Category Archives: Sci-Fi

“I am Iron Man” Celebrating 10 Years of Iron Man…and the Launch of the MCU

Avengers: Infinity War has been released, and to paraphrase Mantis, one of the film’s heroines, “it has been kicking names and taking butts” as it broke a number of box office records as the film has delivered on being the … Continue reading

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Life Finds A Way: Celebrating the Jurassic Park Franchise # 6: Claire Dearing

Perhaps one of the detrimental aspects of the internet in regards to filmmaking is how every single detail of a film can be scrutinized before it is even released. Gone are the days when fans had to tune into Entertainment … Continue reading

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Life Finds A Way: Celebrating the Jurassic Park Franchise #4: John Hammond

My latest blog post on Jurassic Park. This one is on John Hammond. I spared no expense. Continue reading

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Life Finds A Way: Celebrating the Jurassic Park Franchise #3: Dr. Ian Malcolm

One key character for any science fiction or horror cautionary tale is the voice of reason. The character who is not only an expert in his field, but is quick to point out to the others just how wrong they … Continue reading

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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’ll Be Right Here: Celebrating 35 Years of E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial: #5: E.T.

In comparison to other movie aliens, E.T. is a bit of an oddity.  While the aliens in Close Encounters are certainly benevolent they retain the sterile and immaculate resemblance to the 50’s stereotype of the grey man. The ones in … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Right Here: Celebrating 35 Years of E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial: #4: Mary

In many ways E.T. is not that dissimilar from a modern day fairy tale. The film opens in a deep dark forest; there are strange and wonderful creatures, and even a sense of magic throughout the story. Most importantly, as … Continue reading

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