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Fantastic Science Fiction: The Quirky Queue FANTASTIC PLANET Film Review

By at May 5, 2012 | 8:10 am | 2 Comments

Fantastic Science Fiction: The Quirky Queue FANTASTIC PLANET Film Review

5 / 5 stars The brilliant, albeit angry, author Harlan Ellison has often ranted about the difference between science fiction and sci-fi. According to Ellison, the term "sci-fi" denotes a dumbing down of the genre. This has become apparent in the recent rash of blockbuster "sci-fi" films that rehash and regurgitate great ideas in simplified form for younger audiences, more...

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Free DVD Giveaway: DESPICABLE ME

By at December 13, 2010 | 10:33 pm | 8 Comments

Free DVD Giveaway: DESPICABLE ME

THIS CONTEST HAS ENDED. We can only accept those entries submitted by the deadline, so if you entered on time, best of luck! We'll contact the lucky winners as soon as they're selected. Thank you for entering and Merry Christmas! ORIGINAL POST Here's something you might not have expected: Universal's hit Despicable Me is the 10th biggest animated film in box office more...

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Cool Shorts from the onedotzero Festival

By at August 7, 2010 | 2:10 pm | 0 Comment

Cool Shorts from the onedotzero Festival

This fall at London's BFI Southbank, the 14th edition of the onedotzero festival will take place, a celebration of the moving image "from the offbeat to the radical," as fest PR says, featuring some pretty interesting material. Much of the work is heavily technology- and music-focused -- geek-out categories include "Robotica" and "Code Warriors" -- but the more...

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20 Animated Films in Oscar Contention

By at November 16, 2009 | 12:58 am | 0 Comment

20 Animated Films in Oscar Contention

Attention fans of animated film: Late last week, Variety weighed the odds on the 20 animated movies of 2009 eligible for the five Best Animated Film Oscar nominations. Disney / Pixar's Up is a guarantee. Monsters vs.  Aliens will probably grab one (big box office plus generally happy critics), as will Coraline (above). What about the rest? Something mainstream more...

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