Slice of SciFi #193: Holiday Encore: Craig Horner (“Legend of the Seeker”)

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The gang is off for a couple of days, celebrating the holiday season with friends and family.  We hope you enjoy this encore Slice of SciFi episode, featuring an interview with “Legend of the Seeker” star, Craig Horner.

Ron Moore Promises Final Cylon Reveal Will Be…–An AMC Interview

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Star Trek veteran and Battlestar Galactica creator Ronald D. Moore discusses religion, revelations and resolutions in the series’ final season, which begins January 16. Q: You admitted recently that Battlestar‘s themes of faith and religion were something the network requested after reading a line in the miniseries. How did it evolve? A: It was very […]

Judge: Fox Has Stake in “Watchmen”

The judge in the dispute over who has the rights to distribute the upcoming “Watchman” movie has issued a ruling–and it’s one that could possibly delay the movie’s release. The judge in the case has ruled that 20th Century Fox has a copyright stake in the upcoming graphic-novel adaptation motion picture, according to the Hollywood […]

“Tales of Beedle the Bard” Optioned

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Warner Brothers has optioned the movie rights to the Harry Potter related book, “The Tales of Beedle the Bard” according to Cinema Blend.  The book is a collection of five short fables set in the Harry Potter world of wizards and muggles by author J.K. Rowling. The titular Beedle the Bard wrote five tales, each […]

Chow Won’t Direct “Green Hornet”

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Stephen Chow won’t direct the upcoming “Green Hornet” movie but he will continue his on-screen role as Kato, according to SciFi Wire. Chow officially dropped out of the director’s role last week according to reports. “Hornet” producer Neal Moritz is working to find a new director for the film, which will star Seth Rogan as […]

Cameron Make Director “Forbidden Planet”

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James Cameron may be stepping into the director’s chair for next year’s remake of “Forbidden Planet.” Cameron is apparently interested in the project, which will be scripted by J. Michael Straczynski.   Warner Brothers is eager for the project to be Cameron’s next one after he completes work work on “Avatar.” Cameron was previously attached to […]

Robbins Will Play Stark’s Dad in “Iron Man 2″

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It looks like Terrence Howard isn’t the only being replaced for “Iron Man 2.”   According to the Latino Review, Tim Robbins will assume the role of Tony Stark’s father for the upcoming sequel. According to the report on Latino Review, director Jon Favreau will replace the actor seen in photographs during the original “Iron Man” […]

Russo Review — “Hamlet 2″ DVD

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Reviewed by: Joe Russo (Film Critic & SoSF Contributor) Actors: Todd Anderson, David Arquette, Marshall Bell, Catherine Keener, Marco Rodriguez Directors: Andrew Fleming Number of discs: 1 Rating: R Studio: Universal Studios DVD Release Date: December 21, 2008 Run Time: 60 minutes The most awkwardly hilarious comedy of the year Russo Rating: 7/10 The place […]

Russo Review — “American Teen” DVD

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Reviewed by: Joe Russo (Film Critic & SoSF Contributor) A compelling, albeit far too long a glimpse into the lives of jocks, princesses, rebels and geeks. Russo Rating: 6/10 “Simple but effective…. packed with action” Pimples galore, “American Teen” offers more pepperoni faced students then you’re local pizza parlor could ever dream of. The documentary […]

Dalek Christmas Tree

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Nothing says Christmas like subjecting the lesser races and exterminating all those who oppose your goals of universal domination. All kidding aside, this Christmas tree decorated like the Doctor’s most famous enemy is pretty cool and I wish I’d thought of it first. You can see video of the tree here.

Russo Review — Burn After Reading DVD & Blu Ray

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Reviewed by: Joe Russo (Film Critic & SoSF Contributor) Actors: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, John Malkovich, Joel and Ethan Coen Number of discs: 1 Rating: R Studio: Universal Studios DVD Release Date: December 21, 2008 Run Time: 96 minutes A cinematic joy Russo Rating: 8/10 One of my favorite films from 2008, “Burn After Reading” […]

Fox Developing Werewolf Dramedy

Think of it like “Sex and the City” with fangs–literal ones, this time. Fox is developing a new dramedy called “Bitches” that will center on the lives of four female friends living in the big city who happen to be werewolves. The project, which has received a script plus penalty commitment from the network, hails […]

Russo Review — Death Race DVD & Blu Ray

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Reviewed by: Joe Russo (Film Critic & SoSF Contributor) Actors: Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Tyrese Gibson, Ian McShane, Natalie Martinez Director: Paul W.S. Anderson Format: AC-3, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, DVD-Video, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1 Number of discs: 1 Rating: R & Unrated Versions Studio: Universal Studios Release Date: December 21, 2008 Run Time: […]

Neil Patrick Harris Eager For Dr. Horrible Sequel

Actor Neil Patrick Harris, who played Dr. Horrible in “Doctor Horrible’s Sing Along Blog” says he’s eager and ready to do a sequel, whenever Joss Whedon is ready. “Oh, God, I wish I could say there was going to be a ‘Dr. Horrible’ sequel, but I know there’s so many people involved in the creation […]

Weekend Box Office Off From Last Year

Audiences said “Yes” to new movies by Jim Carey and Will Smith, but it wasn’t an overwhelming one. Jim Carey’s new comedy “Yes Man” debuted at the top of the box office, taking in $18.2 million over the weekend.  Will Smith’s new movie, “Seven Pounds” was second with $16 million and the animated “Tales of […]