Klingon “Hamlet” Scenes Filmed for Blu-Ray Extras


In the dinner scene of “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country,” Chancellor Gorkon says the only way to experience Shakespeare’s classic play “Hamlet” is to experience it in the “original Klingon.” Audiences will have the chance to do that when Paramount releases the sixth “Trek” movie on Blu-Ray according to the Pioneer Press.   Minnesota’s Commedia […]

Could NBC Reduce Primetime Programming?

NBC Universal CEO told financial analysts yesterday that the Peacock network is considering reducing its primetime programming as part of a reorganization effort. “Can we continue to program 22 hours of prime time? Can we afford to program seven nights a week?” Zucker said. “We are actively looking at all of those questions.” NBC has […]

Academy Reverses “Dark Knight” Score Decision

A couple of weeks ago, we brought you news that the score for “The Dark Knight” had been declared ineligible for an Oscar nomination. Today, there’s good news. According to the Los Angeles Times, the original decision to disqualify the musical score has been reversed. This means the memorable score from this summer’s biggest hit […]

“Robot Chicken” Sketch With Whedon, Moore

Check out this funny “Robot Chicken” segment featuring Slice of SciFi favorites Joss Whedon and Ron Moore. UPDATE: We apologize to our international readers. This clip is only available to our North American readers. We didn’t intend this to slight any of our international readers in any way.

Julia Ling Talks About “Chuck”‘s Anna Wu


Julia Ling’s Anna Wu will make a dramatic return to “Chuck” this week after being conspiciously absent for the last couple of episodes. Our sister site, TV Guide On-Line talked to Ling about her disappearance from the Buy More and what fans can expect in the next two episodes of “Chuck.” ” have a certain […]

Hick’s Picks 55

Jason Bourne is going back to his roots for the next installment of Universal’s Bourne series.  After the last two movies used the titles and little else from the original Robert Ludlum novels, producer Frank Marshall told Coming Soon the fourth Bourne movie will use a plot by Ludlum as its inspiration. “We now have […]

New “Creature From the Black Lagoon” Will Explore Creature’s Origins


While he may not have a green-light from a studio to update the campy classic, “The Creature from the Black Lagoon,” writer and producer Gary Ross says he some ideas how exploring the origin of the famous Universal monster.   Ross recently told SciFi Wire that his script and ideas find a scientific basis for the creature’s […]

Track “The Observer” on “Fringe”

For the past couple of weeks, our Voice Mail show has tracked the appearances of the mysterious “Obeserver” from Fox’s new series, “Fringe.” There are multiple web-sites and groups out there, tracking the exact time the mysterious bald man appears in the show. But what if you don’t have time to go back and watch […]

Hardwick Off “Twilight” Sequel


The stars and writer will be the same, but the person in the directors chair will be different.   Director Catherine Hardwick will not be back to direct the second installment in the “Twilight” series according to the Hollywood Reporter. After opening to a big box-office success in its first weekend, Summit Entertainment immediately green lit production on the […]

Showtime Developing “Syns”


Showtime has signed on to develop a new character driven science-fiction drama called “Syns” according to the Hollywood Reporter.  Orginally called “Doll Hosptial,” the series was created by Stephen Volk, who pitched the concept to the BBC.  The BBC passed on the series, but Showtime showed interest in the concept.  The American version credits Volk […]

Nolan Not Rushing “Dark Knight” Sequel


Fans rushing out to buy “Dark Knight” tomorrow on Blu-Ray or DVD may have to savor it for a while.   According to director Christopher Nolan, he’s not in any rush to make a third installment in the Batman series. In an interview with USA Today, Nolan pointed out that the third installment in comic-book based […]

Monty Python Launches You Tube Channel


Can’t get enough of the Knights Who Say Ni?  Or are you in the mood to hear the Lumberjack Song?  Or to see the Upper Class Twit of the Year Competition? These and many, many more of your favorite Monty Python sketches and moments from their movies are now available on their own YouTube channel.  And […]

Audiences Eat Up Leftovers at Box-Office

The turkey and dressing may be gone, but audiences were gobbling leftovers at the box-office this weekend. Last weekend’s top grossing film, “Four Christmases” held on to the top spot, taking in $18.2 million according to initial estimates.  The comedy starring Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon was in the top spot for the second straight […]

Slice of SciFi Weekly Poll — Best SciFi Movie

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Slice of SciFi #190: Terrance Zdunich & Darren Lynn Bousman (Repo! The Genetic Opera)


Interview: This week, we talk about Repo! The Genetic Opera with director Darren Lynn Bousman and writer Terrance Zdunich. The duo talk about some of the challenges in bringing the stage production to the silver screen.