New Images Show Volcanic Activity on Mercury

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New images from NASA’s MESSENGER (MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging) spacecraft are yielding a wealth of new information on the smallest planet in our solar system. Earlier this year, a fly by of the planet  took hundreds of high-resolution pictures covering 30 percent of the planet’s eastern hemisphere that had never been seen […]

Netflix Adds Streaming Video for TiVo users

Coming soon to a TiVo near you: streaming movies from Netflix. The popular Internet movie rental service announced yesterday that it will begin offering TiVo users the ability to stream content by the end of the 2008.  Beta testing of the service will begin immediately for selected users with a full rollout scheduled for December according to CNet […]

New Smallville, Supernatural on CW Tonight

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The CW’s Thursday line-up freatures all new epiosdes of “Smallville” and “Supernatural” this evening, starting at 8 p.m EST. SMALLVILLE” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) — Episode: “Identity” JIMMY TAKES A PICTURE OF CLARK SAVING LOIS — Jimmy (Aaron Ashmore) snaps a picture of Clark (Tom Welling) super-speeding to save Lois (Erica Durance) from a mugger […]

SciFi Greenlights GameQuest

Twelve players will square off to find out who is the “best all around gamer” in the United States in SciFi’s new competition-based reality series, “GameQuest.” The network gave a green light yesterday to eight episodes of the series, which will air early in 2008 according to the Hollywood Reporter and Variety. “GameQuest” will feature […]

Mendes Will Direct Preacher

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HBO may have passed on adapting the popular comic book series “Preacher,” but that hasn’t kept the project down.   Variety reports that Acadamy Award nominated director Sam Mendes has signed on to direct the big-screen adaptation for the long-running comic book series. “Preacher” is a supernatural project, which would be new ground for Mendes.  Mendes […]

Empire Recreates Classic Trek Photo

Actors Zachary Quinto and Chris Pine have helped Empire Magazine recreate one of classic Star Trek’s iconic publicity photos for the cover of this month’s issue.  Below are comparisons of the two images, courtesy of Empire‘s website. The new issue goes on sale in the UK Thursday and includes new photos from the upcoming J.J. […]

NASA Wants Moon’s Sky Free of Junk

At any given moment, there are thousands of man-made objects orbirting our planet.  Should an error occur and one come crashing back to Earth, we’re protected by our atmosphere.  Our atmosphere will burn up most objects before they impact the ground, except for the largest of objects. But that’s not the case with the moon. […]

Laugier Set for Hellraiser Re-Make

French director Pascal Laugier is in final negotations with Dimension to helm a remake of Clive Barker’s popular horror-franchise “Hellraiser.”  Laugier has directed several horror films in France, including the controversial “Martyrs.” “This is a dream project for me,” Laugier told the Hollywood Reporter. “I know Clive Barker’s work very well, and I would never […]

Cohen discusses Futurama’s future

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What does the future hold for “Futurama”?  The popular animated series will see a new feature released next week and the fourth and (for now) final installment is in the final stages of production for a release some time next year.   What happens next is anyone’s guess according to executive producer David X. Cohen, though […]

Netflix Opens Streaming Service to Mac Users

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Mac users who have felt left behind on streaming movies via the popular Netflix rental service can rejoice today. The Internet movie rental giant announced yesterday it will begin offering Mac users access to streaming movies. The issue Netflix faced was there was no streaming media player for the Mac. Netflix has now announced the […]

Will There Be a Third Batman?

With “Dark Knight” taking in close to a billion dollars at the world-wide box-office, a third installment with the Caped Crusader seems like a no-brainer. And while we’ve heard rumors for months now on who could be the next rogue the Batman battles, it appears all the speculation on a third installment may be premature. […]

Scientists Find Nearby Solar System

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Astronomers have discovered evidence of an alien solar system close enough to Earth that it could be seen with the naked eye. The Epsilon Eridani is a mere 10.5 light years (approximately 63 trillion miles) away from Earth and is one of the eight closest stars to our solar system. Astronomers have observed at least […]

Disney Will Promote Wall-E for Best Picture

When it opened this summer, Disney and Pixar’s “Wall-E” generated a lot of talk that the film could be could be an early candidate for the best picture nomination at next year’s Oscar awards.  Now it appears that Disney’s marketing team will begin a push to try and secure a best picture nod for the […]

ABC Will Air Pushing Daisies Tomorrow Evening

While it’s drawn critical acclaim and a loyal fanbase, ABC’s series “Pushing Daisies” has been struggling this year.  The quriky series got off to a hot start last year in the ratings, but was one of the biggest victims of the writer’s strike.  ABC had faith in the series, renewing it for a second season […]