy a limited run of twelve UK performances in London, Cardiff, Birmingham, Leeds, Newcastle and Glasgow, with tickets going on sale this Friday. The show features over 100 performers and is conducted by Ben Foster, who conducts and orchestrates the musical … Continue reading

“Musical-ish” elements for Supernatural 200

NB There are some spoilers here for the end of Supernatural’s 9th season   Supernatural’s 200th episode will be marked with some “musical-ish” elements, according to executive producer Jeremy Carver at Comic-Con on July 27. The episode, which airs in November in the US, will be a “love letter to the fans”, who will be … Continue reading

Watch Mad Max back in action (video)

Decades after his last screen appearance, Mad Max is back in George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road, for which an action-packed trailer was shown at Comic-Con. Very much in the style of the second Mad Max film, Fury Road features Max, now played by Tom Hardy, and a considerable amount of vehicular mayhem. Watch the … Continue reading

Capaldi promises “no Papa/Nicole moments” in his Who

Giving his first full interview about playing the Doctor to this week’s Sunday Times, Peter Capaldi has confirmed that he insisted on no romance between his incarnation of the Time Lord and his companion Clara. Pointing out that there will be no flirting, he also commented, “It’s not what this Doctor’s concerned with. It’s quite … Continue reading

Arrow’s new villain and hero revealed at Comic-Con (video)

The new key characters for the third season of Arrow were revealed in a huge DC television panel at Comic-Con which covered everything from Arrow to Constantine, Gotham and The Flash, with airings of the pilots of the latter three shows. Although he’s been a presence throughout the second season of Arrow, Ra’s al Ghul will … Continue reading

Rodan, Mothra, and Ghidorah to appear in Godzilla 2

Legendary Pictures’ Thomas Tull has confirmed that there will be more familiar monsters in the next Godzilla movie. According to Tull at Comic-Con, Rodan, Mothra, and Ghidorah will turn up in the next film, which Gareth Edwards will begin shooting after completing work on “a small little sci-fi movie” (aka the first of the Star Wars spin-off films … Continue reading

Yet more new trailers for Who Series 8

The BBC are piling out the trailers for the new series of Doctor Who, with a shortened version of the full trailer premiering on the opening night of the Commonwealth Games, and an all-new mini-trailer arriving on Saturday July 26. The latest teaser pans slowly up from the TARDIS console room, past the POLICE BOX … Continue reading

JMS’ Titans coming to the big screen

Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski’s new graphic novel Titans is heading straight to the big screen, courtesy of Chernin Entertainment and Graphic India. The story follows the aftermath of ships from an unknown world crash-landing around Earth. The Titans on board — massive entities with no memory of where they came from or where … Continue reading

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