Star Trek's Mirror Universe is one of - hell, the - most famous parallel universes in science fiction history. In fact, it almost has a timeline of its own as rich as the prime reality of Trek itself. So if you've been confused by all the Mirror-verse happenings in Discovery - and why wouldn't you be? - we're here to help put it all together.
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The casting of a new Doctor on the BBC's Doctor Who is pretty much a top-secret operation - especially so when, as was the case with the latest incarnation of the Time Lord, the casting was a major upheaval to over half a century of the show. How secret? So secret that new Who star Jodie Whittaker practically went straight from her reveal to the set.
Do you remember back in the '90s, when high-definition TVs first started to become popular? Seeing that HD for the first time, the sharpness seemed almost impossible compared to existing technology. But this year, several top tech companies showed off 8K screens with 16-times as many pixels as those old 1080p HD TVs. For me, seeing these new super sharp TVs at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) felt like the first time all over again.
Ah, Discovery. This might be the best exploration one of these episodes has ever done in encapsulating just how miserable the Mirror Universe really is. Like, we all joke about goatees and the agony booth, but the idea's existed for so long it's almost been kitschy. Not any more. But, of course, the true betrayal isn't this universe's versions of themselves, but something Discovery brought along with it.
I first spotted Ruslan Kogan at McCarran International Airport, surrounded by what appeared to be nerdy groupies, before the craziness that was the week-long CES tech show in Las Vegas. The outspoken CEO, always dressed in a t-shirt emblazoned with some kind of geeky slogan, is easy to spot in a crowd.
The first season of Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale adapted the classic, haunting Margaret Atwood novel in its entirety - leaving the slate clean for the show to move beyond the novel into a deeper look at the story's dystopian world. That will include something only barely referenced in the original novel: The lands beyond Gilead still occupied by society's remnants.
Notable blood-thirster Bryan Fuller is working on the pilot for Paramount's new series based on Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles books, and there are hopes he'll stay on the show for good.
Whenever I think 'OLED', I think $$$$$. Whenever I think Hisense, I think 'cost-effective'. So what might happen if those two things were to collide? We're about to find out, as Hisense Australia has announced a brand spanking new OLED TV for the AU Market, to land alongside its already available ULED 4K TV models.
For the first time in nearly 55 years of phonebox-based time travel, Doctor Who's starring Time Lord is officially being played by a woman. But according to incoming star Jodie Whittaker, her gender, while important, is just the first step in making the Doctor a role attainable by people from all walks of life.
This week, Gillian Anderson re-iterated a statement she'd already made clear: X-Files' new season would be her final outing as Dana Scully. But in the wake of Anderson's comments, X-Files creator Chris Carter has told fans and outlets that he still sees the potential for Scully's return... because he doesn't think there's an X-Files without her.
After almost a year of hopes, rumours, and hints, it's official: Syfy will adapt George RR Martin's scifi novella Nightflyers, announcing a series pickup for the long-in-the-works adaptation today. But that's not the only news about the show, which has now also found the intrepid crewmates of the titular starship as well.
The 2003 Haunted Mansion movie stands out as pretty bad, even in a sea of middling Disney theme park ride movies - that oddly specific, yet well-populated genre. But one of the creators behind Kubo and the Two Strings pitched a pretty awesome-sounding reboot of the idea, that would have given it an animated twist.
Mulder and Scully's intimate dance at the end of "The Post-Modern Prometheus" represents an important development in their relationship on The X-Files. It's one of the first times we see them be so tender with each other, laying the groundwork for their eventual relationship. And according to Chris Carter, it came out of nowhere.
Christmas Day saw the end of an era for Doctor Who - the arrival of Jodie Whittaker's 13th Doctor saw off Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat's time on the show in explosive manner. But a new Doctor and new direction for the show means, of course, a new TARDIS interior. Before that, the old one has to be brought down one final time.
Television has always looked to the silver screen for inspiration. With more room for characters to breathe, and a bigger canvas to take plots on expansive tangents, the television versions of movie classic often exceed the vision of the original filmmakers.
Here are the top nine television shows based on films.
Despite what all the holiday specials try to tell you, it's pointless to pretend that Christmas has become anything other than commercialism's annual time to shine. So why not just embrace the spirit of spending completely, and build yourself a tiny working television Christmas tree ornament that streams '90s commercials from YouTube?