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Tag Archive: sci-fi

Original VS Remake (VS Reboot): ‘The Thing’

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We’re going to mix things up a little this time around by factoring in a third film. I’m sure that many will point out that the most recent version of this story is… Continue reading

Original VS Remake: ‘Westworld’

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Previously… Dawn of the Dead Ocean’s 11 Wings of Desire/City of Angels Total Recall Well, I didn’t expect to be covering TV shows…but it would be remiss to ignore this particular remake. Now… Continue reading

Original VS Remake: ‘Total Recall’

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Previously… Dawn of the Dead Ocean’s 11 Wings of Desire/City of Angels So, here’s a sticky question. Is it a remake if they’re both based on the same source material? Under most circumstances I… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Arrival’

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Director: Denise Villeneuve Cast: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker Plot: Dr. Louise Banks does teachers linguistics and is haunted by memories of her deceased daughter. When 12 giant saucer-shaped craft appear across the globe… Continue reading

12 Best Robots in TV & Film

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There are certain elements of science fiction that can make a movie or TV show memorable for the masses. A cool ship, a kick-ass weapon, or an awesome robot. The right human made… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Ex Machina’

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Plot:  Programmer Caleb Smith (Domhnal Gleeson) works for Bluebook, the most used search engine in the entire world.  When he’s chosen by reclusive Bluebook founder Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac) to spend a week at his… Continue reading

Why Every Geek Should Know About ‘Space Milkshake’

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So a couple of days ago Oz ComicCon comes to town. It’s pretty exciting. We’re a small, very isolated city and it’s not uncommon for tours and events to skip us entirely on… Continue reading

An Incomplete History of ‘Aliens’ (and ‘Predator’) in Video Games: A Personal Journey

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I’m an adult. Got a job and a car and children and everything. And like many people in my age group I play video games. Having been born in 1980 I was part… Continue reading

The 10 Scariest Monsters of ‘The Twilight Zone’

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In 1959, television legend Rod Serling submitted for the audience’s approval a television show which was unlike anything else on the tube at the time and would influence the entire television medium for… Continue reading

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