Syfy Grounds The Nightflyer

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Syfy has cancelled Nightflyers, the sci-fi series based on the George R.R. Martin (Wild Cards, A Game of Thrones) novella after one season While this is mildly disheartening, having seen the first two episodes I don’t think it’s a huge loss in that the series–at least visually–owed too much of […]

Nightflyers Mea Culpa

You don’t typically get much in the way of mea culpas (and in Latin, no less!) out of me, but seeing that I originally posted that George R.R. Martin’s Nightflyers was on Syfy, not Netflix , I felt an apology was in order. This is important for two reasons.  First, I subscribe to Netflix, not […]

Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf

What the hell is a ‘sharktopus,’ you might ask?  It’s a cross between a shark and an octopus, and while combining either of those two creatures should have nothing to do with it moving about on land–like it does in the trailer–you have to admit that it’s pretty interesting. It’s also proof that despite the […]

Terminator: Genisys – Trailer 2 & 3 (Japanese Trailer)

Till now I haven’t posted anything–that I can recall, at any rate–from the upcoming Alan Taylor-directed followup to Terminator: Salvation, Terminator: Genisys. Though I have a reason:  Namely, I expect this movie to premiere with a small splash, and quickly vanish without a trace. It’s less a question of franchise fatigue that ham-handedness on the part […]