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The Worst Sci-Fi Series Finale of All Time

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  When it comes to series finales, especially for beloved shows, expectations are fairly high.  After all, if audiences spend years following cherished characters, wading through gripping and complicated plots, and spending countless hours… Continue reading

Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy (2nd Opinion)

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  Plot:  In 1988 shortly after his mother’s death, eight year old Peter Quill/Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) is kidnapped from Earth by a group of  alien thieves called the Ravagers.  Raised by Yondu Undonta (Michael Rooker), Quill eventually becomes… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ (Second Opinion)

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  Plot:  Ten years after the events of Rise of the Planet of the Apes, the Simian Flu has wiped out most of the planet’s human population.  On the outskirts of San Francisco,… Continue reading

Keep Calm and Geek On

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  Passion in life is essential. It drives us, gets us up in the morning, helps us survive our boring or depressing jobs, and enhances our day-to-day existence. The Merriam-Webster dictionary’s first entry for… Continue reading

WTF Hollywood??? Let ‘Ghostbusters 3’ Die Already!

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  Although my Mom says that the first movie I ever saw in the theater was E.T., I have no clear memory of Elliott and his band of friends.  No, for me the… Continue reading

6 Ways George R. R. Martin and ‘Game of Thrones’ Changed Fantasy Forever

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    ******WARNING NOVEL AND TELEVISION SHOW SPOILERS BELOW******* For most people August 6, 1996 was probably of no great significance.  People mourned the 51st anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing, went to work, watched television,… Continue reading

WTF Hollywood??? Don’t let Disney Destroy the Star Wars Expanded Universe!

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  After the disappointment that was the Star Wars prequels, I was absolutely over the Endor moon with the announcement of Disney’s Lucasfilm acquisition.  I’ve always felt that Star Wars isn’t something that needs to be restricted… Continue reading

A Case for a Reboot: Indiana Jones

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  I’m sure at this point some of you have may already be enraged by the title alone.  “Blasphemy!  For shame Darth Gandalf!  How could you possibly think about rebooting Indiana Jones???  Harrison Ford… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Noah’ (2nd Opinion)

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  Plot:  From Oscar nominated director Darren Aronofsky, Noah is a reimagining on the epic Biblical tale.  Noah (Russell Crowe) is a simple God-fearing man who lives off the land and takes care of… Continue reading

WTF Hollywood??? Stop stuffing the zombie genre down our throats!!!!

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There’s an old saying in Hollywood about sequels which goes something like, “keep makin’ um until they stop making money.”  Anyone who’s familiar with the recent Saw or Paranormal Activity franchises can probably… Continue reading