Big Trouble in Little China from 1986 is a John Carpenter outlier in the director’s filmography, a martial-arts adventure slash monster-comedy extravaganza that suggests…

Game of Thrones

November 9, 2020 0

  The HBO series Game of Thrones (2011-2019) was based on the novels in the series A Song of Ice and Fire (1996-) written by…

Boardwalk Empire

October 19, 2020 0

  Boardwalk Empire is a five-season exploration of Prohibition-era Atlantic City and the gangsters — some factual, some fictional, some fictionalized — who fought for…

X-Files

October 12, 2020 0

  Sometimes a television show can perfectly capture the spirit of its era. Miami Vice evokes the Reagan years, both in its subject matter and…

Smallville

October 6, 2020 0

  Smallville was developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.…

The Ring in The Expanse

March 25, 2020 0

  We learn in The Expanse books that the Protomolecule was created by an advanced extraterrestrial civilization around two billion years ago and launched as…

Baymax from Big Hero 6

December 25, 2019 0

  Baymax is the world’s first nurse-bot, his huggable exterior, and his ability to rocket punch any villain who stands in his way - makes…

The Med-Bay in Elysium

September 12, 2019 0

  Neill Blomkamp’s dystopian science fiction features all kinds of cool futuristic gadgets, one of those technologies are the medical devices known as “Med-Bays.” The…

  I, Robot is a collection of nine short stories by science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov that imagines the development of “positronic” (humanlike, with a form…

1 2