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Penny Dreadful

SFX's high priestess of horror

2 mins read
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May 2020

RAMSEY CAMPBELL

A lifetime of fear: meet British horror’s elder statesman

4 mins read
SFX
May 2020

LA NOIRE

PENNY DREADFUL HAS A SPIN-OFF SERIES, RETURNING WITH A NOIR TALE SET IN 1938 LOS ANGELES THAT’S STEEPED IN THE SUPERNATURAL. CREATOR JOHN LOGAN WELCOMES US TO THE CITY OF ANGELS…

8 mins read
SFX
May 2020

WRITER EXCLUSIVE - Island Life

The Third Day mixes The Wicker Man, Rosemary’s Baby and Don’t Look Now

3 mins read
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May 2020

ROCKET MAN

ACTOR BILLY CAMPBELL LOOKS BACK ON BRINGING DAVE STEVENS’S HEROIC COMIC BOOK CREATION,THE ROCKETEER,TO LIFE

7 mins read
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May 2020

STAR LIGHT, STAR BRIGHT

THIRD TIME’S THE CHARM FOR THE LIVE ACTION VERSION OF DC COMICS’ STARGIRL, AS BREC BASSINGER CRASHES ONTO SCREENS FOR A NEW SERIES OF ADVENTURES. WE SPEAK TO SHOWRUNNER GEOFF JOHNS

8 mins read
SFX
May 2020

SOME LIKE IT HOTH

IT’S 40 YEARS SINCE THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK REDEFINED WHAT A BLOCKBUSTER SEQUEL COULD BE. HERE’S WHY THE ORIGINAL TRILOGY’S MIDDLE INSTALMENT IS STILL THE BEST…

10 mins read
SFX
May 2020

JUST LIKE HEAVEN

IT’S TAKEN 30 YEARS FOR SCI-FI COMEDY TO HIT OUR SCREENS, BUT IT’S NEVER BEEN MORE TIMELY, AS CREATOR GREG DANIELS EXPLAINS

5 mins read
SFX
May 2020

Going It Alone - SHOWRUNNER EXCLUSIVE

Harley Quinn stars in her own anarchic animated comedy series

4 mins read
SFX
May 2020

AUTHOR EXCLUSIVE - You Save The World, Then What?

How Divergent’s Veronica Roth has matured for Chosen Ones

3 mins read
SFX
May 2020

THE WIZARD OF OZ

A TEACHER IS ACTUALLY AN ALIEN VISITOR IN THE STRANGER, AUSTRALIA’S FIRST SCIENCE FICTION TV SERIES, WHICH HAS NOW BEEN UNEARTHED FROM THE ARCHIVES

6 mins read
SFX
April 2020

THE COD DELUSION

RED DWARF HAS GONE FEATURE-LENGTH BUT THIS IS DEFINITELY NOT A MOVIE. SFX JOINS CREATOR DOUG NAYLOR, THE BOYS FROM THE DWARF AND A NEW LITTER OF CATS ON A MISSION TO FIND “THE PROMISED LAND”…

10+ mins read
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April 2020

Undying Love

The original female vampire Carmilla returns to the screen… or does she?

4 mins read
SFX
April 2020

THE WONDER YEARS

AS ROBIN CELEBRATES 80 YEARS OF TIGHTS AND FIGHTS WE PAY TRIBUTE TO THE ULTIMATE COMIC BOOK SIDEKICK

9 mins read
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April 2020

JUPITER MOON

BRITAIN’S FIRST SCI-FI SOAP WENT INTO ORBIT 30 YEARS AGO AS THE CENTREPIECE OF ILL-FATED SATELLITE NETWORK BSB. SFX LOOKS BACK AT WHAT WAS DUBBED “CROSSROADS IN SPACE”

7 mins read
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April 2020

MUTANT REHAB

AFTER YEARS STUCK IN MOVIE PURGATORY, THE NEW MUTANTS IS FINALLY SEEING THE LIGHT OF DAY. WE ASK DIRECTOR JOSH BOONE WHY IT TOOK SO LONG

6 mins read
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April 2020

DOCTOR SLEEP

Returning to old haunts

4 mins read
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April 2020

AVENGING THE AVENGERS

WHAT WAS STANLEY KUBRICK’S INDIRECT ROLE IN THE FAILURE OF A FILM BASED ON A BELOVED FRANCHISE?

10 mins read
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April 2020

LUKE EVANS

Cinema’s bad boy is taking to the stage to tour his new album

4 mins read
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April 2020

ANTHONY HOROWITZ

How the British author rebooted teenage secret agent Alex Rider

4 mins read
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April 2020

SILENT FRIGHT

A QUIET PLACE MADE A LOT OF NOISE. NOW JOHN KRASINSKI RETURNS TO DIRECT A QUIET PLACE PART II, AS EMILY BLUNT’S BEREAVED NEW MUM ONCE AGAIN BATTLES SOUND-SENSITIVE ALIENS

7 mins read
SFX
March 2020

HOMEWARD BOUND

VOYAGER debuted on 16 January 1995 with “Caretaker,” the two-hour series premiere that catapulted the crew of the USS Voyager (as well as the crew of a Maquis ship) over 70,000 light-years away from home – marooning them in the Delta Quadrant and faced with an epic journey back to our solar system. Seven years and 172 episodes later, they finally returned to Earth. SFX opened hailing frequencies and caught up with some of the show’s key players to celebrate the show’s 25th anniversary

10+ mins read
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March 2020

EMPIRE GAMES

YOUNG LOVERS ARE TORN APART BY RACISM IN MALORIE BLACKMAN’S ALTERNATE-WORLD YA NOVEL NOUGHTS + CROSSES. PRODUCER PREETHI MAVAHALLI TELLS US HOW THEY BROUGHT IT TO THE SCREEN

7 mins read
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March 2020

The Gospel Of Jean-Luc

Star Trek: Picard is here, and our hailing frequencies are open…

4 mins read
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March 2020

Shoot To Kill

Brazilian co-directors Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles take aim in Bacurau

4 mins read
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March 2020

DIESEL POWER RED

VIN DIESEL POWERS UP AS THE SUPER-SOLDIER BLOODSHOT, HELL-BENT ON REVENGE IN THE FIRST EVER LIVE-ACTION VALIANT COMICS-BASED FEATURE FILM. DIRECTOR DAVE WILSON TALKS ABOUT HIS THREE-YEAR MISSION TO BRING THE HERO TO LIFE

6 mins read
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March 2020

Branching Out

Lynn Renee Maxcy, the writer of new interactive film The Complex, explains why “Bandersnatch” was a gift

3 mins read
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March 2020

AIDAN GILLEN

He’s back to explore Area 51 and Roswell in Project Blue Book

4 mins read
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March 2020

CALIFORNIA DREAMING

ALEX GARLAND DOWNSIZES TO THE SMALL SCREEN AND FINDS HIS NARRATIVE PERFECT FIT IN SILICON VALLEY TECH-THRILLER

6 mins read
SFX
March 2020

Going Back To The Wells

The latest take on HG Wells’s classic the war of the worlds favours weighty socio-political themes over martian heat-rays. SFX meets the cast and crew of Fox’s uncomfortably realistic sci-fi epic

6 mins read
SFX
March 2020