Best picture for Wall-E?


It’s been over a decade since Disney’s Beauty and the Beast broke through, garnering an Acadamy Award nomination for best picture. But now another animated feature is getting buzz for possible Best Picture consideration at next year’s Oscars–Pixar’s Wall-E. The story of a robot survived the end of the world and a journey through space […]

Will Nolan do a third Batman?


While we briefly mentioned this in our most recent SoSF News Brief, the countdown to one of the most anticipated movies of the year continues as fans get ready to experience director Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight. Set to hit theaters on July 18th, the film is already generating tremendous buzz on-line from fans and […]

Season finale of Doctor Who will run long

While not the longest Doctor Who episode of the modern era (that honor goes to this year’s Christmas special “Voyage of the Damned”), the fourth series finale of Doctor Who will run close to twice the usual length of a standard episode.  Reports have the final series finale under producer Russell T. Davies watch clocking […]

Don S. Davis Remembered


Veteran character actor Don S. Davis passed away on June 29th according to reports from Gateworld.  Davis, who was 65, is best-known to genre fans as Major General George Hammond on the first seven seasons of Stargate SG-1.  Davis also played Scully’s father on The X-Files and was featured on Twin Peaks.  Davis had a […]

Doctor Who The Stolen Earth Review


And so, here it is.  The episode whose title was kept under wraps for months because it was considered to be “too SPOILER filled.”  The episode that brought back the Daleks, yet again.  The episode that brought back an old enemy.  The episode that would bring together all of the Doctor’s companions (well, at least […]

300 follow-up confirmed


Legendary Pictures has confirmed that a follow-up to last year’s hit movie 300 is in the works according to Variety.   Frank Miller is penning the script and original 300 director Zach Snyder (who is currently working on editing next year’s Watchmen) is interested in the director’s chair.  No word yet on if the movie would […]

Quantum of Solace trailer goes on-line

A teaser trailer for the next installment in the James Bond franchise, Quantum of Solace, has hit the Internet from MGM and Columbia Pictures. Starring Daniel Craig in his second out as Ian Fleming’s legendary British spy, Solace is reported to pick up where the previous Bond film, Casino Royale ended. Solace will open in […]

BBC previews Stolen Earth

The BBC has released three previews for this week’s upcoming season finale of Doctor Who “Stolen Earth” Two trailers and a one-minute preview clip from the story are included behind the jump. They are heavily SPOILER filled….

Dr Who Turn Left Review


Last week we got the Donna-lite episode of series four, so this week it’s time for the Doctor-lite installment of the season. While having the Doctor in a reduced role is certainly nothing new if you’ve watched any of the stories from the early days of the show, watching  the new series work with have […]

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Galactica producer not hopeful for Emmy nod As most of us know, Battlestar Galactica is one of the best hours on television. While garnering critical and fan raves and drawing Emmy nods for its superlative special effects, the series has yet to breakthrough and garner a much-deserved Emmy nod in the best drama categories (including […]

Snyder working on first Watchmen edit


The long wait for a Watchmen movie is slowly coming to an end, reports SciFi Wire. Director Zach Snyder is currently in the editing room working on his first edit of the highly anticipated graphic-novel adaptation. The current cut is three hours long according to Snyder. “The balancing act for me is, you want the […]

Heroes will go deep next season


With the third season of Heroes currently in production, creator and producer Tim Kring is dropping a few hints about what fans can expect this fall. “You’re going to see a lot of bad guys in this one,” Kring said. “The idea, also, is we’re playing off the idea of our characters as heroes or […]

X-Files: I Want to Believe Previewed

The long-awaited big-screen reunion of special agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully is just a month away and X-Philes are in a frenzy to know what happens next.  Some fans braved 100-degree temperatures in Los Angeles this past weekend to catch a short glimpse of the film and to interact with the stars and producers […]

War Games 2 Trailer


As we’ve previously reported on Slice of SciFi, a sequel to 1983’s classic War Games is on its way. War Games: The Dead Code is a direct to home theater release from MGM, slated for release on July 29. Starring Matt Latner and Amanda Walsh, War Games: The Dead Code follows the story of computer […]