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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 09:07 by Spindles

It's back for another round folks. Last year we had the pleasure of taking part in the first SFW in the City and it looks like we'll be back for more.

Stand by for action! Following the rip-roaring launch of SCI-FI IN THE CITY 2017, its second coming will descend upon the O2 Academy in Sheffield in October 2018, reborn as SFW IN THE CITY II: Sci-Fi – Fantasy – Warriors!

SFW IN THE CITY II will hit the City of Steel between Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October, 2018 (Earth Time) with a special pre-party on Friday 5th. Come early...

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 14:39 by Spindles

Here we go folks... Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards have been announced... Let the speculation begin.

Performance by an actor in a leading role

• Timothée Chalamet in "Call Me by Your Name"

• Daniel Day-Lewis in "Phantom Thread"

• Daniel Kaluuya in "Get Out"

• Gary Oldman in "Darkest Hour"

• Denzel Washington in "Roman J. Israel, Esq."

 

Performance by an actor in a supporting role

• Willem Dafoe in "The Florida Project"

• Woody Harrelson in "Three...

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Monday, November 13, 2017 - 19:53 by Bren

Deadline today anounced that the release date for the Wonder Woman sequel has been brought forward by a month and a half.  Originally scheduled for December 13th 2019, as announced at SDCC'17 this year, Gal Gadot and Co will now return to the big screen on November 1st 2019.

What do you hope to see in the sequel? Let us know your thoughts over on Twitter.

(source: Deadline )

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 18:18 by Bren

Netflix is adding another feather to its cap, its very own Comic Book.

Mark Millar today announced the name of the first franchise he will be working on, since Netflix bought out Millarworld back in the Summer.  Titled "The Magic Order" it will be the first comic book for Netflix, and the first new comic created by Millar since the Netflix acquisition.  

Described as "Magic meets the mob" it will be the story of "Five families of magicians sworn to protect our world for generations must battle an enemy who's...

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 16:41 by Bren

It’s our favourite time of year over at NerdVsWorld,  that wonderful time when all our favourite shows return and some likely new favourites begin their runs.  Here’s our list of the new and returning shows we’re most looking forward too. 

September 2017

Sunday 10th September

The Orville - Fox    **NEW SERIES**

Outlander - Starz

The Deuce - HBO    **NEW SERIES**

Fear the Walking Dead  - AMC

Wednesday 13th September

South Park - Comedy Central...

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Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:13 by Spindles

Only four months to go before the Chic Starship again touches down on UK soil on October 6 and 7 2017 at the O2 Academy in Sheffield with the biggest and brightest Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Spectacular ever to grace the city. Some details have already been announced, and now it’s time to add to that, with a cavalcade of talent and excitement, all of which is waiting for the attendees of SFW IN THE CITY 2017!

There have already been announcements of the headline guests SYLVESTER McCOY (Saturday), JAMES COSMO (Saturday), NICK...

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 19:13 by Bren

I look forward to the UK Games Expo every year, it's one of the friendliest and most interesting conventions out there.  I love the build up, making a list of the games I'm looking forward to playing and the designers I'm looking forward to speaking to at the Press Previews.  Most of this comes from the emails I get sent in the weeks leading up to the Expo, and I try to get around everybody.  But one game stood out for me this year, and it was my first port of call on the Friday morning. That game was Temp Worker...

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 15:54 by Bren

OK.... so, the last attempt to watch every film on the Ready Player One challenge list failed somewhat.  But never one to be put off, I'm giving it another go.  The Ready Player One movie is scheduled for release on the 30th March 2018, so I have until then to cross as many films as I can off this list.  I'll be live tweeting my viewings, and we'll be talking about each film on the show; so make sure you stay tuned to our Twitter for details.

The Complete(ish) List of Films Referenced in Ready Player One: FILM BRENDAN... Read more
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 11:06 by Spindles

This year, Europe’s #1 Sci-fi and Fantasy Festival adds extra talent, pizzazz, and magic to the mix when it returns to Camp SFW, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, North Wales between 30th March and 2nd  April 2017 for SFW 8: the legendary Sci-fi & Fantasy Weekender!

“We’ve always had magic,” admits CEO Jonni Davis, “How could you not, surrounded by landscapes like these in North Wales? This year, though, we’re putting on the biggest and best Sci-fi & Fantasy Weekender yet. How magic is that?”

SFW is delighted to announce its...

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Monday, December 5, 2016 - 11:44 by Spindles

THE COUNTDOWN IS RUNNING: ARE YOU READY FOR LIFT OFF?

For eight 21st century years Chic Festivals has guided and organised the ever-popular Sci-Fi & Fantasy Weekender: a packed weekend of entertainment, guests, films and partying all set in the magical surroundings of North Wales. Now the team are turning Metropolitan and bringing the show to the City of Steel!

In 2017, stand by for SFW In The City! All the fun, fandoms, and vibrant experience of the legendary Weekender crammed into three zones over two days, plugged right...

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