TiVO to offer Disney movies on demand

TiVo is taking the next step in offering on-demand content to subscribers. New deals with CinemaNow and Jaman will allow TiVo to offer subscribers more on-demand and pay-per-view options according to the Hollywood Reporter.  The big win for TiVo is the deal with Cinema Now will allow the company to offer viewers movies from Disney […]

Ghost Hunters go to college

With the success of “Ghost Hunters,” SciFi has ordered a pilot for a spin-off series to the popular reality show.   Tentatively titled “Ghost Hunters: College Edition,” the show will feature a group of students going around the country to seek out paranormal activity. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the students will be guided by an […]

Got a minute? Watch a horror movie

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With Halloween a little over a week away, you may have the Netflix queue full of classic horror films.  But with Halloween parties, fighting of the gnome invasion and constant trick-or-treaters at  the door, who has two hours to sit down for some chills and thrills? What if you only have a minute or so […]

New clips from “Watchmen,” “Twilight” and “Friday the 13th”

As we reported earlier this week, last night’s Spike 2008 Scream Awards featured exclusive new footage from the highly anticipated “Watchmen.” In case you missed the show last night, the footage is now available for viewing on YouTube and included below.  Also included in last night’s Scream Awards were glimpses from two other anticipated films, […]

Yahoo to cut staff by 10%

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Yesterday, Internet giant Yahoo reported a 64% drop in earnings leading to the announement that the company will be forced to cut its staff by ten percent by the end of the year.  According to Variety, the cuts are an attempt to trim $400 million from the budget and will be the second round of cuts […]

“Avengers” nemesis revealed?

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A word of warning.  This article contains SPOILERS for current and future Marvel Studios movies.  If you haven’t seen this summer’s two Marvel Studios movies and don’t want to know some details, please turn back now. Just what is the threat that would require the Avengers to assemble on the big-screen? Fans who saw this summer’s […]

Hick’s Picks 47

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While it has yet to deliver the stellar ratings its two-hour pilot movie did for NBC, apparently “Knight Rider” is doing well enough to warrant a full season pick-up.  Variety reports the Peacock network gave a green light for nine more episodes of the freshman drama, bringing the season order to 22 episodes. Visitors to […]

Spike TV to air exclusive Watchmen preview

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Fans eager to see more of Zach Snyder’s much-anticipated “Watchmen” may want to tune in (or set their recording devices) tomorrow night (October 21)  for Spike TV’s Third Annual Scream Awards.  According to SciFi Wire, stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Malin Akerman unveiled the new footage when the awards show was taped Saturday evening.  Spike […]

Fourth Bourne on the way

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Jason Bourne has been born again.   Following the world-wide success of the third installment in the Bourne franchise, Universal gave the green light last week for a fourth Bourne movie, according to Daily Variety. Based on the best-selling novels by Robert Ludlum, the Bourne series has rung up $950 million in box-office reciepts since it began  with […]

Sarah Connor gets full season pick-up

The battle for the future will continue for a full season on “Teminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.” According to the Hollywood Reporter, the struggling second season series was given a renewal for a full season, bringing the overall episode order up to 22 episodes. Fox gave the series a show of faith earlier this week […]

Doctor Who: The Trial of a Time Lord — A Slice of SciFi DVD Review

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Reviewed by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF Assist. Editor) Actors: Colin Baker, Nicola Bryant, Bonnie Langford, Lynda Bellingham, Michael Jayston Number of discs: 4 Studio: BBC Warner DVD Release Date: October 7, 2008 Run Time: 349 minutes “A fascinating look at an experiment gone wrong” Returning from an 18-month BBC-management imposed hiatus, the 23rd season of “Doctor […]

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Slice of SciFi favorite Mila Jovovich will join actress Brittany Snow in the upcoming big-screen adapation of the horror-survival video-game “Clocktower.”  According to Bloody Disguisting, Jovovich will play “a woman in a psych ward who befriends the lead character, played by Snow, when they discover a shared family history. Meanwhile a psychotic madman dubbed Scissorman […]

Release date pushed back for The Road

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If you wanted to read Cormac McCarthy’s novel “The Road” before you saw it on the big-screen, the good news is you’ll have more time to do so.  According to SciFi Wire, the Weinstein Company is quietly moving back the release of the big-screen adaptation of “The Road” from November 14th to mid-December.  The movie, […]

Hot Wheels race to Cartoon Network

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Hot on the heels of its ratings success with “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” the Cartoon Network is looking to strike while the iron is hot and add more original animated content to their  line-up.   First up will be a new Saturday morning series based on the popular Hot Wheels toy line, called “Hot Wheels: […]