Source: The Computer Crows Nest Submitted by: Nina The BBC are making some of their out-of-print Doctor Who novels available as free e-book downloads. They include titles such as The Dying Days by Lance Parkin (can the Eighth Doctor thwart an Ice Warrior invasion?), and Scales of Injustice by Gary Russell (the Silurians come up […]
In exploring why Anakin turns evil (and knowing Luke doesn’t), ‘Revenge of the Sith’ episode a good look at nature vs. nurture.
The father turned evil. The son didn’t. Was Anakin Skywalker the proverbial bad seed, or did he just have a tougher upbringing than his boy Luke? [Read more…]
Written by: S.K. Sloan One of the most versatile entertainers in Hollywood’s history succumbed today to his valiant fight against lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Frank Gorshin, with his wife Christina, of 48 years by his side died Tuesday. Frank Gorshin was from the old school of entertainment. He could sing, dance, do […]
Connor Trinneer Speaks Up Written by: S.K. Sloan I am “shocked and a little miffed,” so says Connor Trinneer, the actor who played Trip Tucker on the recently ended series Star Trek: Enterprise. In an interview with Michael Logan in the latest edition of TV Guide Trinneer stated that he was disappointed. “I wanted us […]
Original full story entitled “Is the ‘Trek’ Over?” by: Joal Ryan Edited by: S.K. Sloan In an E-Online interview on Friday May 13, 2005, Eugene [Rod] W. Roddenberry, son of the famous Gene Roddenberry – creator of Star Trek – stated that, “Star Trek will never die. It’s a cash cow for Paramount.” Rod has […]
Written by: Amiko Nevills [NASA’s Johnson Space Center] Submitted by: S.K. Sloan NASA Astronauts Mike Fincke and Terry Virts recently suited up for a voyage in “space” without ever leaving Earth. In fact, their most recent space expedition was in Hollywood. Instead of a countdown, their launch began on “lights, camera, and action!” While on […]
Source: Sci-Fi Wire There are some interesting (and maybe, not so interesting) movies on the horizon for 2005 and early 2006. BATMAN BEGINS Christopher Nolan’s “Batman Begins” explores the origins of the Batman legend and the Dark Knight’s emergence as a force for good in Gotham. In the wake of his parent’s murder, disillusioned industrial […]
Source: Doctor Who Information Network Submitted by: Williams (Dr. Who News Consultant) New writers and some familiar names join Russell T. Davies in the next season of Doctor Who. The official Doctor Who Magazine has announced the writers for the 2006 season of Doctor Who. Head Writer and Executive Producer Russell T. Davies will be […]
Source: The Washington Post Author: Frank Ahrens Submitted by: Nina Much as been written about Trekkers (please, not Trekkies). Now, technology has allowed “Star Trek” fans to take their devotion way beyond annual conventions and Klingon language school. On two websites – New Voyages and Starship Exeter – fans have created hourlong episodes of “Star […]
Tim Brazeal, leader and founder of Save Enterprise.com and Trek Fans United announced on May 8th that the efforts of SE and TU Star Trek fans to rally support for keeping Star Trek: Enterprise on the air for a 5th season will be featured on the ST:ENT’s 4th season DVD bonus disk.
Source: The Online Sun Submitted by: Lesmond (Slice of Sci-Fi News Researcher) For our UK readers this story out of The Sun and The Hollywood News will be of interest. England’s comedy duo, Ant and Dec have gotten themselves leads in an upcoming movie entitled “Alien Autopsy.” It is slated as a ‘sci-fi comedy’. If […]
Written by: S.K. Sloan The MTV animated series created by Peter Chung garners some big names in its effort to bring the dubious heroine’s exploits to the non-animated big screen. MTV, Lakeshore Entertainment Group, and Paramount Pictures have pulled out all the stops on this one and signed on two award winning actresses in the […]