Category Archives: Science Fiction

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 — he 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… Read More »

Video: 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 »

Video: 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 »