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Art Sqool: An ExtraFilthy Casual Review

Art Sqool review - on The Fantasy Network News

Can a video game make you more creative? Is art really your thing? Can you draw a scream? All of these questions and more can be answered when you attend Art Sqool (a game for Nintendo)! You are a froshmin, named Froshmin, and under the guidance of your AI professor, Professor Qwertz, you tackle thought-provoking art prompts, such as “draw a ...

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Ark; Love Evolved: Addressing Anxiety through Gaming

“I am a spy in the house of me. I report back from the front lines of the battle that is me. I am somewhat nonplussed  by the event that is my life” – Carrie Fisher I have always struggled with anxiety, and because of that, jumping into new things is often a big no. It is an on and ...

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Tips for Making Your Own Film from Sam Weston

Sam Weston, creator of The Swordswoman on The Fantasy Network

The Fantasy Network recently chatted with Sam Weston, creator of the short film The Swordswoman during the 48-Hour Film Project. He shared some excellent tips for those who want to get started making their own indie films. We want to share these ideas with the indie creators in our audience, especially those who are just starting out on their filmmaking ...

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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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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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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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Working for Free: 8 Things for Creatives to Consider

As a creative filmmaker or artist, when (if ever) should I work for free? That’s a question all creatives face at some point. The challenge is, if you decide on a blanketed statement of “I don’t do free” as a creative, you likely end up wishing you would have a time or two. Now, I fully get why working for ...

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7 SFF Films to Watch Over the Holidays

We’re coming up on Thanksgiving in the U.S., and December is filled with holidays. But since a lot of us aren’t planning to travel anywhere, we’re going to have time on our hands. What a perfect time to plan your binge-watching! Here’s a short list of sci-fi, fantasy and horror films to dive into over the next several weeks. A ...

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10 Cool SFF Gifts for the Geeks You Love in 2020

2020 has been a weird year, without a doubt. So it’s no surprise that some people are finding it more challenging than usual to figure out what to do for the holidays. After all, you still want to find something fun for the SFF fans you love, but it’s not as easy to browse at the local mall for gifts. ...

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