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2 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

Back To The '80s: Why Nostalgia Is All The Rage In Cinema

The pressure's on JJ Abrams and the new Star Wars films.Credit: wiredphotostream , CC BY-NC By Sorcha NA Fhlainn , Manchester Metropolitan University Much of the excitement of fantastical and science fictional worlds is the sense of history they have, their depth, and the joy of sharing them with others.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness, Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, LucasArts, Video Games, Entertainment, Television

5 hrs ago | Metro

Doctor Who series 8, episode 2: Spoiler-free preview for Into the Dalek

Flirting , metaphors and the return of an old enemy in Into The Dalek The Doctor confronts his own prejudices about the Daleks as he is presented with an opportunity to reshape their future, while Clara ponders whether or not he is a good man and flirts with a new teacher at her school.

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Related Topix: Doctor Who, Entertainment, Television

9 hrs ago | Boing Boing

How Stargate inspired a cult following

The science fiction classic is 20 years old. Lisa Granshaw reports on the franchise's growth and fanbase, and the buzz--and mixed feelings--surrounding its forthcoming big-screen reboot.

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Related Topix: Stargate Atlantis, Entertainment, Television, Stargate SG-1, David Hewlett

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Business Journal

Record crowd of 62,000 expected at Dragon Con

A record crowd of 62,000 people is expected in downtown Atlanta over the Labor Day weekend as Dragon Con returns for its 28th consecutive year.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Entertainment, Television, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Celebrities, Patrick Stewart, Thriller, X-Men, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies

TheCelebrityCafe

Syfy cancels 'The Wil Wheaton Project' due to low ratings

The Syfy Network has canceled Wil Wheaton's talk show The Wil Wheaton Project after it struggled to draw in enough of an audience.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Wil Wheaton

Stuff.co.nz

Doctor Who returns with Scottish accent

Doctor Who returns to Prime on Sunday with the surprisingly funny Peter Capaldi making his appearance as the 12th Time Lord.

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Related Topix: Doctor Who, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Science Fiction Movies, Television, Europe, United Kingdom, World News, The Thick of It, Peter Capaldi, Journalism

Radio Times

Big School: David Walliams reveals his childhood heroes

Robin Dashwood has been my best friend for nearly 30 years. When you suddenly find yourself very well known, lots of people want to be your friend.

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Related Topix: Little Britain, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, David Walliams, Doctor Who, Instrumental, Tom Baker, Flash Gordon

ContactMusic.com

Peter Capaldi Got Tips From Previous Doctors

New Doctor Who Peter Capaldi got some helpful tips on how to cope with the pressure of the iconic role from a very useful source - previous Time Lords Matt Smith and David Tennant .

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Doctor Who, Science Fiction Movies, Entertainment, Television, David Tennant

BBC News

Australian actor Bill Kerr dies

Australian actor Bill Kerr, "the boy from Wagga Wagga" who became one of Tony Hancock's radio sidekicks in the 1950s, has died in Perth aged 92. Born in Cape Town in June 1922, he was raised in Australia and became a radio and vaudeville star before moving to the UK in 1947 to further his career.

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Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Dam Busters, Australia, World News, Tony Hancock, Doctor Who, Entertainment, Television

Radio Times

Doctor Who: Exclusive Into the Dalek poster revealed

This week, the Doctor takes his most dangerous journey yet: into the heart of his greatest enemy.

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Related Topix: Doctor Who, Entertainment, Television, Jon Pertwee

International Business Times

Ofcom Will Not Investigate Controversy Over 'Doctor Who' Lesbian...

The lesbian kiss in the recent "Doctor Who" episode will not be investigated further, UK watchdog Office of Communications said.

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Related Topix: Doctor Who, Entertainment, Television, Gay/Lesbian, Neve McIntosh

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

FanExpo Canada and Photo Studio Allow Dr. Who Fans To Support Community Hospital

What do FanExpo Canada , Doctor Who and a photography studio all have in common? Using Time Lord lingo, it's a nexus point for the trans-dimensional interlocation a of an opportunity to do some great good in the universe.

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Related Topix: Doctor Who, Entertainment, Television, Photography, Arts, Instrumental, Tom Baker

Daily Mail

Sir Patrick Stewart and the Next Generation cast take super Star...

To seasoned Star Trek fans, that number marks the date and time The Next Generation star Levar Burton tweeted the ultimate selfie with his former Starship Enterprise crew.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Celebrities, Patrick Stewart, Star Trek, Vocal, LeVar Burton

Los Angeles Times

TV Picks: 'Houdini,' 'Breathless,' 'Doctor Who'

That it winds up spending most of its time showcasing all the escapes, relying almost entirely on a voiceover to fill in the "man behind" bits, is no fault of Brody or, indeed, screenwriter Nicholas Meyer As interesting as Houdini's obvious flirtation with death might be, the psychology, for once, pales in comparison with its physical ... (more)

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Related Topix: Doctor Who, Entertainment, Television

Denver Westword

A Noob Nerd in Doctor Who's Domain

The people have spoken, and I have listened. Last week, I implored you, the readers, to help me set my path for the immediate future.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Drama

Silver Bullet Comics

140 Character Reviews 8/27/14 Read the comics, read the comics, read the comics until their gone

Riddle me this: What's the best part of every Wednesday? Happy new comic book day! pic.twitter.com/NGII1uyNeC No matter how many times they put this in a comic the line ever gets old or isn't true.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television

The Memphis Flyer

TV Watch: Doctor Who

Doctor Who is now entering its 51st year. The BBC sci-fi TV show is older than Harry Potter , Star Wars , and Star Trek .

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Related Topix: Doctor Who, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Science Fiction Movies, Television, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, William Hartnell

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WebProNews

William Shatner Reveals Some Juicy Star Trek TNG Gossip

William Shatner is just as relevant as ever, perhaps more so. The man is a pop-culture icon, right up there with the likes of George Takei.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, William Shatner, George Takei, Star Trek: The Next Generation

Dark Horizons News

TV News: Doctor, Baskets, Flash, Freak

Doctor Who The BBC has released two clips from the upcoming second episode of the new season of "Doctor Who" airing this Saturday.

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Related Topix: Doctor Who, Entertainment, Television, Peter Capaldi, Arrow

The New Zealand Herald

How Lightbox's hot new shows stack up

What is it? A time travel show based on the hugely popular Diana Gabaldon book series, it follows a nurse Claire Randall who, while on a second honeymoon in Scotland after the end of World War II is inexplicably transported back to the 1700s where the Jacobite rebellion is in full swing.

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Related Topix: Diana Gabaldon, Vocal, Games, Blackjack, Tobias Menzies, Entertainment, Television

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