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Shooting the Witness

Shooting the Witness is an exhibition at London’s Political Cartoon Gallery (6 March – 12 April 2008) of the work of the Palestinian cartoonist Naji Al-Ali, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his assassination in London. Naji Al-Ali was one… Read More ›

Primeval Renewed

Broadcast reports ITV’s SF time-spanning drama Primeval has been renewed, with the current (second) season continuing to score good ratings in its Saturday slot. Production on the third season will begin in March, for broadcast in January 2009. The first… Read More ›

Stardust on DVD

Neil Gaiman’s Stardust will be released on DVD in the UK next month (25th February), featuring a host of British talent in a spectacular and critically-acclaimed fantasy adventure from renowned director Matthew (Layer Cake) Vaughn. The film script, based on… Read More ›

Frak Those Toasters!

I don’t know much about Jo Storm’s Frak You! other than it is an unauthorised guide to the modern Battlestar Galactica TV series and so cannot use copyright photographs from the production. That said, I love the lateral thinking and… Read More ›