“Eon: Dragoneye Reborn” Winner

Congratulations to our winner of “Eon: Dragoneye Reborn” prize package. Our winner is : Kym Ellis of Williston, SC. Be on the lookout for your prize to arrive in your mailbox soon.

Bill to Postpone Digital TV Switch Fails

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After the Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation to postpone the switch to digital TV for four months, the U.S. House of Representatives shot down the bill yesterday. House Republicans defeated a bill that would have pushed until June 12 the deadline by which TV stations must surrender their analog spectrum allotment and begin broadcasting exclusively in […]

New “Coraline” Trailer

A new trailer for the upcoming movie, “Coraline” has found its way on-line. You can check it out here: We’ll have more on “Coraline” on this week’s Slice of SciFi episode. “Coraline” opens in theaters on Friday, February 6.

“Spiral Hunt” Hits Stores

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For her debut novel, author Margaret Ronald decided to look at the secret history of fantasy in a urban fantasy universe and explore why such powers would be kept a secret.  The result was “Spiral Hunt,” a novel that explores the seedy and dangerous underworld of magic in Boston. If there is such a thing […]

“Push” Confused Its Stars

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Have you seen the ads for the upcoming “Push” and wondered what the movie was about? You’re not alone.  Apparently, the stars of the film also had questions about what they were doing during filming.  Filled with contant action and a lot of plot twists, actresses Stars Camilla Belle (KIra) and Djimon Hounsou (Agent Carver) […]

“Legend of the Seeker” Renewed

The legend will continue…well, at least to a second season. “The Legend of the Seeker,” which is based on Terry Goodkind’s “Sword of Truth” series has been renewed for a second season according to Variety. The series has delivered solid ratings since it debuted in November and is used by many stations to fill the […]

Jackson Talks About Fury Negotiations

First the bad news–Samuel L. Jackson wasn’t signed to a contract to play Nick Fury beyond his cameo at the end of “Iron Man.” Now for a bit of good news.  The actor, who last week said that Marvel may be trying to low-ball an offer to him to reprise his role as Nick Fury […]

NBC Orders “Day One” Pilot

NBC has given the green light to a pilot episode of “Day One.”  The series, created by “Heroes” producer Jesse Alexander, chronicles the aftermath of a global event that devastates the world’s infrastructures when a small band of survivors strive to rebuild society and unravel the mysteries of why the event took place and what […]

“Red Dwarf” Returns

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“Red Dwarf” fans rejoice.  The hit BBC comedy series will return for a two-part special this Easter, according to the BBC. The two-part storyline, called “Red Dwarf: Back to Earth” will reunited the original cast for a two part story and will will begin a decade after  the crew of the Red Dwarf were last seen, […]

Guardian Lists Sci-Fi, Fantasy Novels Everyone Should Read

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The British newspaper The Guardian has published its list of the  science-fiction and fantasy novels that everyone should read.  The list is part of the 1000 novels the paper has determined everyone should read in his or her lifetime. The list is extensive, varied and weighted a bit toward the British output.  However, it is […]

Beals Joins “Book of Eli”

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Denzel Washington’s upcoming post-apocolyptic thriller, “The Book of Eli” has added actress Jennifer Beal to the cast according to the Hollywood Reporter.   Beals will play the blind mother of Milan Kunis’ Sonara, fighting to protect her daughter from the unwelcome advances of Gary Oldman’s small-town despot. The script, by Gary Whitta with a rewrite by Anthony […]

Majel Roddenberry Finds Final Rest in Space

Majel Roddenberry will be joining her husband Gene Roddenberry in space, according to the Associated Press.  The actress, who recently passed away, will have her remains sent into space via Celestis Inc. Celestis sent some of Gene Roddenberry’s ashes into orbit around the earth in a premier Founders Flight rocket launch in 1997. Celestis sent […]

Russo Review — “Zodiac” Blu-Ray

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Written by: Joe Russo (Film Critic/SoSF Contributor) Director: David Fincher Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards, Brian Cox Release Date: January 27, 2009 Russo Rating = 9/10  A mesmerizing, communal experience While Zodiac still remains David Fincher’s most substantial and mature effort yet, it may also be the last time we […]

Bell, Craig Cast in “Tin Tin”

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The cast for the upcoming “The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn” is complete according to the Hollywood Reporter. Actors Daniel Craig and Jamie Bell have been tapped as the leads in the upcoming 3-D production. Bell will play the title character of Tin Tin and Craig will co-star as the nefarious Red Rackham. […]

Remembering Kim Manners

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Prolific television director Kim Manners (59), who brought a distinct visual style to “The X-Files” and “Supernatural” as well as dozens of other television programs, has passed  away after a long fight with cancer according to our partners over at TV Guide On-Line. Manners was a producer and director for “The X-Files” and on the […]