12 Underrated or Overlooked TV Shows to Marathon This Weekend

There's a long weekend ahead of us, and that means one thing: DVD box sets. You could break out the Firefly and Babylon 5, or you could venture into the wild unknown. Television is full of undiscovered worlds — here are 12 underrated or overlooked science fiction and fantasy TV shows to mainline this weekend. » 5/23/13 10:02am 5/23/13 10:02am

12 Great Science Fiction Actors Who Don't Get Enough Props

Science fiction is an actor's dream. The genre has created some breakout stars, like Harrison Ford, but it's also turned scores of working actors into beloved fan-favorites, who work the convention circuit. But here are 12 great science fiction actors who swing for the fences, and just don't get the appreciation they… » 5/17/13 10:31am 5/17/13 10:31am

Awesome Books to Replace Your Favorite Cancelled TV Shows

The love of television is always tragic. We're doomed to fall in love with television shows and then lose them, again and again. And often, our love burns the brightest for shows that live the shortest amount of time. We'll never get our favorite cancelled TV shows back again — but the good news is, for every TV show… » 6/20/12 3:40pm 6/20/12 3:40pm

10 Questions That Never Got a Straight Answer on Television

One of the wonderful things about our television obsessions is, they keep us guessing. But sometimes, when someone asks a straight question and doesn't get a straight answer, it can get a bit annoying. Mysterious non-answers are a staple of television science fiction and fantasy — and sometimes it feels like people… » 4/05/12 11:23am 4/05/12 11:23am

Why Journeyman Was a Much Better Show than Alcatraz

One thought kept popping into my head as I watched last night's Alcatraz — God, I miss Journeyman. The two shows have a lot in common: time travel, a totally inaccurate portrayal of San Francisco, a case of the week... plus they both got off to a slow start. But the difference was, Journeyman had characters I cared… » 2/21/12 6:14pm 2/21/12 6:14pm

Easy To See Why The American Life On Mars Needs A Total Reshoot

We already had an American version of British time-travel show Life On Mars — it was called Journeyman, and it ruled for the half season it was on the air. Sadly, someone decided we needed a literal cover version of Life On Mars, and we wound up with a shadow of the Brit version, as you can see from this side-by-side… » 6/20/08 5:36pm 6/20/08 5:36pm

On Smallville, It's Okay To Be A Meteor Freak

Lex Luthor is in a tough spot as Smallville ends its fall block this week. If he doesn't confess his alien experiments, a maniac will blow up the perky Chloe. And thinking she's about to die, Chloe confesses that she's a "Meteor Freak." There should really be a flag for that. More Smallville spoilers, plus Journeyman » 12/10/07 9:00am 12/10/07 9:00am

There's Still Time For Christian Bale To Escape Terminator 4

  • Christian Bale hasn't committed to starring in the new Terminator movie, but he is in serious talks, sources say. Here's hoping he comes to his senses and does a smarter film instead. [MSN via Cinemblend]
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