- This is old news, but I suppose it must be said: Avatar is a massive hit, and its prospects are growing better by the hour. Even more interesting to me, surveys find that every single demographic gives the movie an “A”!
- Speaking of which, Stephen Spielberg liked Avatar a lot, saying it’s as revolutionary as Star Wars.
- The first issue of the returning Realms of Fantasy magazine is available for free download.
- The X-Men: First Class project means that the Magneto: Origins movie is now off the table — the Xavier/Magneto origin will now be part of the former film.
- A (dubiously sourced) rumor says that Taylor Swift will play Supergirl.
- 28 Star Wars mashups. Good Lord, some people have way too much time on their hands!
- Hasbro, which owns Wizards of the Coast (which makes Dungeons & Dragons) is suing Atari, which owns some digital rights to the game and recently sold them. Can I be honest? I didn’t even know Atari still existed.
- Tobey Maguire as Bilbo was a rumor with no basis in fact. Really? People on the internet are just making shit up? Who knew?!
- The decade’s most “profitable” actress was … Harry Potter’s Emma Watson. Which just kinda proves how stupid these kinds of surveys are.
- A great blog with all the news about HBO’s upcoming A Game of Thrones.
- A new website does for sci-fi/fantasy books what RottenTomatoes and Metacritic do for movies: it compiles and composites all reviews for particular books. Helpful!
- Liza Minnelli is not a fan of The Wizard of Oz – but only because she has a hard time watching what they do to her mother.
- Oh, and Happy Holidays!
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