Russo Review — “Max Payne” DVD & Blu Ray

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Written by: Joe Russo (Film Critic/SoSF Contributor) Director: John Moore Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Beau Bridges, Ludacris, Chris O’Donnell Release Date: January 20, 2009 Russo Rating = 7/10 Script flaws and miscasting aside, Max Payne is a beautiful film that looks even better in high definition You have most likely already heard the answer […]

“Iron Man” Leads Visual Effects Society Awards Nominees

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The stunning effects of “Iron Man” led the way when the finalists for Visual Effects Society Awards were announced.   “Iron Man” had five nominations for the seventh annual awards. The Marvel Studios-produced superhero movie was cited in the categories of visual effects in a visual effects-driven movie, best single visual effect of the year, outstanding […]

Russo Review — “Mirrors” Blu Ray & DVD

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Written by: Joe Russo (Film Critic/SoSF Contributor) Director: Alexandre Aja Actors: Kiefer Sutherland, Paula Patton, Amy Smart, Cameron Boyce, Erica Gluck Release Date: January 13, 2009 Pushes Aja’s scares into the realm of the psychological and spiritual In some horror sects, Alexandra Aja is held in extremely high regard as redefining the genre. After the […]

Bob May Remembered

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Bob May, the actor who brought the Robot on “Lost in Space” to life, has passed away according to the Associated Press. May  was a veteran actor and stuntman who had appeared in movies, TV shows and on the vaudeville stage when he was tapped by “Lost in Space” creator Irwin Allen to play the […]

“Paul Blart” Tops Box Office

Kevin James has gone from “The King of Queens” to the king of the box-office, at least for this weekend.  James’ comedy “Paul Blart: Mall Cop” opened in the top position this weekend, taking in $33.8 million.  The figure was $10 million higher than expected according to reports. “Gran Torino” continued it strong run, taking […]

Slice of SciFi #196: Interview with Erin Gray (“Buck Rogers”, Heroes for Hire)

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Interview: This week, we chat with Erin Gray who played Col. Wilma Deering on “Buck Rogers,” also Kate on “Silver Spoons.” Erin discusses her time on the classic series, life at sci-fi conventions and her career. She also discusses her company, Heroes for Hire and being an agent for some of the stars of our favorite shows. Erin will be part of the upcoming Phoenix Comicon if you’re in the area and want to see her.

“Heroes” Gets a Reboot

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If you’ve been driven away by the past season and a half of “Heroes,” creator Tim Kring wants you to come back when the show comes back later this year.  Kring recently told TV Guide that the next installment of NBC’s series “Fugitives” will serve as a reboot for the struggling series and it designed […]

Emmerich To Direct “Foundation”

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Director Roland Emmerich will bring Issac Asimov’s classic science-fiction novel, “Foundation” to the big-screen according to Variety. Columbia Pictures won an auction Thursday for the screen rights to the first novel in the series and is looking to develop the property for Emmerich to direct. Emmerich has previously directed other big-budget sci-fi epics like “Independence […]

“Stargate: Universe” Casting News

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Four actors have signed on for SciFi’s “Stargate: Universe.”  Justin Louis (“The Andromeda Strain miniseries), David Blue, Brian J. Smith and Jamil Walker Smith are set to co-star opposite Robert Carlyle (“28 Weeks Later”) in the upcoming series. “Universe” follows a group of soldiers, scientists and civilians left to fend for themselves when forced through […]

Slice of SciFi #195: Voicemail Show

This is the show for our inquiring fans and listeners and their voicemails, emails. We want to hear your comments and feedback… No, really, we do! Pay no attention to how much Mike grumbles about them…you know – that guy sitting in the dark corner with all the knobs and switches. Got a comment for […]

McG Wants Will Smith For His “Nemo”

Last week, we brought you news that McG will direct the upcoming “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Captain Nemo.”  At the time, we didn’t have any reports on who would place the title role in the film. Now, thanks to Latino Review, we can tell you that the director is pursuing actor Will Smith for […]

Geek Syndicate Talks to Amanda Tapping

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Our good friends at Geek Syndicate kick off 2009 with a great interview with “Stargate SG1″ and “Sanctuary” star, Amanda Tapping. Amanda was our guest on Slice of SciFi last March. Tapping discusses the creation of the series and the journey it took from being a web-based series to its first season that just wrapped […]

More “Iron Man” Casting Rumors

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At this rate, will there be any screen time for Iron Man in his upcoming sequel? According to Variety, actress Emily Blunt is rumored to be director Jon Favreau’s choice to play Iron Man nemesis, Black Widow in “Iron Man 2.” Black Widow is the super-villian identity of Natasha Romanoff, a Soviet superspy who wears […]

Fuller Pushing for “Daisies” Movie

While there’s no word yet on when the last three episodes of “Pushing Daisies” will air on ABC, fans can take hope that if creator Bryan Fuller has his way, that won’t be the last of the story. According to TV Guide On-Line, Fuller is currently working on getting a direct-to-DVD movie for the series […]