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NEVER LET ME GO BY KAZUO ISHIGURO: BOOK REVIEW

Kazuo Ishiguro Never Let Me Go Review brought to you by OBS staff member Erin Summary: All children should believe they are special. But the students of Hailsham, an elite school in the English countryside, are so special that visitors shun them, and only by rumor and the occasional fleeting … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR OCTOBER 3RD: GAIL CARRIGER, LAUREN KATE, KAZUO ISHIGURO, AND WHEEL OF TIME EXCERPT

Gail Carriger explains why her heroine has no soul By Kelly Faircloth at io9 Gail Carriger mashes up urban fantasy, steampunk, and Victorian gothics in her Parasol Protectorate series. She explains what inspired the series, how she arrived at her soulless protagonist, and what’s next for her heroine. Carriger’s series … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 29TH: MORIARTY CAST, STAR WARS IN 3D, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, CAPTAIN AMERICA, AND MUCH MORE

Exclusive: We Know Who Is Gonna Play Dr. Moriarty In Sherlock Holmes 2! By El Mayimbe at Latino Review So what’s up with Sherlock Holmes 2? It was just announced that actor Stephen Fry Fry will join the returning Robert Downey Jr. (Holmes) and Jude Law (Watson). Fry will play … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR SEPT 13 PART 1: R.I.P KEVIN MCCARTHY, STAR TREK AND JJ ABRAMS AND MORE!

Kevin McCarthy, Star of ‘Body Snatchers’ Original, Dies at 96 Source: bloomberg.com Kevin McCarthy, the actor best known as the star of “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” the classic 1956 science-fiction film about humans taken over by giant seed pods from outer space, has died. He was 96. He died … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS SEPT. 11TH: HEREAFTER, RESIDENT EVIL, PRIEST, OBLIVION & NEVER LET ME GO

First trailer for Hereafter looks supernaturally good blastr.com: “Hereafter” tells the story of three people who are touched by death in different ways. George (Matt Damon) is a blue-collar American who has a special connection to the afterlife. On the other side of the world, Marie (Cecile De France), a … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR JUNE 18TH, PART 1: PLAN 9, REMAKES, ‘NEVER LET ME GO’, AND AVATAR DESIGN ART

Plan 9 From Outer Space Being Converted to 3D from Uncle Creepy at Dread Central San Diego-based 3D production and conversion studio PassmoreLab has some big plans. The company is about to take the Ed Wood, Jr. zombie “classic” Plan 9 From Outer Space, which was colorized a couple of … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR MAY 30TH: SCIENCE IN SCI FI, VAMPIRE DIARIES, AND REAL BOOK LOVERS READ SCI FI

Can I get some Science with my Fiction? By Matthew S. Dent I’ve been thinking about what precisely science-fiction is. It covers a great deal of subgenres, some of which I’ve written in. But the fundamental idea behind it is in the name, I think. Science-fiction. Equal measures of each. … Continue reading

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