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Agents of SHIELD Season 2 Trailer and Preview - Ex-Agent Ward (Brett Dalton)

Agents of SHIELD Season 2 Trailer and Preview

Agents of SHIELD Season 2 Trailer and Preview Agents of SHIELD was one of last year’s most controversial new TV to air. It wasn’t controversial because of any graphic violence or nudity but because many fans felt let down by the hype. I was one of them. During the first few episodes I was easily distracted by the California setting, the lame plot and the lead characters who acted like jerks. Slowly, with many hiccups, the season improved until the moment...

Penetration testing A Hands-on introduction to hacking by Georgia Weidman Review!

Penetration testing A Hands-on introduction to hacking by Georgia Weidman Review!

As I have studied Computer Science I am naturally interested in Penetration Testing. No one wants to leave their computer or mobile devices unprotected, but I also wanted to know more on how such dark arts are performed. I don’t want to know that because I want break into some one’s computer but I would like to know just how the worlds IT infrastructure is vulnerable to people pressing keys on their keyboards a world away. As such I have a...

Autómata preview movie poster starring Antonio Banderas

Autómata Preview and Trailer Released!

It took me by surprise this morning to discover that Antonio Banderas was starring in a Science Fiction movie. It is called Automata and from the trailer it seems to be a cross between Blade Runner and I, Robot. What surprised me even more is that the trailer was very good. Internet forums are full of trolls saying that a particular work is derived from another. I don’t care, I accept that artists can be inspired by other artists as long as...

Person of Interest Season 4 Preview - Root and Shaw in short dresses

Person of Interest Season 4 Preview

The fall is almost upon us and you know what that means. TV shows, lots of TV-shows. Some of the new ones such as Gotham, Constantine, NCIS New Orléans and many more. While others will start their make or break second season (Agents of SHIELD and The Blacklist). Frankly there is simply too much to review for one author of a small sci-fi blog. Anyway, the show I am most looking forward is to Person of Interest (PoI). PoI suffered during its second season...

The Circuit - Executor Rising by Rhett C. Bruno Review

The Circuit – Executor Rising by Rhett C. Bruno Review

The Circuit – Executor Rising by Rhett C. Bruno Review The Circuit: Executor Rising is the début novel of Rhett Bruno, who is otherwise an architect attached to Syracuse University. The story follows an all too familiar premise. In the far future after the earth was destroyed (by all means kill the old girl) and humanity scattered in the solar system. Various factions are vying for control (they always are) over a rare element called Gravitum (there is always something like that). However, the familiarity doesn’t stop there. Most leaders...

Kyle MacLachlan joins the cast of Agents of SHIELD

Kyle MacLachlan joins the cast of Agents of SHIELD

Kyle MacLachlan joins the cast of Agents of SHIELD It may not be 100% official yet, but Twin Peaks star Kyle MacLachlan has signed on to join the cast of Agents of SHIELD. The second season of Agents of SHIELD has been filming since July. We already knew that Lucy Lawless has joined for an unknown part and now the creative staff have furthered strengthened the cast by adding Kyle MacLachlan. Rumor has it is Kyle will be playing the...

Interstellar by Chistopher Nolan poster - Interstellar trailer

Interstellar trailer *** Updated with screenshots***

Interstellar trailer Say what you will about Christopher Nolan, but he will release movies like clockwork. Even when he was busy with his Batman trilogy he still found time to direct Inception and The Prestige. Now the buzz is slowly increasing for Interstellar, a space travel opera scheduled for a November general release. At the San Diego Comic-Con a new Interstellar trailer was shown that has now also been released for viewers at home. This new trailer which you can see...

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Trailer - Evangeline Lilly as Tauriel

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Trailer

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Trailer Finally the first trailer for Peter Jackson’s film The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has been released. So far the director has been tight-lipped about the third and last installment of The Hobbit trilogy. The movies are of course inspired by J.R.R Tolkien’s children book The Hobbit set in Middle-Earth. I was skeptical that a film version of a rather short children’s tale would work. However, Peter Jackson has taken every...

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Avengers Age of Ultron Preview

Avengers Age of Ultron Preview Comic-Con 2014 is in full swing and as every year there is simply too much news too report. Comic-con is not usually reserved for large announcements. Instead studios prefer to offer teasers and little snippets of news to lure back the press to a future event. So it is too with the upcoming Marvel movie Avengers: Age of Ultron. This second Avengers is again directed by Joss Whedon and will see a familiar cast being enlarged by Elizabeth...

Extant S1Ep3 Wish You Were Here Review - John and Molly talking to bigots

Extant S1Ep3 Wish You Were Here Review

The third episode of extant initially tries to put on the brakes after last weeks episode pulled the veil on much of the mystery. Molly got the definitive news that she has become pregnant on the space station alone. She has also confronted her superiors at the ISEA about and her friend Kryger is also definitively alive. Extant needs to put on the brakes otherwise the show will easily burn itself out. Imagine how long it took for Lost to even show who The...

Lucy Lawless joins the cast of Agents of SHIELD - Battlestar Galactica

Lucy Lawless joins the cast of Agents of SHIELD

Lucy Lawless joins the cast of Agents of SHIELD Slowly the news is starting to trickle in about the second season of Agents of SHIELD. The show is scheduled to premiere on September 23, 2014. I think most people interested can be split into two groups. The first group want to see more of the Marvel Universe because they are fans. While the second want to see if the show will be cancelled. Despite some good reviews during the latter episodes the ratings barely...

Guardians of the Galaxy Preview - Rocket Raccoon - www.scifiempire.net

Guardians of the Galaxy Preview ***Premiere Update***

Guardians of the Galaxy Preview August 1st it almost upon us, time a Guardians of the Galaxy Preview. Rather unexpectedly we will be getting a science fiction movie featuring a man calling himself Starlord. He is accompanied by talking tree and a foul-mouthed gun toting raccoon. What’s weird is that it is not directed by Joss Whedon. Yet, fans have already started to compare it’s off-beat humor and off-beat cast with both Firefly, Farscape and Star Wars. Officially Guardians of the Galaxy is part of the...

Extant S1Ep2 'Extinction' Review! Annie Wersching as Femi Dodd talking to John

Extant S1Ep2 ‘Extinction’ Review!

After the pilot of Extant was better than I though it would be I was excited about the second episode. It didn’t fail those expectations. Unlike the pilot episode which had to cram a lot into a mere 42 minutes this episode ‘Extinction’ is able to provide more background material on the various storylines. I am not sure in which direction Extant is taking us but that is  a feeling I very much embrace. Extant S1Ep2 ‘Extinction’ Review! Extinction starts with Molly...

Covert Affairs S5Ep4 Silence Kit Review - Annie Walker

Covert Affairs S5Ep4 Silence Kit Review

Annie is back or a new episode of Covert Affairs. This week she comes clean to both Eyal and Auggie about her heart condition as she pursues NSA analyst Wilson for being The Postman. Covert Affairs S5Ep4 Silence Kit Review Annie is helped by Auggie on getting a new lead as to whom plotted the Chicago bombing. A NSA analyst named Wilson has sold secrets to the Borz Altan. Joan is suspicious about this bolt out of the blue as Wilson...