Samsung is to remotely disable the remaining Note 7 handsets that the most devoted users have refused to return under a safely recall. One of the hottest phones of last year turned out to be too hot to handle after a string of handsets overheated and even caught fire. Independent reports blamed attempts to make […] The post Samsung To Brick Remaining Note 7s […]
Warning: Spoiler Alert! If there actually was a post-credit scene at the end of LOGAN, what do you think it would have been? Well the guys at Banana-Dragon Productions brilliantly made it happen with a FAN-MADE clip that shows Deadpool discovering (SPOILERS – Removed Text) for a Deadpool/Logan spin-off movie. [JoBlo Movie Trailers] The post What if LOGAN had […]
What if Rogue One was released on VHS? Here’s what the trailer announcing the release would probably look like! [Pre-Order Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Theatrical Version) on Amazon.com (Release Date: 04/04/2017)] The post Retro Rogue One VHS Trailer Commercial [Video] appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
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Just a quick post to let you guys know that Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: The Board Game is now once again available for purchase on Thinkgeek.com at a more reasonable price: $49.99! It was available on a few online stores in the past few months, but most of them were asking over $100 for the game! […] The post BACK IN STOCK: Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: The Board Game […]
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A protective mother frets about her teen daughter’s social life—until she realizes the girl isn’t slipping out to hang with her loser boyfriend, but rather to lead a parallel-dimension kingdom into battle. Reed Shusterman’s short Goblin Queen is funny and touching, with some impressive special effects make-up to boot.Read more...
It turns out that when Power Rangers made it to test audiences, no one liked the kiss between Kimberly (Naomi Scott) and Jason (Dacre Montgomery). And it wasn’t a bunch of nostalgia-driven fans pissed off because obviously Kimberly should only ever be paired with Tommy, who isn’t even in this movie.Read more...
Space weather forecasting—predicting the kind of energetic particles the Sun will throw at us—is years behind weather forecsting here on Earth. As solar physicist Scott McIntosh put it, “Our current model of space weather forecasting is, ‘oh shit a sunspot happened eight minutes ago, now we have to figure out what’s…Read more...
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Arrow’s fourth season saw actor Katie Cassidy depart the show, as Laurel Lance perished in the line of duty as Black Canary. Although the show has moved on with Laurel’s successor, Cassidy is making a return to the show as a new regular star. But she won’t be playing the Laurel Lance we all said goodbye to before.Read more...
NASA’s Juno spacecraft has consistently been coming through with the best close-up images of Jupiter we’ve ever seen. But a newly released, enhanced-color image of a large dark spot might be the most ethereal of all—its swirling, colorful clouds make it seem like a Jovian Van Gogh.Read more...
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Kate Bishop’s new life in L.A. as a private investigator is about to get a bit of a mix up—because Hawkeye’s next arc is bringing in the big guns in the form of Jessica Jones herself. Eager to learn more, we sat down with series writer Kelly Thompson to see how Jessica and Kate will fare together on a wild new case.Read more...
“I regret to announce that — though, as I said, 12 years and 10 months is far too short a time to spend among you — this is the END! I am going. I am leaving NOW! GOODBYE!” [Slips ring on] – Bilbo Baggins, The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien (paraphrased) When we started SF Signal in 2003, it was because we loved speculative fiction. Having a blog a […]
Helen Lowe, is a novelist, poet, interviewer and blogger whose first novel, Thornspell (Knopf), was published to critical praise in 2008. Her second, The Heir of Night (The Wall Of Night Series, Book One) won the Gemmell Morningstar Award 2012. The sequel, The Gathering Of The Lost, was shortlisted for the Gemmell Legend Award in 2013 and Daughter Of Blood, […]
REVIEW SUMMARY: With a strong cast and genuine sense of fun, the latest entry in Marvel Studios’s superhero story engages and entertains, even if it never offers its audience anything new. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: When an operation in Lagos results in the deaths of civilians, Iron Man and Captain America must decide their place in a world that has become i […]
Ada Palmer is a professor in the history department of the University of Chicago, specializing in Renaissance history and the history of ideas. Her first nonfiction book, Reading Lucretius in the Renaissance, was published in 2014 by Harvard University Press. She is also a composer of folk and Renaissance-tinged a capella music, most of which she performs wi […]
The finalists for the 2016 Locus Awards have been announced! SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL The Water Knife, Paolo Bacigalupi (Borzoi; Orbit UK) Ancillary Mercy, Ann Leckie (Orbit US; Orbit UK) Aurora, Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit US; Orbit UK) Seveneves, Neal Stephenson (Morrow) A Borrowed Man, Gene Wolfe (Tor) FANTASY NOVEL Karen Memory, Elizabeth Bear (Tor) The Hou […]
Who’s got time to go through all the monthly SF/F releases and pick the cream of the crop? I do! This week for the Kirkus Reviews blog, I look at The Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Books You’ll Want to Read in May. Check it out, won’t you? Related posts: The Best Speculative Fiction Reads for May 2014 Women in Spaaace! (Part 2) Captain Marvel – High […]
Favorite Weapons: Be it Excalibur or the Point of View Gun, Stormbringer or the BFG, weapons in Fantasy and Science Fiction often have a personality and charm all their own, and sometimes are even characters in their own right. Q: What are your favorite weapon, or weapons, in fantasy and science fiction. Here are a couple of additional late correspondents fr […]
In case you missed them, here are The Top SF Signal Posts for April 2016 (excluding the daily link posts and housekeeping posts): See the Ancient Horror of the Lovecraftian Short Film “The Mountains of Madness” How Well-Read Are You in Science Fiction? Here’s a Cover Gallery of the Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Books Out in April 200+ SF/F/H eBooks for […]
Interviews & Profiles Black Gate interviews James Stoddard, author of Evenmere. The Guardian interviews Martin Stewart, author of Riverkeep. LightSpeed interviews Tim Pratt, author of “North Over Empty Space” LightSpeed interviews An Owomoyela, author of “Three Points Masculine” The Qwillery interviews Anna Smaill, author of The Chimes. Reading And Writi […]
Is Deadshot better than Deadpool? Whose the latest cast member to be made a series regular in the sixth season of Arrow? Which Marvel Cinematic Universe TV character does James Gunn want to bring to space? What if there’s more to Wonder Woman‘s superpowers than meets the eye? Will there be a Guardians of the […] The post Superhero Bits: Deadpool Pranks Spide […]
After its underwhelming opening weekend at the box-office, a Life sequel appears very unlikely. Nobody was expecting a follow-up to the lean sci-fi horror movie anyway, but screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick actually have an idea or two for how to continue the story. It turns out that the duo has a bigger Aliens-esque sequel in mind for their Alien-e […]
In this edition of sequel bits: A new actor boards Escape Plan 2. Producer David Ellison hopes that David Fincher will direct World War Z 2. Director Brett Ratner comments on the status of Rush Hour 4. Jay Baruchel is more than confident How to Train Your Dragon 3 will satisfy fans. Principal photography is underway […] The post Sequel Bits: ‘Escape Plan 2,’ […]
I found the first season of HBO’s Westworld to be intriguing and full of potential, but for me, it was ultimately more frustrating than satisfying. The concept, production design, and look of the show were all fantastic, but the way it purposefully withheld information as it attempted to preserve its big reveal rubbed me the wrong way. […] The post ‘Westworl […]
I’m about 50 pages away from finishing Stephen King’s 1986 novel It, and holy crap, this book is tremendous. Without hyperbole, it’s one of the best books I’ve ever read. Rarely have I read a novel in which I’ve felt so firmly in the grip of a master storyteller – and I wasn’t crazy about the first Dark Tower book, […] The post New ‘It’ Photos: Pennywise Mee […]
Following Straight Outta Compton, the stars who played the core members of the groundbreaking rap group NWA became quickly rising stars. Jason Mitchell played Eazy E, Corey Hawkins played Dr. Dre and O’Shea Jackson Jr. stepped into the shoes of his father as Ice Cube. Since then, Hawkins went on to lead 24: Legacy while […] The post ‘Godzilla: King of Monste […]
There’s still hope for finding room for Hugh Jackman in Deadpool 2. Ryan Reynolds dreamt up a film starring both Logan and Wade Wilson, but Jackman’s time as the Wolverine is finished. He closed out his 16-year run as the character with a bang. He’s done. Jackman could, on the other hand, play his most charming character yet in the […] The post ‘Deadpool 2’ […]
Netflix loves being in business with Adam Sandler. A few years ago, the streaming service struck a deal with the Saturday Night Live veteran turned comedy superstar that included the exclusive rights to four Adam Sandler vehicles. Even though there’s still one movie left in the Adam Sandler Netflix deal, the streaming service wanted to make […] The post Netf […]
Like a decades-old murder case where the deranged killer was never caught, HBO’s True Detective won’t stay buried. While the show has been on indefinite hiatus since the end of its deeply unpopular second season, it sounds like the once-beloved anthology mystery show may be lurching back into life with the help of a television […] The post ‘True Detective’ S […]
It was impossible to play video games in the ’90s without being familiar with Lara Croft, the buxom explorer who became one of the industry’s most recognizable mascots. She even got her own movie in 2001, with Angelina Jolie taking on the part. A sequel followed in 2003. But soon enough, video games grew up […] The post ‘Tomb Raider’ First Look Reveals Alici […]