Long ago, in a galaxy not that far away, George Lucas had the visionary insight to rip off every sci-fi story of the ’40s through ’70s to create what would become the most bafflingly beloved and fiercely defended science-fiction saga… Continue Reading →
With multiple directors’ chairs rotating (as well as different screenwriters checking out) within the cinematic Star Wars Universe, what, exactly, is going on with Lucasfilm?
Westworld is the latest hit from HBO. It is also the Internet’s latest theory-generating obsession. But there’s one small thing about this obsession that has been bothering me.
So, Westworld… “Trippy,” as the kids say. The premise of this story, in case you didn’t happen to recall it from the now-dated film by the same name, or the trailers, is a high-tech Western-themed amusement park inhabited by androids,… Continue Reading →
This summer is just littered with gifts of good geeky movies rising above the cynicism and low expectations. Star Trek Beyond is the latest to do just that. It’s not perfect, of course, but it certainly tops the prior installment’s… Continue Reading →
When the first entry in the new series of Star Trek films hit theaters in 2009, it was was a much-needed breath of fresh air. By simultaneously serving as a sequel, prequel and reboot to the franchise, it made Trek… Continue Reading →