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Vintage Airship Battle Short by Charles Urban

My sincere thanks to the magnificent Captain Robert of Abney Park for sharing this little gem in his update-feed: More about this piece can be found on the internet movie data base. The director is Charles Urban. You may not have heard the name, I had not, but I was …

Boneshaker is coming to the Big Screen!

Yes, you read this one correctly. Cherie Priest’s fantastic novel Boneshaker is being turned into a movie. She has announced this on her blog, all I am doing is spread the good news. The official statement is this one: Los Angeles, CA – November 30, 2011 Brian Oliver, President of …

The Mercury Men

My good friend Timo just brought this little ætherweb gem to my attention: The Mercury Men   Good job I mentioned Atompunk just two days ago, this fits the bill, somewhat. The Mercury Men is quite a cool mix and new take on several genres. Jack Yaeger looks and acts …

Interview with Luca Cerlini, director of THE TECHNICIAN

A few weeks back I posted the trailer of a splendid Steampunk movie from Italy here: The Technician. Here’s the trailer again: I got in touch with Luca Cerlini, the director and asked if he would be willing to give me an interview. He responded rather enthusiastically and it is …

The Three Musketeers and Airships

Mon Dieu! I wonder if Monsieur Dumas is turning in his grave right now or having a hearty chuckle somewhere on the other side. As you may have heard, Dumas’ most famous novel, The Three Musketeers has been turned into a movie yet again. This time it is a little… …

Neil Gaiman – A Living Legend

Neil Gaiman, a living legend, has graced this planet with his presence for half a century now. On this day in 1960 he delivered his first scream in Portchester, Hampshire, England. Happy Birthday, Mr. Gaiman! Neil Gaiman has since enriched popular culture with such game-changig works as Sandman, American Gods …