In my last Star Wars-heavy article, I put forth an honest and complete review of The Last Jedi. I can't fully comprehend the level of hatred the film is getting; but I think it's mainly based on what I referred to as "broken nostalgia" and perhaps a little bit of good ol' fashioned butt-hurt over not getting… Continue reading The Road to Star Wars: Episode IX
Ever since J.J. Abrams put a hard reboot on the Star Trek franchise way back in the year of our Lord, 2009 (tried to calculate the stardate, but it's all meaningless nonsense. Sorry, Trekkers), I was crazy about the new cast and couldn't wait to see where the future would take the reboot crew. Fortunately it took… Continue reading Star Trek: The Borg are Back in Town
JJ Abrams' highly anticipated sequel to his re-imagined franchise, Star Trek Into Darkness, is released on May 17 and speculation has already gone crazy among fans. Unlike Star Wars (which Abrams is also bringing back to theaters), Star Trek has always been a bit esoteric. While its fans are worldwide, it just never peaked the… Continue reading Re-imagining a Klingon…and Khan?
After a much-too-delayed outing to catch the new J.J. Abrams' Star Trek in theaters, I think it's safe to assume that everyone who is going to see this film has already seen it. I was emotionally torn apart when I found that Star Trekwas no longer playing in Imax Theaters (at least in my area)… Continue reading The Trouble with Tribbles: Star Trek in Retrospect
Okay, so apparently I can't do jack shit (literally what I do) without hearing about LOST. I haven't heard anyone talk about that giant pile of shit TV show since May, and I liked it. I can deal with hearing about how many dicks any man would suck to be (in) Jack Bauer, because I've… Continue reading LOST, or How Good People Watch Bad Television