Neil Gaiman

Perth Festival’s 2020 Literature and Ideas program launches with a new curator and a minor revamp

January 18, 2020

Sisonke Msimang, the new curator for Perth Festival’s Literature and Ideas festival, delivered her full program for the late February event on Thursday night to an enthusiastic crowd at the Octagon Theatre. Her program, designed around the concepts of ‘Land, Money, Power, and Sex’ has been curated with a goal of inviting a new intake […]

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First Impressions: Amazon Prime’s Good Omens is a black comedy doomsday romp

May 23, 2019

In these current dark and tumultuous times it can often seem like we’re rushing faster towards an impending apocalyptic like end. But fear not, the world continues to turn and we can rest assured that in the meantime watching Amazon Prime’s new series Good Omens will alleviate some of that tension. The show is based […]

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The Wheel of Time and Neil Gaiman are coming to Amazon Prime Video

October 5, 2018

A subsidiary of Amazon, known as Amazon Studios focuses on developing TV series, distributing and producing films and comics from online submissions and crowd-sourced feedback. The company have dropped some pretty exciting news at a star studded Amazon Prime Video event in London. Now, if you don’t know what Amazon Prime Video is, then you’re like a […]

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Author Neil Gaiman announces second season of American Gods via Twitter

May 1, 2018

Amazon Prime Original series American Gods will be returning in 2019 for a highly anticipated second season, as revealed via video on author Neil Gaiman’s personal twitter account. The video was shot on set at The House on the Rock and includes shout outs from from Gaiman himself, protagonist Shadow Moon played by Ricky Whittle (The […]

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David Tennant and Michael Sheen set to star in new Amazon series Good Omens

August 17, 2017

Neil Gaiman seems to be all the rage at the moment for Amazon Prime Video. Fresh off the success of their adaptation of his 2001 novel American Gods, the streaming service has plans to give a similar treatment to Gaiman’s much loved 1990 novel Good Omens, which he wrote with Terry Prachett. The comedy-horror fantasy […]

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TV Review: The first season of American Gods revels in its weirdness

June 20, 2017

In our first impressions piece of American Gods we examined why this show even in its first episode had the makings of being one of the hot new television series for 2017. Adapted from the Neil Gaiman book of the same name, helmed by showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green and starring a ridiculously talented […]

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Interview: Ricky Whittle on American Gods, why it’s groundbreaking television and Season 2 predictions ahead of his Supanova visit

June 14, 2017

When we last spoke with Ricky Whittle he was on his way to Australia for the very first time as part of the Supanova Brisbane and Adelaide tour in November of 2016. Not only that but he had just wrapped from filming the hotly anticipated show of 2017, American Gods, based on the cult Neil […]

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First Impressions: Bryan Fuller’s American Gods is a mind-bending road trip down Mythology Lane

May 1, 2017

Now available on Amazon Prime Video, the very first episode of Bryan Fuller’s new show American Gods an adaptation of the critically acclaimed Neil Gaiman novel. Both Fuller and Gaiman come with their own pedigrees to justify the hype that has been circling this show. The former, cutting his teeth on Star Trek: Voyager and […]

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Five Books You Need To Read This Month: February

February 16, 2017

Well somehow we’ve found ourselves in the middle of February with March fast approaching so it’s about time for another of our monthly features where we pick five books you need to be reading that month. Once again the five books have an international feel to them, with a handful of books from American writers, […]

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The Simpsons cartoonist Matt Groening to make Australian Debut at Sydney Graphic Festival in November

September 12, 2016

Cartoon legend Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons and Futurama, is coming to Australia for the first time to present at the sixth GRAPHIC festival weekend at Sydney Opera House. Matt Groening will be headlining the event, which will also see talks from Lynda Barry (Ernie Pook’s Comeek, One! Hundred! Demons!) Groening’s debut Australia trip will […]

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Gillian Anderson joins American Gods

June 7, 2016

Gillian Anderson has joined Starz’s TV adaption of Neil Gaiman’s novel American Gods. The story follows a war between the old and new gods. The old being traditional ones formed by spiritual understandings and mythologies around the world and the new being reflections of America’s obsession with money, technology and celebrities. Casting so far has Ricky Whittle playing Shadow Moon an ex- con […]

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Sandman film loses Joseph Gordon-Levitt

March 6, 2016

Less than a day after news broke that The Conjuring 2 screenwriter Eric Heisserer had joining the adaption of Neil Gaiman‘s long running comic series, news has broken that Joseph Gordon-Levitt is parting ways with the film. Gordon-Levitt and screenwriter David Goyer were regarded as the major creative figures behind recent efforts to free the film from ‘development-hell’ and move […]

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