Imagine my surprise and insatiable curiosity at discovering only a few years ago that he almost made a theatrical version of Dune — in 1975. Two years before Star Wars changed the game for science fiction movies, and this Dune truly could have been the first game changer, in more ways than one.
From April 17th through May 21st Peter and Connor will be in 24 different locations all the way from Victoria, British Columbia to Halifax, Nova Scotia, putting on at least 29 different special Last Unicorn screenings — and maybe more, if enough of Peter’s Canadian fans get the word and buy tickets.
Slice of SciFi executive producer Summer Brooks chats with Andrea Beesley, director of the International Horror & SciFi Film Festival and maestro of the themed monthly film series at The Film Bar.
We also talk a little about the Film Bar series, currently celebrating “Alien April”, featuring screenings of E.T., The Fifth Element, Starship Troopers, and Spaceballs each weekend this month.
Serving up a mind-bending assortment of the macabre, it’s an anthology of darkness and dread fine-tuned to keep you on the edge of your seat. A new drug offers users a glimpse of the future… with beastly consequences. A murderous husband is stalked by his own cell phone. A jilted lover wreaks satanic vengeance.
Slice of SciFi contributor Alan Kistler of Stay Geeky shares some brilliant historical insight on the origins of the big ‘ol “S” on Superman’s chest. See how it evolved, what it meant over the years, who had a say in the designs and how we perceived it, and why it all makes sense now… thanks to Alan’s concise report. Join Sam, Michael, Meghan and Tim as they dig deeper into this “S-capade”!