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  • Ridley Scott gives us yet another edit of 'Blade Runner'

    Ridley Scott gives us yet another edit of 'Blade Runner'
    There's a reason Ridley Scott keeps tinkering with his 1982 sci-fi classic, Blade Runner. He must realize that even though Oscar glory came for Gladiator, even though Alien was a bigger hit with more enduring appeal, and even if American Gangster is the...
  • The Long Goodbye of 'Battlestar Galactica'

    The Long Goodbye of 'Battlestar Galactica'
    By now, it should all have been over for Sci Fi Channel's "Battlestar Galactica" -- filming wrapped, cast and crew scattered, episodes working their way through the post-production process. But thanks to a three-month shutdown for the Writers Guild of...
  • 'Battlestar's' last roundup

    'Battlestar's' last roundup
    Admiral Adama arrived at the door with blood on his hands. "I'm sorry, I don't think you want me to shake," actor Edward James Olmos said, presenting his red palms. With his world-weary eyes and the stained cuffs of his military coat, he looked like...
  • Documentary reminds fans to 'Dig Comics,' not just superhero movies

     
    SATURDAY: FREE SCREENING OF "DIG COMICS" AT MELTDOWN It seems comic book heroes are bigger than ever. In 2007, "Spider-Man 3" topped the charts with a $891 million in worldwide box office. The following year "The Dark Knight" grossed more......
  • Edward James Olmos says 'Green Hornet' is 'finally coming together'

     
    EXCLUSIVE Yvonne Villarreal caught up with Edward James Olmos and wrote up this Hero Complex report on the seemingly snakebitten (or is it bee-stung?) production of "The Green Hornet."... -- G.B. It's been easy to get dizzy while watching the......
  • '2012' and the making of the end of the world

     
    HOLLYWOOD BACKLOT The end of the world begins on Nov. 13. That's the release date of "2012," the disaster film from director Roland Emmerich, the German filmmaker who apparently likes to pluck his movie titles from the calendar ("Independence Day,"......
  • The '2012' doomsday craze is keeping scientists busy and frustrated

     
    Los Angeles Times staff writer John Johnson Jr. writes about science for the paper, not science fiction, so you don't see his name pop up in this blog. That changes today, though, because Johnson and the scientists he covers are......
  • 'Battlestar Galactica' brings 'The Plan' to the Scream Awards

     
    SCREAM AWARDS, airing 10 p.m., TUESDAY, OCT. 27 on SPIKE TV "Battlestar Galactica" will be back from the dead on Tuesday. The best-written sci-fi show in the history of television ended its 75-episode run last March, but it won't feel......
  • 2009 Holiday Geek-Gift Guide, Part 3: The best presents for Trekkies, Jedi knights and fanboys

     
    (READ PART ONE RIGHT HERE and PART TWO RIGHT HERE) Stressed about finding the perfect gift for that special muggle, Trekkie, Twi-hard, Jedi or Bat-fan in your life? Relax and read on: You've come to the perfect place at the......
  • Battlestar Galactica's 'The Plan' airs Sunday night on SyFy

     
    Footage from Sunday night's broadcast of "The Plan," directed by Edward James Olmos...
  • LAUSD board meets to discuss fate of elementary school arts education

     
    Board members of the L.A. Unified School District met Tuesday afternoon to discuss proposed budgetary cuts that call for, among other things, a dramatic reduction in arts education programs in elementary schools. While no decisions regarding the cuts were...
  • 'Caprica' countdown: David Eick and the history of Caprica

     
    After a minor interruption, the "Caprica" countdown continues with just three days left until the pilot re-airs and reaquaints viewers with the characters and quirks of the Syfy show. We're coming back strong too, posting a conversation with executive...