USA Network announced yesterday they were getting into the Sci-Fi programming biz with a new series called “Horizon” set in… wait for it… WWII. Star Trek Into Darkness hits theaters everywhere – but do you care? Somebody dropped the Doctor Who box and the season finale spilled out but ‘mum’ is the word ok? Speaking of Who-Speak wait until you see our interview tomorrow with Kristen Quintrall and “Wanna Be Doctor Who-ed”
Star Trek Best of Both Worlds and Next Generation Blu Ray Special Features Director, Roger Lay, Jr. talks with Slice about the latest releases from CBS Home Entertainment. Sounds good? You bet, because it’s 7.1 surround sound and there’s more cool tech stuff to enhance the creative choices in these DVD projects. There’s a never before seen Gag reel and a 30 minute mini-doc about the Borg. Roger explains how they keep a fresh approach to each of these restoration projects to give the fan base what they want. Do these Star Trek DVDs keep you satisfied? Let us know!
IBM is finally a really, really cool company of geeks… again!, Disney’s Star Wars Games are a designers dream come true, Google Glass is incredibly awesome and possibly incredibly invasive, Multiverse News, and Mark Hamill writes his head off… plus who’s not coming back on Warehouse 13?? Whatcha think about that??
Bret is Back! Ron Howard is pushing for The Dark Tower, Fans petition Netflix for more SGU, Young Justice and Green Lantern have received the Big Nix, Fantastic Four has some more names to add, Got the Slice App yet? Stop by Facebook.com/SliceOfSciFi, Do not miss the Sci-Fi Tropes of 2013, Ron Moore is gonna stay in TV with Outlander, Farts abound for Bruce Willis and The Rock plus even the writers are pissed about G.I. Joe, Turtles and Transformers have a new reason to say “Cheers”, Michael Bay said what?? Orphan Black is f-in awesome!, Dom & Tom say hi, The Crow is coming back but who is The Crow?, And guess what… The Hulk may be worth the wait!
Want some time in a sweaty Iron Man 3 suit? Slice sent Ben on a special report to check out Tony Stark’s costume collection, Ray Harryhausen has died but his contribution to sci-fi will live 4EVR! The best use of the Slice App so far came from Des Moines – no wait, it was Nebraska, Defying Gravity is still unDefyable, Sam finds her fave film title… in Noah’s pocket! Space settlers are cannibals, We call “Shenanigans” on your Suspicious0bserver videos, Bruce Boxleitner still has Mrs. Scarecrow’s DNA, WB releases the Lego Batman movie – you gotta watch this, A pseudo-spontaneous Celeb sighting, Meghan gets a Comic Book up side the head, what the hell kinda weather report is that anyway?? And more feedback from adorably angry fans!
Historically, Slice has been pretty harsh with its criticism of Syfy’s programming. The Slice Cast, Crew and many of You have felt that the networks original programming has fallen short of delivering really good science fiction. In fairness, we’re all hard core SF fans, revere the genre and hold high expectations that Syfy continue to raise the bar for. Recently, Syfy programming is heading in the right direction and their new series are actually pretty good! Join the conversation and share your thoughts or comments…
John Noble from Fringe is now Superman’s nemesis Brainiac, Batman finds new Lego games, Sam got Wonder Woman undies for her birthday, Saturn has some cra-cra hurricane weather going on, Remember the guy who bought the Star Trek shuttlecraft movie prop? We have an update for you, Rod Roddenberry is pushing more than Trek Nation – he wants Star Trek back on TV, Flight Test Land and the Girl Scouts are getting Their Gaming Geek On!
Virgin Galactic breaks the sound barrier and you can go for the ride if you got an extra 200 grand to spend, new TV pilot episodes, there’s a fan-made trailer for Man of Steel, New Avengers news slips from Joss Whedon, JJ Abrams and Stephen King hop into bed, say bye-bye to 666 Park Ave and Zero Hour, Where’s Hellboy 3?, and a Con Report from a Sci-Fi Marathon
It’s time again for our annual Summer Movie Preview, the brainchild of news director Michael Hickerson. Here are some of the films we talk about in this special episode: Iron Man 3, Star Trek: Into the Darkness, Epic, After Earth, Much Ado About Nothing, This is The End, Man of Steel, World War Z, Despicable Me 2, Lone Ranger, Pacific Rim, Turbo, Red2, RIPD, Wolverine, 300 Rise of the Empire, Elysium and more!
It’s good to be a Geek and be Square! The Iron Man 3 truck is backing up to Robert Downey Jr.’s door then Ben gave his review, Meanwhile back at the Water Cooler… Grimm actress Claire Coffee was a great Exclusive Interview was awesome and was Slice Exec Producer Summer Brook’s fault! Can Kickstarter save old sci-fi shows? A report from the First Robotics championships, Do you have enough pioneering spirit to die on Mars? What’s your Defiance impressions thus far? James Bond themes are back to haunt us, Free Comic Book Day, May the Fourth Be With You Star Wars! and Skywatch speaks of “severe” in this report!
This week’s Slice Exclusive Interview is with Nicole Munoz the beautiful actress who plays Christie McCawley on Defiance, the break out hit from Syfy. Nicole is still so amazed that she gets to work on Defiance and pinches herself each day. Her resume is filled with cool sci-fi programming with some titles that will surprise you. But her heart is really all about dancing. Discover her perspective on playing a human in love with an alien in the midst of discrimination and power struggles during the defense of the planet!
Supernatural has embarked on its 8th season… Seriously?? Yodeling is best done in baggy shorts? Warehouse 13 update, Build a Bot for Transformers ’cause they’re out of ideas, Croods is milk toast. Slice of SciFi releases it’s first Geek Studies report. Round Pegs and Square Holes live together harmoniously ~ only on Slice! Mars One is now accepting applications for a trip to the red planet… but you have to sit next to Michael!
Amazon TV is ready to win an Emmy and wants YOU to give them the Award-Winning Show!, Tetris Cures Lazy Eye, Michael Bay apologizes to fans ~ but for what?? Futurama Fans are pissed off, Lost Girl give you a chance to play with her, NBC moves Grimm around and we’re stumped during Trivia without your help!
Happy Birthday Hubble! Break out your ViewMasters!, World War Z – The Musical is worth going to for the hell of it! Sam plays the Train Game on the Train, Keith goes 90 mph to see Forbidden Planet, Rod Roddenberry joins Ben to talk about Trek Nation, Why can we swear, be violent but we can’t show a boob? Mom helps discover a Sci-Fi food snack, and a Canadian show that is Not Steampunk!
Grimm’s Adalind Schade is played by the beautiful Claire Coffee who spent the episode talking with Slice about her role as a nemesis. ST:TNG was one of her favs and influenced her desire to do genre series. Claire wishes that eating brains was more refreshing. She delivers a recap for those of you who have yet to adopt Grimm, complete with spitting eyeballs, arm ripping and self-induced pregnancy. So why does everyone want to kill her?? Is it because Claire loves watching Dexter?