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


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


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


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


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


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


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 […]

Slice of SciFi #192: Interview with Michael Davies & Taryn O’Neill (After Judgement)


Interview: This week, we talk to Michael Davies and Taryn O’Neill of “After Judgment,” a new web-based series. The story was originally envisioned as a feature-length film that follows the world 100 years after Judgment Day has happened. Michael and Taryn talk about the series and where it’s headed, and the show’s on-line community of fans.

New “Knowing” Trailer Debuts


A new trailer for the upcoming Nicolas Cage/Alex Proyas project “Knowing” has debuted on-line. The story, written by Ryne Douglas Pearson and Richard Kelly, centers on Cage, a professor who stumbles on terrifying predictions about the future contained in a time capsule–and sets out to prevent them from coming true. “Knowing” opens March 20, 2009.

Shanks Stars in “Grand Canyon”


Michael Shanks, best known as Professor Daniel Jackson on “Stargate: SG1,” will star in the SciFi original movie, “The Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon.”  The movie debuts tomorrow night (Saturday, December 20th) at 9 p.m. EST on SciFi with Shanks as Jacob Thain. Thain is an archeologist searching  for Dr. Samuel Jordon (Duncan Fraser), […]

Frank Miller Working on a New “Buck Rogers”?


Frank Miller and Odd Lot Entertainment are reportedly close to a deal to bring back one of the oldest icons of science-fiction, Buck Rodgers. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Odd Lot is negotating with Nu Image/Millenium for the rights to Rogers.  Nu Image/Millennium obtained those rights this year from the Dille Trust. Millennium is expected […]

CW Offers “Smallville” Preview

What’s ahead for Clark Kent and the rest of the “Smallville” gang? Well, it’s repeats of the eighth season on the CW until January 15 when things return with a bang. The CW has a new one-minute preview of what we can expect from the second half of season eight. It should be just enough […]

Will Tennant’s Surgery Affect “Doctor Who” Specials?

Actor David Tennant has been forced to take a few days off from his run as the famous Danish prince “Hamlet” according to BBC News. Tennant has a chronic back condition that has been acting up and will force the actor to have surgery today for a slipped disc. Tennant will then spend the next […]