“Grand Theft Auto” Coming to iPhone

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If you can’t get enough “Grand Theft Auto” and you’ve got an iPhone or an iTouch, we’ve got good news for you. The popular videogame is coming to both popular hand helds later this year. “Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars” will get a release for the iPhone and iTouch this fall.  Rockstar Games originally developed […]

“The Road” — A Variety Review

Variety has posted a review of the long-delayed movie, “The Road.” This “Road” leads nowhere. If you’re going to adapt a book like Cormac McCarthy’s 2006 bestseller, you’re pretty much obliged to make a terrific film or it’s not worth doing — first because expectations are high, and second, because the picture needs to make […]

3-D Coming to Home Theater

On Slice of SciFi #228, we discussed director James Cameron’s desire to make 3-D a part of the home theater experience. It appears that several companies are jumping on board the band wagon and trying to make sure that 3-D is the next big thing in home theater entertainment, reports the Hollywood Reporter. “Today, 3D […]

Cerra Joins “Percy Jackson”

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Some would say that Erica Cerra, who plays Deputy Jo Lupo on SyFy’s “Eureka” is a goddess. (Certainly the character of Douglas Fargo would agree with that). But Cerra will step into the shoes of a goddess for the upcoming big-screen adaptation of “Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief,” reports SciFi Wire. Cerra will play […]

Grunberg Teases “Heroes” Season Four

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If you thought Zachary Quinto’s villain Sylar was gone from the “Heroes” universe, think again. At the end of last season, Matt Parkman used his pyshic power to vanquish Sylar, leaving Nathan Patrelli in control of Sylar’s body.  The villain had morphed into Nathan and taken his place. Apparently Sylar was dead. According to actor […]

Astronauts Complete Successful Space Walk

Astronauts Nicole Stott and Danny Olivas successfully tackled a hefty tank removal job at the international space station Tuesday, reports the Associated Press.  The space walk is one of several scheduled during the space shuttle Discovery’s seven-day mission to the International Space Station. The astronauts disconnected a 1,300-pound ammonia tank and held it steady while […]

“Star Trek” Coming Back to IMAX

If you missed seeing “Star Trek” in IMAX and have been kicking yourself ever since, you’ll get a second chance starting this weekend. Paramount is bringing back the big-screen reboot to 100 IMAX theaters reports Variety. But you’d better get your tickets soon.  The IMAX run will only be two weeks long.  The two week […]

“New Moon” Tickets On Sale

Following the lead of “Avatar,” which began selling advance tickets last week, the next installment in the “Twilight” saga has begun sales of advance tickets. Theaters in the Carmike chain began selling advance tickets for “New Moon” this week, according to the Hollywood Repoter.  Eager fans can log on to Fandango to purchase their tickets […]

“V” Production Shut Down for Two Weeks

Production on ABC’s “V” has shut down for two weeks starting tomorrow, according to Entertainment Weekly. Warner Brothers and ABC announced the shut down yesterday saying they want to “take advantage of our November premiere to maximize creative opportunities and deliver the audience the best show possible.” The shut down will not impact the debut […]

“Teen Wolf” Pilot Moving Forward

MTV is moving forward with a proposed “Teen Wolf” series, according to the Hollywood Reporter. After putting the series into pilot development earlier this year, the cable outlet has given the green light for a pilot presentation to move forward. “It has a fresh take and is very different from the original,” said Liz Gateley, […]