Best: Much as I hate GM, the clear winner (by Victor’s Entirely Subjective Yet Infallible Belly Laugh Test) was the Chevy Mayan Apocalypse ad. The rain of frogs at the end put it over the top. In several senses.
Runner-Up: The Audi Vampires. And not just because they came during the first commercial break, right after [...]
RED: clever script, spot-on direction, and pulling off the difficult feat of mixing ripping action with laugh-out loud humor make this my kind of rom-com.
New take on the best version of H. G. Wells’s Martian Death Machines ever.
My favorite Christmas movie = DIE HARD. Yours?
Why do we love to watch Shit Blowing Up?
I know I do!
Where did that come from? If you think about it, it seems decidedly counter-survival to be drawn to big, loud, fiery blasts. I mean, for millions of years of evolutions, that pretty much meant lightning strikes, forest fires, and erupting volcanoes. [...]
The imminent release of the movie Surrogates provides the latest corroboration of Victor’s Law of SF-Film Adaptation:
The best way to get your work adapted into a science fiction or fantasy movie is to:
Do a graphic novel.
Be Philip K. Dick.
Surrogates falls into the former category. As for the latter, I also believe (call it a corollary) [...]
“You dog! You speckled-shirt dog! Why did you not come on board with the boat, you son of a bitch? I will drub you, you dog, within an inch of your life, and that inch too. Ay, you dog, and I will teach you better manners.” – Pirate talk from a real pirate, quoted in [...]
This is gonna make me rich. I’ve discovered the perfect mascot for the rebranded SyFy Channel.
Like this (Yes, someone really made a spirochete stuffed toy. I’m sorry.) Except 8 feet tall & bipedal.
Meet SyFylis the Spirochete! Can’t miss.
It’s ideal for SciFi’s plan to “Shed Geeky Image With New Name.” I mean, syphilis is a [...]
Everyone on Earth seems to agree the Watchmen comic book series is the greatest thing since sex. I’m not so sure.
Now with the movie coming out – to mixed reviews – the one consensus seems to be the unassailable perfection of the original. So let me be the heretic rebel here [...]
First off: looks as if I didn’t get sick after all, so Joe and Larry are off the hook for the whole Mystery Plague thing. That’s a relief. I didn’t look forward to texting them to get used to the idea of wearing their lungs on the outside or anything.
Possible preparation for [...]