Fantasy

2014: The Year of Diversity in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Looking back at 2014, you can sum it up in one word: diversity. The world of science fiction and fantasy saw diversity not only in the voices that found success, definitively turning the page on 2013’s chainmail binkinigate, but also in the means of production. While the metaphysical themes so vital to SF continued their conquest of the mainstream, it ...

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12 NEW Harry Potter Stories! A Special Holiday Gift from J.K. Rowling

You don’t have to celebrate Christmas to know that this winter is the most magical time of the year, thanks to J.K. Rowling. In a newsletter to the members of Harry Potter fan-site Pottermore, J.K. Rowling announced that she will release 12 new stories expanding on the wizarding world on the site on the 12 days leading up to Christmas. ...

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George Lucas “Strange Magic” trades Sci-fi for Fantasy (Video)

George Lucas trades sci-fi for fantasy in ‘Strange Magic’ musical trailer Who says all quests worth watching happen in space? Filmmaker George Lucas brings the hero’s journey into the forest with his madcap musical fairy adventure, due out in January 2015. CLICK THIS LINK FOR THE FULL ARTICLE FROM CNET Richard PaulAvid Science Fiction & Fantasy Lover. Big fan of ...

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – Official Main Trailer

Seriously Can’t wait for this! Richard PaulAvid Science Fiction & Fantasy Lover. Big fan of comics as well. Prefer the dark side to the light. That’s just how I roll. http://scifant.com

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FINAL FANTASY 15’S OPEN WORLD IS GORGEOUS AND MASSIVE

Dinosaurs? Final Fantasy 15’s Open-World Looks Massive, Has Dinosaurs – Ve3d.com http://news.google.com Sun, 02 Nov 2014 01:40:33 GMT iDigitalTimes.comFinal Fantasy 15’s Open-World Looks Massive, Has DinosaursVe3d.comThe 10-minute-long clip starts with four player characters in a car, driving along a country road, passing what may be the first gas station in Final Fantasy history. … Read more … Richard PaulAvid Science ...

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Magic by Jamie Schultz – Fantasy Book Critic

Magic by Jamie Schultz – Fantasy Book Critic http://fantasybookcritic.blogspot.com/ Tue, 14 Oct 2014 21:00:00 -0700 Max Gladstone’s Craft Sequence books are an incredible example of magic that is basically structured as a rigidly-ordered legal system, resulting in it providing the technological foundation for entire societies, and it works … Read more …   Richard PaulAvid Science Fiction & Fantasy Lover. ...

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New George R.R. Martin book offers “Game of Thrones” back story

  Martin’s new book, released this week, is “The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones,” 300 pages of back story and original artwork by the some of the world’s top fantasy illustrators. He agreed to the companion volume in 2006 and expected it would take just a couple of years. Naturally, ...

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Epic Air New Zealand Middle Earth Safety Video

Perhaps Epic is too small a word!   Richard PaulAvid Science Fiction & Fantasy Lover. Big fan of comics as well. Prefer the dark side to the light. That’s just how I roll. http://scifant.com

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Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Bring Smaug To Life

A new behind-the-scenes video from “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” has arrived online, showing what exactly Cumberbatch went through in order to become the menacing dragon mentioned in the title. He appears only toward the end of “Desolation of Smaug,” but the scenes between Bilbo Baggins and the slumbering, snarling, scaly sky-serpent are among the most memorable not just ...

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