Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - November 10, 2005


For legions of Harry Potter fans, the coming of a new film, the fourth adapted from J.K. Rowling's hugely successful literary series, is all they need to know. For nonfans or parents who accompany children, there is this: The movies keep getting better and better.

Leonardo DiCaprio is attached to star in a project based on the nonfiction best-seller "Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking."


Pull up for another meal at the Krusty Krab. Nickelodeon has ordered 20 more episodes of "SpongeBob SquarePants." That will make for a total of 100 adventures for the animated sea creature - or cash cow as they know him at Nickelodeon - when the new episodes finish airing in 2007.

"Zathura," "Get Rich or Die Tryin"' and "Derailed" will try to knock "Chicken Little" off its perch at the box office this weekend, but Disney's computer-animated hit will likely fend off the challengers.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.