Tag - science-fiction

Mercury Men Title

The Mercury Men Are Here

Many of us have been a vegetable in the cubicle farm. Many of us have scars on our souls from the bureaucratic monotony and have had our humanity dulled by the neutral color schemes specially developed to do so. But here’s a thought:...

Limitless poster

Why Limitless is About Cyborgs and Magic

So, UnknownBinaries & I recently saw Limitless. Now the film’s animating premise is an old one, and you hear it in nearly every piece of science fiction concerned with human enhancement: we only use ten or fifteen or [insert...

Caprica

Caprica: They Just Keep Blowing It Up

So, the other day I was thinking to myself, “Man, it’s really difficult to get people to agree on what makes a good Science-Fiction television property. While some people like the science and tech to be a backdrop for the human...

Sarah Connor

The Sarah Connor Chronicles: “Strange...

Humans and their thinking, autonomous creations have had a rough relationship for a long damn time and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (T:SCC) was looking to change that, right around the time it got canceled. I’ve gone off at...

RIP: Sir Arthur C. Clarke, CBE (1917-2008)

Another titan has departed the science fiction world. Arthur C. Clarke, author of more than 30 novels and inventor of the geostationary communications satellite, passed away earlier today at his home in Sri Lanka. As hard science fiction...

Podcast Review: Escape Pod/Pseudopod

Having a hard time finding good science fiction? Distressed when you go to the bookstore and find shelf after shelf of Star Trek and World of Warcraft novels? Need something to listen to at work so your brain doesn’t flatline? Then...

Babylon 5: Legend of the Rangers

Review Duo: Legend of the Rangers and King...

Today we have a duo of DVDs that both deal with issues of honor and knighthood of sorts, but in different ways and with different approaches. First, we have Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers, the movie-length pilot for the ill-fated B5...

Andromeda 1.1 (2000) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Written by: Robert Hewitt Wolfe, Joe Reinkemeyer, Zack Stentz, Matt Kiene Directed by: Allan Kroeker, Brenton Spencer, Allan Eastman, Mike Rohl Starring: Kevin Sorbo, Lisa Ryder, Keith Hamilton Cobb, Laura Bertram, Brent Stait...