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Explosion in NYC

At least six people have died and several are missing after a gas leak sparked an explosion which levelled two buildings in New York City.

Ray Harryhausen, special effects pioneer, dies at 92

Ray Harryhausen, whose dazzling and innovative visual effects work on fantasy adventure films like The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad (1958) and Jason and the Argonauts (1963) augured the explosion of effects-driven cinema over the last 30 years, died in London on May 7 at the age of 92, according to his Facebook page. Born in […]

The Boston bombing produces familiar and revealing reactions

Runners continue to run towards the finish line of the Boston marathon as an explosion erupts near the finish line of the race Photograph: Stringer/REUTERS (updated below [Wed.]) There’s not much to say about Monday’s Boston Marathon attack because there is virtually no known evidence regarding who did it or why. There are, however, several […]

Children Of The Night: three films about early 80s Goth nightlife in the UK

Some Goths, chillin’, the 80s Ah, if only time machines had been invented already. We would each be free to zip back and visit the desired nightclub/live venue/social scene of our choice, to revel in a world we can now only read, or dream, about. I’ve thought about this before, of course, and most of […]