Posts From Holly Amos

Star Wars loses Tony Dyson, Star Trek loses Gary Hutzel

Two of the greatest science fiction franchises on the planet have each lost important figures within their respective franchises. Tony Dyson, the original creator of Star Wars‘ droid R2-D2, passed

Star Trek: TNG alum Jonathan Frakes set to voice Star-Lord’s dad

In a delightful collision of fandoms, Jonathan Frakes, best known for his role as Commander William T. Riker in Star Trek: The Next Generation, has been tapped to provide the

Netflix streaming removals and additions for March 2016

Every month contracts that Netflix has with certain movie studios and television networks end and programming is removed from its streaming service as a result. The silver lining is that

NASA/JPL issues free travel-inspired posters

Space fans, rejoice! NASA/JPL has issued a collection of travel-inspired posters depicting several planets and moons that the human race strives to reach one day. The collection of 14 posters

First look at BD Wong as Dr. Hugo Strange in Gotham

Fox’s hit series Gotham returns on February 29th with an additional cast member: Veteran television actor BD Wong (Jurassic World) as Dr. Hugo Strange, the scientist who runs Arkham Asylum.

The Finest Hours (movie review)

Based on the true incredible story of an impossible rescue mission by the Coast Guard in 1952, The Finest Hours is a heartfelt and thrilling film. Starring Chris Pine and

Netflix streaming removals and additions for February 2016

Every month contracts that Netflix has with certain movie studios and television networks end and programming is removed from its streaming service as a result. The silver lining is that

My adoration for Alan Rickman lives in a parody

With the sudden passing of veteran actor Alan Rickman late last week, many people were inspired to watch their favorite performance of his over the weekend. For some, it was

Cate Blanchett to be a Thor baddie?

Last month it was reported, although never officially announced by the studio, that Cate Blanchett had joined the cast of the next installment of the Thor franchise. Last night at

Science Channel launches Science Presents DNews

With the popularity of its digital series DNews, Discovery-owned Science Channel has launched a new endeavor: Science Presents DNews. The minute long programming will air nightly at 9pm and will

A Trekkie’s thoughts on The Force Awakens

I’m a Trekkie. I have been my whole life (thanks, Dad!) and generally, two things are assumed about me in regards to Star Wars given the fact that I’m a

Netflix streaming removals and additions for January 2016

Every month contracts that Netflix has with certain movie studios and television networks end and programming is removed from its streaming service as a result. The silver lining is that

Fox casually drops Independence Day: Resurgence trailer

Football audiences were pleasantly surprised to see the first trailer from the much-anticipated Independence Day: Resurgence, the sequel to 1996’s Independence Day, today. Jeff Goldblum and Bill Pullman return for

Legendary actor Robert Loggia dead at 85

Robert Loggia, whose acting career spanned over six decades, died Friday afternoon at his home in Brentwood, California according to his wife, Audrey Loggia. He was 85 and had been

Netflix streaming removals and additions for December 2015

Every month contracts that Netflix has with certain movie studios and television networks end and programming is removed from its streaming service as a result. The silver lining is that

Acapella group Pentatonix takes on Star Wars

The American Music Awards were held on ABC last night and included a scene from the new film Star Wars: The Force Awakens for eager Star Wars fans. It also included a

Castle Corsetry releases its new geek-inspired gym wear

Castle Corsetry, an LA-based clothing company headed up by renowned designer and fellow geek Lauren Bregman, has released its newest venture in the world of geek fashion: gym wear. With

Hitting up Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo

I’ve been attending Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo since its incarnation in 2011, before Lee’s name was even attached to the event, and it has managed to grow with each passing

The wonder that was Ben Cooper Halloween Costumes

Ben Cooper, Inc. was an icon in Halloween costumes. Seeing them now, it is hard to believe that they were considered one of the top Halloween costume manufacturers in the

Netflix streaming removals and additions for November 2015

Every month contracts that Netflix has with certain movie studios and television networks end and programming is removed from its streaming service as a result. The silver lining is that