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Another Dune version on its way?

by on Aug.31, 2007, under Movies

We’ve had David Lynch’s flamboyant Dune. More recently, we’ve had the SCI FI Channel’s truer but duller Dune (and a sequel). Now, we might see another version. No real details, other than the Herbert family is in talks with someone at a studio, who “wants Dune reallllly bad.” Sucker for punishment, or perhaps a visionary?


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Contest: Recreate your favorite moment from a 1950s SF Film

by on Aug.31, 2007, under General News

TheThunderChild writes http://thethunderchild.com/Triskelion/50sFilmReena ctment.html is the URL for our Triskelion (or contest, to you Earthlings.) If you’re an artist or filmmaker, and a fan of 1950s sci fi films, enter this contest to re-create any moment of your choice from one of those great films. From a 2-5 minute film to a series of artworks to whatever creativity you can come up with. Readers of The Thunder Child will vote on the entries, and three monetary prizes will be awarded. See the page for complete details. And let’s have some fun!”


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Only Two Weeks Left to Register for the Browncoat Ball!

by on Aug.31, 2007, under General News

N.E. Lilly writes “The Browncoat Ball is a annual roaming gathering of fans of the science fiction space western series “Firefly” and major motion picture “Serenity” created by Joss Whedon. This year the Browncoat Ball is being held in historic Philadelphia on the weekend of September 28th, but registration closes on September 15th and there will be no registration at the door.

The weekend will feature four different day-tours of the city, as well as the ball itself and other events. The primary objective of the Browncoat Ball is to get to know fellow Firefly/Serenity fans (otherwise known as Browncoats). Firefly/Serenity Fans will becoming to Philadelphia from across Pennsylvania, the United States, and around the World to attend this event.

More information can be found at http://www.browncoatball.com/


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