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First Hobbit pictures
23/06/2011. In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. He looked a lot like actor Martin Freeman. Yes, here's the first pictures of Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins.

18/06/2011. Sol is an indie sci-fi movie set in the distant future on a hostile alien planet. It follows a group of ambitious young adults as they embark upon the prestigious Sol Invictus competition in a quest to win fame and glory.

The Rift
18/06/2011. An indie horror movie coming your way called The Rift. Alien/demon-type things start coming from a dimensional rift and acting all nasty.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes International Trailer
18/06/2011. There's a new trailer out for Rise of the Planet of the Apes - full of action shots and a little more light shed on the first genetically enhanced ape's upbringing.

TRIGUN Badlands Rumble
18/06/2011. A trailer for the new feature movie length anime film, TRIGUN Badlands Rumble. Think Firefly with a hint more dieselpunk and you have a fair idea of what to expect.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
17/06/2011. For those living on the Martian habitats, there's a new Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows trailer out. Someone dies. Lots of others get a hard time from he whose name must not be spoken.

Torchwood pics
17/06/2011. There's some new pictures from the rebooted US-based Torchwood. Oh Wales, we loved you well.

Conan the Barbarian
17/06/2011. The upcoming Conan the Barbarian movie has yet another new trailer out for it and guess what, this one has muscles on its muscles.

When steampunk rappers fight
17/06/2011. It had to happen - a Chap Off in 2011 between Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer and his arch steampunk rival Professor Elemental.

X-Men: First Class
17/06/2011. Another montage from the danger room in this clip from X-Men: First Class.

17/06/2011. A more cerebral slice of science fiction with this trailer for the film, Melancholia, where a hidden counter-Earth comes out from behind the Sun to impact with our own slice of biosphere.

Green Lantern
17/06/2011. And yet another trailer for the Green Lantern film - this one looking at the world of Oa, HQ of the Green Lantern Corps.

Big Man Japan movie, big in America?
10/06/2011. Columbia Pictures is going to remake the scifi comedy movie Big Man Japan, which will be made into a new feature film by Neal H. Moritz through his Original Film banner, SFcrowsnest has been told by Hannah Minghella at Columbia. Big Man Japan was a local hit in Japan in 2007 and a cult in the United States in 2009.

Pratchett first novel prize: 2 winners announced
02/06/2011. Sir Terry Pratchett and Transworld Publishers launched a new award for aspiring debut novelists in June last year, the Terry Pratchett Anywhere But Here, Anywhen But Now Prize. There are now not one, but two winners for the prize.

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