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Everybody is familiar with many of the films created about Joan of Arc, but there have been a number of musicals and operas created that delve into and expand on the stories and history of the heroine in music form. Murray Dahm at medievalists.net put together an exhaustive list, from the 2017 musical film Jeannette: […]

The cast of Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings joins Josh Gad on his YouTube channel for an epic reunion of memories, laughs, new and familiar stories in support of the charity No Kid Hungry. Tune in below and listen to the end for a special performance of The Edge of Night by Billy Boyd.

Finding epic sci-fi and fantasy songs is what we do here and while searching for tunes came across a blog post a few years ago that had a nice list of “10 songs that are basically sci-fi/fantasy novels in music form”. Read the full article at Barnes & Noble for details on their selections, but […]

Andy Serkis will give a continuous live reading of The Hobbit to raise money for two charities, the NHS Charities Together and Best Beginnings. “So many of us are struggling in isolation during the lockdown,” he said. “While times are tough, I want to take you on one of the greatest fantasy adventures ever written, […]

The Boston Pops Orchestra, under the direction of Keith Lockhart, performs a musical video tribute, Summon the Heroes. The tribute features a composition by John Williams, composer of many of the most well known fantasy and sci-film soundtracks of all time including Star Wars, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Superman, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, and […]

Curated music, interviews, news and more from Heroes and Mortals Radio! Presenting the Heroes and Mortals Interview series: PDX Sci-Fi Book Club and The Elven Scholar Tune in below to listen in live! When: Wednesday, April 22 at 4pm PST and Sunday, April 26 at 11am PST Where: https://heroesandmortals.com Interview with Diane from: Portland SCI-FI Book […]

Denis Villeneuve intends to create a Dune that has so far only existed in the imagination of readers. The key, he says, was to break the sprawling narrative in half. When Dune hits theaters on December 18, it will only be half the novel, with Warner Bros. agreeing to tell the story in two films, similar to the […]

Sol Levante was a visual spectacle, and while it was short on story in just four minutes of action, it could become anime’s Lord of the Rings.  Read the rest of the story…

The times we live in are bleak. In an increasingly horrifying world, some turn to horror—a genre that understands their fears—to find solace. Others need something a little different; they need a story that distracts from anxiety rather than confronts it. This list is for those readers, the ones who want to read lush, lovely fantasies […]

  Our website landing page says, “We believe one can find inspiration in the stories that have evolved out of fantasy, sci-fi, history, and myth. To share that belief, we built a radio station that pulls from our favorite films, stories, musicians, and artists who have adventured into, and sometimes out of, the mythical and […]


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