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Games Only a Nerd Could Love

Games Only a Nerd Could Love

Many strategy board games and video games started out as a nerd’s prime entertainment and have a unique feel and play style compared to mainstream games.

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Women of Sci-Fi: Gina Torres

Women of Sci-Fi: Gina Torres

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.

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Will There Ever be a Movie Based on the Legend of Zelda?

Will There Ever be a Movie Based on the Legend of Zelda?

The original Legend of Zelda was the fourth best selling game of the NES platform, and Spike TV has decided to grant the title its inaugural Video Game Hall of Fame award. The series has been adapted as a number of manga volumes that were not only endorsed by Nintendo, but also reportedly commissioned by […]

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Witchblade: With so many Choices, Which one will Film Producers Choose?

Witchblade: With so many Choices, Which one will Film Producers Choose?

Some fans might already be familiar with the fact that there is a feature film version of Witchblade in the works. Originally, there were talks about releasing the movie in 2009, but so far, the release date has been pushed back to 2013. Lately, fans of science fiction and fantasy in general have heard about […]

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Strong Women in Sci-fi and Fantasy

Strong Women in Sci-fi and Fantasy

Speaking from a male perspective, I feel I am in a position to examine a phenomenon that is the by-product of the science fiction and fantasy genre. Namely, what is it about the beautiful and often violent women of these genres that draw men in and attract their undying attention? The first thing that comes […]

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Daniel X: Extremely Good or Extremely Unfaithful?

Daniel X: Extremely Good or Extremely Unfaithful?

James Patterson’s The Dangerous Days of Daniel X is possibly going to transition to the silver screen. One of most incredible things about the situation involves the speed at which the novel was optioned. Daniel X was released in July 2008, but New Regency Productions had already obtained the rights to make a movie in […]

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Top 5 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Do-Overs

Top 5 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Do-Overs

Unlike in golf, do-overs of your favorite sci-fi and fantasy works generally suck. Not always, no, but it can be hard to improve on perfection. Just ask Johnny Depp about that creepy Willy Wonka re-make, or anyone that’ll acknowledge the Planet of the Apes do-over. So here’s our list of the ones that work 5) […]

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Women of Sci-Fi Spotlight: Jennifer Connelly

Women of Sci-Fi Spotlight: Jennifer Connelly

Now 40, Jennifer Connelly has been working for thirty years. A polyglot who is fluent in French, Italian, and English, she has excelled in virtually every arena she has tried. A successful child model, she segued seamlessly into acting before taking up humanitarian causes with Amnesty International. A mother twice, she is currently expecting her […]

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Once Upon a Time Coming to ABC

Once Upon a Time Coming to ABC

It seems that the major networks are taking to fairy tales for their fall line-ups. NBC has a trailer up on IMDb.com for their new series, Grimm: Once Upon a Crime, and ABC has put together a very respectable cast for their new venture entitled Once Upon a Time. Featuring such names as Jennifer Morrison, […]

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Why so Blue? You had a good year.

Women of Sci-Fi Spotlight: Zoe Saldana

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last ten years, you recognize Zoe Saldana immediately. Best known for her roles as Uhura on Star Trek and Neytiri in Avatar, both roles that she has agreed to reprise, Zoe is both a classic beauty and an actress unafraid to stretch in a role whether […]

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This has never happened before

The Ten Worst Cliches of Fantasy and Sci-Fi

While it is true there is nothing new under the sun and that there are only seven stories in the world, some plot elements are over-used so often that the mere mention of them in a new piece of fiction is anathema. Whether you’re a budding writer, avid reader, or a film aficionado, here are […]

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Ten Nerdalicious Non-Mainstream Movies

Ten Nerdalicious Non-Mainstream Movies

Bored and Nerdy? Here are some ‘off the beaten path’ movies you need to put on your netflix queue:

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