Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson


With the gap between books, I had forgotten just how epic Brandon Sanderson’s Stormlight Archive is. The perfect blend of world-building, drama, character development, and cinematic action sequences. It’s more than that, though. Words of Radiance, like its predecessor, is basically three full-length novels in one. And on top of that, it is also a […]

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Trailer for “BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea” Episode Two Released


The trailer for Bioshock Infinite’s second story DLC just went live today. It’s…definitely going to be good! It’s spoilerific, obviously, so I won’t say much here. Just watch the video, unless you haven’t played Bioshock Infinite or Burial at Sea yet. (And if you haven’t, do so!) No release date has been announced yet, but […]

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The Night of the Doctor: Doctor Who Mini-Episode Featuring Paul McGann


The BBC just released a Doctor Who episode in the lead-up to the November 23 airing of the 50th anniversary special (The Day of the Doctor). The short, which is just under seven minutes long, features the return of Paul McGann as the eighth Doctor. You can find the short, which is called The Night […]

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Television and Movie News for August 2, 2013


Patrick Rothfuss’s Kingkiller Chronicle (including all three books, from The Name of the Wind to the upcoming The Doors of Stone) has been optioned by New Regency Productions and Fox Television. Who will play the twelfth incarnation of The Doctor? The BBC will be announcing it Sunday, August 4th in a show called Doctor Who Live: […]

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Cold Days by Jim Butcher


This is the sequel to Changes that you’ve been waiting for. While Ghost Story was an eerie intermission after the explosive events of Changes, a clever opportunity to step back and do some character development and world building, Butcher’s latest rises back up to the same level of high-octane storytelling. It’s intense, full of action […]

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Terry Pratchett Announces New Discworld Novel “Raising Steam”


This just in from Terry Pratchett’s Twitter profile, a new Discworld novel by the name of Raising Steam is currently in the works. There is some speculation as to whether this is the long-expected third book in the Moist von Lipwig character arc, which Pratchett had previously announced as being called Raising Taxes or if […]

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A Memory of Light Review


The end is finally here. Some of you have been waiting more than twenty years for this book, and others less. Either way, the fourteenth and final installment in The Wheel of Time has finally been released to the world. The much-anticipated Last Battle certainly lives up to expectations, spanning the majority of the book, […]

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Sword & Laser Interviews Patrick Rothfuss and Jim Butcher


Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt of the Sword & Laser podcast recently interviewed a couple of notable fantasy authors in their latest two episodes. Jim Butcher, author of The Dresden Files and The Codex Alera, and Patrick Rothfuss, known for his Kingkiller Chronicle. Butcher has a new Dresden installment coming out in a matter of […]

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Disney Acquires Lucasfim, Will Release New Star Wars Film in 2015


Burbank, CA and San Francisco, CA, October 30, 2012 — The Walt Disney Company has acquired Lucasfilm, in its entirety, for $4.05 billion. The deal includes special effects giants Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound. Disney intends to release Star Wars: Episode 7 sometime in 2015, kicking off a new trilogy with a long […]

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Trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey


For those who missed it, the trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is online. The film is scheduled for a December 14, 2012 release, with the latter two parts being released in the subsequent years.

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