| Aug 6, 2012
| 1:58 PM
The 2012 version of "Total Recall" is a remake that will go down in history as an example of how Hollywood usually screws up remakes.
The 1990 original had Arnold Schwarzenegger, a twisty plot, a post-apocalyptic setting, lots of chasing and shooting,...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 1:19 PM
"Liesl & Po" by Lauren Oliver
"Liesl and Po" is about a girl, a boy, a ghost, and a ghost pet. Will (the boy), confuses a box containing ashes of Henry Morbower, who is Liesl's father, with the most powerful magic in the world. Liesl is locked in the...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 6:03 PM
In tonight's medical watch, science fiction meets rehabilitation.
With the flip of a switch someone who is paralyzed stands up, moves forward and feels the sensation of being able to walk again.
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago conducted study...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 11:38 PM
5:30 - 9 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier
7:05 a.m. Billy Dec joins Johnny B to talk about his new bar and how you can make it your own.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
11:35 a.m. Mike McConnell finds out from a marketing professor if size really...
| Sep 26, 2012
“I can imagine a young actor having a leading role in this big action movie saying, ‘What do you mean? You’re casting me but you want to change my face?’” says Rian Johnson of his awesome sci-fi thriller “Looper,&...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:40 PM
"Hotel Transylvania" will suck the life out of its rivals at the box office this weekend, as the animated monster flick is set to dominate ticket sales.
The 3-D film should easily claim the No. 1 position with a solid debut of around $35 million,...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:13 AM
25 years ago, and more than 20 years after the television run of the original Star Trek, Gene Rodenbury brought the sci-fi exploits of the Enterprise back to television with Star Trek: The Next Generation. That show would go on to be the longest running...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 7:49 PM
Director Len Weisman honed his craft on loud action films like "Live Free and Die Hard" and the "Underworld" franchise.
His remake of "Total Recall" boils down to a two-hour futuristic chase movie with grandiose psychedelic overtones. The complex...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:29 PM
Coming unstuck in time, Pamela Regis was investigating the curious incident of the dog in the nighttime. When the clocks struck 13, she dreamt she went to ... to Manderley? — no, McDaniel.
Strange as it might seem, Regis' dream of jumbled-up...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Of course it would happen in the dark, which is where I saw all those old B-movies at the neighborhood theater on Saturday afternoons. One week it would be cowboys and Indians, the next Dick Tracy in his snapbrim hat and trenchcoat outwitting villains...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:46 PM
Doomsday hour is here, at least in much of the world, and so still are we.
According to legend, the ancient Mayans’ long-count calendar ends at midnight Thursday, ushering in the end of the world.