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‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ Review, Plus Six Nerdy Little Facts About the Movie by Katie Calutti
In Defense of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Attack on the Science in ‘Gravity’ by Peter Hall
5 Things in ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ That Will Linger in Your Memory by Katie Calautti
From Voodoo Dolls to Human Pin Cushions: Chucky’s Best Kills in the ‘Child’s Play’ Movies by Evan Saathoff
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Since nothing is sacred, Universal Pictures and Silver Pictures have announced plans to remake “Weird Science,” the 1985 John Hughes classic about a pair of nerds who create the perfect woman using their computer. (At the time, it was a space aged concept; now digital love is the norm.)
Joel Silver, the producer behind everything from “Lethal Weapon” to “Die Hard” to “The Matrix,” is set to produce, while Michael Bacall… Continue reading 'Weird Science' Remake: Universal Bringing the John Hughes Classic Back to Life, Because Of Course
While watching the trailer for The Purge before a recent screening of Evil Dead, I had a flashback to my college days. I was sitting in my History of Science Fiction Literature class (which was a thing and yes, it was great) and we had just finished The Winterberry, a short story written by Nicholas A. DiChario, and the class was engaged in a heated… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: What Makes a Science Fiction Movie Sci-fi?
Sometimes, as Captain Tightpants himself once said, a grand entrance would not go amiss — and the “Firefly” gang are doing just that in a 10th anniversary special on the Science Channel.
“Firefly: Browncoats Unite,” airing Sunday, Nov. 11, reunites creator Joss Whedon and Nathan Fillion, along with the spaceship Serenity’s crew members: Morena Baccarin, Sean Maher, Summer Glau , Adam Baldwin, Alan Tudyk, Gina Torres… Continue reading Joss Whedon and Nathan Fillion reunite for 'Firefly' 10th anniversary special on the Science Channel
The voters have spoken and one channel lives to see another day! Congratulations to…
Never has a victory been so reluctant! Although Palladia isn’t as widely known as MTV, it still very nearly beat out its own parent channel! These comments sum it up:
FranVanster: “If it wasn’t for Awkward. and Jackass, I’d awkwardly choose Palladia, even though I’ve never watched it.”
GreendaleAlum: “Palladia… I guess I’m the only one who’s heard of… Continue reading What's the Better Channel: Science or Discovery Channel?