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Writer Jane Espenson on Game of Thrones, Torchwood and Geek Girls

(5) Comments | Posted June 1, 2011 | 10:51 AM

Jane Espenson started off her writing career by writing a spec script for M*A*S*H, and never sending it. Since then, she's been a writer and/or producer for almost every popular scifi/geek show out there. Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Battlestar Galactica, Dollhouse, Caprica, Warehouse 13 and more. (Take a look at...

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Anthony Head on Merlin and the Buffy Remake

(19) Comments | Posted January 5, 2011 | 3:22 PM

He's best known here in the states as Giles, the librarian and watcher of vampire hunter Buffy, but Anthony Head has had a long and illustrious career. He is currently playing King Uther Pendragon, father of the future King Arthur in the BBC show, Merlin. Though the show is about...

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Nathan Fillion Talks Castle, Firefly, and What's Next

(34) Comments | Posted December 9, 2010 | 5:02 PM

I was lucky enough to check out one of the funniest pieces of live theater I've ever seen in Los Angeles this past week. It's called The Thrilling Adventure Hour and it's performed in the style of an old time radio show. One of the best parts? It's chock full...

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Review: Tangled (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2010 | 12:40 PM

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My poor, long-suffering buddy George 'El Guapo' Roush from Latino Review occasionally does video reviews with me. He puts up with a lot. I've drawn mustaches on him with eyeliner. I've teased him. And this time, I...

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May the Force Be With Katie

(59) Comments | Posted November 23, 2010 | 12:14 PM

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I loved Star Wars as a kid. I had a chemistry set. I was told over and over again that I liked "boy things." I ended up making a career out of it. So when I read...

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Review: Megamind 3D

(7) Comments | Posted November 5, 2010 | 2:12 PM

So, are you sick of superhero films yet? I love them with a geeky, dorky passion, and I'd watch a new one every day if I could, but with the sheer number of them out/in production lately, I was absolutely ready for a parody. In Megamind 3D, a blue alien...

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Review: Secretariat (VIDEO)

(3) Comments | Posted October 11, 2010 | 1:01 PM

Secretariat opens this Friday and my good buddy George 'El Guapo' Roush from Latino Review and I headed off to the Burbank Equestrian Center to review the film. The film is the story of the horse who won the Triple Crown in 1973 and his owner Penny Chenery (Diane Lane)...

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Hung's Thomas Jane Talks About the First Ever 3D Film Fest

(0) Comments | Posted October 1, 2010 | 1:56 PM

The first ever 3D Film Festival begins this Thursday in Hollywood and Hung's Thomas Jane is set to host. Jane recently made his directing debut with his new 3D psycho noir film, Dark Country, which will be screened at the festival. Jane is a passionate defender of the beloved, yet...

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The Social Network Review

(3) Comments | Posted September 29, 2010 | 6:14 PM

When I wake up in the morning, I do three things. I jump start my foggy brain with coffee. I feed the cat. I check Facebook. So do you. No matter how much we rail about our lack of privacy, the danger to our children and the destruction of society...

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Review: Machete (VIDEO)

(2) Comments | Posted September 3, 2010 | 5:05 PM

My very good buddy George 'El Guapo' Roush and I spend most of our time writing film reviews for our respective websites, but every once in a while, we just have to gab about them in person. This time we're taking on the Robert Rodriguez film Machete, based on the...

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Lindsay Pulsipher Talks True Blood Revelations

(19) Comments | Posted August 26, 2010 | 6:07 PM

I'm a huge True Blood fan. I've read the books, I've watched every episode. As far as I'm concerned, vampires have not overstayed their welcome. Alright, maybe the Twilight vampires. I just got a chance to chat with Lindsay Pulsipher who plays Jason Stackhouse's love interest, Crystal. (I did her...

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Eat Pray Love Review

(16) Comments | Posted August 13, 2010 | 1:41 PM

In Eat Pray Love, Julia Roberts plays a woman who travels around the world for a year to find herself after realizing that the life she was living was not the one she planned. The novel that it's based on has enjoyed world wide popularity. Who hasn't wished to forget...

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Review: 'Toy Story 3' (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted June 15, 2010 | 2:19 PM

Recently I was lucky enough to head up to Pixar in Emeryville, CA where I got to interview the cast and crew of Toy Story 3. After spending the day taking goofy forced perspective pictures in a giant Ken doll house and a life sized doll box (see below) I...

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Mark Hamill Talks Star Wars Live Action TV Show and the Joker

(0) Comments | Posted December 15, 2009 | 2:46 AM

I rarely get star struck anymore, but I couldn't help myself this time. I recently attended the red carpet for the Spike TV Video Game Awards in Downtown LA, and Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill stopped by to chat for a few minutes. While trying to ignore memories of reading...

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Mya On Dancing With The Stars And What She's Doing To Step Up Her Game

(4) Comments | Posted November 20, 2009 | 1:08 PM

Singer Mya has just entered the final three on Dancing with the Stars, along with Kelly Osbourne and Donny Osmund and she's thrilled to be a part of this group.  Mya was being honored at US Weekly's Hot Hollywood party as one of the “Hot Steppers of the Year”, along...

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Karl Urban Talks Star Trek And Priest

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2009 | 1:57 PM

Karl Urban plays Bones in the reboot of the Star Trek franchise, and if you are anything like me, you think he was perfect for the role.  In his upcoming film, Priest, he plays Black Hat, a warrior/priest turned vampire.  Scuttlebutt says that it's going to be a bit different...

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Leonard Nimoy on Star Trek and "The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins"

(12) Comments | Posted November 19, 2009 | 11:15 AM

On Monday night, I was invited to participate in the red carpet event celebrating Tuesday's release of the Star Trek DVD/Blu-ray.   Not only was it at the Griffith Observatory, somewhere I've always wanted to go, but the legendary Leonard Nimoy stopped to chat with me.  I couldn't help myself.  I...

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Stargate Universe's Ming-Na Shows Us Her Geek Chic

(8) Comments | Posted November 17, 2009 | 12:56 PM

I'm always thrilled to find fellow geek girls.  I watch Stargate Universe and I absolutely love it.  So you can imagine how excited I was to find out that Ming-Na is a geek!  Star Wars, Star Trek, Dungeons & Dragons...

I also got some info on what's coming up...

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Amanda Tapping Launches Charity Website and Gives Sanctuary Spoilers

(14) Comments | Posted November 12, 2009 | 5:00 PM

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Just when you thought sci-fi legend Amanda Tapping couldn't get any cooler...for eleven years, she starred as Lt. Colonel Samantha Carter in Stargate SG-1.  Colonel Sam also appeared in twenty five episodes of Stargate...

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Viggo Mortensen Hits The Road

(10) Comments | Posted November 12, 2009 | 2:15 PM

I just saw a screening of The Road, and I have to say, I haven't been this affected by a film in a very long time.  Based on the best-selling book by Cormac McCarthy, The Road is the story of a man and his son (they are...

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