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Guillermo del Toro: Made of Fairy Tales and Fantasies

Per Matt No stranger to sci-fi monsters (Pacific Rim), dark fantasy (Pan’s Labyrinth), horror (The Orphanage), supernatural superheroes (Hellboy, Blade II), high-fantasy adventures (the Hobbit trilogy) and the vampire Apocalypse (The Strain), Guillermo del Toro is a master filmmaker of… Continue Reading →

Star Wars: The Last Jedi — Thoughts of a Sci-Fi Cynic

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 →

It’s Time to Get Happy! on SyFy Channel

It’s hard not to fall immediately in love with Happy!, the SyFy channel’s adaptation of Grant Morrison’s gritty, dark comedy about a hitman trying to save lives in a godless metropolis with the help of his invisible sidekick. It’s actually… Continue Reading →

S.H.I.E.L.D. Is Out Of This World!

What better way to reintroduce a superhero series than by a soft reboot formally introducing the Kree?

ABC Should Shutter All Superhero Shows

It pains me to write this, as I’m a big fan of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. What started off as a great idea, originating from the house of Whedon and building upon previous big-screen properties has become an ongoing battle… Continue Reading →

Fearing a Killer Crossover of The Walking Dead Franchises

After an explosive season finale on Fear the Walking Dead that may have wiped out more than a few main characters — along with a soft reboot of the TV show — what’s a sister series to do? If you… Continue Reading →

I Want My COMET TV!

In this media-centric world we live in, finding good entertainment options can often be complicated. At home, I have satellite television, where there’s hundreds of options which I can watch, but there always seems to be nothing of interest on…. Continue Reading →

Will Season 11 of The X-Files be Worth the Wait?

For many years, X-Philes wondered if they would ever see another conspiracy investigated by Agents Mulder and Scully after The X-Files was originally cancelled. They looked back with nostalgic fondness and wondered, “What if…”

Reshoots, Rewrites and Reboots of a Galaxy Far, Far Away…

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?

Is The Gifted FOX’s Answer to ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

In geek film and television media, specifically live-action programs based on graphic novels or superhero comic books, if you prefer, we are living in a Platinum Age. With extraordinary special effects and A-list acting talent, not to mention great writing,… Continue Reading →

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