About Dirk Van Tilborg

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After reading Jack Kirby’s Forever People and New Gods comic books and watching 2001: A Space Odyssey, Dirk was assimilated during first grade recess into the collective known as Science Fiction. Fueled by the visions of mad scientists such as Philip K. Dick and Frank Herbert, he has quietly searched the galaxy for the next BladeRunner, Brazil and Dark City. Born in San Francisco and currently enjoying a steampunk version of Ft. Lauderdale, when not grokking Science Fiction he spends his time with family and friends and just maybe trying to enter the dreams of disingenuous politicians.
Favorites: Fringe, Dune by Frank Herbert, BladeRunner and Alien Hominid
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Dirk Van Tilborg

  • New Season Of ‘Doctor Who’ Premieres On BBC America Tonight

    Posted Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 06:08 pm GMT -5
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    Tonight BBC America will premiere the new season of ‘Doctor Who’ at 9/8c. Part One of a two-part season opener is written by Steven Moffat and titled “The Impossible Astronaut.” Marking the first time the 47-year-old sci-fi series has ever filmed in the U.S., scenes from the two-part premiere were shot in Utah’s Monument Valley, […]

  • ‘Heroes’ Star Masi Oka Sets Pilot Deal With Syfy Channel

    Posted Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 08:04 am GMT -5
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    Former ‘Heroes’ and current ‘Hawaii Five-o’ star Masi Oka has set up a pilot deal with the Syfy Channel for the time travel series ‘The Correctors’. According to the Hollywood Reporter,OKa, who will executive produce and possibly star in the series, is working with writer Alex Sebeti (‘Art of Cool’) who pen the pilot script. […]

  • In Case You Missed It Here’s The Full Length ‘Cowboys & Aliens’ Trailer

    Posted Saturday, April 16th, 2011 08:08 am GMT -5
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    In case you missed it, Universal Pictures has just released a full length ‘Cowboys & Aliens’ trailer for their upcoming summer tentpole film. Blockbuster filmmaker Jon Favreau (‘Iron Man’) directs Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford in an event film for summer 2011 that crosses the classic Western with the alien-invasion movie in a blazingly original […]

  • ‘Sanctuary’ Returns To Syfy Channel Tonight With A New Episode

    Posted Friday, April 15th, 2011 07:09 pm GMT -5
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    ‘Sanctuary’ returns tonight on the Syfy Channel (10/9c) with a new episode that starts the second half of season 3. In tonight’s episode “Pax Romana”, Magnus and the Sanctuary team face the challenge of Hollow Earth. About the show: Stem cells, gene therapy, transplants, cloning; The very meaning of the word “humanity” changes daily in […]

  • ‘Smallville’/’Supernatural’ Return Tonight With New Episodes

    Posted Friday, April 15th, 2011 05:01 pm GMT -5
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    Tonight on the CW Network ‘Smallville’ (8/7c) returns with a new episode that begins the countdown to the series finale. In the episode “Kent”, Clark is shocked to find a mirror box in the barn. Clark Luthor surprises him and sends Clark Kent back to the alternate reality where Clark runs into a very angry […]

  • DVD Review: ‘Marvel Knights Animation Presents Black Panther’

    Posted Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 06:08 pm GMT -5
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    The ‘Marvel Knights Animation Presents Black Panther’ DVD collects all six episodes of the animated television series fhat appeared on the BET Network in the U.S. and ABC 3 in Australia. The series’ look is what I would call psuedo animation because it really looks like a collection of still comic book panels with additional […]

  • ‘Tron: Legacy’ Director Joseph Kosinski Headed To ‘Oblivion’

    Posted Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 02:06 am GMT -5
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    First-time director Joseph Kosinski is looking to possibly follow-up his ‘Tron: Legacy’ debut with the comic book-based apocalyptic science fiction film ‘Oblivion’. According to Deadline, Universal Pictures is the front-runner negotiating to finance and distribute the film. Tom Cruise is also said to be in talks to star in the sci-fi film. ‘Oblivion’ is a […]

  • Ray Bradbury’s ‘The Martian Chronicles’ Optioned By Paramount

    Posted Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 11:00 pm GMT -5
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    According to the Hollywood Reporter, Paramount Pictures has optioned author Ray Bradbury’s classic science fiction short story collection, ‘The Martian Chronicles’. ‘The Martian Chronicles’, first published in 1951, chronicles the colonization of Mars by humans fleeing from a troubled and eventually atomically devastated Earth, and the conflict between aboriginal Martians and the new colonists. The […]

  • Former California Governor Announces ‘The Governator’

    Posted Saturday, April 9th, 2011 11:01 am GMT -5
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    Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced his latest endeavour, the multi-platform property ‘The Governator’. Recently, when Schwarzenegger tweeted that he was looking for work, after finishing his term as Governor, many people were speculating about his possible involvement in a number of potentially high profile properties. With new versions of many of his former […]

  • Will Smith And Son Jaden To Do Untitled SciFi Film With Director M. Night Shyamalan

    Posted Monday, April 4th, 2011 04:30 pm GMT -5
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    According to Deadline, Will Smith and his son Jaden have signed on to star in an untitled (previously known as ‘One Thousand A.E.) Sony Pictures film with director M. Night Shyamalan. “The story takes place far in the future where a young boy has to navigate an abandoned planet on a space ship that has […]

  • Weekend Box Office 4-4-11

    Posted Monday, April 4th, 2011 08:08 am GMT -5
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    Genre films continued to dominate the top 10 box office spots again this weekend. This included 10 genre films holding spots in the top 12 for the domestic box office. ‘Moon’ director Duncan Jones’ ‘Source Code’ did a respectable $15 million for the weekend to take second place to animated film ‘Hop’ crushing the competition […]

  • ‘The Tomb Raider Trilogy’ Pack Now Available For PS3

    Posted Friday, April 1st, 2011 09:12 pm GMT -5
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    Square Enix has now released ‘The Tomb Raider Trilogy’ pack for the PS3. This collection includes Legend, Anniversary and Underworld all together for a must-have ‘Tomb Raider’ Collection which is now available at North American retailers. The pack has launched exclusively for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and includes newly remastered HD versions of ‘Tomb […]

  • New Trailer For Spielberg And TNT’s ‘Falling Skies’ Television Series

    Posted Friday, April 1st, 2011 07:53 am GMT -5
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    Premiering this summer on TNT, a new trailer has been released for the network’s new alien invasion television series ‘Falling Skies’. In the clip, we get to see a little more about the aliens and some of their technology as well as more background on the series. You can read more about the series here. […]

  • ‘Iron Man 3′ Film Update

    Posted Thursday, March 31st, 2011 09:53 pm GMT -5
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    According to Deadline, Marvel Studios has added writer Drew Pearce for the next Iron Man sequel in the franchise. Apparently Marvel liked Pearce’s recent work for Marvel’s ‘Runaways’. ‘Runaways’ is a Marvel project based on the cult comic of the same name by Brian K. Vaughn (‘Lost’, ‘Y The Last Man’, ‘Ex Machina’). That story […]

  • Weekend Box Office 3-28-11

    Posted Monday, March 28th, 2011 09:24 pm GMT -5
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    With two new films debuting this week, genre films still held 8 of the top 10 spots this weekend at the box office. Director Zack Snyder’s ‘Sucker Punch’ started out strong on Friday night, but couldn’t keep ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules’ from the taking the top spot with $23.7 million. ‘Sucker Punch’ […]