Tag Archives: dvd

Netflix becomes stupider, Warehouse 13 returns

Yes, I know stupider isn’t a word. It applies to Netflix nonetheless. I’ll start this off by admitting that I don’t have Netflix. I have used it at other people’s houses from time to time, and enjoyed it, but haven’t pulled the trigger to get my own account. Why? Because it doesn’t have what I… Read More »

Movies 2010 – must see or must miss?

It looks like we’re headed into another year of big movies. I’m getting all fan-boy giddy just thinking about what’s coming. On the heels of Avatar, though, it seems like every big movie is being filmed in 3-D. While I’m okay with that, it means two things: feeling a little weird wearing those glasses, and… Read More »

Green Lantern: First Flight (and other Green Lantern news) – Tuesday TubeWatch

(Holy cow, was today Tuesday?! What happened to last week?) The new animated Green Lantern movie, First Flight was released last week. Here are the first four minutes of the film… Movie Trailers – Movies Blog I’m looking forward to seeing the whole thing. Not as much as I’m looking forward to the live action… Read More »

Dr. Horrible: Commentary! The Musical

Once again, I just have to say this is a genius idea. All: COMMENTARY COMMENTARY FASTEN YOUR SEATBELTS – IT’S A COMMENTARY EVERYONE LOVES THESE “MAKING-OF”S THE STORY BEHIND THE SCENES THE WAY THAT WE GOT THAT ONE COOL SHOT AND WHAT IT ALL MEANS WE’LL TALK ABOUT THE WRITING WE’LL PROBABLY SAY “IT’S GREAT!”… Read More »

Dark Knight takes it slow, plus Robot Chicken and Terminator

Christopher Nolan, director of The Dark Knight, has stated that he’s in no hurry to make the second sequel to Batman Begins. He has reason to be cautious. Historically speaking, the third installment in a franchise has been, shall we say, lacking. Superman III, Spiderman 3, Terminator 3, Batman Forever, Rocky III, Police Academy 3…… Read More »

Stargate to die a slow, painful death

GateWorld – SCI FI confirms Atlantis cancellation, TV movie Stargate: Atlantis has been cancelled. The show will run through its 100th episode in January 2009 and end on a cliffhanger, which will be resolved by a 2-hour movie. So basically, this is the new way the studios want to handle their successful franchises – run… Read More »

Babylon 5 – the final word (mostly)

J. Michael Straczynksi, the creator of the 5-year TV series Babylon 5 in the 90’s, has been doing little side stories from the B5 universe on and off since the show ended. A few TV movies, a canceled series (Crusade), a backdoor pilot (Legend of the Rangers – LOTR), and a direct-to-DVD anthology (B5: The… Read More »

Movie news roundup – Sci-Fi and comics lovers, rejoice!

Lots of news and some rumors hitting the net lately… here are the best of the bunch for Sci-Fi and comics lovers: The next Stargate SG-1 film titled Stargate: Continuum now has a July 29 DVD release date. Marvel has announced that Iron Man 2 has been confirmed for release in 2010, in addition to… Read More »

Stargate SG-1 DVD movies delayed

Hicks Picks 9 – Slice of Scifi AUGH! This is annoying. “Stargate” movies delayed The direct-to-home-theater “Stargate” movies are coming–but it’s going to take a bit longer than expected. 20th Century Fox told Gateworld that the first movie, “Stargate: The Ark of Truth” has been pushed back until early 2008 and that the next film… Read More »

Review: Ultimate Avengers

I was really hoping this movie would be better than it was. Alas, it wasn’t. After a promising beginning, dealing with the “death” of Captain America, and setting up some multi-decade intrigue, the movie’s plot devolved into nothing more than, “here’s a character, here’s his/her power, he/she isn’t a team player, now everybody get together… Read More »