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.


"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
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.