Fans Remember Science Fiction Author Andre Norton

Andre Norton

Andre Norton

March 17, 2015 was the tenth anniversary of the death of Andre Norton.  Norton, born Alice Mary Norton in 1912, was only able to break into genre fiction in the 1930s and 1940s by writing under masculine pseudonyms like Andrew North and Andre Norton.  The Andre name stuck and she was forever known by that name afterward.  One of the most prestigious science fiction writing awards is named for her. Continue reading


First Trailer for “Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens” Now Available

Disney has released a sneak peak at the new Star Wars movie set to come out next year. Let’s be honest, folks: this is obviously just a rough cut. People are already mocking the video online but a lot of Star Wars fans are really pumped after having watched this. It looks like they will include a lot of memes from the old movies and some of the online games. The movie IS the product placement!

Marvel UK Releases buzz clips for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

If you have not yet bought your copy of Guardians of the Galaxy (which was released on November 24) you can browse some clips of what you are missing at the SF Fandom Disney/Pixar Movie Forum. Cool videos include what the dance off really should have looked like (way to go Lee Pace!) and a look at how Bradley Cooper brought Rocket to life. You can join the forums for free but all new members are moderated (you have to wait to be approved). Only registered members can post comments but anyone can watch the videos. BTW – they have a GALAXY LOAD of free online Scifi and Fantasy movies that you can watch there.

New Tolkien Fan Film Explores The Imagination

Fans of J.R.R. Tolkien, hobbits, and elves everywhere are going to love this free scifi movie. It is a fantasy film biography that shows you the world Tolkien imagined from his point of view. This is an incredible work of art in its own right, made on a shoestring budget (as most independent films are). Congratulations to Nye Green and crew on a job done well!

Read a review on Tolkien Studies on the Web.