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[ Jun 2012 ]
JawsShark

A look at the appeal of giant and/or angry animal horror, and a rundown of each species’ best and worst.
by Rachel Hyland

Remember, a few years back, when Syfy broadcast the utterly ridiculous-sounding (and looking… and …

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[ Jun 2012 ]
lucas

George Lucas gave us the seminal science fiction masterwork of the 70′s… so why won’t he stop messing with it?
by Chris Nagy
“I love-hate George Lucas.”
That quote is from the beginning of the film The People …

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[ Jun 2012 ]
ray_bradbury2

Upon the death of science fiction pioneer Ray Bradbury earlier this month, a mere sampling of the paeans of praise sung to his name…
by Rachel Hyland
“Do you ever read any of the books you burn?”
He …

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[ Jun 2012 ]
helen_magnus

After four seasons on Syfy, the webseries-made-good Sanctuary has sadly come to an end. Here, a tribute.
by Geonn Cannon
“Good doctors come and go, but the great ones have always seen beyond the boundaries of science, beyond …

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[ Jun 2012 ]
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 Why The Top 13?
Sure, there’s Saturn 3, Babylon 5, Blake’s 7 and District 9. But what number could be geekier than 13? Not only is there its inherent creepiness, but there’s also The 13th Immortal, The 13th Warrior and The 13th …

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[ Jun 2012 ]
Arya

I was inveigled into reading A Game of Thrones, the first in George R. R. Martin’s phenomenally successful A Song of Ice and Fire series, by Geek Speak’s own K. Burtt. An ardent Martin fan, …

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[ Jun 2012 ]
tyrion

For my ninth birthday, my father bought me a one-volume edition of The Lord of the Rings; I lugged that thing around with me for two weeks, locking myself in the bathroom and taking a …

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[ Jun 2012 ]
adrian

Sad, or lucky? We may never know. A look at some lesser-known actors who’ve played household names, yet may very well never get there themselves.
by Rachel Hyland
When HBO’s Entourage came to an end after eight …

Letters »

[ Jun 2012 ]
mailbox

And so once again the time has come to delve into the mailbag and see what you crazy kids have to say…
First let’s start off with some general praise, which is one of our very …

In Theaters, Movies »

[ Jun 2012 ]
Abraham Lincoln

Based on the novel by Seth Grahame-Smith
Written by: Seth Grahame-Smith
Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov
Starring: Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rufus Sewell
US Release Date: Friday, June 22, 2012
In Short: A dramatized reenactment of Abraham Lincoln’s …