“Torchwood: Children of Earth” — A Slice of SciFi DVD and Blu Ray Review

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Reviewed by: Michael Hickerson (Slice of SciFi News Editor) Actors: John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Gareth David-Lloyd, Peter Capaldi, Paul Copley Directors: Euros Lynn Format: AC-3, Color, Dolby, DVD, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1) Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.) Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 Number of discs: 2 […]

Barrowman Leaving “Torchwood”?

Could actor John Barrowman be saying good bye to Captain Jack Harkness? That could be the case.  Barrowman is reportedly talking to producers of “Desparate Housewives” about a role on the upcoming season on ABC’s hit series. Barrowman confirmed the report on the BBC Radio 1 last week, saying, “I’m off to Los Angeles on […]

“Farenheint 451″ Graphic Novel Wins Bradbury Approval

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English-lit students may be interested to learn that a new version of Ray Bradbury’s classic novel, “Farenheit 451″ is hitting stores this week–and that the new version is extremely faithful to the original text. The classic novel about a post-apacolyptic future where firemen burn books instead of putting out fires is getting the graphic novel […]

“Doctor Who: The Planet of the Dead” — A Slice of SciFi DVD and Blu-Ray Review

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Reviewed by: Michael Hickerson (Slice of SciFi Editor) Actors: David Tennant, Michelle Ryan Format: Color, DVD, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo) Subtitles: English Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.) Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 Number of discs: 1 Rating: NR (Not Rated) Studio: BBC Warner DVD Release […]

Spielberg To Remake “Harvey”

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Is nothing sacred? Apparently not with the news that Steven Speilberg has signed on to direct a remake of the 1950 classic “Harvey.” The original starred Jimmy Stewart as a man who claims he talks to a six-foot tall rabbit that only he can see.   The original version was based on a Pultizer-prize winning play. […]

“Funny People” Tops Box Office

Chalk up another first-place opening for director Judd Apatow.  Apatow’s latest comedy movie, “Funny People” opened at the top of the box-office this week, taking in $23.4 million in ticket sales. “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” held on at second, taking in $17.7 million.  Those grosses took the sixth installment in the franchise over […]

New “Iron Man 2″ Images Released

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With the news that principle shooting on “Iron Man 2″ wrapped last week and a huge Comic Con panel last weekend, the hype for the sequel is just beginning. We’ve got two exclusive new images of Robert Downey, Jr as Tony Stark from next summer’s highly anticipated sequel.  They don’t contain heavy SPOILERS but viewing […]

Spidey’s Secret Identity Revealed On This Week’s “Spectacular Spider-Man”

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SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN: (7:30-8:00 p.m. ET) — Episode: “Identity Crisis” The second season of “The Spectactular Spider-Man” continues tonight at 7:30 p.m. EST on Disney XD with Eddie Brock, aka Venom, revealing to the world that Peter Parker is Spider-Man. PETER PARKER’s secret identity as SPIDER-MAN has been outted by VENOM, leaving Pete and his loved […]