1980 Had Some Crazy Star Wars Rumors In Starlog

Posted by Bob Muir on Oct 25, 2012 in Star Wars

Darth Vader

After Star Wars hit it big, fans became really invested in what would happen to the characters in “Star Wars II,” as it was referred to when talks of a sequel were starting to make the rounds. Without an internet to pass around hearsay, the duty of cultivating rumors fell to publications like Starlog, which devoted an article in their February 1980 issue to listing all the supposed rumors. Thankfully, The Empire Strikes Back turned out differently, because some of these are pretty silly. Read more…

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Like the Terminator Meets Starcraft

Posted by Tim Sheehy on Jan 26, 2011 in Tech, Videogames

Achron

When it comes to real-time simulations, Starcraft has pretty much cornered the market. Sure, we’ll still make a little room for the occasional game of Command & Conquer, or Civilization, as far as sales go, Blizzard’s entry reigns. They developed a title that withstood the test of time, and even captured the heart of an entire nation. I wouldn’t be surprised if South Korea named it their national sport at this point, but is there a game that can ever surpass it? Well, it seems someone might just have what it takes after all.

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The Time Traveler’s Wife: New Trailer

Posted by Michael Pinto on Jun 13, 2009 in Cinema

I guess this Summer we’ll get to see if a science fiction romance film can have some luck at the box office! We reviewed the novel for The Time Traveler’s Wife just a short time ago. Here’s the official description of the film which stars Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams: Read more…

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The Time Traveler’s Wife: A Romantic Twist on a Time-Tested Plot Device

Posted by John Martone on May 30, 2009 in Pulp Fiction

The Time Traveler's Wife

Editor’s Note: The film adaptation of this 2003 novel will be out this Summer directed by Robert Schwentke.

What makes for good literature? Now, this is only an opinion, but the best stories… the ones that really make you squirm with delight, are never about the guns, the gadgets, or the girls, its about how these objects move our characters. Was the “Final Frontier” about uncharted space, or was it really about how exploring the last unknown effected our heroes? In The Time Traveler’s Wife we see how an all too overused plot device, time travel, is used to stretch a conventional romance to the brink and back.
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