With all of the technological advancements in ‘our world’, the ‘gaming world’ has just gotten literal. With those sleep deprived contact wearing gaming developers creating more and more ideas.
Archive for February, 2012
Sadly, it remains to be seen whether Nicolas Cage can turn his life and career around. He used to receive rave reviews for his performances in various films. Now he is typically lambasted by fans and critics alike.
Just listen for a minute and see if you don’t “get something in your eyes”.
There is a $10,000 prize for the first computer program that can run on standard hardware and defeat the three top-ranked human Arimaa players.
Evil Dead the Musical is an off-Broadway musical that has been traveling the world since 2003. Productions happen all over the world, and the show sells out almost every performance.
The words reboot and re-imagining are among the most hated in a purist’s vocabulary. When Marvel announced plans to reboot the Spider-Man film franchise with a new creative team and a new cast, fans instantly took to the Internet in droves to voice their displeasure.
The year 2012 holds the release of many widely anticipated films. There’s such a huge variety of titles being released too, that there is surely something for everyone and everyone’s taste! Here we will give you a low-down of the biggest names and the films you should definitely be looking forward too!
Kristanna Loken, who was born Kristanna Sommer Løken in New York on October 8, 1979 and began her career as a model in 1994 at the tender age of 15. During that same year, she also began her acting career with a single episode appearance on the daytime soap opera As the World Turns. Although Loken did find semi-regular work from the very beginning, it was her part as a cyborg in the 2003 feature film Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines which was considered to be her breakout role. No stranger to sci-fi, Loken had already racked up multiple genre references before joining the cast of T3.
Natasha Henstridge is tall, blonde and beautiful. She is also best known for her portrayal of Sil, an alien-human hybrid with a deadly instinct to breed. As a captivating alien, she left a trail of dead lovers who fell for her lethal charms.
A veteran of the science fiction and fantasy genres, Gina Torres has a list of credits a mile long. Chances are, if you haven’t lived under a rock for the past two decades, you recognize her from Xena: Warrior Princess, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Firefly/Serenity, or one of the three Matrix projects in which she’s played a role.
Sigourney Weaver has long been noted as the “Sci-Fi Queen” for her dedication to the fantasy and science fiction genres. Known primarily as Ellen in the Alien series, she has also been featured in Gorillas in the Mist, the Ghostbusters films, and, more recently, in James Cameron’s Avatar.
Amanda Tapping is a UK born actress who has lent her acting skills to sci-fi series such as Stargate SG-1 and Sanctuary. Amanda has entertained us for years while starring in the Stargate series. She has bravely extended her career into other filmmaking directions and continuously offers her fans quality performances.
Known by most fans for her portrayal as Kara “Starbuck” Thrace on Battlestar Galactica, Katee Sackhoff is every nerd’s fantasy girl. She has an impressive resume of acting and voice credits, a tomboy-next-door appeal, and she named her dog Meatball.
With her beauty and willingness to tackle uncomfortable scenes, Grace Park has made quite a name for herself among the sci-fi community. Amazingly, Grace didn’t think that acting would be a career, and she took steps to ensure she would be covered in case ‘the call’ never came.
She may be known best by science fiction fans as Captain Kathryn Janeway of the Starship Voyager, but Katherine Kiernan Maria “Kate” Mulgrew has a long history in the acting world that runs the gambit from theater to television to film and even into the realm of commercials. Her acting career spans more than 35 years and she has done more with that time than many actors and actresses will do in their lifetimes.
Recognizable to Battlestar fans as the voluptuous Cylon Number Six, Tricia Helfer has enjoyed a successful career that has included modeling, television, and film.
Michelle Forbes is a dark-haired statuesque sci-fi bit of loveliness, and is sure to have starred in the dreams of many a science fiction fan with her seductively distinctive voice and variety of roles.
While Hollywood often attempts to paint actresses as either squeaky-clean paragons of virtue or fallen, wild women, Carrie is decidedly candid about her struggles and triumphs over the course of the last three and a half decades. Never one to pull a punch, Carrie is unafraid to speak her mind and often does so in shocking fashion.
The finest full-blooded Vulcan to ever grace the screen. When life-long Trek fans tuned in to the new series Enterprise (later restyled Star Trek: Enterprise) in the fall of 2001, acting newcomer Jolene Blalock immediately gained attention as one of the most fine-boned, tiny full-blooded Vulcans to ever grace the screen. While this may have [...]
The Beautiful Voice of Science Fiction Born Claudia Lee Black, this famous Stargate and Farscape actress has gained a reputation among fans and critics everywhere for portraying strong-willed and sexy characters ranging across the sci-fi and fantasy genres. Much to the chagrin of fans, Black will not reveal exactly when she was born. She has [...]
Not just a pretty cog in the Hollywood Machine. With her striking short hair and deep brown eyes, Morena Baccarin could be dismissed as just one of the thousands of pretty cogs that make up the Hollywood machine. However, her incredible talent, work ethic, and willingness to meet differing roles head-on makes her an actress [...]
I once had a naive childlike notion that the probability of a zombie outbreak was miniscule, even impossible. As time goes by (and scientists continue to develop super viruses just because they can), the likelihood of this potential global disaster seems more and more possible; unlikely perhaps, but still possible. Literature and film have taught [...]
This topic strays from the mission of the website slightly, hopefully not too far. It does in fact deal with two things nerds like, namely t-shirts and sci-fi conventions. This post could also serve as intricate study into the analysis paralysis I routinely fall into. To those of you just wandering across the web, I [...]
Technology keeps getting better and better, not simply at a steady rate, but exponentially. With any exponential increase, there are really only two possibilities: it will either level off, or explode. That explosion could result in the destruction of everything we know, for worse, or (depending on your point of view) for better. Futurists such [...]