Kara Returns to “Smallville”, Wishes Come True on “Supernatural”


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: “Bloodline” KARA RETURNS — Clark (Tom Welling) receives an anonymous package containing the crystal that Tess (Cassidy Freeman) found in the Arctic. When he removes the crystal, it activates […]

International Broadcasters Team Up for “Defying Gravity”

An international coalition of four studios have signed together to produce the 13-episode series, “Defying Gravity.”  Fox TV Studios, Canada’s CTV, Germany’s ProSieben and the BBC are teaming up to produce “Gravity.”  The series is, set in the near future, revolving around eight astronauts from five countries who take on a mysterious six-year mission through […]

LucasFilm/Del Rey Confirm New Book Deal

“The Force will be with you” for thirty-five more “Star Wars” tie-in novels.  LucasFilm and Del Rey confirmed a new deal had been struck to continue the two companies long patnership in creating new books about “a galaxy far, far away.”  The new deal will see the publication of thirty-five fictional tie-in novels and ten […]

Millar Wants 8-Hour “Superman” Epic

If writer Mark Millar has his way, the proposed reboot of the “Superman” franchise would be an eight-hour, three-movie epic along the lines of “Lord the Rings.”  The film would follow the Man of Steel from his birth on the planet Krypton to the end of his life as the yellow sun of Earth turns […]

Hick’s Picks 51

Sunday evening’s nineteenth “Treehouse of Horror” episode helped “The Simpsons” to its best ratings in five years according to Variety.  The annual event for the long-running animated series garnered a 6.5 rating, equating out to 12.5 million viewers.  The series did extremely well in key demographics and against solid competition from NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” […]

“Fanboys” Trailer On-Line

At long last, the long wait for “Fanboys” could be coming to an end. After years of studio hassles and hold-ups, fans will finally get to see this potential cult classic in theaters in February. Yahoo! Movies has a new theatrical trailer for the film that follows four friends on a cross country trek to […]

“Clone Wars” Focuses on R2-D2


Coming this Friday on Cartoon Network, an all-new episode of “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” focuses on everyone’s favorite droid, R2-D2. R2-D2 is lost during a fierce space battle, and Anakin must find him before the Separatists discover the Jedi military secrets locked in his memory banks, in“Downfall of a Droid,” Directed by Rob Coleman […]

Another “Apes” reboot?


For a franchise celebrating its 40th anniversary, “Planet of the Apes” is still generating headlines.  On this week’s show we brought you news about the upcoming “Timeline of the Planet of the Apes: The Definitive Chronology,” which is a must-have for all apes fans.   And the original Charleton Heston classic is set for a Blu-Ray […]

Tennant hasn’t ruled out return to “Who”

While David Tennant may be leaving the role as the universe’s most famous Time Lord at the end of next year’s specials, the British actor told BBC Breakfast last week that he hasn’t entirely close the door on ever picking up a Sonic Screwdriver again. “Who knows what might happen in the future?” Tennant said.  “The […]

World Fantasy Award Winners Announced


Over the weekend, this year’s winners of the World Fantasy Award were announced at the annual 2008 World Fantasy Convention.   The winners are: Novel: Ysabel by Guy Gavriel Kay Novella: Illyria by Elizabeth Hand Short Story: “Singing of Mount Abora” by Theodora Goss Anthology: Inferno, Ellen Datlow, ed. Collection: Tiny Deaths by Robert Shearman Artist: […]

“Spider-Man 4″ gets a new writer

While “Spider-Man 3″ was a commerical success, many critics  and fans believe it was a step backward for the big-screen franchise about everyone’s favorite web-slinger.  It looks like Columbia Pictures may be trying to get the franchise back on track for the inevitable “Spider-Man 4.” In recent weeks, the studio has worked to get director […]

“Bakugan – Battle Brawlers” Winners

Congratulations to our four winners of Cartoon Network’s series “Bakugan – Battle Brawlers” on DVD. Our winners are: Veronica Sandberg of Kingman, Arizona Christy Goodwin of Fort Mead, Maryland Steven Hand of Savannah, Georgia Kathy Scott of Hailey, Idaho Congratulations to all of you. Be looking for your DVD Pack in the mail over the […]

“Planet of the Apes” Blu-Ray


“Get your stinkin’ paws off me, you damn dirty ape!” A landmark movie, “Planet of the Apes” is coming to Blu-Ray on November 4 and Slice of SciFi has three copies to give away.   Newly remastered and feature a new 5.1 sound mix, “Planet of the Apes” has never looked or sounded better.   And the […]