Source: SciFi Wire Reported by: S.K. Sloan Science fiction is finally catching on with the general public, not just sci-fi addicts, and cable TV is its resting place. While network TV (CBS, NBC, ABC) are trying to play catch-up this upcoming season with all new sci-fi and supernatural programs on its lineup, the cable networks […]
Source: Reuters Submitted by: S.K. Sloan Bootlegged CD’s of “Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith” were being made available for unauthorized sale on Bejiing’s streets just days after the film premiered in China. After “Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith” opened across China on Thursday high quality pirated disks were selling by Sunday.
Reviewer: S.K. Sloan (Slice of Sci-Fi News Manager) “Star Wars – Revelations” A Shane Felux Film A Panic Struck Production I just finished watching Shane Felux’s production of “Star Wars – Revelations.” It is amazing what real talent can do with a paltry $20,000.00. If you love Star Wars then you will fall head-over-heels for […]
Source: CNN Submitted by: Cougar (Star Wars News Consultant) The final chapter of the “Star Wars” movie saga grossed a record $50 million from its first 24 hours in North American theaters, the highest box office tally for a single day, according to studio estimates issued Friday. Copyright 2005 Reuters.
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 […]