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 […]

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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.

Burton Will Direct “Dark Shadows” Movie


Once a popular daily soap opera and then revived as a weekly series by NBC, “Dark Shadows” is headed for the silver screen.  Tim Burton will bring his own unique vision and style to the movie, which will feature Johnny Depp as Baranbas Collins. Producer Richard D. Zancuk confirmed the movie will be Burton’s next […]

Callis Calls “Galactica” Ending “Operatic”


In just over a month, the second of “Battlestar Galactica”‘s final season begins on SciFi Channel.  Speaking recently to the LA Weekly, actor James Callis, who plays Baltar on the hit series says that fans aren’t prepared for what’s to come. “I don’t think anything could prepare you guys for what happens at the end. […]

“Dark Knight” Headed Back to Theaters

Six weeks after it debuts on DVD, this year’s biggest movie, “The Dark Knight” will be back at a theater near you. According to Variety, Warner Brothers will re-release the latest Chistopher Nolan directed Batman feature into theaters on January 23.  The re-release is a push to help the movie top one billion dollars in […]

“Twilight” Will Debut on Showtime

Cable outlet Showtime has secured the rights to air “Twilight” and 42 other current and upcoming films according to the Hollywood Reporter. Showtime signed a deal with Summit Entertainment that includes the current hit vampire love story and its two potential sequels. Financial terms were not disclosed, but the license fees will be a percentage […]

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George Lucas is planning to tinker with “Star Wars” again.   This time he’s going to upgrade the movies and make them 3-D. “Oh yeah,” Lucas told when asked about the potential for 3-D versions of the films.  “The technology is very difficult. It exists – it’s just extremely expensive, and so what we’re trying […]

Snyder Edits 10 Minutes from “Watchmen”

The battle over the running time of “Watchmen” continues.  SciFi Wire reports director Zach Snyder has turned in a new edit of the film to Warner Brothers.  The new version sees ten minutes of edits made to the film, bringing the run time to two hours and thirty-five minutes.  Warner Brothers hasn’t signed off yet […]

NFL Testing 3-D Broadcasts


Unless you’re a fan of the San Diego Chargers or the Oakland Raiders, tonight’s NFL match-up is a bit of a dud.    But to lure fans back into the game, the NFL is trying an experiment–a 3-D telecast of the game.   The game won’t be open to the public to view in 3-D but to a […]

Crochet Your Own Dalek


Forget the long, multi-colored scarf made popular by the fourth Doctor.  If you’ve got a Doctor Who fan on your Christmas list this year and you can crochet, you might think about making him or her their very own chrocheted Dalek. The pattern and instructions are available free from the creator on   The creator […]

Burschel Could Be “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”


Actor Jay Baruschel is looking to take on a role played by Mickey Mouse in Walt Disney’s classic animated feature “Fantasia” according to Variety.  Bauschel, who starred in this summer’s “Tropic Thunder” and is best-known for his work with director Judd Apatow, is currently in talks to play “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” in a live-action version […]

Fuller Possibly Headed Back to “Heroes”

A few weeks ago, “Pushing Daisies” producer Bryan Fuller said that if ABC pulled the plug on “Daisies” he’d give serious thought to returning to NBC’s “Heroes.” Fuller worked as a producer and writer for the struggling NBC drama during its first season. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Fuller is making good on his word […]

Dushku Ready for “Dollhouse” Challenge


At least someone in Hollywood seems to get it. Actress Eliza Dushku says that reports of “Dollhouse”‘s Friday at 9 p.m. being a “death slot” for the show are overrated. “Dude, we’re in the age of DVR,” she told SciFi Wire. “People watch what they want to watch.”  Dushku said the days of appointment television […]