Create your own Death Star pumpkin

How can you make your house the most feared on the block this Halloween? Why not carve your pumpkin to look like the Empires’ ultimate weapon, the Death Star? Full details on how select, carve and display your own Death Star are included at Noel’s Pumpkin Carving Archive. Darth Vader and a ton of expendible […]

Teaser poster for “Watchmen”

Warner Brothers has released the first teaser poster for next year’s highly anticipated “Watchmen.” The poster shows the Edward Blake/The Comedian falling out a window, which serves as a catalyst for the events in the graphic novel. “Watchmen” debuts on March 6, 2009.

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Actress Teri Polo has signed on for the lead role in director Joe Dante’s upcoming “Hole,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. Polo will play Susan, a mother who moves with her teen sons to a rural house where the three are forced to face their fears after discovering a bottomless hole in the basement. Polo […]

Craig turns down Thor


While he was ready to assume the mantle as the world’s most famous spy, actor Daniel Craig wasn’t ready to assume the mantle of a Norse God.   According to SciFi Wire, Craig was offered the role of Thor in the upcoming Marvel Studios movie but turned it down. “They spoke about it, but I just […]

Freeman discusses Smallville’s Tess


With the depature of Lex Luthor, “Smallville” was left looking for a new nemesis for Clark Kent heading into its eighth season.  And with the reduced role of Lana Lang in season eight, the show also in search of a new strong female lead to compliment the cast. Enter Cassidy Freeman as Lex’s protege and […]

TiVO to offer Disney movies on demand

TiVo is taking the next step in offering on-demand content to subscribers. New deals with CinemaNow and Jaman will allow TiVo to offer subscribers more on-demand and pay-per-view options according to the Hollywood Reporter.  The big win for TiVo is the deal with Cinema Now will allow the company to offer viewers movies from Disney […]

Ghost Hunters go to college

With the success of “Ghost Hunters,” SciFi has ordered a pilot for a spin-off series to the popular reality show.   Tentatively titled “Ghost Hunters: College Edition,” the show will feature a group of students going around the country to seek out paranormal activity. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the students will be guided by an […]

Got a minute? Watch a horror movie


With Halloween a little over a week away, you may have the Netflix queue full of classic horror films.  But with Halloween parties, fighting of the gnome invasion and constant trick-or-treaters at  the door, who has two hours to sit down for some chills and thrills? What if you only have a minute or so […]

New clips from “Watchmen,” “Twilight” and “Friday the 13th”

As we reported earlier this week, last night’s Spike 2008 Scream Awards featured exclusive new footage from the highly anticipated “Watchmen.” In case you missed the show last night, the footage is now available for viewing on YouTube and included below.  Also included in last night’s Scream Awards were glimpses from two other anticipated films, […]

Yahoo to cut staff by 10%


Yesterday, Internet giant Yahoo reported a 64% drop in earnings leading to the announement that the company will be forced to cut its staff by ten percent by the end of the year.  According to Variety, the cuts are an attempt to trim $400 million from the budget and will be the second round of cuts […]

“Avengers” nemesis revealed?


A word of warning.  This article contains SPOILERS for current and future Marvel Studios movies.  If you haven’t seen this summer’s two Marvel Studios movies and don’t want to know some details, please turn back now. Just what is the threat that would require the Avengers to assemble on the big-screen? Fans who saw this summer’s […]

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While it has yet to deliver the stellar ratings its two-hour pilot movie did for NBC, apparently “Knight Rider” is doing well enough to warrant a full season pick-up.  Variety reports the Peacock network gave a green light for nine more episodes of the freshman drama, bringing the season order to 22 episodes. Visitors to […]

Spike TV to air exclusive Watchmen preview


Fans eager to see more of Zach Snyder’s much-anticipated “Watchmen” may want to tune in (or set their recording devices) tomorrow night (October 21)  for Spike TV’s Third Annual Scream Awards.  According to SciFi Wire, stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Malin Akerman unveiled the new footage when the awards show was taped Saturday evening.  Spike […]

Fourth Bourne on the way


Jason Bourne has been born again.   Following the world-wide success of the third installment in the Bourne franchise, Universal gave the green light last week for a fourth Bourne movie, according to Daily Variety. Based on the best-selling novels by Robert Ludlum, the Bourne series has rung up $950 million in box-office reciepts since it began  with […]