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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - November 06, 2005

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Resident Evil" will rise again. The backers of the sci-fi/horror franchise based on the apocalyptic video game said Friday they are producing "Resident Evil: Afterlife," the third installment in the series.

Thousands of fans including pop star Madonna descended on central London on Sunday for the world premiere of "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," the fourth installment of a hugely successful series of films.

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"Chicken Little," Walt Disney Co.'s first fully computer-animated movie, opened to a better-than-expected $40.1 million at the North American box office, the company said on Sunday.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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