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Review: Wonder Woman 1984

Wonder Woman 1984 review on The Fantasy Network News

Have you seen it yet? By it, I mean the colossus of stay-at-home movie viewing: Warner Bros.’ epic, splashy, on-demand release of the much-awaited sequel, Wonder Woman 1984. In a year when film releases have been torpedoed by the pandemic and its repercussions, it’s impressive but not surprising that WW1984 would garner what is, for 2020, a decent opening box office ...

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These Robots Love You

Boston Dynamics' robots are shown dancing in a newly released video. Image source: Boston Dynamics/Twitter - story on The Fantasy Network News

If you’ve wanted to know whether robots can dance, wonder no more. The team at Boston Dynamics proves robots have moves, as long as you take the time to program it all. Happy New Year!

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Time Traveling through Indie Film Twenty Twenty

A man seeks his destiny in the past, present and future—in the award-winning indie sci-fi film Twenty Twenty by actor, director and producer Dave Sweeney. Awarded “Best Psychedelic Fantasy Short Film” at the Retro Avant Garde Film Festival NYC, Twenty Twenty is the story of Dave Slade—a man who faces a myriad of struggles as he tries to figure out what’s real, ...

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Comedy and Holiday Magic in “A Christmas Cancellation”

The fictional characters in a popular sitcom wake up to the realization that they’re not real—and the show is ending. Now, with CANCELLATION approaching, they must find a way to keep the show going or they will cease to exist. That’s the premise behind the comedic Christmas film A Christmas Cancellation, directed by Justin Timpane. A bit of fantasy is common ...

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Fan-Favorite LARPS Now on AMZ Prime, Up for Renewal

LARPs season 3 in the works and more news on The Fantasy Network News

Taking down bad guys, shooting your friends, and exploring romance are completely normal during a live-action roleplaying game. But in the live-action role-playing comedy, LARPs, things aren’t always as easy as you’d hope. The LARPs characters discover they can’t keep their normal lives and their play entirely separate. Real life? In-game? It’s sometimes hard to tell. LARPs Building a Wider Audience ...

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Animation, Comic Show “Acme News” Debuts on TFN

Acme News airing on The Fantasy Network News

Fans of comics, animation and illustrated SFF know it’s not always easy to find news on what’s happening in this part of fandom. But the guys behind Acme News are changing that. Tune in and join show creators and hosts MylesTales and DomZilla as they report what’s happening this week in the sometimes not so wacky world of cartoons. MylesTales is ...

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Introducing—New Universe Pages for Indie Fans on TFN!

The Gamers Universe page launching on The Fantasy Network

Explore more of the world of THE GAMERS and other indie SFF web shows with TFN’s new Universe pages! READ ON… Now there are even more ways than ever to support indie sci-fi and fantasy filmmakers. The Fantasy Network is launching brand-new UNIVERSE pages for our most popular web series to give you even greater access to all the things ...

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Seattle’s 48-Hour Film Project Free on TFN All December

Seattle 48 Hour Film Project 2020 screenings on The Fantasy Network

If you love the adventure and intensity of watching short films written and shot in two-day timeframes, then head over to The Fantasy Network now. We’re hosting the results of the 48 Hour Film Project for free for a limited time, now through end of December 2020. Don’t miss it! The 48 Hour Film Project is a wild and sleepless ...

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Star Wars: Rogue Squadron – Check Out the Official Teaser Trailer

Star Wars Rogue Squadron Patty Jenkins - on The Fantasy Network News

Ready for a new Star Wars film? One that doesn’t have Skywalkers in it? Disney’s Rogue Squadron, helmed by Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins, is slated for 2023. And it looks promising as a way to refresh the film franchise after some notorious prequel and sequel missteps. The future has been uncertain for the Star Wars franchise ever since its fandom split down ...

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Join Others to Talk Tolkien This February 2021

Tolkien Society Seminar 2021 - The Fantasy Network News

Love talking about Tolkien? Can’t geek out enough about Lord of the Rings…and what it means to people today? We’ve got just the thing to hook you up with the fix you need—The Tolkien Society’s first seminar of 2021, “Twenty-first Century Receptions of Tolkien.” Since the turn of the millennium, the list of published work by Tolkien has substantially expanded. And ...

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