Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - April 13, 2006


"Scary Movie 4," the latest installment in the reliably remunerative parody franchise, is set to end the two-week box office reign of "Ice Age: The Meltdown" during the Easter holiday weekend.

"The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" easily topped the national DVD sales chart for the week ending April 9, while the previous week's top seller, "King Kong," notched a second round atop the rental chart.

Sony Corp. is expected to cut the price of its popular PlayStation 2 video game console by 13.4 percent before the end of the month, Lazard Capital Markets analyst Colin Sebastian said on Wednesday.

Actor Tom Cruise says his Catholic-born fiancée, actress Katie Holmes, has joined him as a follower of the Church of Scientology but insists that doesn't mean she can't make noise when she gives birth to their child.

Word of the Day
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.