Monday, November 30, 2009

Awesome Robot invasion short video - Ataque de Pánico! (Panic Attack!)

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This apocalyptic robot invasion movie is definitely an impressive work of art!

According to Variety, Sam Raimi and his Ghost House Pictures has made a deal with Alvarez, the clip's director, to direct a movie based on the short. If you remember District 9 was another movie that grew out of a short video.

What's even more impressive than the video, is that this cost less than $500 to make!

Watch it below:

QUIZ - 10 Awesome Science Fiction Audio Quotes

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Here is a cool sci-fi audio quiz with quotes taken from famous scifi movies (and 1 tv clip). Can you guess them all!

Answers - Click Here (Don't look until you've played the clip below!

Lego Remake - The Matrix: Bullet Time Fight scene

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After 440 hours of work, a group of people recreated the bullet time fight scene from the original Matrix movie, using only Lego pieces! This is just awesome.



And remember - the Matrix is everywhere:

Never Aired Alternative Star Trek pilot episode (#3) - Available Dec 15th! "A probe out into where no man has gone before"

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Imagine if the Star Trek crew's mission was to "probe out into where no man has gone before."

Full Article with spoilers and details

Some alternate-version clips that have already been circulated are in the attached video below:

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

5 Clips from tonight's fall finale of V

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Tonight may be the final episode of V for the fall, but thankfully there will be 9 more episodes in March. Here are 5 teaser clips from tonight's episode. The clips don't have any plot-twist spoilers, but a reminder that they are unaired clips.









Monday, November 23, 2009

Joss Whedon to win 2010 Vanguard Award!

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From SciFi Wire:
"The Producers Guild of America announced today that Joss Whedon will be honored with its prestigious 2010 Vanguard Award, joining a list of previous recipients that includes George Lucas, James Cameron and John Lasseter, Deadline Hollywood reported."
Congratulations Joss!

I'll try to remember to post the acceptance speech/audio here when the time comes. Until then, here's an awards speech from Joss receiving the Bradbury Award.

Tonight's Heroes episode "Thanksgiving" - Everything changing?! *SPOILERS*

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Tonight's episode of Heroes looks like it's going to continue with the revealing of the Sylar/Nathan drama that the last episode started unraveling. The focus though, is Thanksgiving dinners for most of the episode, hence the title "Thanksgiving."

Interview with Hayden Panettiere (Claire Bennet) about tonight's episode: *SPOILERS*



Interview with Jack Coleman (Noah Bennet) about tonight's episode: *SPOILERS*



More spoilers are at THIS LINK

Also, I've added a behind the scenes video on tonight's episode, but doesn't have any real spoilers.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Leonard Nimoy has only one more Fringe Episode - and Observers tonight!

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From Sci Fi Wire: Leonard Nimoy talks about his Fringe contract, and how he is only scheduled to be in one more episode:

"We agreed that I would do three episodes," he said. "I have filmed three. Two have been on the air. One will be airing sometime in the near future, and that's the extent of my commitment so far. I think the work that I did served a very important purpose, which was to explain the alternate side and what the major problem could potentially be."

I really enjoyed seeing Nimoy play William Bell, the mysterious founder of Massive Dynamics. Hopefully the last episode with him is a well written one!

Tonight's episode should be good - it'll finally explain some questions about the Observers. I personally think the Observers are good guys, so it'll be interesting to see what's explained tonight.

Preview of tonight's episode:

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Teaching your kid Klingon before English?

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I don't have any kids yet, but I couldn't see myself ever trying to teach my future kids Klingon before English. First off, I don't speak Klingon, so I'm kinda limited there. Second, why would that ever make sense?!

This article {link}, is about a father who decided to teach his son Klingon first as an experiment. The linked story is mostly about a company's dictionary/translation software, but thankfully the interesting part is right on top.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Third part of the V miniseries tonight!

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I've been watching every episode of this miniseries, and can't wait for tonight's. Whoever did the casting for the show did a great job too. Alan Tudyk and Morena Baccarin both from Firefly/Serenity, Elizabeth Mitchell from Lost - the actors are just awesome. It's nice to have some more quality scifi on tv.

Here are some V related links and media:
Tonight's episode preview.


Audio from previous episodes.
"We are of peace - always" - Anna




"You still don't understand humanity" - Anna



Links:
More V Audio Clips/Links (Like the audio clip above)
V Fan Site - visitorsite.net

I just noticed it has been a while (almost 2 months) between my posts today and the previous ones. Expect more posts here, with hopefully some new and interesting content.

Star Trek 2 Movie Spoilers!

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SciFi Wire has an exciting post about the upcoming Star Trek 2 movie. Spoilers are involved, so I won't spoil any news here. Check out the link if you are interested!

http://scifiwire.com/2009/11/8-big-spoilers-for-star-t.php