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SDCC News: Is Matt Smith Regretting His Decision to Leave Doctor Who?

During a question panel at the 2013 San Diego Comicon, Matt Smith made some interesting comments regarding his inevitable exit from the long running BBC program. After being asked why he was leaving the famed role of Doctor Who; “It’s hard to leave. It’s an awful thing to contemplate, it really is. It’s been the most incredible experience of my ...

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Game of Thrones News: A Familiar Face?

Game of Thrones News: A Familiar Face? by Olga A. Imagination is the key, so they say. And resemblance is often down to pure chance. Those of ye who love Sherlock quite as much as the Game – rejoice. The whispers concerning the much-anticipated release of GoT – Season 4 have just revealed that Mark Gatiss (Mycroft of the Sherlock ...

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SDCC News: Cumberbatch and Freeman Confirmed for Sherlock Season 4

While speaking at the San Diego Comi-Con, Sherlock producer Sue Vertue has confirmed that Benedict Cumberbatch(Star Trek: Into Darkness, The Hobbit) and Martin Freeman (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, The Hobbit) are “optioned” for a season four. “There is definitely going to be a fourth series,” said Vertue, “we just haven’t decided when we’re going to do it…I think as ...

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"Randoms and Bits" From the Westeros Universe!

“Randoms and Bits” From the Westeros Universe! by Olga A. In no particular order, this week so far has been great for Game of Thrones news and fun snippets. Here are some of the best bits: One artist’s highly personal “Simpsonized” impression of the characters (don’t you just love the House crests?): Every self-respecting show must have its own fashion ...

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"Head-First", or "How to Unleash Your Inner Daenerys"

Head-First, or How to Unleash Your Inner Daenerys. by Olga A.   Any show or tale worth its salt would have sooner or later made its impact on fashion. And this humble author has tried and tested a great deal of the trends sparked off by the latest movies. Medieval-style belts after LotR? Princess Leia hair? Most recently – sparkly ...

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Who Should Be the Next Doctor?

Who Should Be the Next Doctor? by Michelle Lawhorn Cover photo by Ivy Martin Ever since the BBC announced the departure of Matt Smith after the Christmas special this year, rumors and speculations have flying around the Internet faster than my money at a comic convention. Names like Ben Wishaw (Skyfall, The Tempest), Ben Daniels (Harry Potter, Law & Order: ...

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Game of Thrones – Legal Battles and Flying Feathers!

Game of Thrones – Legal Battles and Flying Feathers! by Olga A. Whenever a great book gets made into an equally great movie, the inevitable ensues. Which was better? What bits were added on, or completely left out? Who stole which idea, and from whom? And sometimes, the courtrooms see those arguments played out. It appears that the team behind ...

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“Rains of Castamere”: The Gory Prototype

“Rains of Castamere” – The Gory Prototype. by Olga A. “Pansies! Rosemary! Violence! My wedding bouquet!” E. Albee. The recent discussion on Legendarium, of whether fantasy literature and film such as the Game of Thrones, really had to portray violent episodes as authentically and graphically as it would have been in reality, has drawn a lot of comments and observations. ...

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