• Weekend Box Office: ‘The Force Awakens’ Totally Breakens A Bunch Of Records (Also ‘Chipmunks’ And ‘Sisters’)

    Posted Monday, December 21st, 2015 11:00 am GMT -5
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      ‘Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Road Chip’ took in $14.4 million and landed at #2, while the Tina Fey/Amy Pohler comedy ‘Sisters’ landed $13.4 million for a #3 finish.  Got it?  Good. Here are the official numbers: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Disney) – $238M Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Road Chip(20th Century Fox) […]

  • Do The Wright Thing: Nicole Kidman Will Not Be In ‘Wonder Woman’, Will Robin Wright Take Her Place?

    Posted Monday, December 21st, 2015 10:00 am GMT -5
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    Almost two months ago, we reported that Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman was in talks for a role in the presently filming ‘Wonder Woman’ as a “high ranking Amazon warrior.”  Though it was never confirmed, many speculated that she might be playing Gal Gadot’s mother Queen Hippolyte, but when the movie began filming in England […]

  • ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Cameo List Revealed!

    Posted Monday, December 21st, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5
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    SPOILER ALERT: This article contains SPOILERS (although not really BAD ones) from ‘The Force Awakens’.  If you haven’t seen it yet, you may want to turn back. It only seems fair that since the characters from ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ are making cameos on every damn thing at the supermarket from fresh fruit to […]

  • Them’s Fightin’ Words: Doomsday Vs. Hulk

    Posted Sunday, December 20th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    The following is part of a series pitting the merits and abilities of similar characters against each other. We open with a disclosure of the personal bias of the author then outline some ground rules and end with an example of how a fight between the two might unfold. Personal bias: ‘The Reign of the Supermen’ […]

  • 8X12: Paul McGann Delivers Peter Capaldi’s 12th Doctor ‘Zygon Inversion’ Speech

    Posted Sunday, December 20th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    Paul McGann’s Eighth Doctor had the shortest career of the bunch, but has still managed to resurface in the role in audio adventures and has been the subject of several novels. Even so, he has his own following among Whovians and appeared at a Q&A at Orlando’s Megacon, where a fan handed him a copy […]

  • Deadpool’s Gift For Today? A Page From The Script Describing His Fight With Colossus With Notes

    Posted Sunday, December 20th, 2015 01:30 pm GMT -5
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    The 12 Days of ‘Deadpool’ rolls along like a violent, twisted Advent Calendar.  Today’s gift?  A page from the film, taken from the sequence in which the Merc with a Mouth takes on the X-Men’s Colossus.  Of course in true ‘Deadpool’ style, the page is marked up with the off-kilter killer’s notes on how to […]

  • Husband And Wife Band Pays Tribute To The Series ‘Firefly’ Through Song

    Posted Sunday, December 20th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    There has been a good amount of music associated with Joss Whedon’s career. While the ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ episode ‘Once More, With Feeling’ and ‘Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog’ immediately come to mind, many fans may forget that he co-wrote ‘Toy Story’, which features the award-winning songs of Randy Newman, and he directed an episode […]

  • Elon Musk Starts Nonprofit To Prevent AIs From World Domination

    Posted Sunday, December 20th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5
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    It’s widely known that Elon Musk is apprehensive about the development of AI. (Surely many science fiction fans share his fears!) After warning the public about dangers of artificial intelligence for some time now, Musk along with Y Combinator’s Sam Altman and Jessica Livingston, PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel and Amazon Web Services are joining forces […]

  • Want To Listen To Neil Gaiman Read ‘A Christmas Carol’?

    Posted Friday, December 18th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    Who doesn’t want to hear Neil Gaiman say, “Bah humbug”? Last year ‘The Sandman’ author read aloud ‘A Christmas Carol’ for the New York Public Library. Thanks to the New York Public Library Podcast, Gaiman’s reading of an annotated edition by Dickens is available online. Combine this with the Captain Picard ‘Let it Snow’ and the […]

  • Katherine Waterston Is Bursting With The News Of Being The Female Lead In ‘Alien: Covenant’

    Posted Friday, December 18th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    ‘Alien: Covenant‘ has a new female lead lined up with Katherine Waterston (‘Inherent Vice’,’Steve Jobs’) having just boarded the cast. This won’t be Waterston’s big break into movies as she has had quite a few hits under her belt though it will be the first large genre film that she’s in. Hopefully, she’ll enjoy working […]

  • A Damn Fine Teaser Of Coffee, I Mean, ‘Twin Peaks’!

    Posted Friday, December 18th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Showtime is holding us off until 2017 for David Lynch’s ‘Twin Peaks‘ revival, but that doesn’t mean that the company is going to hold back on the advertising. Today we’ve got the first look at what Lynch and Mark Frost have been cooking up for the upcoming run as the new sign for the town […]

  • Will We Get An ‘Edge Of Tomorrow 2′? Writer Christopher McQuarrie Weighs In

    Posted Friday, December 18th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    There hasn’t been much news for ‘Edge Of Tomorrow 2‘ lately but writer Christopher McQuarrie (‘The Usual Suspects’,’Jack the Giant Slayer‘) has given a very vague update that almost seems to confirm that its happening. The first ‘Edge Of Tomorrow‘ didn’t fair that well at the US box offices and while reviews were mostly positive, […]

  • Past Transgressions: Check Out The New Trailer For Stephen King’s ’11/22/63′ On HULU!

    Posted Friday, December 18th, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    Now that Amazon and Netflix have firmly established themselves as excellent connoisseurs of premium original series’ (thanks to shows like “The Man in the High Castle‘ and ‘Jessica Jones‘), Hulu is ready to jump into the market. Fortunately for them, they have the much anticipated adaptation of Stephen King’s trippy drama ‘11/22/63,’ which tells the […]

  • Leslie Jones Has Something To Share With The ‘Ghostbusters’ Haters

    Posted Friday, December 18th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    The reboot of the ‘Ghostbusters‘ has met with some mixed reactions but actress Leslie Jones (‘Saturday Night Live’,’Trainwreck’) has some not too kind words to those who are down on the film before they even have a chance to see it. While so far the actors in the film have been ignoring the hate, most […]

  • TV Recap: ‘The Big Bang Theory: The Opening Night Excitation’

    Posted Friday, December 18th, 2015 02:00 pm GMT -5
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    The episode opens, as is appropriate for the night that ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ comes out, with a ‘Star Wars’ -esque intro, complete with the saga’s music and an opening crawl in space, describing how the gang is desperate to get tickets to opening night of ‘The Force Awakens.’ Cut to a scene not […]