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Ad Astra Anton Yelchin

Anton Yelchin, better known as Pavel Chekov of the rebooted Star Trek franchise, died today aged 27 in a freak accident involving his own car. Ad astra, Anton, you went far too early. Image (c) Star Trek, fair use.

Vultures of Horror – A Nollywood Gem

Everyone of my readers knows Hollywood (I strongly assume anyway) and I guess the vast majority has also heard of Bollywood (the Indian counterpart centered in Mumbai) but were you aware there is also a Nollywood? If you cannot guess, the etymology of Nollywood is Nigeria + Hollywood. Nigeria has …

A Resistance X-Wing on my Table

Did you also play with polystyrene foam planes when you were a child? I mean things like this: Well, I had hours and hours of fun with them and  now I have reached the next level in the evolution of polystyrene foam aviation. Behold, a massive Star Wars The Force Awakens …

Rest in Peace, Alan Rickman (1946 – 2016)

Another Great One has left the stage, this time it is Alan Rickman and again it was cancer. Snape, Hans Gruber, The Metatron, and other iconic roles but to most he will always be Snape. Another great loss for the arts and 2016 can stop doing this to us right …

The Resurrectionist – Upcoming horror short film

A while ago I featured the horror short film Love is a Grave. Now the company behind this movie is up to something new: The Resurrectionist. The year is 1868. In a swamp near the Louisiana Line, a man goes to the Crossroads to resurrect his lover. And that is …

Postapocalyptic Steampunk Arthouse Project

This is another gem that came in through the ætherbox. Olive Long after the last great cities have crumbled, Eugene is the last botanist on the planet, in fact he may very well be the last of our ill-fated species. Trapped indoors by an endless winter storm since he was …