“Guardians of the Galaxy” — A Slice of SciFi Review

Guardians of the Galaxy

When I first heard that Marvel was adding Guardians of the Galaxy to their Cinematic Universe lineup, my initial reaction was along the lines of “What the… huh?” Even after I’d recovered a few bruised synapses, I couldn’t figure where they’d go with that.

Then the first trailers for Guardians of the Galaxy started appearing on Marvel’s YouTube page… despite my initial misgivings, I was hooked, and I knew I needed to see this movie.

“The Quest”: A Fantasy Reality Show

The Quest on ABC

The Quest debuted on ABC tonight, a new breed of reality show that’s part reality, part competition, and part live action role-playing.

Did you watch The Quest? What did you think?

“Class of Nuke ‘Em High” Limited Edition Soundtrack Release

Class of Nuke Em High

Troma’s Class of Nuke ‘Em High never had an official soundtrack released, and their fans have been asking for one since 1986. The day they’ve been waiting for is finally here.

Phoenix Listeners: Enter to Win Passes to “Hercules”

Hercules (2014)

Slice of SciFi fans and listeners in the Phoenix area can enter a drawing to win a chance to see an advance screening of Hercules!

A special IMAX 3D advance screening is being held at AMC Desert Ridge, on Wednesday July 24th, 6pm, and 10 lucky Slice fans will receive a pair of passes each — all you have to do is enter for a chance to win. Winners will be notified via email by Gofobo and each winner will receive a code to download your passes.

The Heroes of Star Wars Rebels at San Diego Comic-Con!

Star Wars Rebels

“Star Wars Rebels” continues the epic tradition of the legendary Star Wars saga with all-new exciting, action-packed adventures.

Robbie Amell Joins “The Flash”

Robbie Firestorm

Robbie Amell will portray Firestorm for CW’s The Flash series beginning this fall.

Tenor of Pacific Rim 2 Different From First Film

Pacific Rim 2

If you liked the tone of Pacific Rim” then, according to director Guillermo del Toro, this news may come as quite a surprise to you.

“The Human Race” Signed Poster Giveaway

The Human Race (2014)

The Human Race, from XLrator Media, will be available on DVD on July 22, and 2 Slice of SciFi listeners and readers have a chance to win a poster!

The poster is signed by cast members Eddie McGee, Paul McCarthy-Boyington and Richard Gale, and director Paul Hough.

Potter Getting Gray?

Rita Skeeter

Ever wonder what became of the adult Harry Potter? A new Rowling short story dishes it all out through Hogwarts’ gossip monger Rita Skeeter.

“Fantastic Beasts” Has a Studio Home

Fanastic Beasts

J.K. Rowling’s “Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them” has found a home with a U.S. studio based in the U.K.

“Hemlock Grove” Season 2 Debuts July 11

Hemlock Grove

Season 2 of this original Netflix horror mystery series is set for Friday July 11, 2014.

Original “Batman” Stars to Unveil DVD Details at SDCC

Batman TV series

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will officially unveil the details of its highly-anticipated November 2014 release of “Batman: The Complete Television Series” at a Comic-Con International panel -– featuring special guests Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar -– on Thursday, July 24 from 6:00-7:00pm in Hall H.

Vlad’s Transformation Revealed in “Dracula Untold”

Dracula Untold

“Sometimes the world doesn’t need another hero. Sometimes what it needs is a monster.”

Imagine Science Film Festival Late Submissions Still Open

Imagine Science 2014 submissions

This year’s festival will explore TIME in all its variants: timelapse film, the age of the universe, time travel, geologic time, nanosecond-scale subatomic interactions, the genetics of aging, and much much more.

BBC America Announces Doctor Who Premiere Date

Capaldi Who

BBC America has finally announced the exact premiere date for the new season of Doctor Who with Peter Capaldi debuting as the Time Lord for his first full-length episode.