Fleisher “Superman” Cartoons Coming to DVD

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After years of sub-standard releases, the original Max Fleisher Superman cartoons are coming to DVD.  Warner Brothers announced all 17 original shorts featuring the first on-screen appearance of the Man of Steel will come to DVD on April 7, 2009. The shorts have been in the public domain for years now and released to DVD […]

New Behind the Scenes Look at “Coraline”

Several new featurettes have gone live for Coraline, Henry Selick’s upcoming stop-motion-animated movie, based on Neil Gaiman’s book, have gone on-line and you can watch them all below In the movie, Coraline Jones (voiced by Dakota Fanning) is bored in her new home until she finds a secret door and discovers an alternate version of […]

“Heroes: The Recruit” Webisode 3

Here’s the latest “Heroes” webisode, “The Recruit.”

Fox Will Fight For “Watchmen” Delay

The news isn’t getting any better for “Watchmen.” Last week, the federal judge in the case ruled that 20th Century Fox did own a piece of the distribution rights to the upcoming film.   Warner Brothers is currently producing and will distribute the film. Eventually…. Whether or not we’ll see “Watchmen” on its established release date […]

BBC Has A Merry Christmas

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It was a holly, jolly Christmas for the BBC.  The British network, powered by two popular specials, dominated ratings in the UK on Christmas Day. The long-awaited Wallce and Gromit Christmas special, “A Matter of Loaf and Death” was the year’s highest rated program, garnering an audience of 14.3 million.  That equals about 53.3% of […]

“Terminator” Inducted Into National Film Registry

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James Cameron’s original “Terminator” is one of 25 films that will be placed into the National Film Registry for preservation according to the Hollywood Reporter. The original, low-budget epic made Arnold Schwarzenegger a star and launched a new science-fiction franchise that is still going strong today on both TV and next year in theaters.  It […]

Barrowman Wants More “Torchwood”

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If it were up to John Barrowman, he’d played his popular character Captain Jack Harkness until he was 90. The character, first introduced in “Doctor Who” and now the center of the spin-off series, “Torchwood” will return to screens later this year for a five-episode third season.  The story will be a week-long mini-series according […]

Boxleitner Returns For “Tron 2.0″

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The original Tron will be back for the sequel according to /Film.  The web site reports that actor Bruce Boxleitner has signed on to reprise his role in the upcoming sequel. Boxleitner joins fellow original cast member, Jeff Bridges for this highly anticipated sequel.  In the original, Boxleitner played the title character, Tron who joined […]

“Eon: Dragoneye Reborn” — A Slice of SciFi Book Review

Reviewed by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF Editor) “Eon: Dragoneye Reborn” by Alison Goodman Hardcover, 544 pages Published: December 26, 2008 Slice of SciFi Rating: 5 out of 5 stars “A fascinating, complex and entertaining (novel) that will keep the pages turning” The success of the Harry Potter series with both children and adults has opened a […]

New “Lost” Promo

The countdown to season five of “Lost” continues with a new promo from ABC. “Lost” returns on Wednesday, January 21 at 9 p.m. EST on ABC.

Top Grossing Films of 2008

As 2008 winds to a close, we look at the top grossing films of the year.  The figures listed are for the world-wide box-office results. 1.  Dark Knight $996.8 million 2.  Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull  $786.6 million 3.  Kung-Fu Panda $631.9 million 4.  Hancock $624.4 million 5.  Iron Man $581.9 […]

Russo Review — “Ghost Town” DVD & Blu Ray

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Reviewed by: Joe Russo (Film Critic & SoSF Contributor) An expertly crafted romantic comedy Russo Rating: 8/10 Some of the most memorable romantic comedies of all time involve the afterlife; take Ghost for example. Then again, other titles involving loved ones reaching back from the beyond include some of the worst, take this year’s Over […]

Russo Review — “Eagle Eye” DVD & Blu Ray

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Reviewed by: Joe Russo (Film Critic & SoSF Contributor) Russo Rating: 7/10 Though the story is derivative, the spectacle is far grander. Lots of fans like to get angry at the studios for remaking their favorite titles. Filmmaker D.J. Caruso, with the financial backing of Hollywood titan, Steven Spielberg, has attempted to get past the […]

“Eon: Dragoneye Reborn” Prize Pack Contest

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Thanks to the Penguin Young Readers Group, we have a special prize pack celebrating the publication of Alison Goodman’s “Eon: Dragoneye Reborn” for one lucky listener. A fantastic new fantasy novel, “Eon” follows the story of Eon, training to become a Dragoneye, the human link to an energy dragon’s power. Eon is thrust into the […]

“Marley,” “Stories” and “Button” Lead Box Office

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The box-office went to the dogs this weekend with “Marley and Me” winning the top spot for the weekend. “Marley” was one of three new releases to open strong for the weekend.  In second place was the Adam Sandler Disney movie, “Bedtime Stories” and in third was “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” The Tom […]