Category Archives: Action

Life Finds A Way: Celebrating the Jurassic Park Franchise #1: Dr. Alan Grant.

When we first meet Dr. Alan Grant in the film Jurassic Park, we have learned form a conversation between InGen’s Lawyer Donald Generro and another paleontologist working in an Amber mine that the company really wants him to come down … Continue reading

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“I Am In The Force, And The Force Is In Me”

I loved Rogue One: A Star Wars story. In fact I may be in the minority of Star Wars fans, but I loved it more then I loved The Force Awakens.  I felt that the space dog fights in Rogue … Continue reading

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How to Avoid a Very Mustafar Valentines

One of my favorite moments in the new Star Wars film Rogue One ( and believe me there are many of them) is getting to see Darth Vader’s personal fortress. The idea of Vader’s citadel has been a notion long … Continue reading

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Why Star Wars is a Perfect Fit for a December Release

Along with Spielberg’s Jaws, the entire concept of the summer blockbuster owes it’s existence to Star Wars. I can still remember the fun of cosplaying as Anakin Skywalker while my best friend went as Palpatine for the release of Revenge … Continue reading

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These Are The Voyages: A Celebration of Star Trek #8: The USS Enterprise

While Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, and  rest of their valiant crew members are all noteworthy characters, there is an eighth character in the series of equal if not greater importance. One who never got its name in the credits but … Continue reading

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These Are The Voyages: A Celebration of Star Trek #7: Mr. Sulu

It has been well noted by many fans and scholars of the series Star Trek, that while Scotty, Chekov, and Uhura were certainly popular and iconic characters, they really weren’t as well developed in comparison to the series “Power Trio” … Continue reading

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These Are The Voyages: A Celebration of Star Trek #6: Ensign Pavel Chekov

One constant in the sci-fi /fantasy fan bases is that while these stories may be created by adults, and heavily feature adults in lead roles, they appeal greatly to younger audience members and readers. It is for this reason that … Continue reading

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