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Jason Boyd

Jason Boyd is a science fiction author, geek enthusiast, and former cubicle owner. When not working on his MA in Creative Writing, he's trying to figure out how magnets work.

Companion Clara, the Doctor - Doctor Who: The Bells of St. John

Companion Clara A Hard Nut To Crack

The Doctor’s companion Clara “Oswin” Oswald continues to baffle. And it’s clear to me now that this, the latest of many Doctor Who mysteries, won’t be quickly solved. Sunday night’s return, “Bells of St. John,” started out intriguing and laughable at once. Because the way they reveal the doctor after an absence is always intriguing. …

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Kathy Bates - American Horror Story Season Three

American Horror Story Season Three To Feature Kathy Bates?

Looks like American Horror Story Season Three will star Kathy Bates in the role of villain. TVLine.com broke the news in an exclusive story. Other tidbits include Jessica Lange playing a “glamour cat leading lady,” and the season generally having a lighter tone than Asylum. The third season will also jump time periods, like season …

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The Walking Dead Home Season 3 episode 10

The Walking Dead Home Spoilers and Predictions

EOnline.com released a few spoilers for The Walking Dead Home (episode 10) in an article yesterday. One we already knew, but the others… Here’s the critical section from the article. WARNING: Walking Dead Home Spoilers Ahead Death Visits Zombieland…Again: Yep, we’re about to see another death. But will it come at the hands of humans …

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Han Solo

Star Wars Sequels Starring Han Solo, Yoda, and Boba Fett

Two days ago, there came word about a Yoda movie, and the promise from Disney to produce more live-action films based in the Star Wars universe and using its characters with impunity. I remained silent at the time, because my emotions were mixed. I’ve thus far been impressed with Disney’s handling of the franchise, but …

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Star Wars Producer Kathleen Kennedy Proves Trilogy Is In Good Hands

Here at fictionphile.com, I’ve been talking a lot about Star Wars. Well, this probably won’t stop, especially since I’m working on a few articles concerning how I’d like to see the new trilogy handled. There will be other topics discussed soon, but first I want to highlight a recent interview with Star Wars Producer Kathleen …

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Warner Bros

New “Variety” JLA Movie Info Proof That DC Can’t Beat Marvel?

The Internet is abuzz with a new article from Variety concerning Warner Bros., and it’s all because of one little snippet with new JLA movie info. Basically, this article is a lot of very dry showbiz inner-workings, and a lot of congratulating WB about its recent success, including Oscar frontrunner Argo. It’s all about Jeff …

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J.J. Abrams directing Star Wars

First impressions on J.J. Abrams directing Star Wars

J.J. Abrams is now the king of nerds… I mean, he’s directing Star Wars Episode 7. I plan to not only write a multi-thousand-word article about this, but I will most assuredly talk about this in the Fictionphile Podcast this weekend. For now, here are my initial impressions on Abrams directing Star Wars. First, let …

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Upstream Color gets a trailer, Carruth returns

Primer came out in 2004. That’s nearly a decade ago. Now, finally, Shane Carruth is back with Upstream Color. His new film, for which he served as director, writer, producer, cinematographer, composer, co-editor, and actor, is Upstream Color. Yesterday, team Carruth released the first theatrical trailer in anticipation for its premiere at the Sundance Film …

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Walking Dead showrunner replaced

Walking Dead showrunner replaced, new trailer for Feb. 10 return

The Walking Dead showrunner will be replaced for the start of the fourth season by Scott Gimple. Glen Mazzara, who took control midway through season two, won’t be missed by fictionphile.com. Mazzara was best known for his work on The Shield prior to becoming The Walking Dead showrunner. The Hollywood Reporter, which broke the story, …

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Pacific Rim trailer

New Pacific Rim trailer released, shows great FX but little else

A new Pacific Rim trailer popped up on the web earlier. Coincidentally, this came not long after I posted an article about films this year that I think could stand above the rest. Making the honorable mentions was “Pacific Rim” from director Guillermo del Toro. Nothing in this new Pacific Rim trailer bumps it up …

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Doctor Who Christmas “Snowmen” a Great Present

Doctor Who is prolific with its holiday specials. There’s a common problem with TV shows and the holidays; it usually results in schmaltzy storytelling and reliance on ready made symbolism. The good Doctor, however, consistently uses the showcase — it is commonly during a episode break — to accelerate the overall plot or concentrate on …

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