Aliens vs. Predator- Requiem

aliens vs predator requiem Also known as: AVP-R
 Sequel to the 2004 hit featuring the title characters from the Alien and Predator franchises.

Release Date: US (wide): December 25, 2007
Europe: January 18, 2008
AU: December 26, 2007

Directed By: Colin Strause, Greg Strause

Genre: Sci-Fi
Other Genres: Action, Horror
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Production Company: Davis Entertainment

Tag Line: This Christmas there will be no peace on Earth.
Language: English

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Yvonne StrahovskiThe blonde and very voluptuous Aussie actress Yvonne Strahovski attended the Theatre Nepean drama program at the University of Western Sydney before achieving fame as a small-screen star on series and telemovies in her native Australia. Viewers first caught her on Channel 7’s short-lived yet memorable Headland series, then as Martina in the weekly Channel 9 drama Sea Patrol. Turns in two continental features – Middle of Nowhere and The Plex – had Hollywood beckoning, and in 2006, Yvonne Strzechowski officially moved to Los Angeles and signed for a plum role in her first Tinseltown series: the NBC sci-fi comedy Chuck (2007), about Chuck Bartowski (Zachary Levi), a computer nerd turned highly unlikely teenage spy.

National Treasure: Book of Secrets

National Treasure: Book of Secrets Treasure hunter Ben Gates (Nicolas Cage) once again sets out on an exhilarating, action-packed new global quest to unearth hidden history and treasures. When a missing page from the diary of John Wilkes Booth surfaces, Ben’s great-great grandfather is suddenly implicated as a key conspirator in Abraham Lincoln’s death. Determined to prove his ancestor’s innocence, Ben follows an international chain of clues that takes him on a chase from Paris to London and ultimately back to America. This journey leads Ben and his crew not only to surprising revelations – but to the trail of the world’s most treasured secrets.

Release Date: US (wide): December 21, 2007

Produced By: Jerry Bruckheimer

Directed By: Jon Turteltaub

Genre: Action
Other Genres: Adventure, Thriller
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Production Company: Jerry Bruckheimer Films

The Golden Compass

The Golden Compass Based on author Philip Pullman’s bestselling and award-winning novel, The Golden Compass tells the first story in Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy. The Golden Compass is an exciting fantasy adventure, set in an alternative world where people’s souls manifest themselves as animals, talking bears fight wars, and Gyptians and witches co-exist. At the center of the story is Lyra (played by newcomer Dakota Blue Richards), a 12-year-old girl who starts out trying to rescue a friend who’s been kidnapped by a mysterious organization known as the Gobblers – and winds up on an epic quest to save not only her world, but ours as well.

Release Date: US (wide): December 7, 2007

Written By: Chris Weitz, Philip Pullman
Directed By: Chris Weitz

Genre: Action
Other Genres: Adventure, Fantasy
Studio: New Line Cinema

Tag Line: There are worlds beyond our own — the compass will show the way.
Language: English

Beowulf

BeowulfIn a time of heroes, the mighty warrior Beowulf slays the demon Grendel and incurs the wrath of its monstrous yet seductive mother in a conflict that transforms a king into a legend. Groundbreaking director Robert Zemeckis offers a vision of the Beowulf saga that has never been told before – Beowulf, starring Ray Winstone in the title role and Anthony Hopkins as the corrupt King Hrothgar, as well as John Malkovich, Robin Wright Penn, Brendan Gleeson, Crispin Glover, Alison Lohman, and Angelina Jolie as Grendel’s mother. Neil Gaiman & Roger Avary adapted the legend for the screen.

Release Date: US (wide): November 16, 2007

Written By: Neil Gaiman, Roger Avary
Directed By: Robert Zemeckis

Genre: Adventure
Other Genres: Animation
Studio: Paramount Pictures

Language: English

Saw IV

Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. Upon the news of Detective Kerry’s murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm (Scott Patterson) and Agent Perez, arrive at the depleted police precinct and help veteran Detective Hoffman (Costas Mandylor) sift through Jigsaw’s latest grizzly game of victims and piece together the puzzle. However, when SWAT Commander […]

SMALLVILLE: “KARA”

The CW has released a description of “Kara,” the episode of Smallville scheduled for Oct. 4. Here’s how the network describes the episode:

“Clark (Tom Welling) and Lois (Erica Durance) discover Kara’s (Laura Vandervoort) spaceship but before they can open it, Kara appears and knocks Lois out. Clark is shocked after Kara tells him she is there to protect baby Kal-El. Despite Kara’s appearance, a despondent Clark decides that without Lana (Kristin Kreuk) there is nothing keeping him in Smallville, and heads to the Fortress of Solitude to begin his training as a superhero…

HEROES: “LIZARDS”

NBC has released a description of “Lizards,” the Oct. 1 episode of Heroes. Here’s how the network describes the episode:

“With one person dead, Matt (Greg Grunberg) enlists some unlikely help as the attacks continue on people with abilities. Claire’s (Hayden Panettiere) efforts to hide her healing abilities at her new California high school are jeopardized by a fellow student with a secret of his own. Niki (Ali Larter) and Micah (Noah Gray-Cabey) leave Las Vegas in an attempt to start over. As part of his new job, Dr. Suresh (Sendhil Ramamurthy) must track down The Haitian (guest star Jimmy Jean-Louis)…

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    After hearing about this book at Dragon-Con from TOR editor Claire Eddie, I can’t WAIT to get my copy!! Here’s what Tor has to say about the story: One night in October when he was ten years old, Tyler Dupree stood in his back yard and watched the stars go out. They all flared […]

The BEST and WORST of Dragon-Con

Ahh, Dragon-Con; that enormous gathering where we can all just let our hair down and take off our clothes. Er, I mean, that is, SOME people take off their clothes. But not us. We’d never do that.

Anyways, here’s a list of what we thought were the best and worst of the convention, and these are only our own opinions so feel free to disagree!!

Best food – Gibney’s Pub inside the Peachtree Station Mall…