What turned you into a genre fan?

So Spaced99 and I were talking about influences on the Lovecraft books thread, and the topic of what turned us into SF/horror/fantasy/monster fans came up. I was born in the early '70s, so it was a pretty rich period for genre stuff — Star Trek and Batman reruns on TV, lots of superheroes and sci-fi shows on Saturday… » 1/19/14 5:51pm 1/19/14 5:51pm

Studio Pushing For Plucky Family-Friendly Wolverine?

Click to view » 8/21/08 2:08pm 8/21/08 2:08pmSounds like there's a power struggle on the set of . According to Hollywood Elsewhere, director Gavin Hood () and Fox co-chairman and CEO Tom Rothman are in a back and forth about the direction Wolverine should take: uber-gritty darkness, or a tad lighter for the kiddies? Click through for more details on…

Wouldn't You Prefer a Nice Game of Martian Chess?

If you ever find yourself hanging out a coffee shop with J'onn J'onzz or John Carter, you should know how to play Martian Chess. It's just similar enough to Earth Chess to drive you mad as you move your Queens, Drones and Pawns in an effort to claim the most points. I met the creator of Martian chess here at Origins… » 6/26/08 11:03am 6/26/08 11:03am