Posts Tagged: sci-fi

Under the Dome (2013 – 2015) – Domefounded

Stephen King strikes again in TV land and so exhales another collective groan. His usual brigade of Yankee stereotypes (local writer, war veteran, religious crackpot, redneck politician, child genius, murderous bully and so on) are residents of yet another Maine

Under the Dome (2013 – 2015) – Domefounded

Stephen King strikes again in TV land and so exhales another collective groan. His usual brigade of Yankee stereotypes (local writer, war veteran, religious crackpot, redneck politician, child genius, murderous bully and so on) are residents of yet another Maine

The X-Files – reopened, 13 key-episodes

Aliens, monsters, government conspiracies, a red-headed sceptic and a smart-mouthed believer. Well-filmed, well-acted and well thought out, each episode of The X-Files (1993-2002) was like a short film – whether part of a larger story or a ‘monster of the

The X-Files – reopened, 13 key-episodes

Aliens, monsters, government conspiracies, a red-headed sceptic and a smart-mouthed believer. Well-filmed, well-acted and well thought out, each episode of The X-Files (1993-2002) was like a short film – whether part of a larger story or a ‘monster of the

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Alien Nation: The Udara Legacy (1997)

What can be likeable about Alien Nation is its odd contrast of light entertainment and darker sci-fi motifs. These darker elements often are disguises for social satire, namely prejudice. In this last instalment of the television-movie series, several newcomers who received a form of mind

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Alien Nation: The Udara Legacy (1997)

What can be likeable about Alien Nation is its odd contrast of light entertainment and darker sci-fi motifs. These darker elements often are disguises for social satire, namely prejudice. In this last instalment of the television-movie series, several newcomers who received a form of mind

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Short Circuit 2 (1988)

Johnny 5 is ALIVE and in New York City (actually Toronto) where he soon learns bad self-esteem, Catholicism and teen dating advice. Benjamin (Fisher Stevens) receives the pleasure of his likeable company to assist him and new shady partner (the slimy Michael

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Short Circuit 2 (1988)

Johnny 5 is ALIVE and in New York City (actually Toronto) where he soon learns bad self-esteem, Catholicism and teen dating advice. Benjamin (Fisher Stevens) receives the pleasure of his likeable company to assist him and new shady partner (the slimy Michael

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Prometheus (2012)

The air of expectation surrounding Ridley Scott’s loosely-related Alien (1979) prequel Prometheus (2012) was unnerving in itself, let alone the feelings of suspense one might actually expect to find within the film. Fans wanted to like this; many hoped for

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Prometheus (2012)

The air of expectation surrounding Ridley Scott’s loosely-related Alien (1979) prequel Prometheus (2012) was unnerving in itself, let alone the feelings of suspense one might actually expect to find within the film. Fans wanted to like this; many hoped for