What If WESTWORLD Had Been Made in the 1980s?

HBO’s WESTWORLD has one of my favorite opening credits of any show out there (which is not unusual for the cabler), and while the series sadly will not return until 2018, a creator on YouTube mocked up an opening credits sequence for the science-fiction show as it might have looked if the original 1973 movie had become a broadcast TV series in the early 1980s.

From the electronic score to the wireframe animation, this fan video is right on target!

Riddick Clip Looks Bloody Amazing

I don’t know how this slipped by me, but there’s a red-band trailer for Riddick out there, and I’ve only just seen it. And by “seen it” I mean “been blown away” by it. There’s a lot of violence and a lot of blood in this clip, so that’s why it’s restricted and you have to sign in to see it at YouTube. But that’s also what makes it so bleeding cool.

Riddick should make September a little easier to bear.

Matt & Jenna Share 10 DOCTOR WHO Facts

In celebration of Geek Week on YouTube, Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman teamed up to deliver 10 amazing facts about DOCTOR WHO.

Most of these facts will be well-known to seasoned fans, but the entertainment value lies in watching Matt and Jenna attempt to say their lines at the breathless, breakneck pace demanded. It’s amazing what a wonderful rapport the pair developed in such a short period of time — and, of course, Matt’s goofball persona makes me sad that he is leaving so soon…

The first half, facts 10-6:

And the top five: