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Wednesday, June 23 2010

Ray’s way: Sci-fi’s main man, in his own words


Tuesday, June 15 2010

A King’s Velvet Shorts, a Giant Green Eyeball—Must Be Doc Who & ‘The Curse of Peladon’

Those who’ve followed the Doctor for years already know how absolutely fun this show can be. For the rest of us, its only the beginning.


Thursday, June 10 2010

Life: A Simple Story About Sex and Food

Sumptuously filmed, gorgeously executed, and groundbreaking in technique and motivation, Life must be one of the great film accomplishments of the decade.


Wednesday, June 9 2010

‘The Good Life’ in Surbiton’s Green and Pleasant Land

The central theme of The Good Life is simple enough by today’s standards, although during its heyday in the mid-'70s the show’s subject matter – self-sufficiency and green, organic living – was very innovative.


Sunday, May 23 2010

‘The Affinity Bridge’ Is an Enormously Fun Steampunk Novel

George Mann's book is a smattering of Sherlock Holmes, Neuromancer, and H.G. Wells all rolled into one enormously fun Steampunk novel.


Friday, May 21 2010

Starfleet Unitards for Women

Trekkie compilations and more cocoa in Starfleet to confront viewers with the show's embedded sexism.


Thursday, April 22 2010

Stargate Atlantis: The Complete Series

During its five years, Stargate Atlantis provided entertaining characters, exiting sci-fi adventure and top-notch visual effects.


Tuesday, March 23 2010

Doctor Who: The Twin Dilemma

The doctor as murderer? Talking penguins? Welcome to Colin Baker's controversial first-turn as the Doctor...


Monday, March 22 2010

Doctor Who: The Keys of Marinus

In The Keys of Marinus, one will find deep meditations on the meanings of justice, morality, trust, and class systems -- wobbly sets and peripheral vision be damned.


Tuesday, March 2 2010

The Boy Who Couldn’t Sleep and Never Had to, by D.C. Pierson

Pierson is guilty of perpetuating stereotypes, as our two main characters often remark about the fear of being found out that they could be gay, based on their nerdiness.


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Doctor Who: The Next Doctor (Reviews) [4.Nov.09]
Doctor Who: The Deadly Assassin (Reviews) [3.Nov.09]
Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead (Channel Surfing) [26.Jul.09]
Torchwood: Children of Earth (Channel Surfing) [20.Jul.09]
Orbiter (Reviews) [19.Jul.09]
A Doctor Who Christmas! In June… (Channel Surfing) [28.Jun.09]
Doctor Who: The Androids of Tara (Reviews) [15.Apr.09]
Doctor Who: Four to Doomsday (Reviews) [16.Feb.09]
Doctor Who: The War Machines (Reviews) [13.Jan.09]
Doctor Who: The Infinite Quest (Reviews) [20.Nov.08]
Doctor Who: The Time Meddler (Reviews) [4.Nov.08]
The Host (Reviews) [29.Jul.08]
Doctor Who: Beneath The Surface (Reviews) [17.Jul.08]
Doctor Who: The Time Warrior (Reviews) [19.May.08]
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