New “Next Doctor” Trailer

It’s a good thing these Christmas specials run longer than 45 minutes each year….otherwise we’d have nothing new left after all the previews and sneak peaks. The BBC has released a new trailer for next week’s “The Next Doctor” Christmas episode of “Doctor Who.”

“New Moon” Release Date Set

The first several “Harry Potter” films were released in November, leading audiences to expect a new helping of Harry and the rest of the crew from Hogwarts along with their Thanksgiving dinner.  Summit Entertainment is following the lead in scheduling installments of Stephenie Meyer’s big-screen adaption of her “Twilight” novels. Summit announced yesterday “New Moon” would open […]

Updike Offers Mars Timeline


In this month’s National Geographic, author John Updike offers an essay on the Red Planet, Mars.  In the article, Updike chronicles humanity’s fascination with the Red Planet, not only in terms of scientific research but it’s role and use in science-fiction. “In the coming half century of Martian fancy, our neighboring planet served as a […]

ABC Offers “Lost” Season Premiere Clip

To whet appetites for the two-hour season premeire of “Lost” on January 21st, ABC has released a new snippet of footage from the first episode of the season. You can see it below, but it may contain SPOILERS if you haven’t seen all of season four.  And it does contain minor SPOILERS for season five. […]

Rumor: Weisz Up for Catwoman


Another day, another Hollywood star rumored to be in the next Batman movie. This time, the casting rumor is that Warner Brothers is considering Oscar-nominated actress Rachel Weisz for the role of Catwoman in the next Batman installment, according to   Weisz joins a long list of actresses rumored to be in the running for […]

“Bakugan Battle Brawlers” Headed to Big-Screen


“Bakugan Battle Brawlers” is coming to a theater near you.   Universal Pictures and Struber Productions will produce the big-screen adapation of the popular anime series according to the Hollywood Reporter. The show, aired on Cartoon Network six times a week, focuses on young “battle brawlers” who wield their little “Bakugan” creatures (with names like Pyrus Drago, […]

Wilde, Garrett Cast in “Tron 2.0″


The long-rumored “Tron 2.0″ is inching closer to becoming a reality.  According to today’s Hollywood Reporter, actresses Olivia Wilde and Beau Garrett have signed on for the sequel to Disney’s 1982 film. Wilde and Garrett appeared together in “Turistas.”  Wilde can be seen in Fox’s medical drama, “House” and Garrett had a role in “Fantastic Four: Rise of the […]

SAG Urges Strike Vote

Another strike in the entertainment industry could be on the horizon.  The Screen Actors Guild has urged its 120,000 members to authorize a walkout, reports USA Today.  The vote on whether or not to stage a walkout will come on January 23. A strike by the actors would have an immediate impact on the production […]

World’s Smallest GPS Unveiled


Imagine a GPS unit small enough to fit on your wrist.  It’d be perfect for outdoor activities. Watchmaker Suunto has just unveiled the X10, billed as the smallest and lightest wrist-mounted GPS unit on the market.   The new wrist-sized device will set you back $599 this holiday season. Recently awarded a “Best of Adventure Gear” […]

AFI Announces Best TV, Movies of 2008


The American Film Institute announced it top tv shows and movies for 2008 yesterday. Disney and Pixar’s “Wall-E” and this year’s biggest blockbuster “The Dark Knight” made the list. Rounding out the top ten were Clint Eastwood’s “Grand Torino”; the fable-like “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”; the historical drama “Frost/Nixon”; a tale of illegal […]

Send a Holiday Message to an Astronaut


No, the post office hasn’t started runs to outer space just yet.  But you can send one of the crew of the International Space Station a holiday-themed greeting via a NASA website. Your message (and a cheesy postcard) will be zapped up to astronauts Mike Fincke, Sandra Magnus and Yury Lonchakov. The crew is preparing […]

“The Crow” Flies Again


The man who directed the first “Blade” movie, Stephen Norrington has signed on to bring “The Crow” back to the big-screen according to Variety. Norrington will write and direct the upcoming big-screen reinvention of the popular comic book series. “The Crow” will end a long sabbatical for Norrington. After directing “Blade” and “The League of […]

New BSG Webisode Debuts


The first segment of the new, ten-part “Battlestar Galactica” webisode series, “Face of the Enemy” debuted Friday. If you haven’t seen the episode yet or just want to watch it again, you can do so below. The webisodes will only be available for our readers in the United States.

The Fight for the Future Continues in “T5″


 Derek Anderson and Victor Kubicek of Halcyon Co. confirmed they are writing and developing a fifth installment in the “Terminator” franchise, Variety reports. Anderson and Kubicek acquired the rights to the franchise last year and announced they were considering making a new trilogy of films in the “Terminator” universe. However, most Hollywood insiders expected Anderson […]

Clock Radio Offers Streaming Music


Best-known for the iPod dock radios, iLove is introducing a new dual-alarm clock-radio that streams Internet radio stations and podcasts, according to USA Today. The iNT170  bedside companion offers more than 15,000 online radio stations and podcasts from around the world –- which you can listen to subscription-free -– and is searchable by country, genre […]