“Piranha 3-D” Delayed


The upcoming “Piranha 3-D” will be coming to a theater near you, but not as soon as we originally reported. Director Alexander Aja says filming for the horror remake has been delayed for a “very logical reason.” “We were stuck with a release date of next summer, and because of that we were almost going […]

Russo Review — “City of Ember” DVD


Written by: Joe Russo (Film Critic/SoSF Contributor) Director: Gil Kenan Actors: Saoirse Ronan, Toby Jones, Bill Murray, David Ryall, Ian McElhinney Release Date: January 20, 2009 Russo Rating = 7/10 Destined to become a cult favorite…a uniquely dilapidated science fiction environment City of Ember is a dark film. The social and political commentary behind the […]

Rumor: Ryan Could Be New “Who” Companion


Former “Bionic Woman” actress Michelle Ryan is reportedly in conversations with the BBC to assume the role of the new companion on “Doctor Who” according to the UK’s Daily Mirror. The Mirror reports Ryan has been “in secret talks with BBC bosses” about joining Matt Smith in the TARDIS for the fifth series, which will […]

Bakula To Guest Star on “Chuck”


“Chuck”‘s second season of pitch-pefect guest-casting will continue later this season when actor Scott Bakula leaps onto the show. Bakula has signed on for a three-episode arc, starting in April as Chuck and Ellie’s estranged father. “Chuck made a promise to his sister, Ellie [Sarah Lancaster], that he was going to find their dad in […]

Scrabble Keyboard


Last week, we brought you news about a Klingon keyoard.   In a simliar vein comes a keyboard built entirely of Scrabble tiles. The keyboard was built by Doc Datamancer after being commissioned by friends who are avid fans of the popular board game. “Most of the keys are made from real Scrabble tiles that were […]

Simmons: “Spidey 4″ Will Begin in 2010

In this week’s show, we brought you news about a possible villain for the upcoming “Spider-Man 4.” Now, actor J.K. Simmons, who plays J. Jonah Jameson in the movies says that next installment for Spider-Man will begin filming in 2010 with an anticipated release date of May 2011. Currently, director Sam Raimi and actor Toby […]

Ron Moore Discusses BSG Revelations

Warning: This article will contain SPOILERS for the latest episode of “Battlestar Galactica.” If you don’t want to know any of the details or haven’t watched the episode yet, please stop reading now… “Battlestar Galactica” returned with a roar Friday night, featuring at least one jaw-dropping revelation per episode segment. But the biggest revelation was […]

“Eli Stone” Hopes for Third Season


It wasn’t a Merry Christmas for fans of “Eli Stone” or “Pushing Daisies” with both series getting cancellation notices. Fans have been passionately petitioning for both shows to return to ABC’s schedule and while it looks like “Daisies” future will play out in comic books or on the big-screen (or both), there may be a […]

The Doldrums

Written by: Emilio D’alise (SoSF Staff Journalist) . . . that’s what it feels like right now.  Most shows I care about are in hiatus, and the cable channels are festooned with various sports I don’t follow.  Worse yet, those which don’t carry sports are sending out wave after wave of reality shows.  I mean, […]

Russo Review — “Max Payne” DVD & Blu Ray


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


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


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


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)


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.