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Big Brother has been killed, finally, and Lynda Hawryluk (lyndahawryluk) offers commentary: 146 housemates, 8 seasons and countless amounts of phone calls and SMS votes later, Big Brother is finally over. And it took two people to euthanaise it. Two people effectively killed off a tried...

Considering I didn't love Batman Begins, I wondered at the wisdom of going to see The Dark Knight, but when Cas said we should, I didn't have anything to turn it down with and so I found myself standing in a line on Sunday evening...

That's the official trailer for Watchmen. It has a Smashing Pumpkins song. Personally, there's not much to say about it: it's a mash up of images that has the same feel as 300 did, and that film was pretty goddamn awful, not to mention racist. I...

Last night I sat round and watched Rashomon, Akira Kurosawa's ninety fifty film based off the short story, 'In a Bamboo Grove' by Ryunosuke Akutagawa, and staring Toshiro Mifune and Takashi Shimura, both of who would star in a number of Kurosawa's films throughout the...

Finished the novel last night, and have been kicking back ignoring things since. Going to give it one more read through, clean up tonight and tomorrow, then off to the agent it goes. At the end, I reckon it's come out alright, this book. The fold...

From Ellen Datlow (ellen_datlow): I've just found out that Tom Disch committed suicide in his apartment on July 4th. He was found by a friend who lives a few blocks away. I'm shocked, saddened, but not very surprised. Tom had been depressed for several years and was...