Goyer Talks About “Flash Forward”

On our last episode, we told you about “Flash Forward” getting a pilot order from ABC.  This promising new series, based on Robert J. Sawyer’s sci-fi novel of the same name is one of the hot properties in Hollywood right now and could be a companion piece to “Lost.’  This week we’ve brought you a […]

Fox Releases “Day” Into Outer Space

Well, at least we’ll know why our alien overlords are so ticked off at us when they come to conquer the planet. 20th Century Fox’s release of the remake of “The Day the Earth Stood Still” will not only be global, but universal.  Fox will beam the movie into space toward Alpha Centauri as part […]

“Boldly” Close to Pick-Up

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Fox executives are impressed with the sci-fi comedy pilot “Boldly Going Nowhere” and are inching closer to a series order reports the Hollywood Reporter. Screenings of the 44-minute pilot were held yesterday for Fox executives. The half-hour “Nowhere”, created by “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia” trio Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton, revolves around […]

New “Heroes” Webisodes Begin Monday

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With the third volume of “Heroes” closing Monday and a new one not opening until February, fans will be happy to know that it won’t be a bleak mid-winter without new content. Starting Monday, NBC will offer the first in a series of new “Heroes” webisodes series, called “The Recruit.”  New episodes will be released […]

Russo Review — Tropic Thunder DVD & Blu-Ray

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Reviewed by: Joe Russo (Film Critic & SoSF Contributor) An epic comedy that is not to be missed Russo Rating: 9/10 Event comedies don’t come around very often. When they do, they should be celebrated. Ten years in the making, Tropic Thunder is that special blend of action and comedy shaken just right to give […]

Russo Review — “Prince Caspian” DVD & Blu-Ray

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Reviewed by: Joe Russo (Film Critic & SoSF Contributor) Actors: Ben Barnes, Cornell John, Liam Neeson, Alicia Borrachero Director: Andrew Adamson Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC, Widescreen Language: English Region: Region 1 Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1 Rating: PG Studio: Walt Disney DVD Release Date: December 2, 2008 Run Time: 149 minutes A fantastic array of special features […]

Russo Review — “Lost” Season Four

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Reviewed by: Joe Russo (Film Critic & SoSF Contributor) Format: Box set, Color, DVD-Video, Widescreen, NTSC Language: English Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.) Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 Number of discs: 5 Studio: Buena Vista Home Entertainment DVD Release Date: December 9, 2008 Run Time: 604 minutes Lost has been […]

Glover To Guest on “Heroes”

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After playing Lionel Luthor for seven years on “Smallville,” John Glover must be getting comfortable with playing the father to super-villians. Our sister site, TV Guide On-Line reports that Glover has signed on for a spring guest-role on NBC’s “Heroes.” Glover will play the father of the villanious Sylar according to reports. The arrival of […]

Golden Globe Nominations

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Nominations for the Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning in Beverly Hills. The scheduled-for-Christmas release The Curious Case of Benjamin Button led the way in the movies category with five nominations. Also getting five nods were Doubt and Frost/Nixon. Actor Heath Ledger picked up a nod for his work in Dark Knight. A full […]

Playboy Creates “Mobisodes”

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Long a player in the digital world, Playboy has begun offering exclusive content for mobile phone users according to USA Today. Playboy is offering downloadable “mobisodes” –- mobile-based video shorts -– that show three interns hard at work. The shorts, filmed last summer in and around Playboy’s New York office on Fifth Avenue in midtown, […]

Activision Releases “Wolverine” Game Details

Activision’s upcoming video game based on X-Men icon Wolverine will feature the character’s regenerative powers working in real time. The gaming publisher has released new details on next year’s tie-in video-game “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”. “Wolverine” is being developed by Raven Software, the company that created Marvel-based games X-Men Legends and Marvel Ultimate Alliance. According to […]

Remembering Robert Prosky

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Veteran character actor Robert Prosky has passed away at the age of 77.  His oldest son, Stefan, said the versatile actor passed away from complications from a heart procedure in Washington D.C. Prosky had a long career, playing a variety of roles on both stage and screen.  He may be best known to genre fans for […]

“Terminator: Salvation” Trailer On-Line

Curious to see what it will look like when Christian Bale takes on the terminators? The trailer for the upcoming “Terminator: Salvation” has been posted on-line at Apple’s web site. You can see the trailer HERE.

“Flash Forward” Adds Cast Members

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On Slice of SciFi #190, we brought you news about ABC giving the go-head for a pilot based on Robert J. Sawyer’s “Flash Forward.”   We also told you about casting news for the potential series that is being groomed as a companion piece to “Lost.” Today, the Hollywood Reporter reports more casting news for the […]

Time Releases “Best of” 2008 TV, Movies

It’s that time of year when critics begin compiling their list of the top ten tv shows, books, movies, etc.  “Time Magazine” has jumped into the debate early this year, releasing its top ten TV shows, tv epiosdes and movies of the year.   And there’s at least one surprise on the list–the tv show coming […]