Thursday, June 10 2010
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 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
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
Trekkie compilations and more cocoa in Starfleet to confront viewers with the show's embedded sexism.
Thursday, April 22 2010
During its five years, Stargate Atlantis provided entertaining characters, exiting sci-fi adventure and top-notch visual effects.
Tuesday, March 23 2010
The doctor as murderer? Talking penguins? Welcome to Colin Baker's controversial first-turn as the Doctor...
Monday, March 22 2010
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
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.
Sunday, February 28 2010
It is hard to write a dystopian science fiction novel that is as memorable and thought-provoking as 1984 or A Handmaid's Tale, but Laura Bynum's new book comes pretty close.
Friday, February 26 2010
Big changes ahead for Season 6