Tag Archive: sci-fi

Retro Review: ‘Tron’

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In the early 80’s technology was changing and advancing rapidly. Filmmaker Steven Lisberger saw this and knew he wanted to get it on this but on a cinematic front. Hoping for a science… Continue reading

Alien Movies That Came in Peace

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It has become a cinematic trope by this point where beings from beyond our world show up and immediately begin a quest of violent conquest. But there is the old saying we always… Continue reading

Best Sci-fi/Fantasy Shows of the 90s

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For fans of genre television the 90’s were a boom time. The audience for shows about monsters and spaceships made their presence known and networks answered. Pioneering storytelling styles and the prevalence of… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Ad Astra’

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Director: James Gray Cast: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Donald Sutherland, Live Tyler, Jamie Kennedy Plot: Major Roy McBride is a well renown astronaut whose father vanished during a mission to… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Pt 5: ‘White Bear’

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After breaking our hearts it would appear that Brooker wants give us something more visceral with this Twilight Zone-esque tale of amnesia amid an urban dystopia. Title: ‘White Bear’ Director: Carl Tibbetts Writer: Charlie Brooker Cast: Lenora… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Part 4 ‘Be Right Back’

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I’ll say one thing about British shows: it’s easy to burn through a season. Just like that we’re into the second season. And it starts with a cracker, the emotionally driven ‘Be Right Back’.… Continue reading

Black Mirrorthon Part 1: ‘The National Anthem’

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I love Black Mirror. Dropping into the show based on a recommendation with zero information was one hell of a trip. The premise behind the first episode was an eye-opener to say the very… Continue reading

Book Review and Casting Call: Into the Drowning Deep (2017)

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Into the Drowning Deep was written by Mira Grant and published in 2017. This is the story of a scientific voyage, a television network known for cheap thrills, and a whole bunch of… Continue reading

The Unfortunate Case of ‘Ghosted’

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Ghosted is one of the more disappointing TV cancellations due mostly to the fact that there is no fan-energy trying to fight for it. Ghosted was a sitcom greenlit by Fox for September… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Upgrade’

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Director: Leigh Whannell Cast: Logan Marshall-Green, Betty Gabriel, Harrison Gilbertson, Benedict Hardie, Melanie Vallejo, Simon Maiden Plot: Grey is a mechanic who strongly believes in the value of hard work and getting your hands… Continue reading