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Interplanetary Travel Looks Great in the 4K Restoration of Flight to Mars

Per Matt “Fifty years into the future!” was the tagline to the cult classic Flight to Mars. Originally released in 1951, this sci-fi gem provided ahead-of-its-time thoughts on everything from interplanetary travel to the responsible use of natural resources. Seventy… Continue Reading →

Apollo 11 May Be the Best Documentary, Ever!

Per Matt Knowledge of everything pertaining to outer space is imperative for the survival of the human race. While it may not be conquerable, man’s journey to survive the harshest of environments began with Yuri Gagarin’s record-breaking journey outside of… Continue Reading →

Mars Season 2 is Full of Power Plays and Politics

When did politics seep into a possible bright future for colonizing the Red Planet? Sadly, the accurate answer is Season 2 of Mars, when a private corporation competes for resources with the pre-established international scientific coalition and too much drama ensues.

Survival Horror Storyline Infects Mars

The exact moment when Mars switched from science fact/docuseries with dashes of futuristic science fiction to inevitable horror in outer space is when I fully realized this National Geographic series could get a bigger audience and should get the green light for… Continue Reading →

Ridley Scott’s (Broken) Covenant

In space, no one can hear you scream. Unfortunately for everyone sitting around me at the local Malco, I was plenty loud and vocal. I try to write only positive, upbeat reviews and articles with my trademark snark and sarcastic… Continue Reading →

Prometheus was a Beautiful Misfire

Alien: Covenant hits theaters on May 19, almost five years after the release of Prometheus, Ridley Scott’s previous foray into the Alien Universe.  So, why is he now releasing a movie with “Alien” in the title, when, by all accounts, it should… Continue Reading →

Passengers Won’t Make Huge Landfall, Still Worth Seeing

Good science fiction poses a compelling ethical question, against a backdrop of advanced technology, within a context relatable to an audience of the storyteller’s choosing. Passengers does all of that, but the audience may not be chosen terribly well, and… Continue Reading →

Mars Orbits Being an Outer-Space Soap Opera

“Space is defined by the strange relationship between failure, risk and innovation.” That self-describing quote is the basis for the global event series, Mars, which airs on the National Geographic Channel.

IDW Reinvents the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The ’80s and ’90s were possibly the greatest eras for kids growing up, in terms of televised cartoons. My personal favorite was Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The show’s opening guitar riff, backed by synth chords, was just about the only… Continue Reading →

Tales from the Borderlands: Episode Four – Escape Plan Bravo

As the saying goes, “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” So, when Rhys makes a deal with the devil (aka the hologram ghost of Handsome Jack), there will be plenty of opportunities to throw shade at his… Continue Reading →

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