• Science Feature: The Mars Colony Disaster

    Posted Monday, August 15th, 2011 09:00 am GMT -4

    In October last year, NASA announced its ‘Hundred-Year Starship’ program designed to settle humans on other worlds, starting with Mars in the 2030s. It would be a one-way mission: the Mars colonists could never come home. Writing in Scientific American (August, 2011, Letters) former astronaut Don Peterson listed the many serious problems with such a […]

  • ‘Doomsday Prophecy’ Starring Jewel Staite And A. J. Buckley – Recap

    Posted Sunday, August 14th, 2011 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Jewel Staite, (‘Firefly’, ‘Stargate Atlantis’) and A. J. Buckley, (‘CSI: NY’, ‘Supernatural’; as Ed Zeddmore of the Ghostfacers) star in this Syfy channel world killer feature. When writer Rupert Crane is found dead, the editor obtains a device, a strange rod, enabling him to see the future – an impending geological nightmare that will tear apart […]

  • Intel Enlists Sci-Fi Writers to Inspire Future Products

    Posted Sunday, August 14th, 2011 07:00 pm GMT -4

    We are fortunate to live in a world in which many of the things that were once science fiction are now every day science fact. For example, look at the communicators used on the original Star Trek that aired in 1966, a mere forty-five years ago. These devices were small flip top units that allowed […]

  • Could Joe Manganiello Of True Blood Have Played Superman?

    Posted Sunday, August 14th, 2011 05:00 pm GMT -4

    In a recent interview with Digital Spy, ‘True Blood’ star Joe Manganiello said that his role on ‘True Blood’ conflicted with the schedule of ‘Superman: Man of Steel’, and he would not be the one to don the tights. We already know that Henry Cavill has taken the part, but not being able to take […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Booster Gold’ #47 (Flashpoint Tie-in)

    Posted Sunday, August 14th, 2011 04:00 pm GMT -4

    The one thing about the DC Comics reboot that has me, upset-ish (that’s a word right?), is not the re-imaging of the characters, or turning back the clock or even Superman using his baby blanket as a cape. No, it is that some of the books that are telling the best stories are coming to […]

  • NPR Releases Book Fans’ Top 100 Science Fiction And Fantasy List

    Posted Sunday, August 14th, 2011 03:00 pm GMT -4

    NPR has just released a list of your favorite Top 100 science fiction and fantasy books. More than five thousand books were nominated with more than 60,000 fans voting for their favorite book. What the list didn’t include (after a lengthy geek debate) is young adult or horror books. The list did have some interesting […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #667 (Spider-Island Pt. 1)

    Posted Sunday, August 14th, 2011 01:30 pm GMT -4

    After a loving, if slow, prologue in ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #666, this issue officially kicks off ‘Spider-Island’ in earnest! Written by Dan Slott, and illustrated by Humberto Ramos, ‘Spider-Island’ follows our favorite web-slinging superhero as he is thrown into a city of total chaos. Villainous mastermind, the Jackal, has unleashed an untold number of mutated bugs […]

  • Catwoman’s Stunt Double – Close Up With Pictures And Video – ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

    Posted Sunday, August 14th, 2011 11:02 am GMT -4

    From a director who values secrecy, there sure seems be a lot of video and pictures leaking out from ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ set. Location shooting does have its disadvantages but the amount of information that is hitting the internet is astounding. Last week, we posted the first look of Anne Hathaway as Catwoman as well […]

  • ‘Terminator 5′ Continues Toward Production

    Posted Sunday, August 14th, 2011 09:00 am GMT -4

    Director Justin Lin, hot off ‘Fast Five’, told The Playlist that he had met with James Cameron and Arnold Schwarzenegger regarding another ‘Terminator’ film. “Just even this week, I had a great meeting with Arnold and James Cameron, just sitting down unofficially. And James is so gracious because he’s not part of the project, he’s […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Detective Comics’ #881

    Posted Saturday, August 13th, 2011 09:00 pm GMT -4

    This issue brings an end to the run on this series by writer Scott Snyder (‘American Vampire’). Snyder’s dark gritty style has brought Batman back down to those horrifying tales that give you the creeps and keep you up at night – this issue is one of the worst of all! [Warning: There is no […]

  • Batwing Crashes On Set Of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

    Posted Saturday, August 13th, 2011 07:39 pm GMT -4

    Holy Demolition, Batman! First Catwoman bumps the Batpod and now Batman bashes the Batwing. As you can see in the pictures below the Batwing plane crashed into a large street lamp while filming a chase scene. It has been reported that no actors were injured and the crew was able to fix the Batwing within […]

  • ‘ThunderCats: Song Of The Petalars’ – Recap

    Posted Saturday, August 13th, 2011 07:00 pm GMT -4

    All hope is lost for the ThunderCats, they are on the run being chased by an army of Lizards, searching for the Book of Omens. What they find in episode 4 ‘Song of the Petalars’ gives Lion-O and the ThunderCats more than they bargained. The episode kicks off with a team of Lizards tracking the […]

  • ‘The Avengers’ Movie Wreaking Havoc In Downtown Cleveland

    Posted Saturday, August 13th, 2011 05:59 pm GMT -4

    ‘The Avengers’ have assembled in… Cleveland? Yes they have! As we reported yesterday some of the ‘The Avengers’ filming takes place in Sandusky, Ohio. Movie and comic book fans in Cleveland are now able see the beginnings of an epic battle that will be fought this week as ‘The Avengers’ film in downtown Cleveland, according to The Plain […]

  • ‘Haven: Roots’ – Recap

    Posted Saturday, August 13th, 2011 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Well this episode of ‘Haven’ was certainly… interesting! This was the first episode of seven proposed parts involving the use of the very popular social media site Twitter. The shows two cast members, Vince and Dave are engaged in a “Twitter contest” in order to see who can gain the most followers. Vince and Dave […]

  • Jewel Staite And A.J. Buckley Discuss Syfy’s ‘Doomsday Prophecy’ Movie Airing Tonight

    Posted Saturday, August 13th, 2011 03:35 pm GMT -4

    Tonight on the Syfy channel, ‘Firefly’ alum Jewel Staite, and ‘Supernatural’’s A.J. Buckley will be appearing in the original movie ‘Doomsday Prophecy’. Staite will play Brooke, an archeologist who teams up with a book editor played by Buckley. They go and hunt down a mysterious author whose novels can predict the future. When the author is […]