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Netflix, nerd rage and Doctor Who

January 23, 2015 – 10:45 pm
Colin Baker in Doctor Who

Crisis averted: Doctor Who isn’t leaving Netflix. But do its “fans” deserve this deliverance?

We’re getting the Stargate we need, not the one we deserve (apparently)

May 29, 2014 – 10:01 pm
Maybe we will see more of this ... guy?

Roland Emmerich will direct a rebooted trilogy of Stargate feature films, produced by Dean Devlin. Oh, good.

Mesa man’s campaign for gay virtual relationships fails to sway Nintendo (for now)

May 7, 2014 – 10:45 pm

A Mesa man has been leading an online campaign for same-sex relationships in the upcoming U.S. release of a popular Nintendo life simulation game.

Here is your new, Disney-approved Star Wars books canon

April 26, 2014 – 1:00 am

Like so much fan fiction, we finally know that all those Star Wars books just won’t count anymore. But now you can buy a bunch of new Star Wars books that will!

Phoenix Comicon disinvites guest over ‘art swipe’ furor

March 10, 2014 – 9:15 pm

Phoenix Comicon organizers have struck a celebrity guest from the lineup after learning he tried to sell T-shirts that used another guest’s artwork without permission.

‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ destroys Deathlok

February 6, 2014 – 10:09 am

If you had told me six months ago that the highly anticipated S.H.I.E.L.D. series would include Deathlok, I would have been ecstatic. But …

Movies and misanthropy (or how I learned to hate the human race at the theater)

August 24, 2013 – 9:52 pm
Movies and misanthropy

Movie experience was marred, not by a poorly written, acted or directed film, but by people that cruel fate aligned me with for that particular place and time.

Star Wars sequels will mix practical and digital special effects – but that won’t be enough to save them

July 31, 2013 – 9:47 pm

One comment has fueled hopes of a return to the “glory days” of the original Star Wars trilogy.

‘Wizard of Oz’ restored and converted to 3D, or ‘If Warner Bros. only had a brain’

June 5, 2013 – 7:36 am
The Wizard of Oz (Warner Bros.)

It’s time Hollywood (and theaters) started focusing on improving their technology and presentation instead of spending their time trying to pull a “pinhead” trick on moviegoers.

Bad news, everyone: Futurama canceled (again)

April 22, 2013 – 9:46 am

Futurama’s final 13 episodes will begin airing June 10, and the series finale is set for Sept. 4.

Extreme Makeover: ASU Mascot Edition — Special Remix (Part II)

March 20, 2013 – 12:00 am
Sparky -- maybe

Disney’s redesign of the iconic ASU Sun Devil mascot Sparky has been so unpopular that the university is going to allow aspects of the updated costume to be tweaked by the public.

Zero Dark Monkey: Jessica Chastain rumored for Tarzan film

March 12, 2013 – 1:19 pm

“Zero Dark Thirty” star Jessica Chastain is being considered for the part of Jane in David Yates’ upcoming “Tarzan” film

Vulcan, Jedi — whatever: Obama mixes sci-fi metaphors

March 1, 2013 – 11:22 am
President Barack Obama speaks to reporters in the White House briefing room in Washington, Friday, March 1, 2013, following his meeting with congressional leaders regarding the automatic spending cuts. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Our normally sci-fi-savvy president stepped in it today when blasting opposition lawmakers for failing to stop draconian spending cuts from going into effect.

What if nerds won the Oscars? 85th Academy Awards edition

February 23, 2013 – 8:20 am
85th Academy Awards

It’s time to fire up the Nerdvanatron 9000 and determine who should win the Oscars based purely on “nerd cred.”