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AMC – Ten Fantasy Meals I Would Rather Eat Than Thanksgiving Leftovers

It’s like I’m the Scrooge of Thanksgiving. Leftovers? Bah! Humbug. In America, nothing matches the archetype of “Feast” like the Thanksgiving dinner, which conjures images of tables groaning with food. But all that bounty comes with a price: leftovers. Sure, with that first turkey sandwich you're living the good life. But how long before the …

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AMC – Nine Candidates for the Next Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are opens today, which I’m pretty excited about. The visuals look exactly right, but… When I first heard Spike Jonze was adapting Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are as a feature, my reaction was along the lines of Buh-Wha? I mean, the story has nine sentences. Nine. You see, in …

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AMC – The Fantastic Stylings of David Bowie

This week at AMC I take a look at the Fantasy career of David Bowie, who has done a surprising number of fantasy films.  Actually, when you consider the actor, it shouldn’t be a surprise. Check it out. AMC – Blogs – SciFi Scanner – Mary Robinette Kowal – The Fantastic Stylings of David Bowie.

AMC – Precogs and Ray Guns Have No Place In True SciFi

When I started writing these columns for AMC, the first thing I did was to define terms.  In particular, we talked about the difference between fantasy and science fiction.  While both types of films break the rules of our world, one explains it by magic, the other by science.  The only catch is that some …

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Top 10 Fantasy Chick Flicks

I’m off to Orlando today. While I’m in transit you can swing by AMC to check out my top 10 list of Fantasy Chick flicks. There are two films that I genuinely like, plus eight that for me range from “run-screaming” to “not my cup of tea.” Can you guess which is which?

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