Shattered Dreams

Shattered Dreams: Interview with debut author Ulff Lehmann German born but English writing author, Ulff Lehmann, was raised reading, almost any and everything, from the classic Greek to Roman to Germanic myths to more appropriate fiction for children his age. Initially devouring books in his native language, he switched to reading English books during a …

Review: Song (The Manhunters Book 1)

In just a few short weeks, Jesse Teller will publish the second book of the Manhunters series. This is the perfect time to grab book one, Song. The beautifully stylized covers of The Manhunters don't reveal the depths or origins of the story, they just invite you in so nicely. The creative work of Jenny Zemanek …

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls : Publishing Gold on Kickstarter

The most successful publishing campaign in Kickstarter history, Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls is a collection of illustrated stories that celebrate extraordinary women. I stumbled across this project doing research for another book event, and discovered the perfect gift for my niece and nephew ages 8 and 9. Despite the title, these volumes are …

A Wizard’s Forge: SciFantasy by A.M. Justice

A Wizard's Forge: Book One of the Woern Saga is SciFantasy that explores belief, brutality, and an unknown race that begets power upon a young woman who has been forged first by teaching, then by slavery, then a war between kingdoms. What becomes of us when we are shaped by events? There isn't always a …

“Loving Vincent” is an Animated Masterpiece…

A work of passion worthy of Van Gogh... This film is everything audiences expected and so much more. The world at large will get the film in just 24 hours. Release is immenient on our favorite retailers set for tomorrow, January 26, 2018. Yes, I have my pre-order in. Will more animated film makers take inspiration …

The Shape of Water: A Dark Fantasy Film

It is a story of friendship and love, and it is a story of magic and of hatred. Once again, and by his own words, directory Guillermo del Toro has delivered us a fairy tale. Those of us that have longed for a story with the power and intensity of Pan's Labyrinth have been rewarded for our patience once more. Be sure and watch the trailer below in case you missed it.

Hollywood’s Affair with the Frankenstein Complex: AI & Films

The premise of the AI Frankenstein Complex, that the creation will turn on the creator, has been a staple trope of science fiction movies and books for decades. The fascinating idea of robots developing self-awareness, and either helping or turning on humanity, is apparent in films

Okja: A gentle giant and the girl who raised her…

A stunning new film from director Bong Joon Ho is coming on June 28, 2017 to Netflix. The latest high profile film from the network is a South Korean/English creation, described as a mash up of Babe, E.T., and My Neighbor Totoro, Okja is the story of friendship between a unique creature and young girl, of the evil of corporate villainy, and the question of sentience.

Yarnsworld: The Beautiful and Haunting Tales of Benedict Patrick

Benedict Patrick evokes a sense of quiet dread and a very subtle uneasiness that seems to seep under your skin as you read... Yarnsworld. Where Fantasy meets folklore and exquisite stories emerge wound through and through with ancient tales. The imagination found here is rich, evoking the beginnings of mankind amongst the legends and myth …

“Voldemort: Origins of the Heir”

Independent Fan Film creating a new Harry Potter fan freak-out... "Voldemort: Origins of the Heir" is a non-profit fan film, inspired by the Harry Potter universe. The idea was born while re-reading the sixth book of the saga, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince." "We wondered:What made Tom Riddle become Voldemort? What happened in those …

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