Category Archives: Sci-Fi

‘Blade Runner: 2049’ May Not Be Terrible

I was against the idea of a Blade Runner sequel when I first heard about it. It’s one of those movies that stands on its own and I never really felt like I needed more of the story. They didn’t … Continue reading

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‘Jodorowsky’s Dune’ Tells It Like It Pretty Much Is

As some of you may know, I worked in Hollywood for a bit. I’m not famous or anything, but I did spend quite a bit of time doing what they call “Production.” Briefly, that’s the nuts and bolts, day to … Continue reading

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Happy (Soon to Be) 50th ‘Star Trek’

As my friend and The Flickcast podcast co-host Joe Dilworth pointed out recently, it was supposedly about 50 years ago (on or about March 11) that Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry first put pen to paper (or fingers to typewriter) … Continue reading

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A New ‘Robocop’ Trailer for a Friday

As movie remakes are as inevitable as death and taxes (I won’t try to fight it anymore), there’s a remake of the sci-fi movie Robocop that’s out there in the world and on the way. No, it hasn’t been released … Continue reading

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A ‘Blade Runner’ Speedrun for a Sunday

If I was going to make a list of my all-time favorite sci-fi movies, on that list would have to be Ridley’s Scott’s 1982 masterpiece Blade Runner. As I mentioned in a previous missive, the film made quite an impression … Continue reading

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Even An Alien Needs a Day Off Sometimes

Even though you’re an Alien from, you know, Alien you can’t spend all your time ripping arms off, crushing skulls with your explosively protruding jaw or impaling people with your barbed tail. Sometimes, you just need to take a break. … Continue reading

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A ‘Star Trek: Into Darkness’ Trailer. . . Made With LEGO

If you recall a couple weeks ago, I posted the trailer for Man of Steel made with LEGO. Well, Antonio Toscano is back and he’s got a new trailer. This time it’s for Star Trek: Into Darkness and yes, it’s … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday – A New One for ‘Pacific Rim’

It’s CES time in Las Vegas and yes, I’m very glad not to be there. I’ve been several times and each time I vowed it would be the last. This year I was able to keep that promise. Although, strangely … Continue reading

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The Live-Action ‘Star Blazers’ Movie Is In the Wild(Star)

When I was a kid, I used to watch an animated TV show called Star Blazers in the morning before going to school. It was a great show and I really enjoyed it. Well, it was great to me at … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes of ‘Blade Runner’ with Sean Young

I don’t think it’s much of a secret that I’m a film nerd. I love movies of all genres but have a special place in my heart for sci-fi. Among my favorites is Ridley Scott’s 1982 film Blade Runner. The … Continue reading

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