New On DVD This Week: Stargate Atlantis, Mad Men, The Prisoner, 7th Heaven

Stargate Atlantis Explore the celestial wonders of an unknown world and experience the ultimate Sci-Fi adventure with ‘Stargate: Atlantis‘: The Complete Series giftset. Continuing the journey of ‘Stargate: SG-1,’ television’s longest running sci-fi series, ‘Stargate: Atlantis’ explores the great city of Atlantis built thousands of years ago by the Ancients and the new home base […]

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‘The Prisoner’: Is The Remake Worth Watching?

“There is no New York,” intones Ian McKellen early in AMC’s remake of the classic British television series, ‘The Prisoner,’ which debuts tonight.  “There is only the Village.” Thus the creepy stage is set. For those who don’t remember or weren’t yet born, the 1967-68, 17-episode original starred (and was created by) Patrick McGoohan in […]

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Ian McKellen Rules in ‘The Prisoner’

BY: Frazier Moore NEW YORK – A man named Michael from New York wakes up in the desert, much to his surprise. Fortunately, a pleasant-looking village is nearby. Unfortunately, Michael wants to get back to New York and finds he can’t. “That’s not possible,” the Village elder tells him. “There is no New York. There’s […]

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Sci Fi Tracker: This Week in Sci Fi – Cast Additions, Showrunner Subtractions, Trailers, Teasers and More

It’s too bad that we non-baseball lovin’ genre fans can’t just go live in that alternate dimension along with William Bell for a while and watch our favorite shows in a pre-emption free zone.  But life goes on, as new cast members arrive, old showrunners leave, and a few straggling November premieres still give us […]

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Sci Fi Tracker: This Week in Sci Fi – Primeval Roars Back to Life, Dollhouse Emits Death Rattle, and Zombies Pick Up The Pace

Re-animation is a popular genre topic, and no wonder….it’s nice to imagine that it’s possible to rally from death (even if one is left with an insatiable hunger for brains).  This week, one show finds itself unexpectedly brought back from the dead, whereas another that was already resurrected once now has a shovel poised to […]

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Sci Fi Tracker: This Week in Sci Fi – Foreshadowings of Fall, Courtesy of Comic-Con

Not surprisingly, notable news about fall fare came flooding out of Comic-Con (along with throngs of thwarted fans who often could not triumph over the long lines and limited seating situations).  Tempting trailers were trotted out!  Pseudo-spoilers sallied forth! From this distance, fall is looking pretty damn good so far.  For a smattering of the […]

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AMC’s Original Programming Aims High

Joel Stillerman, who heads up original programming for AMC, won’t admit to it, but his network seems like it’s going after HBO’s mojo, or at least part of it, anyway. Not that HBO is hurting these days with hits like “True Blood” and the just-premiered “Hung,” which just hung the pay cable channel’s biggest premiere […]

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50 Sci Fi Things You Must Watch Now!

It’s a time-honored genre tradition: Clark Kent is Superman, Diana Prince is Wonder Woman, and Peter Parker is Spiderman. Furthermore, Echo doesn’t know she’s Caroline, Peter Bishop is not exactly Peter Bishop, Sylar thinks he’s Nathan, and a certain traveling Timelord routinely regenerates the human carcass he travels around in, because……why the hell not?! In […]

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