Johnny Mnemonic, featuring Keanu Reeves

Do you Remember Keanu Reeves in the movie Johnny Mnemonic (1995)? It was a low budget adaptation of a short story by William Gibson. Even with strong source material, a capable cast, and a decent screenplay this film somehow managed to fail. I guess Hollywood and the general public just didn’t get ‘cyberspace’. The film … Read more

Spacehunter: Adventures in the forbidden zone.

Peter Strauss and Molly Ringwald in Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983). This was probably the very first time I watched a 3D movie in the theater. That’s right, I said 3D. The good old blue and red stereoscopic 3D glasses; The kind that came with comic books. I know Spacehunter looks lame … … Read more

Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley in “Splice”.

Two genetic research scientists create unique life-forms by splicing together the DNA of various animals. Their work takes a shocking turn with the inclusion of human DNA. Sarah Polley and Adrien Brody star in Splice (2009). Are you familiar with those old folksy morality tales? They usually go something like this: a couple of teenagers … Read more

Stargate Universe

The SyFy Network premiered the newest spin-off of the beleaguered Stargate franchise this weekend, with the new series Stargate Universe. SGU is darker and grittier than the previous Stargate properties. All of which were campy and suffered from cliche after obvious cliche. The bottom line: Stargate Universe is a huge improvement over previous efforts. If … Read more

Fringe debuts on FOX, could be The next X-files

Fringe Season 1, Episode 1: “Pilot”. Special Agent Olivia Dunham (Anna Torv) investigates cases involving phenomena on the very edge of accepted science. Rather than the supernatural or paranormal, these cases explore “fringe sciences”. Agent Dunham is the best parts of both Mulder and Scully, able to embrace the unconventional but equally skeptical and unwilling … Read more

Battlestar Galactica, the final season on SyFy

The fourth season of Battlestar Galactica is finally here. SyFy claims final season will be an action packed conclusion with no filler episodes. The final season of Battlestar Galactica has begun. I’m disappointed that this will be the end of one of my all time favorite television series, but I’m exited to see how it … Read more

Knight Rider, a series reboot on NBC.

Justin Bruening and Deanna Russo star in Knight Rider, a reboot of the popular 1980’s series which starred David Hasselhoff. NBC’s entertainment executives must think that re-envisioning old programs is the cats ass. Unfortunately, We’re all tired of half-heated reboots. Either that, or they have simply run out of new ideas. Battlestar Galactica was a … Read more

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, on FOX

Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker, and Summer Glau in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, a new fox series based on the Terminator franchise. The premise of the series seems to be Sarah Connor’s continuing struggle to protect her son John from robotic executioners from the future. The new series is produced by Josh Friedman, David Nutter, … Read more