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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...


  1. Wow– gladiator armor, a cape, and sunglasses in space. If he’s got pouches on his legs I’d say Liefeld designed this.

    The sad thing is, Pitch Black was a great little piece of sci-fi/horror. It established Riddick as a really strong anti-hero. The Chronicles movie just changed direction completely.

  2. I have to disagree. “The Chronicles of Riddick” was a really good “space opera” and the sets and costumes were awesome. The symbolism behind the Necromongers and their “religion/government” was interesting and doggone it, I still like the line “I’m going to kill you with my tea cup.” I often wondered what happened after Riddick “kept what he killed” in the Necromonger Empire. And he’s had the glasses the whole time so you can’t blame Leyfield for that.

  3. Yeah the Chronicles of Riddick film probably could’ve been done better, but the Anime “the Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Athena was as good if not better than Pitch Black

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