October 2010

Sci-Fi Movies Friday: The Hobbit, Spider-Man, Superman, Wolverine, Transformes, Paul, Oz + more

In this week’s Sci-Fi Movies column we have a ton of Hobbit news, including the casting of Bilbo Baggins. , . Plus more, including the latest casting bites, images and videos. There is also news and casting (and rumors) on the next Spider-man and Superman movies, a description for the next Transformer movie and more. We also have all the latest previews, including a teaser trailer for Simon Pegg’s Paul.

Nimoy, Shatner, Frakes, Spiner & More Star Trek Stars At Cons in Chicago & Dallas This Weekend

If you are in Chicago, IL or Dallas, TX areas, then this weekend you have the chance to meet some genuine Star Trek heroes. William Shatner, Jonathan Frakes and more are headed to Star Trek Fan Days in Texas and Leonard Nimoy, Christopher LLoyd and more will be at an official Star Trek con in Chicago. Details below.

Chris Pine Ponders Life As Clooney (and Shatner) In New Details + Photos & Videos

Chris Pine’s role as Captain Kirk in the 2009 Star Trek movie has shot the actor into Stardom, landing him a number of other big roles and makes him the subject of a cover story in the new Details. We have excerpts, photos and video below, including Chris talking about how he is thinking of living life like George Clooney, and pondering if he will be hanging with William Shatner.

Watch ‘Star Blecch’ The Animated Mad Star Trek 2009 Parody + More Mad Trek fun

Mad Magazine has a new animated TV spinoff on the Cartoon Network and in September they took on the 2009 Star Trek movie. You can watch the animated parody below, plus TrekMovie looks at the long history of Star Trek and Mad Magazine (and MADtv). So get started with all the Star Blecch below.

Science Friday: Chilean Mine Rescue Science + NASA’s New Budget + Spaceship Two Takes Off + Google Car & Hydro Scooter

Celebrate with the newly rescued Chilean miners, watch the new NASA bill become law, build a base on the moon with Buzz Aldrin, and go for a ride in SpaceShipTwo on its first solo flight. All this and much more including Google’s self-driving car and our gadget of the week: the HydroBOB underwater scooter!

Sci-Fi Movies Wednesday: Superman, Spider-Man, Alien, The Hobbit, The Flash, X-Men, Batman 3 + more

In this week’s Sci-Fi Movies column we have lots of updates on movies in development, including Trek vets involved in the Alien prequel and next Batman movie. Plus the next Superman has a director, Harry Potter is staying 2D (for now), and there is casting news and rumors for Sider-man, The Hobbit, and more. Plus more, including the latest news bites, images and videos.

Science Saturday: Martian Plane + Toxic Sludge + Year of the Solar System + Self-tying Shoes + more

Welcome to another Science Friday Saturday! This week, run from a toxic red sludge in Hungary, celebrate the Year of the Solar System, explore the depths of the Earth in a volcano, and do a 450 MPH fly-over of Mars. All this and much more including our gadget of the week: Back to the Future-style auto-tying shoes and a gadget poll with some Star Trek tech!

Patrick Stewart On The ‘Fifth’ Star Trek TNG Movie + Video & Images From ‘A Life In The Theatre’

The crew of Star Trek: The Next Generation were seen on the big screen in four feature films, but in a new interview Sir Patrick Stewart talks about the fifth and final (and never produced) TNG movie – see excerpts below. We also have links to Patrick’s appearce on The View from today, plus video and images from his new Broadway play A Life In Theatre, opening next week.

Shatner “Would Love” To Be In Star Trek Sequel…If The Money Is Right [VIDEO]

It is time again to check in with William Shatner and his level of interest in appearing in the next Star Trek movie. This time Bill talks about how he is ready to go, if they can meet his price. The original Kirk also talks about his ability to talk Leonard Nimoy out of retirement and more. Watch the video below.