November Full of Genre TV Releases


If you’re a genre television fan, you may want to stockpile a little more in your holiday saving account.  Or maybe tap into it a little earlier this year. November is shaping up to be a good month for fans. As we previously reported, November 17 sees the DVD and Blu-Ray release of one of […]

Ridley Scott To Direct “Brave New World”


Director Ridley Scott has signed on to direct the latest big-screen adaptation of Aldus Huxley’s “Brave New World.” Scott will serve as both director and producer on the project according to reports.   Leonardo DiCaprio will assist Scott in the producer duties and star in the film, the Hollywood Reporter reports. “Brave New World” is set […]

Spitzer Provides New Photos of Star-Forming Cloud


NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope is enjoying a second life and taking some spectacular new photos of our universe according to Wired. The telescope, launched in 2003, is an infrared observatory. Infrared light is emitted by warm objects: dust, stars, gas, planets, and so on. That includes the telescope itself: unless cooled, the mirror and the […]

Suit Filed Over “Breaking Dawn”

When “Breaking Dawn” debuted last year, some readers of Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight” saga weren’t happy with it.  Some went as far as to return the book to stores and demand a refund. But their unhappiness is nothing compared to author Jordan Scott who has sent a cease and desist to the publisher, claiming that “Dawn” […]

SyFy Green Lights “Alphas”

After two years of pitches and meetings, the 90-minute movie and potential pilot for “Alphas” has finally got a green light from SyFy. The project, which began its development journey under the working title of “Section 8″ is by writers Zak Penn and Michael Karnow and follows a team of ordinary citizens who possess hyperdeveloped […]

Reviews Coming In For “District 9″


On this week’s Slice of SciFi, we’ll be talking more about the eagerly anticipated release of “District 9.” If you can’t wait until Saturday to find out more, a couple of reviews are starting to hit the Internet. First up is the review from trade paper, Variety. Upon the ashes of his aborted “Halo” vidgame […]

Carlyle Reveals “Stargate: Universe” SPOILERS


During a recent group interview to promote the upcoming “Stargate: Universe,” actor Robert Carlyle revealed a lot of details about what fans can expect from the first season of the series. What he said is mild to heavily SPOILERy for the first season, so if you don’t want to know anything about the third installment […]

“G.I. Joe” Won’t Get Press Screenings

If professional reviewers want to see “G.I. Joe,” looks like they’ll have to buy a ticket like the rest of it. Paramount Pictures announced yesterday that they will not offer any previews of the upcoming film for media and critics.  The announcement comes after weeks of reported evasions by Paramount on a firm date for […]

Marine Corps Bans Social Networking Sites

The few, the proud and the unable to log into social networking sites from their government machines. The United States Marine Corps has banned access to Facebook, MySpace and Twitter on its networks according to Wired.  The ban goes into effect immediately and is being taken largely as a security measure. “These internet sites in […]

Fans Threaten “Torchwood” Writers

Just so we don’t ruin it for someone who might still have the episodes on DVR and not watched them yet, we’ll warn you that if you haven’t seen all of the third series of “Torchwood” and don’t want to know what happens, please turn back now. While most fans have praised the current third […]