2014 Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival: An Interview with Andrea Beesley

IHSFF 2014

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.

Big Ass Spider! An Interview with Mike Mendez

Big Ass Spider!

Slice of SciFi Executive Producer, Summer Brooks sits down with Mike Mendez, Director of “Big Ass Spider!” ~ now available on Blu-ray DVD. Discover just how big of a Horror-geek Mike is, and what critical aspects make for a great horror film.

What R U Reading?

We Love Books

Slice of SciFi Asks: What R U Reading??? Check out what the Slice Cast has been using their eyeballs for, which authors are rocking it, stories that hooked and blow us away, and find out if there is utter crap that should be avoided.

That’s our view… what’s yours??

Alan Kistler on Superman’s S

Superman's "S"

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”!

“That’s How I Was Raised And I Turned Out TV!”

Brainwashed by TV

Slice of SciFi takes on Television and unravels the mystery behind your viewing habits by asking the one simple question the Lame Stream Media is AFRAID to ask!!!

What are you watching?

Debate: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Agents of SHIELD

Slice takes on it’s next great debate… Is Marvel’s “Agents of SHIELD” TV series living up to it’s comic book roots? Or has Joss Whedon lost his midas touch when it comes to TV screen programming. Mike and Sam have kept up with the series while Meghan and Tim have had limited exposure thus far to AoS… which really keeps the conversation grounded and on-track ~ or does it??

Bob Layton: Definitive Iron Man Artist

Bob Layton: Iron Man artist

Another Slice of SciFi Exclusive Interview with Bob Layton, Legendary Comic Book Artist with a remarkable history and life experiences that include Iron Man, X-Men, The Champions and many more for DC Comics, Marvel and Valiant.

Feedbackapalooza: Theater Survival

Closing Theaters

Slicer Tim Adamec is in the house and dumps $100 into the Swear Jar. Spoiler Alerts pale in comparison to Heart Break Alerts. Rocket launches are life changing experiences. CON Report from Joe. Hey! What about all these little ma-pa movie theaters that can’t afford the change to digital. Support your local theater! Gravity scares the crap out of Sam – here’s why! Mike thinks size doesn’t matter… wake up and smell the aspect ratio!

The Future of Space Exploration

The Jetsons

Slice welcomes Geoff Notkin to the studio to geek out on Private Space Exploration companies and the amazing opportunities they might seize. Geoff, Meghan and Michael share boundless enthusiasm for the future of space flight, working and living in space.

Halloween Cosplay

Slice Halloween Cosplay

Slice plays dress up in time for Halloween with a report from Toni Darling, Professional Cosplayer, and Geoff Notkin of Meteorite Men who shows off a pair of the actual monster hands prop used in a movie ~ Can you guess what film?? Plus Meghan gets dolled up with a flattering hat, but comes down with a case of head lice in the process! EEWWWW SPOOKY!

Alan Kistler wants a Wonder Woman Movie!

Classic Wonder Woman

Slice welcomes Alan Sizzler Kistler as a contributor, who asks one o f the most obvious and under considered questions in geekdom… Where’s Our Wonder Woman Movie?? Alan does a brilliant job of laying out all the facts, traces Wonder Woman’s history, raises concerns and rebuts the nay sayers before they speak.

Radio Free Albemuth

Radio Free Albemuth

Slice rolls out another episode with guest-host Geoff Notkin who gets all Philip K. Dick in our faces as he pimps his latest project involvement with the new Radio Free Albemuth movie. Geoff and Sam debate the merits of Agents of SHIELD based on the pilot episode. Plus, Meghan steps way over the TMI line when she grills Geoff about his personal anatomy. After all, it’s Notkin’s love of Dick we’re talkin’ ’bout!

STEM Journals with Geoff Notkin

STEM Journals / Geoff Notkin

Slice welcomes Geoff Notkin, host of Meteorite Men on Science Channel back to the studio to tell us about his new series: STEM Journals. Geoff seduces us with his Euro-Arizona accent as he describes the wicked-cool subjects he covers on STEM Journals and shows off a brilliant prop from the show.

GRAVITY: A Spoiler Free Preview

Gravity

Sam got to see a sneak preview of “Gravity” and shares her experience – OMG! What a ride it is… a beautifully done film that scares the crap out of you. Mike thinks it will be like “Open Water”, and worries that Sandy Bullock can’t be credible. Will it be like “Moon”? NO SPOILERS ARE IN THIS REPORT!

UK Programmes on US TeeVee

British TV

Hulu Plus connects US audience to UK genre programming from BBC, including Doctor Who, Black Adder and a crap-ton of great series! Oh and Luther is insanely good too! Mass Whovian Weddings are a great bargain – if you’re a hyper hard core Doctor Whovian. Zombies comic The Other Dead has quite a collaboration of talent whipped together in a hurricane, Flight Test Land has a bitchin aircraft museum on the way! Con Report: Star Base Indy, Dead Tribbles rise from the grave, Sci-Fi Hall of Fame in Seattle is a must see, cable tv is a pain in the ass…