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AFFORDABLE AND FUN E-READS: FANTASY EDITION, PART 2

Our first Affordable and Fun E-reads post was Fantasy books, and today we have more for you! Boneshaker by Cherie Priest $2.99 In the early days of the Civil War, rumors of gold in the frozen Klondike brought hordes of newcomers to the Pacific Northwest. Anxious to compete, Russian prospectors … Continue reading

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GRAPHIC NOVEL NEWS FOR JULY 25TH: INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE, THE STRAIN, TORN, WOMANTHOLOGY, AND ‘CROWDFUNDING’

Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire Being Adapted into a Graphic Novel via Dread Central Per Publishers Weekly, Yen Press, the graphic novel and manga imprint at Hachette, will adapt Rice’s Interview with the Vampire with the story being told by Claudia, a child who is transformed into a vampire … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR JULY 24TH, PART 2: SNOW WHITE (BOTH), THE HOBBIT, AND BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Comic-Con: SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN Panel Recap; First Images of Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron via Collider When asked what it was that appealed to him about the Snow White story, [Joe] Roth said he wanted to come up with an idea that everybody knows and find some … Continue reading

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‘DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK’ TRAILER

via UGO Comic artist Troy Nixey’s debut feature Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark, co-written by Guillermo del Toro, actually screened in full at last year’s Comic-Con, as it was originally supposed to hit theaters in January of this year. A remake of a forgotten ’70s flick, it tells the … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR DEC 10: THE TUNNEL AND GUILLERMO DEL TORO AND FILMMAKING

Completely crowd financed film The Tunnel could be better than The Descent Source: io9.com We’re absolute sluts for underground monsters and cave dwellers. So when we found out about The Tunnel (a mockumentary type movie) we were interested. But when we discovered how this horror movie was financing their production … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR DEC 8: HUGH JACKMAN TALKS WOLVERINE, SUPERMAN CAMEO IN GREEN LANTERN & MORE

Source: entertainmentweekly HUGH JACKMAN TALKS WOLVERINE Image Credit: Michael Muller Will The Wolverine be the biggest hit of the X-Men universe? We won’t know till the film opens (reportedly in 2012) but it certainly might be our biggest Wolverine: Hugh Jackman tells EW that director Darren Aronofsky has already asked him to gain … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR OCT 14 PART ONE: WILL DANNY BOYLE DIRECT 28 DAYS SEQUEL, TARSEM TO DIRECT BROTHERS GRIMM & MORE

Source: slashfilm WILL DANNY BOYLE DIRECT THE NEXT 28 DAYS SEQUEL There’s been little movement on the 28 Days Later franchise front of late, but with Danny Boyle’s most recent film, 127 Hours, completed and nearing release, that could soon change. From what Boyle has said in the past, we know that 28 Months … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR OCT 1: HUNGER GAMES COMPLAINTS, AND DEL TORO ON VAMPIRE LORE

Parent brings complaint about ‘Hunger Games’ to School Board Source: cs.newhampshire.com A concerned mother asked the Goffstown School Board Monday, Sept. 20, to remove a book from the Mountain View Middle School curriculum because of its violent subject matter. Tracy LaSalle of Goffstown said her 11-year-old daughter began having nightmares … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR SEPT. 23: GUILLERMO DEL TORO ON ‘THE FALL’ VAMPIRES

Guillermo Del Toro Says ‘The Fall’ Vampires ‘Don’t Sparkle’ Source: MTV Guillermo del Toro is a jolly fellow. You’ll be 20 minutes into a conversation filled with jokey repartee and his self-deprecating asides, and you’ll think: This is the guy who unleashed a swarm of killer cockroaches on a city … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 5TH: THE FALL, HUGO AWARD WINNERS, AND YA VS CHILDREN’S BOOKS

Book Review: The Fall by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan By Lisa Damian at Seattle Pi The Fall is the second installment in the vampire trilogy by Academy Award winning director Guillermo del Toro and bestselling thriller novelist Chuck Hogan. The two authors had readers on the edge of … Continue reading

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BOOKS NEWS: SMART CHICKS TOUR, GUILLERMO DEL TORO NOVEL, SCI-FI NOVELS & TERRY PRATCHETT AWARD

SMART CHICKS KICK IT TOUR September 2010 Tour – 12 Cities – 6 Authors/city All YA Paranormal – On Tour, Our Way Author tours are usually organized by the publisher. All we have to do is show up, which is great, but we started thinking maybe we’d like to try … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS: HARRY POTTER WRAPS, DAVID YATES DIRECTING HOBBIT, SAM RAIMI’S OZ, HUGH JACKMAN IN REAL STEEL

Source: mtvblog HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HOLLOWS WRAP SHOOTING It’s never easy bringing a much-loved novel to the big screen. When it’s a seven book saga that has captured the imagination of the entire world, it’s pretty close to impossible. Yet the many actors and directors who have brought … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS PART 1 JUNE 9TH THE HOBBIT, INDIANA JONES 5, TRANSFORMERS 3 & WOLFMAN

Guillermo del Toro Comments More on Hobbit Departure My commitment to the project demanded enormous sacrifices both in personal and professional terms. The consequences of which will ripple for years. I relocated my entire life and family to New Zealand and first came on board in 2008. So- while the … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR JUNE 7TH: DEL TORO’S LAST MESSAGE ON THE HOBBIT, SPLICE AND MORE

GUILLERMO DEL TORO GIVES ONE LAST UPDATE ON THE HOBBIT Source:geektyrant.com As you all know by now Guillermo del Toro has left The Hobbit film production to go out and work on the several other films that he wants to get into production. This is all because of MGM financial … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS: SPLICE

Sarah Polley on Being the Bad Mommy of ‘Splice’ On Elsa being an actor’s dream role: It was the best character I’ve ever read for a woman. I’ve never wanted to play a part that badly. What’s great about her is there is something very human and damaged about her, … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR 1 JUNE: PETER JACKSON, THE HOBBIT & CPT AMERICA

PETER JACKSON WOULD DIRECT THE HOBBIT FILMS…IF HE CAN WORK IT OUT Source: GeekTyrant As you might have heard, yesterday Guillermo Del Toro dropped out as the director of the two Hobbit films that are still waiting for the greenlight from MGM. Del Toro, had to leave to persue the … Continue reading

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GUILLERMO DEL TORO EXITS “THE HOBBIT”

GUILLERMO DEL TORO EXITS “THE HOBBIT” Source: Examiner.com The ongoing financial follies at M-G-M, once the unchallenged king of Golden Age Hollywood movie studios, have claimed another victim. Variety, The Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision Blog and Deadline Hollywood all confirm that Guillermo del Toro, visionary director of “Hellboy” and “Pan’s … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR MAY 28 PT 1: NEW SPIDERMAN, THE HOBBIT & PRINCE OF PERSIA REVIEW

Source: Film Junk THE NEW SPIDERMAN IS DOWN TO TWO CHOICES With Tobey Maguire out of the picture, Sony has been left to find a new star for their Spider-Man reboot. The reboot is being directed by Marc Webb and is going to be in 3-D. Today sources are saying … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR MARCH 22ND, PART 1: AVATAR SEQUELS, REPO MEN, THE HOBBIT, HARRY POTTER SET FIRE, AND MORE

Those rumors about Avatar 5? Sam Worthington explains by Fred Topel at Sci Fi Wire After the success of Avatar, James Cameron has been teasing fans with vague hints about his next films. There could be an Avatar sequel, but Cameron says the deals need to be worked out with … Continue reading

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IAN MCKELLEN TALKS GANDALF THE GREY IN ‘THE HOBBIT’

by Joe Utichi on rottentomatoes.com Sir Ian McKellen is spending the week at the San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain. RT sat down with McKellen to discuss the award and his work. Of course, as Guillermo del Toro readies to direct ‘The Hobbit’ we couldn’t help but look to the … Continue reading

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GUILLERMO DEL TORO TO MAKE SCARY ANIMATED FILMS WITH DISNEY

by Venkman on stumbleupon.com Some awesome news that blew up today over at the Disney convention currently going on. Guillermo Del Toro is teaming up with Disney to “create new animated films full of chills and thrills for audiences of all ages.” He is launching a new animation label to … Continue reading

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RON PERLMAN: IT WOULD BE NICE TO APPEAR IN ‘THE HOBBIT’

by Charles Mihelich on collider.com Charles Mihelich had a chance to speak with Ron Perlman.  Perlman talked about not being interested in what people say on the internet and never reading blogs because he doesn’t want anyone to dictate his own opinion of himself and his craft.  It came as … Continue reading

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THE HOBBIT MOVIES IN 3D

geektyrant.com has the scoop on The Hobbit going 3d: We have heard talk about the The Hobbit films being made in 3D, but we have received no reliable confirmation on if it was actually going to happen. Well, Jim over at Marketsaw gives us his guarantee that The Hobbit films … Continue reading

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DANIEL RADCLIFFE IN ‘THE HOBBIT’?

by LA Times Who will star as Bilbo Baggins in ‘The Hobbit’? You can cross one name off the list: Daniel Radcliffe. He says he has no interest in any new project with “any wizards in it.” “I’d have to say, ‘Thanks but no thanks,’ not that anyone has asked … Continue reading

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