THE HISTORY OF FANTASY. Not to be confused with science-fiction, which is predominantly drawn from modern technology and a writers projections of the future, fantasy is a culmination of ideas that returns us to, and utilises, the history and mythology of many different cultures.

Science fiction can be seen as a future-fantasy, and this is why generally both genres can be found on adjoining shelves in the bookstore. Indeed, a few authors have managed to obscure the lines between these similar genres. Terry Brook... continue reading


I would first like to send out my thoughts and prayers to the victims and their families of the horrendous movie theatre shooting in Aurora, CO. I wa...


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Oh boy, my cup runneth over this week!


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It sounds like a bad idea, and it certainly isn''t the best movie you''ll see this year, but all things considered, you could do a lot worse.


A romantic action comedy...with zombies! Seriously.


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Hello everyone and welcome to this special New Year edition of the Journal. I just want to let people know that a magazine called “The Cheers” has tak...


The very worst in cheese, brought to you by a delusional egomaniac. Aren't you glad you stuck around?


No gold in these thar hills, folks....


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Welcome back, welcome back. As I said last time, well be returning to the movies this week with a look at a particular favourite of mine -


It might make good chum....


Sing along! "It's the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgeraaaa....", wait, no...it's the Antonia Graza. There's a difference! Really!


Ever wanted to see Greenpeace play Ghostbuster? Ghost Rig can provide.


If your travel agent books you in Weaver, it's time to get a new travel agent.


Believe it or not, you\'ve already seen Demon Slayer. Find out why right here.


A direct to video horror title that's actually good, actually scary, but with almost no blood? A surprise in a DVD case.


There have been a lot of really good movies made over the last several years. There are a lot of bad ones, too. And while I try to simply ignore the b...
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