Author Archives: Cheryl Eddy

Feast Your Eyes on This Stunning Fantasy Art From the Final Book in Marie Brennan’s Lady Trent Series

The final book in Marie Brennan’s epic Lady Trent Memoirs series, Within the Sanctuary of Wings, is out this week, and we’ve got a sneak peek at Todd Lockwood’s gorgeous illustrations. One word: DRAGONS! (Other stuff happens in the book, too, but… dragons!)

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At Last, a Crucial Fact About the Age of Knights Can Be Revealed (Hilariously)

Sure, you think you know medieval history. But Jake Mahaffy’s A.D. 1363, the End of Chivalry offers an illuminating glimpse at the precise moment knights decided to throw in the towel and stop a) rescuing people and b) wearing so much goddamn metal all over their bodies. Have a look:

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Imagine if Aliens Really Landed on the Night of Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds Broadcast

Only, not how Welles described them on October 30, 1938 to thousands of petrified radio listeners. These peaceful aliens—blessed with a majestic sense of timing—touch down in a much quieter place, and are seen by just a handful of witnesses, chiefly a small boy whose curiosity overtakes any fear he might feel. That’s…

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Acclaimed Director Ang Lee May Direct Long-Awaited Clone Thriller Gemini Man

In Hollywood, there are certain projects that have been spinning their wheels for years. They still have promise, but the right elements just haven’t come together to actually push them into production. One such title is scifi thriller Gemini Man—which has new life thanks to an A-list director.

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10 Things to Watch, Read, and Eat to Get Mentally Prepared for the New Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks returns to the airwaves in one month. ONE MONTH! After 26 years! While you wait out these last few weeks, get fully prepared for the craziness to come by completely immersing yourself in a Twin Peaks state of mind. We’ve got a list of suggested re-watches, forgotten pop culture nuggets, and more.

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The Airwaves Are Haunted in the Creepy Dark Signal Trailer

The trailer for Dark Signal piqued our interest for two reasons: one, it’s produced by Neil Marshall (The Descent, Game of Thrones). And two, we can’t resist horror movies that are set in and/or around radio stations. The Fog! Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2! Pontypool! And now… Dark Signal:

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Hulu Orders a Pilot for a Locke & Key Adaptation From the Director of Doctor Strange

At 2011’s San Diego Comic-Con, a lucky few got to see the first attempt at a TV adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’s cult-favorite IDW horror fantasy comic. That pilot never got picked up, but Locke & Key has been playing the second-chance sweepstakes ever since—and it looks to have paid off.

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All the Reasons Why John Carpenter’s Cult Classic They Live Is as Timely as Ever

In 2015, John Carpenter called They Livea documentary.” Though his cult classic is nearly 30 years old, its themes of surveillance, income inequality, and the sinking suspicion that the people in charge are way more sinister than we ever realized still feel very potent. A new short doc examines why.

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All the Reasons Why John Carpenter’s Cult Classic They Live Is as Timely as Ever

In 2015, John Carpenter called They Livea documentary.” Though his cult classic is nearly 30 years old, its themes of surveillance, income inequality, and the sinking suspicion that the people in charge are way more sinister than we ever realized still feel very potent. A new short doc examines why.

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US Viewers Can Finally See the Legendary, Pants-Wettingly Scary British Mockumentary Ghostwatch 

On Halloween 1992, the BBC aired Ghostwatch, a 90-minute special presented as a live, scientific investigation of a haunted house. It was, of course, strictly a faux doc—but it still managed to confuse more than a few viewers who believed they were watching real terrors caught on tape.

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US Viewers Can Finally See the Legendary, Pants-Wettingly Scary British Mockumentary Ghostwatch 

On Halloween 1992, the BBC aired Ghostwatch, a 90-minute special presented as a live, scientific investigation of a haunted house. It was, of course, strictly a faux doc—but it still managed to confuse more than a few viewers who believed they were watching real terrors caught on tape.

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The Survivalist Trailer Shows Why There’s No Such Thing as a Peaceful Post-Apocalypse

Which character does the title of The Survivalist refer to? At first glance, it appears to be the man played by Martin McCann (who’s simply listed as “survivalist” in the movie credits). But the mother-daughter duo (Olwen Fouere and Mia Goth) clearly have their post-apocalypse plan on lock, too.

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The 10 Absolute Worst Aliens to Be Abducted By

Earth can be shitty. Sometimes, being whisked away by a passing starship sounds like a pretty good idea. However—it completely depends on who’s behind the controls. Hanging with the Arrival heptapods would be pretty chill. Being shanghaied by any of the following kidnap-happy aliens, however, would not.

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A Mad King Consumes Everything in Search of Meaning in This Surreal Scifi Short

In Jakob Schmidt’s Planemah, an impatient king becomes obsessed with a philosophical query that drives him beyond the edge of madness—and into a place of extreme intergalactic turmoil.

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The Crew Sends Their Last Messages to Earth in These Eerie New Alien: Covenant Promos

We’re just over a month away from Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant, a film that’s built its marketing strategy not just on teasers and trailers, but viral clips (like “Meet Walter,” an intro to the movie’s android). The latest are a pair of transmissions to Earth from two Covenant crew members.

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The Leftovers Is Back, and Doomsday Is Coming

The previous seasons of The Leftovers focused on the devastating aftereffects of the Departure, an event that altered reality and coaxed some mighty strange behavior from those left behind. Season three began last night, and instead of looking back, the world is now looking ahead—to the end.

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The Leftovers Is Back, and Doomsday Is Coming

The previous seasons of The Leftovers focused on the devastating aftereffects of the Departure, an event that altered reality and coaxed some mighty strange behavior from those left behind. Season three began last night, and instead of looking back, the world is now looking ahead—to the end.

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The Last Jedi Will Be Carrie Fisher’s Final Star Wars Film After All

Even after today’s trailer drop, we still don’t know much about The Last Jedi. We know even less about Episode IX. But one rumor about that yet-to-be-titled film has been shot down: the late Carrie Fisher will not appear in it.

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Captain Phasma Will Escape From Starkiller Base in Her Own Comic Miniseries

The last time we saw the spectacularly armored Captain Phasma, she was about to be shoved into a trash compacter at the end of The Force Awakens. And while we’ve known for awhile that one of Star Wars’ best villains-you-love-to-hate would be back, now we’re gonna find out how she escaped.

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If You See Just One Sun-Baked Apocalyptic Love Story (With Cannibals), Make it The Bad Batch

Ana Lily Amirpour’s breakout feature, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, was as genre-defying as a Farsi-language black-and-white California vampire Western could be. Her colorful follow-up, The Bad Batch—a horror-romance (with cannibals)—just dropped an insanely grindhouse-ready new trailer.

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