Wednesday, May 8 2013
Each page that comics creator Matt Kindt produces is marked by an ability to communicate nostalgia that is immediate and striking.
Wednesday, January 30 2013
Fueled by his science fiction work, by his mystical aura and his growing legend, the cult of Philip K. Dick continues to expand.
Tuesday, September 18 2012
If there’s one thing the alien film does well, it’s the introduction of an outsider to provide an inside glimpse at the human condition. What often gets knocked off the wayside is a myriad of underlying issues, including the continued questionable portrayal of women and, more broadly, their social status and treatment.
Tuesday, May 29 2012
Everyone's favorite space opera turns 35 this week. Here are 10 reasons why we still love this adventure from long ago, in a galaxy far, far away.
Thursday, October 27 2011
Illegal immigration is a hotly contested topic in American society and politics. Sin Nombre opens up important questions about migration that documentaries often ignore: there is no such monolithic category as "the immigrant", and migration is not solely an economic decision.
Friday, October 14 2011
Matthijs van Heinjningen Jr.'s prequel to John Carpenter's The Thing summons the chilly vibe and the cinema-sexual psychoanalytic undertone of the best of '80s genre cinema. It's only the generic modern "female empowerment" story that seems dated.
Tuesday, September 6 2011
Inside the making of Jonah Raskin’s journey through California’s Emerald Triangle -- one of the main fronts of the global drug war. Raskin not only describes himself as a chronicler of marijuana, but also a smoker who has a medical marijuana card.
Friday, September 2 2011
The Image Entertainment Blu-Ray release of The Twilight Zone is a must-have for fans of the series and scholars of science fiction and the history of television.
Friday, August 26 2011
Despite Albert Brooks’ background in comedy, 2030, particularly in its last third, is a bit of a dour book and is meant as both a warning and a prophecy if the world continues to turn unchecked.
Monday, August 15 2011
The five seasons of Stargate Atlantis provide action-packed entertainment on a consistent basis.