Went somewhere completely different this week- Green Room. I really can’t describe this one… in some ways it went how I thought it would but in most- holy crap! I picked this one solely for the cast and basically had no idea what I was getting into…
Considering the output of comic book movies this year has been ranging from good (Kingsman, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man) to bad (Fantastic Four), its important to remember a time when a superhero movie was a rarity. And in most cases, that rarity was more watered down versions of the core concept than a faithful adaptation. Cut to 1999, when director Bryan Singer was starting work on a big-budget adaptation of one of Marvel’s most popular batch of characters, the mutant heroes, the X-Men. That movie, released in the summer of 2000, was X-Men. Continue reading
Ok, so I’ve been trying to figure out what the next chapter will be in this ongoing series and I was inspired by a recent holiday themed post I read. That post listed 10 of the best romances in Star Trek, but when I read it… I didn’t agree. So I’ve put some thought into it and created my own list- though in no particular order as it depends on the day and my mood… Continue reading
Not too long ago I launched a poll to see who you felt was the greatest foe in the Star Trek universe. The poll is still open, but as of now the results are pretty weighted in favor of the Borg. For this chapter of the look into Star Trek, I want to take a gander at some of the villains our heroes have gone up against. Let’s start with those pesky with poll results- Continue reading
It’s time again to take a gander at Star Trek and discuss… the films. There are eleven films, counting the reboot in 2009. Inspired by my recent Trek weekend I opted to watch the few that either I’d blocked out or hadn’t seen (yes, there was one I had never seen!). And now here I am to discuss them… so put down your phasers, grab a romulan ale, and let’s take a gander at the many films of Star Trek!
I was raised, as loyal readers know, on classic Star Trek. So when a new series starts, you better believe I’m there watching. Of course, there hasn’t been a new one for a bit but series come out on Hulu and Netflix, as well as HD DVD releases all the time, so it’s a perfect time to catch up!
So as I began watching Enterprise on Amazon, I started thinking about some of the strengths of Star Trek. Let’s start these posts with a look at the captains. Continue reading