Category Archives: Science Fiction

RIP Severus Snape (Alan Rickman)

British actor Alan Rickman, whose roles ranged from Hollywood villains to Professor Snape in the Harry Potter films, has died after a battle with cancer at the age of 69. One thing you didn’t know about Severus Snape Sad week. Alan Rickman joins David Bowie as another black star. Live today well.

Teleportation of consciousness rediscovered

Chew on this for a few years… Recent experiments by researchers at the Karolinksa Institutet in Sweden show that it is possible to rather easily trick the mind’s sense of self into leaving the body. Given visual cues and physical sensations of the right timing your brain will ‘teleport’ what you experience as ‘you’ into space, into a complete… Read More »

JK Rowling to pen Harry Potter spin-off film

JK Rowling is to make her screenwriting debut in a new Harry Potter-themed film series, Warner Bros has announced.The first film of the series will be titled Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Warner Bros said the film series was part of an “expanded creative partnership” with the best-selling author. Warner Bros will also… Read More »

Stark Love: Iron Man Three Grabs the Global Gold

The kids keep pestering Tony Stark about his last adventure, in The Avengers, but he doesn’t want to talk about it: he’s preoccupied with his brand-new world-saving mission. Tony needn’t have worried about the comparisons. Iron Man Three, starring Robert Downey Jr. as the brilliant, arrogant industrialist, earned $175.3 million at North American theaters, according… Read More »

NASA meets Star Trek fans

Before you watch Star Trek Into Darkness in theaters this May, you may see some scenes from space that weren’t made in Hollywood. In just six days, a space industry lobbying group has successfully raised enough money on Indiegogo to get a 30-second ad trailer about NASA played on the silver screen. The trailer will… Read More »

Happy Patrick Stewart’s Day

To be honest, even though I’m part Irish, I’ve never understood St. Patrick’s Day. From now on, I’ve decided to celebrate Sir Patrick Stewart’s day on that day instead. He’s a much better role model. I’ll watch a few of his films, X-men or something, and eat some organic popcorn. Rock out.

Halle Berry Confirms Return To The X-Men Franchise

Halle Berry confirmed that she would be returning to her iconic role as Storm in the newest film in the X-Men franchise. She was appearing on “The Tonight Show” where she said she agreed to do it because it’s a great role and — “those residual checks don’t hurt,” she added with a laugh.”It’s a… Read More »

New “Star Trek Into Darkness” trailer debuts

Captain Kirk may not be up for a promotion anytime soon.The Enterprise commander faces a reprimand from Starfleet brass in the latest trailer for J.J. Abrams’ upcoming “Star Trek Into Darkness.” J.J. Abrams gives exclusive sneak peek of “Star Trek Into Darkness” Terminally ill fan gets to see “Star Trek Into Darkness” before release”Do you… Read More »

The Clear Face of Bigfoot? Screens from Secretive Sasquatch Project Leak

Have frames from the infamously secretive Erickson Project video leaked, showing Bigfoot’s face in the most compelling evidence since the Patterson film? Maybe… A screen capture allegedly grabbed from the infamous Matilda footage claims to show Bigfoot s face A screen allegedly grabbed from the “Matilda” video claims to show Bigfoot’s face Dr. Melba Ketchum,… Read More »

Compare to Star Trek | BuildTheEnterprise

The ship described at BuildTheEnterprise is at its core inspired by the Star Trek science fiction ship named the USS Enterprise with registry NCC-1701-x (where x can be left blank, or be A, or B, etc.). However, many changes are needed inside the Gen1 ship to make the ship compatible with the technologies of the… Read More »

DeLorean Hovercraft goes for a spin

The craft is the creation of Matthew Riese, who raised money on Kickstarter to fund his “Back to the Future” homage. Deciding he doesn’t need roads, Riese has taken the hovercraft to several Bay Area spots, including the waters near Emeryville and McCovey Cove during a Giants game. DeLorean Hovercraft goes for a spin –… Read More »

Hangar 18 (1980 – FULL MOVIE)

Hangar 18 (1980 – FULL MOVIE) – YouTube. Hangar 18 involves a U.F.O. cover-up following an incident aboard the space shuttle. The orbiter is launching a satellite, which collides with an unidentified object passing close by. The space collision kills a fellow astronaut who was in the bay at that time, however, the entire incident… Read More »

NASA: Tractor Beams May Actually Work

Tractor Beams May Actually Work: NASA Studying 3 Methods – YouTube.   … we have located a “working” tractor beam. It’s been experimentally demonstrated by the team of David B. Ruffner and David G. Grier at the Dept. of Physics and Center for Soft Matter Research (NY). The results were announced online 10/22/2012. The official… Read More »

Thor Sighted at Stonehenge

FILM crews have been at Stonehenge this morning – and rumour is they were working on upcoming Hollywood blockbuster Thor: The Dark World. The film, starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddlestone, Stellan Skarsgård and Anthony Hopkins, is to be the eighth instalment in the Marvel Comic adaptations which have been proving a hit with… Read More »

The Another Amazing Spiderman

I just saw the latest spiderman (2012) movie and I enjoyed it. Rhys Ifans (who played Xenophilius Lovegood) in the last Harry Potter movie) was great as the Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde type villain. But really, after seeing it, I have the same reaction as when I first saw the previews… I have no… Read More »

Sci-Fi Experiment Dominion: Dinosaurs vs. Aliens Is Far Smarter Than You Think

Tackling stimulating subjects like mass extinction and resource wars with nary a human character in sight, Grant Morrison and Barry Sonnenfeld’s Dominion: Dinosaurs vs. Aliens is a cerebral sci-fi experiment that’s far more ambitious than it sounds.In other words, the cross-platform project — with comics, motion comics and a movie trilogy in the works —… Read More »

Early reviews praise Dark Knight Rises

… Set eight years after the events of 2008 s The Dark Knight, the latest installment finds Bruce Wayne/Batman played to applause by Christian Bale in seclusion. Gotham City not blames the caped crusader for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent. There s even been a drop in crime in Gotham City – that is,… Read More »

Lucasfilm Abandons Grady Ranch Project

George Lucas’ film production company on Tuesday abandoned plans to build a sprawling studio in a rustic valley north of San Francisco, saying it has no desire to be seen as “an evil empire.” Lucasfilm Ltd., the force behind the Star Wars movies, surprised Marin County by announcing that it has pulled the plug on… Read More »

Review: Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It

By Dan Bacalzo Feb 17, 2012 William Shatner displays a curious mix of self-deprecation and self-aggrandizement in Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It, his entertaining one-man show currently playing a limited Broadway engagement at The Music Box before launching a brief national tour. The actor demonstrates a willingness to laugh at himself, thereby allowing… Read More »

Darth Vader claims land plot in Ukraine

Welcoming the local authorities’ move to the dark side, Darth Vader has asked for a land plot in the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Odessa to park his space ship. An Odessite dressed as the Star Wars villain visited the mayor’s office this week to claim a free land plot citing Ukrainian legislation which grants… Read More »