Museum of Science Fiction and NASA Plan “Escape Velocity” The Scifi-STEAM event will be one of the first under new Space Act Agreement

Museum of Science Fiction

The Museum of Science Fiction, the world’s first comprehensive science fiction museum, has entered into a Space Act Agreement (SAA) with National Aeronautics and Space Administration to further public outreach and education in science. One of the first major activities planned for the two organizations is “Escape Velocity,” a three-day STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) event in June, 2016.

“Time Lapse”: An Interview with Filmmaker Bradley King Once you've seen the future, you can't look away...

Bradley King, Time Lapse

This week, Summer chats with Bradley King, director and co-writer of Time Lapse, a stylish indie scifi thriller that won a number of film festival awards last year. The film is debuting in theaters and VOD (iTunes) on May 15, and will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on June 16.

Bradley talks about the creative process of getting the film written and shot, and the nuts and bolts of the editing process to make a story’s pace and flow better, no matter how many parts you love that have to get cut.

Movie Talk: Loving and Hating “Avengers: Age of Ultron” So much to enjoy, but we also needed more to love

Avengers: Age of Ultron poster cut

Here, there be tons of spoilers.

Avengers: Age of Ultron has generated a lot of buzz, positive, neutral, disappointed, and on occasion angry, so this week, Noah, Daren, Gini and Summer talk about the movie, the direction it seems to be shifting the Marvel Cinematic Universe towards, and what certain story choices (or avoidance of choices) might herald for upcoming films in the larger line.

Are we getting closer to superhero overload faster than anticipated, or are our expectations way too high after the bars set by Avengers and Captain America: The Winter Soldier?

Graham Shiels: Talking “Olympus” and “Lab Rats” With a love of imagination, Graham talks about fantasy, scifi, space opera, acting and more

Graham Shiels

This week’s guest is Graham Shiels, currently playing “King Aegeus” on Syfy Channel’s Olympus, and he tells us about his life-long love of fantasy and scifi, the types of stories he loved growing up and still enjoys, and more.

Graham also talks about playing out the character conflicts around Aegeus for the throne of Athens and his experiences with the green screens on set, about playing a comedic interpretation of a power-hungry billionaire who wants to be a bionic overlord on Disney XD’s “Lab Rats”, some of his upcoming projects, plus his passion for acting and for teaching acting.

TV Talk: Summer Season Series Kickoffs With plenty to choose from, you might want to put your TV near your outdoor grill

Slice of SciFi TV Talk

This week, Kevin Bachelder from Tuning Into Scifi TV joins Summer to chat about the TV series coming up for the late spring and summer seasons, and Wendy Hembrock provides a recap of WGN America’s Salem, for those who might be interested in checking out Season 2.

We also touch on 12 Monkeys, iZombie, Daredevil, Olympus, Orphan Black, The Messengers, Bitten, the final season of Lost Girl and Penny Dreadful. I think we need a Game of Thrones correspondent.

Are you watching any of these shows? Are you watching something we didn’t touch on? Tell us what you think!

Production Begins for “Ash vs Evil Dead” Season 1 in production this month in New Zealand

Ash vs Evil Dead promo

“Ash vs Evil Dead” is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film franchise The Evil Dead and is set to premiere on STARZ in fall 2015. Campbell will be reprising his role as Ash, the stock boy, aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead.