• Ron Howard In Talks To Direct Neil Gaiman’s ‘The Graveyard Book’

    Posted Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 12:50 pm GMT -4

    It seems that the feature film based on Neil Gaiman’s classic children’s tale ‘The Graveyard Book’ is not 6 feet under as originally thought, as there are reports that Ron Howard is in negotiations with Disney to direct a live action film version of the book.   Disney acquired the film rights to “The Graveyard Book’ […]

  • Is ‘The Hunger Games’ Really a ‘Battle Royale’ Knock-Off?

    Posted Friday, January 18th, 2013 05:23 pm GMT -4

    When I was first told about ‘The Hunger Games‘, I had the same reaction everyone else who reads Japanese science-fiction had, which is “Gee, this sure sounds like Battle Royale”. I then preceded to grumble a lot about how un-well read people are because I unfortunately can be that person. Then, after I actually got around […]

  • New Featurette For ‘The Host’

    Posted Friday, January 18th, 2013 02:15 pm GMT -4

    Stephanie Meyer has become synonymous as the writer of supernatural teenage romance novels with her ‘Twilight Saga’ novels. Back in the same year that ‘Breaking Dawn’ was published, Meyer delved into the science fiction genre and wrote an adult romance novel involving aliens and humans called ‘The Host.’ The book has now been adapted to […]

  • First Image and Concept Art For Post-Apocalyptic Film ‘Snowpiercer’

    Posted Thursday, January 17th, 2013 11:42 am GMT -4

    The first image and some concept art from Korean director Boon Joon-ho’s first English language feature film, ‘Snowpiercer’  has arrived online and we have it here for you to see! The film is based on the French graphic novel ‘Le Transperceniege’ and is set in a dystopian post-apocalyptic future after an experiment to stop global […]

  • CW Cans ‘Battle Royale’ TV Show

    Posted Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 05:15 pm GMT -4

    When ‘The Hunger Games’ rose in popularity, everybody wanted a piece of the action. Every network and studio wanted their own property to recreate the success of the book series and film, so they started to scoop up every young adult dystopian society property they could get their hands on. They wanted “teenagers in a […]

  • ’10 Billion Days And 100 Billion Nights’ – A Strange Take On Religion With A Sci-Fi Twist

    Posted Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 07:45 pm GMT -4

    It’s touted as the greatest Japanese science fiction novel of all time with its glow-in-the dark cover, and I’d like to be able to agree, or for that matter, disagree with that fact. However, my knowledge of Japanese science fiction tends to be limited to anime, and I don’t think that’s a fair thing to judge […]

  • For Those Who Seek the Gold of Time: A Review of Kawamata Chiaki’s “Death Sentences”

    Posted Monday, January 14th, 2013 07:45 pm GMT -4

    Death Sentences was written by famed Japanese science fiction writer, Kawamata Chiaki, in 1984 and was translated in 2012 by Thomas Lamarre and Kazuko Y. Behrens. The story is a narrative that spans hundreds of years and even planets as it details the people literally haunted, and who later die, as a possible result of […]

  • ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 3 Teaser Brought To You By The Three Eyed Raven

    Posted Sunday, January 13th, 2013 10:59 am GMT -4

    ‘Game of Thrones’ is two months away but HBO has decided to tease fans with this rather obscure teaser for the series. There’s no footage of the new season in the video buy it does feature the menacing three-eyed raven from Bran Stark’s dreams. With the tune of ‘The Rains of Castomere’ playing in the […]

  • Images For ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ And Who You Won’t See In the Film

    Posted Friday, January 11th, 2013 09:42 pm GMT -4

    Hot on the heels of the first look of Katniss and Finnick comes more images from ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ courtesy of EW. Following the theme of first looks, the images below give a first look of Philip Seymour Hoffman as Plutarch Heavensbee, Woody Harrelson as Haymitch Abernathy, Donald Sutherland as President Snow, Paula […]

  • New Extended TV Spot For ‘Beautiful Creatures’

    Posted Friday, January 11th, 2013 05:42 pm GMT -4

    There’s quite a few feature films based on YA novels which will soon be released that are hoping to fill the hole that has been left with the conclusion of ‘The Twilight Saga.’ One film that looks like it may have a chance of becoming the next big franchise is ‘Beautiful Creatures.’ The film, which […]

  • Should A New Star Trek Television Series Follow Peter David’s Vision?

    Posted Friday, January 11th, 2013 03:09 pm GMT -4

    Because of the popularity of the new Star Trek movies, there has been much speculation about whether or not a new Star Trek series is in the works. There are whispers of Ronald D. Moore taking another crack at it (which is fine with me, as we are all well aware of my deep and […]

  • ‘Beyond Hades: The Prometheus Wars Volume 1` – Book Review

    Posted Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 08:55 pm GMT -4

    Gods as aliens is a concept that has been explored many times in Science Fiction and one that has always been particular interesting when it comes to the idea of the Gods of ancient Egypt. It was such a great idea it spawned a movie turned television show you may have heard of called ‘Stargate’. […]

  • First Look of Jennifer Lawrence and Sam Claflin in ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’

    Posted Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 06:55 pm GMT -4

    Filming is winding down on ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ and we now have the first official photos from the film. The images come courtesy of Entertainment Weekly magazine and features Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss and behind her, the actor who won the coveted role of ladies’ man Finnick Odair, Sam Claflin. The duo look […]

  • The Case for Extended Canon in Science Fiction

    Posted Monday, January 7th, 2013 07:42 pm GMT -4

     I have no illusions that in the nerding community I’m in the one percent who cares about this, but since I have a keyboard and an opinion, I’m going to fill you in on the debate that has yet to– but desperately needs to- happen. It is an accepted practice that a scifi show have […]

  • Read An Excerpt Of The New ‘Doctor Who’ E-Short By Eoin Colfer

    Posted Monday, January 7th, 2013 05:28 pm GMT -4

    The first author for the ‘Doctor Who’ e-shorts has been announced by the BBC and it’s none other than Eoin Colfer, author of the Artemis Fowl series and the sixth book in the ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ series entitled ‘And Another Thing…’ Colfer chose to write about the first Doctor because “he is a […]