Ray Harryhausen, the pioneer of stop-motion animation, has died at the age of 92. The Fire Wire has a nice story about him, as well as a film clip of one of his more famous movies, Jason and the Argonauts. This 1963 film may seem dated set against today’s technology, but back then it was considered cutting edge!
Stephen King’s massive door-stopper Under the Dome is soon to be a television show. Tor.com explains why this new trailer could be a prequel for Battlestar Galactica! My only problem with turning this into a TV show is that if you’ve read the book and you know exactly what the dome is, what’s the point in reliving it all over again? Oh well, millions will watch, I’m sure. Check out the trailer here.
Old and new Star Trek Spock actors, Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto, are pretty funny in this ad for Audi, via The Fire Wire. That’s all I’m going to say, just click here to watch!
Lauren Beukes’ latest novel The Shining Girls hits shelves next month, and it’s on my “to read” list for sure. It’s the story of a time-travelling serial killer! Entertainment Weekly‘s Shelf Life has the new trailer, and boy is it creepy…Click here to watch now!
Wired.com’s The Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy has an interview with author Joe Hill about being the son of Stephen King, among other juicy tidbits. His new novel NOS4A2 has just come out, as you may know, so he talks about that, too. I’ll admit I haven’t listened to it yet (it’s over two hours long), but I will soon.
In yet more Stephen King news, his novel 11/22/63 has also been optioned for TV. Read the Fire Wire article here.
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