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Amazon Bringing Iain M. Banks Sci-Fi Novel Consider Phlebas to Series

Amazon Bringing Iain M. Banks' Sci-Fi Novel Consider Phlebas to Series

The first in the classic "Culture" book series is set to be adapted by Dennis Kelly (Utopia), with Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment (World War Z, Moonlight) producing and the Estate of Iain Banks serving as executive producer. “Iain Banks has long been a hero of mine, and his innate warmth, humor and humanism shines through these[...]

Utopia Is Anything But As Fox Pulls The Plug 10 Months Early

Utopia Is Anything But As Fox Pulls The Plug 10 Months Early

Fox has announced that it's pulling the plug on it's 12-month long social experiment, Utopia The concept was to take a group of strangers and isolate them together on a ranch in Santa Clarita, CA Then watch them 24/7 as they struggle to make a new society.The show started with a soft premier on the[...]


Alan Moores Newly Discovered First Published Work Sells For Over $5100

Alan Moore's Newly Discovered First Published Work Sells For Over $5100

An article in the first issue of Utopia/Valhalla about HP Lovecraft. "He was the last of the great horror writers Some say, the greatest."And a copy went on eBay, and quickly rose to £3000 or $5100 The article is described as, The article is essentially a short biography of Lovecraft; a writer Moore has referenced through much[...]


A List Of Recent-ish British TV On DVD And Stuff For Bleeding Cools Boss

A List Of Recent-ish British TV On DVD And Stuff For Bleeding Cool's Boss

A three part slice-of-death drama that has had a second series commissioned.Aired on BBC America but mostly ignored it seems, out on Region 1 DVD.Utopia[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3gxwIqqzB4[/youtube]A stylish mash up between the Tarantinoesque broad brush stroke characters who stalk the land killing at whim without thought of consequence for some greater good, and the very human insects[...]

David Fincher In The Frame To Remake Channel 4s Utopia

David Fincher In The Frame To Remake Channel 4's Utopia

Alasdair Stuart writes.Utopia, the recently(ish) concluded Channel 4 drama series was beloved of many, including this site but, initially, not me.The opening comic shop scene was peopled with players straight out of central casting and all the visual invention in the world couldn't mask a script that, at first, seemed to trade off one part[...]

Utopia Gets A Limited Edition Comic Book Spinoff

Utopia Gets A Limited Edition Comic Book Spinoff

But Utopia, a cross between Pulp Fiction and Tideland, a political pharmaceutical thriller set in the urban and rural landscapes of Britain, uses the script to a graphic novel sequel as its big MacGuffin.When I saw the first episode last month, I asked about the comic at the heart of the show, and was told[...]

The Utopia Clip Made Especially For Me

The Utopia Clip Made Especially For Me

#Utopia— C4 Utopia (@C4Utopia) January 15, 2013 Okay that freaked me out A special YouTube message from Faisal of Four Lions Okay, okay, it's the fine actor Adeel Akhtar, who is playing Wilson Wilson in Utopia, the pharma-politico-conspiracy thriller set around a MacGuffin of a graphic novel, premiering tonight on Channel 4 You can see what[...]

Misfits Renewed For A Fifth Series

Misfits Renewed For A Fifth Series

But recent episodes seem to have picked up rather nicely.I went to see the premiere of a new Channel 4 series last night, Utopia, starring Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Curtis from Misfits (the first review ran here) and while there got chatting with all sorts of people from the channel.During which I learnt that there had been[...]

First Review &#8211 Utopia The New Channel 4 Conspiracy Thriller About A Graphic Novel

First Review – Utopia, The New Channel 4 Conspiracy Thriller About A Graphic Novel

Today, I went to a press screening of the first episode of Channel 4 and Kudos' new conspiracy thriller, Utopia It revolves around the original artwork to an unpublished  sequel to the graphic novel The Utopian Experiments that may reveal some hidden Big Pharma secrets Which is probably why I was invited.The first episode sees the[...]

Where Exactly Is That Shield Helicarrier In Avengers Vs X-Men #1 Again Exactly

Where Exactly Is That Shield Helicarrier In Avengers Vs X-Men #1 Again Exactly?

It is meant to be flying over Utopia, not Manhattan Wrong coast Could the Shield Helicarrier have been cut and pasted from a different use for the caption,  and the location have been kept the same by accident? Was this something intended to help and explain Marvel stuff to new readers using digital rather than[...]

Dark Reign: The List By Bendis And Friends

Dark Reign: The List By Bendis And Friends

By sending Bullseye in to kill Daredevil."All children who are up in dates, and floor you with 'em flat-- All persons who in shaking hands, shake hands with you like _that_"And then Dark Reign: The List - X-Men by Matt Fraction and Alan Davis ties into the fallout from Utopia They're keeping this one even[...]