Interview with Simon Wilkie (C-3PO)


I met Simon Wilkie when I attended Comic Con Portugal this year, and I was completely astonished with how much he sounded and acted like C-3PO from the Star Wars movies. Later he even told me that he doesn’t use a voice modulator, and that it’s all his own voice. You can hear for yourself here, [...]

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Comic Con Portugal – Morena Baccarin Panel


On Friday the 5th, the first day of Comic Con Portugal, Morena Baccarin was on a panel to answer questions the fans had. There was a surprising number of questions about Firefly*, even though she was there to promote mostly V, Gotham and Homeland. She answered both in English and Portuguese (she’s from Brazil, as are her [...]

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17 books whose movie rights have been bought


With so many book-to-movie adaptations being successful these past few years, it’s no surprise Hollywood is trying to make the best of that immense source of potential. Here are 17 books whose movie rights were acquired recently and/or are in the early stages of production. Of course, since the production of some of these movies is [...]

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Comic Con Portugal 2014 – Cosplay Gallery


There was a surprising amount of cosplays at Comic Con Portugal this year. Our cosplayer community is still growing, but we have very talented people working on some amazing costumes. Here’s a gallery with some of them, although I’m sure I missed some great ones. [...]

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Comic Con Portugal 2014 – Overview


The first Comic Con in Portugal happened this past weekend, from Friday to Sunday. To give you a bit of context, there aren’t exactly a lot of conventions such as this one in the country. We do have one or two that could be considered big, but nothing of this magnitude, with so many international guests and [...]

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First ‘Dragonriders of Pern’ movie gets a writer


This past Summer it was announced that the Dragonriders of Pern series, by Anne McCaffrey, would be brought to the big screen by Warner Bros Pictures, starting with the first novel Dragonflight. It has now been revealed that the novelist Sarah Cornwell (What I Had Before You, Harper) will be the one to pen the script. Sarah Cornwell published What I [...]

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Episode 505 of ‘The Walking Dead’ -Self-Help teaches us that mullets can’t be trusted


Well, let’s get this started off the right way with: WARNING! SPOILERS AHEAD! One of the things that bothered me with last season has popped up to potentially plague us this season. We have 3 different story lines moving on from this point. Last season, it made the season feel a little chopped up since there [...]

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Fresh off the Slab Horror News: ‘The Devil’s Carnival: Alleluia’, ‘Warcraft’, and ‘Outcast’

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Apologies folks, there has been a lot of craziness going on lately! Never fear though, Fresh off the Slab is back with all the best horror news from last week!  Hope you enjoy the blood soaked madness that follows! The Devil’s Carnival: Alleluia Darren Lynn Bousman and Terrance Zdunich took us to hell in 2012’a The [...]

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Vengeance is in the hands of the survivors in Episode 3 of Season 5 of ‘The Walking Dead’


Well, all I want to start this review by saying: TAINTED MEAT!!!! WARNING!!! SPOILERS AHEAD!!! Poor Bob. Not only was his leg cooked and devoured  by the Termites right before his eyes, it turns out that he was also suffering from a walker bite that occurred when he was pulled under the zombie stew in the [...]

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Episode 2 of Season 5 of ‘The Walking Dead’ (Strangers) introduces us to the ‘ew’ factor


If I could sum up last night’s episode in one word, it would have to be “ew”. From water-logged, rotting zombies to a cannibalistic dining experience, there was a little bit of everything to gross a viewer out. As I said in last week’s review, you can find a blow-by-blow summary of the episode on AMC. [...]

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