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1  General Category / General Board / 2019 Lineup has been posted
 on: Dec 15th, 2018, 8:45pm 
Started by Webbie | Post by Webbie
The 2019 Lineup of stories has been posted http://anotherealm.com/lineup/index.php

2  General Category / Off Topic / Re: So who in the Marvel Universe is really alive and who is really dead?
 on: Sep 25th, 2018, 5:37am 
Started by Adrienne_Ray | Post by ente per ente
I imagine that Captain Marvel, the female version to be released in March 2019, and Ant-Man will be of great help...eh,eh... Wink

By the way, possible SPOILLLERRRSSSS....some say that Captain America is going to die in the next movie to save the universe in the end, or at least this is what has been posted somewhere on the web, as the actor playing that role (perfectly so far, in my opinion...) has - possibly...- asked for moving away from the franchise after Avengers IV...well, we'll see if it will really happen...it would be a pity, obviously...

3  General Category / Off Topic / Re: So who in the Marvel Universe is really alive and who is really dead?
 on: Sep 19th, 2018, 9:56am 
Started by Adrienne_Ray | Post by Webbie
After the last movie it's kinda hard to tell. That and I wonder how closely the print versions follow the film versions.

Have to wonder what they can do with the few that are left?

4  General Category / Off Topic / So who in the Marvel Universe is really alive and who is really dead?
 on: Jul 9th, 2018, 8:32pm 
Started by Adrienne_Ray | Post by Adrienne_Ray
I grew up with the Avengers and the Fantastic Four and when they started making movies with Marvel characters, I was glad that Stan Lee lived to see their success.
But this is getting tiresome.
I'm sorry but I'm the kind of person that reads the last page of the book to make sure the hero doesn't die at the end of the novel. Life is too short to waste time watching sad movies.
How come Aunt May is outliving half the Marvel Universe?
Is this some kind of lame crap like they're going to wake up and it's all a dream? Or all happening in an alternate universe?
I haven't seen the last two or three films. I have only heard through the grapevine who lives and who dies and I think my kids are messing with me because why would Marvel kill all these people off?
I think we need a rewrite.

5  General Category / General Board / test
 on: May 15th, 2018, 5:46am 
Started by Webbie | Post by Webbie
testing testing

6  General Category / General Board / Happy (Alien...) Easter 2018...
 on: Mar 30th, 2018, 3:46am 
Started by ente per ente | Post by ente per ente
Happy  Easter -Buona  Pasqua 2018 -  
from  Sergio "ente per ente" PALUMBO

Funny (Alien) Easter Eggs  



7  General Category / General Board / Merry Christmas 2017 and Happy New Year 2018!!!
 on: Dec 20th, 2017, 9:56am 
Started by ente per ente | Post by ente per ente
Merry Christmas 2017 and Happy New Year 2018 to you all!!!

With a funny Star Wars Christmas tree...eh,eh



8  General Category / General Board / Science fiction author Brian Aldiss dies aged 92
 on: Aug 27th, 2017, 9:11am 
Started by Webbie | Post by Webbie
Science fiction author Brian Aldiss dies aged 92

The prolific writer behind more than 80 books and editor of 40 anthologies died at his Oxford home after celebrating his birthday

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/aug/21/science-fiction-author-brian-aldis...  - More here

9  General Category / General Board / Two Minute Reviews
 on: Aug 15th, 2017, 9:31pm 
Started by Webbie | Post by Webbie
  I spent this weekend binge watching the Hulu serialization of Stephen King's 11/22/63. I did so with some trepidation because Hollywood frequently botches King's work (Cujo; Christine; and--most recently and unforgivably--The Gunslinger). My trepidation persisted as the lengthy serial progressed and screen writers--infinitely less talented than King--apparently made changes to one of the Master's best stories.

  Now, before I go on, I must say that I think 11/22/63 King's 2nd best, stand-alone, long work. It trails only The Stand and that by less than a whisker. It is one of the few--the very few--stories that have moved me to tears. I've read the text often, listened to the audio book three times, and, now, have watched the broadcast on DVD. My verdict: despite the differences, good bordering on very good.

  Anyone who's read the book will spot the differences almost at once. Several subplots have been altered and a few jettisoned entirely. Many of the subtle touches that King uses to humanize his characters and touchstone his episodes have vanished. I'm sure that much of that meddling stemmed from the need to keep length manageable. I would have preferred it if the producers had used trilogy, Lord of the Rings treatment for this piece, but the serialization approach was, I guess, more cost effective.

  I grouse and wish it were different, but when I consider the piece without direct comparison to the book, I must give it fairly high marks. James Franco is likable and convincing as Jake Epping/Amberson. Sarah Gadon brings her fresh beauty and surprising acting chops to her turn as Jake's beloved Sadie. George MacKay performance is strong--if totally non-book--as Bill Turcotte and Daniel Webber is appropriately creepy and surprisingly sympathetic in his role of Lee Harvey Oswald. Supporting players are more than adequate and, despite several unexplained holes in the screenplay, the piece plays well. It holds the viewer's attention throughout its several hour length and rarely fails to engage.

  The book's better--much better--but this serialization ain't bad. It certainly surpasses the cinematic crud of The Tommyknockers or (G_d forbid) Maximum Overdrive. If you've read the book, watch this with an open mind. For that approach, I rate it 2 1/2 smiles Smiley Smiley :-. If you haven't read the book, watch this first. For that approach, I give it 3  :-) Smiley Smiley.

Gary A. Markette

10  General Category / Front Page Stories / Re: The Change by Chris Dean
 on: Aug 15th, 2017, 9:29pm 
Started by ahmedakhan | Post by Webbie
He sure can pick them. Smiley