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See Mark Rylance’s Big Friendly Giant in new trailer for Steven Spielberg’s The BFG
Apr 5, 2016

Disney has released a brand-new magical trailer for director Steven Spielberg's upcoming fantasy movie.

Little-known sci-fi fact: The incredibly filthy joke hidden in Willy Wonka
Jul 4, 2015

We've known for decades that Gene Wilder's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory was a wonderfully subversive film, littered with nuggets that'd never find their way into a children's film today. But imagine our surprise to find an incredibly dirty joke hidden in plain sight. Or, rather, plain sound.

Read lost Charlie and the Chocolate Factory chapter deemed 'too wild' to publish
Sep 2, 2014

A long-lost chapter deemed too “wild” for publication in Roald Dahl’s acclaimed novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has been found.

6 genre authors who HATED Hollywood's adaptations of their work
Dec 17, 2012

Fans aren't the only ones who complain about crappy adaptations of their favorite genre works. The authors themselves are often unafraid to get in on the action. Here are six sci-fi, fantasy and horror writers who spoke up when their work got butchered.