Category Archives: Sci-fi

Rogue One (2016) Rated PG-13

The Rebel Alliance works on a strategy to steal the plans for the Death Star. Starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen. This film takes places after the Rebel wars but before A New Hope. Although … Continue reading

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Passengers (2016) Rated PG-13

A spacecraft traveling 90 years to colonize a distant planet malfunctions, waking two of the sleeping passengers. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, Andy Garcia. The film was passable. I didn’t find anything exceptional or unique about … Continue reading

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Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome (2012) Rated NR

Follows young William Adama in the First Cylon War. Starring Luke Pasqualino, Ben Cotton, Lili Bordán. Having recently enjoyed the new version of Battlestar Galactica, I was intrigued by this made for TV movie. However, it was a disappointment; it … Continue reading

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Doctor Strange (2016) Rated PG-13

A former neurosurgeon goes on a journey to fix his hands after a car accident and discovers a world of mystical arts. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton, Benjamin Bratt. This is one … Continue reading

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Legion (FX) Rated TV-MA

Based on the Marvel comic books by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz. David Haller was diagnosed as schizophrenic as a child. He’s been in and out of hospitals most of his life when he meets another patient and their encounter … Continue reading

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Prometheus (2012) Rated R

A team travels across the universe to find the origins of humanity, and discovers they are not alone. Starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Guy Pearce, Emun Elliott, Patrick Wilson. This is not the best film, especially … Continue reading

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Mars (NatGeo) Rated TV-PG

The first manned voyage to Mars in 2033 starts the colonization of the planet. Starring Jihae, Alberto Ammann, Clémentine Poidatz, Ben Cotton, Nicholas Wittman, Kata Sarbó. This series is a combination of real National Geographic documentary and fictional drama.  I … Continue reading

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Dark Shadows (ABC) Rated NR

The rich Collins family resides in Collinsport, Maine, where supernatural occurrences occur. Starring Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles. A soap opera that ran for five seasons (1966-1971), this show reveals how far we have come in television programming.  It … Continue reading

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Aftermath (SYFY) Rated TV-14

The Copeland family survives the apocalyptic end. Now they must survive massive storms, meteor strikes, earthquakes, a plague, and supernatural creatures. Starring James Tupper, Anne Heche, Levi Meaden, Taylor Hickson, Julia Sarah Stone. This show is by far the most … Continue reading

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Captain America: Civil War (2016) Rated PG-13

 Political inferences cause a rift among the Avengers. Starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Daniel Brühl. This is a typical summer blockbuster, … Continue reading

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