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Spurious Awards Of The Week

Potter rocks, Comic-Con Bingo, Torchwood predictions, the Dark Knight gets animated and loads more

GEORGE RR MARTIN FAN OF THE WEEK

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True Blood ’s witch, Marnie, tries to calculate how thick the final book A Song Of Ice And Fire will be.

CRITIC OF THE WEEK

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We hope Torchwood ’s Rex wasn’t talking about the show this week when he said, “The next six hours are gong to be filled with boredom followed by monotony.”

SHADOW PUPPET OF THE WEEK

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Good to know Haven isn’t wasting money on CGI when a really bright light and a pair of hands will do…

POSTER OF THE WEEK

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COOLEST THING CONNECTED TO AN UNCOOL THING OF THE WEEK

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An R2D2 Xbox is without argument a very cool thing indeed, and will look great next to our TARDIS Blu-ray player (what, you haven’t got a TARDIS Blu-ray player?). Sadly, it’s being launched as part of the publicity push for the unbearably naff-looking Star Wars Kinect (opens in new tab) . Just try to ignore that part.

RELATIONSHIP ADVICE OF THE WEEK

Caprica’ s Zoe Graystone on the downside of dating a Dark Lord Of The Sith.

PIXAR FANTASY OF THE WEEK

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What if Pixar had done Captain America , ponders 3D artist Victor Hugo Queiroz (opens in new tab) .

BINGO CARD OF THE WEEK
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WHY HASN’T THE WORLD EXPLODED? SCENARIO OF THE WEEK
It’s Captain Kirk interviewing Captain Picard. The zeitgeist has just melted.

ALBUM COVERS OF THE WEEK

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The Dark Side Of The Moon cover is a work of subtle genius. Admit it, you want it as a t-shirt. And there are loads more Harry Potter /classic rock mash-ups here (opens in new tab) .

TRAILER OF THE WEEK

The new The Dark Knight Rises trailer recut with footage from the animated series. Sometimes the simplest ideas are the sweetest.

Dave is a TV and film journalist who specializes in the science fiction and fantasy genres. He's written books about film posters and post-apocalypses, alongside writing for SFX Magazine for many years.