Farewell Adam West, the finest Batman ever to grace a television or movie screen. Yes, of course it was campy deadpan humor … it was the late 60’s. He was a Batman who used the technology of the day to solve crimes. Adam West's Batman was close to the "the detective" than … [Read more...] about Farewell Adam West, Finest of all the Batmen
Hailee Steinfeld ("True Grit", Edge of Seventeen") is reportedly in negotiations to star in a Transformers spin-off movie, Bumblebee. I'm not really sure how a solo Bumblebee movie would work or what it would look like. Bumbleebee isn't exactly known for his solo adventures. I … [Read more...] about Hailee Steinfeld considered for Transformers spin-off
So, it’s come to this: Bioware and EA shelved Mass Effect. The whole franchise is on hiatus. There will be no “Mass Effect Andromeda: 2” in the foreseeable future. This probably shouldn’t surprise anybody, given the negative press shit-storm surrounding Mass Effect … [Read more...] about EA and Bioware shelved the Mass Effect franchise
Caring for an elderly family member with dementia is hard. I write about rockets, robots, and rayguns. I do not write about personal subjects. Not usually. This isn't science fiction. This isn't fun ... or funny. If you have a parent or grandparent who suffers from Alzheimer's … [Read more...] about Dealing with an elderly family member
Daniel Kaluuya and Jessica Brown Findlay in Black Mirror: Fifteen Million Merits (2011). Black Mirror is a Netflix original anthology series. Each delightfully dark short story is an uneasy reflection of our relationship with modern technology. Many of the tales explore the … [Read more...] about Black Mirror: a Netflix original scifi anthology series.
Vanessa Kirby confronts a S.A.R robot in Kill Command (2016). Kill command is a sci-fi/action movie set in a not-so-distant future, in which a squad of soldiers face off against autonomous war machines. … [Read more...] about Kill Command: Autonomous war robots are a bad idea
Clive Owen in Children Of Men (2006 Movie), based on a novel by P. D. James and set during the year 2027, in a quasi-apocalyptic world where the human race has become infertile. It has been over eighteen years since the last baby was born. Without hope for the future the world … [Read more...] about Children of Men: Clive Owen delivers the future
Intruders is a BBC America mini series from the writer and executive producer of The X-Files that reveals the existence of a secretive cult, whose members seek immortality by taking over the bodies of others. The series originally aired late in the summer of 2014. I think it was … [Read more...] about Intruders: BBC America mini series worth a look