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It appears that you're either going to love or hate District 9 based on your ability to get behind the pseudo documentary narrative device that is used in the film, or not. Personally, I liked the style, though I thought it dropped off in the...

Jeff and Ann Vandermeer have put together a collection of flash fiction for charity, entitled Last Drink Bird Head. It will be available, I believe, at the World Fantasy Convention, and looks like it'll be a neat little thing in content and object. Below is...

I've always had a bit of a love hate with Terry Gilliam. On one hand, I don't get the hype, and a lot of his films I simply haven't enjoyed. On the other hand, there's the imagery, and the set designs, and I really dig...

I saw Luc Besson's Le Dernier Combat years ago, shortly after Leon was released, and he was enjoying a moment of respectability (before the Fifth Element and Joan of Arc did away with that, and he went on to write such films as the Transporter)....

In the last couple of days I've been hearing stories about women's boxing become recognised in the Olympic Games. When I first heard of it, I thought, that's cool: another small step in equality. Sweet. I didn't think there would be anything beyond that to...

No longer stealing your credit cards, no longer teasing you with a slinky night gown, no longer offering you a way to spend a quite five or ten minutes while your loved one is watching Bert Newton, no longer the site you wish I had...