Metal Hurlant – a name to evoke awe in the heart of the sci-fi/fantasy fun. The original magazine of illustrated genre material famous the world over; known as Heavy Metal in North America. Writer-director Guillaume Lubrano created a live-action series adapted from the tales of Metal Hurlant with an all-star Sci-fi/fantasy cast including Micheal Biehn (The Terminator, […]
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Stargate Atlantis premiered as the original Stargate series, SG-1, was going into its eighth season. It was immediately darker than the original – there was a key death in the premiere, and the alien race they encountered, the Wraith, didn’t require technology to suck the life from their victims. There was also the possibility that […]
Stargate Atlantis [Sci Fi Channel, Fridays 9/8C] closes up shop one week from tonight with its one hundredth episode – but before we get to that double milestone, there’s a small matter of a series of inexplicable murders in and around Las Vegas. Subtly entitled Vegas, the show’s penultimate episode opens as a clever riff […]
One thing you can say about the Stargate franchise – it may rarely reach brilliance, but it’s equally rarely less than fun. Season four of SG Atlantis found Torri Higginson’s Dr. Elizabeth Weir leaving her command for a pretty good reason – to keep the Replicators from destroying Atlantis. In her stead, the Atlantis Expedition […]
Even more than its parent series, Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis has embraced the fluidity of life. Every season has had some kind of major change. By now, most Atlantis fans know of the change in command that’s coming to the returning series [Fridays, Sci Fi, 10/C], in tomorrow’s season premiere – which kind of spoils […]
Stargate Atlantis is getting a new commander for its fifth season –which also includes the series’ 100th episode – when it begins production in Vancouver, B.C., Canada later this month.