Monthly Archive: June 2011

Jun 29 2011

Blown Away!!!

Movies today are spectacular, awesome, ingenious, mind-blowing, eye-popping digital miracles.  From the first scenes of Terminator 2’s T-1000 shifting and oozing in his ‘polymetal’ form to the life like yet totally imaginary beings of Avatar, movie magic has brought us to a place of awe and wonder. For me this isn’t the first time that …

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Jun 19 2011

TNT's Falling Skies

First we had SKYLINE.  Then we had BATTLE LOS ANGELES.  Now Steven Speilberg and Dreamworks Television have teamed up to give us a FALLING SKIES, a series on TNT that bares a strong resemblance to those movies. Aliens attack earth.  Fast forward six months and we see humans trying to stage a rebel assault against …

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Jun 11 2011

X-Men: First Class – Offensive or Just a Period Piece?

SPOILERS… SPOILERS… SPOILERS! I grew up with James Bond and the Original Star Trek.  I was used to Mini-Skirts and guys in jump suits and afros and hair beads.  Yes women were sexualized and men were stereotyped in movies and TV shows.  But people were becoming enlightened also.  So when I went to see X-Men:First …

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Jun 10 2011

Black Soul Brothers of Sci-Fi

Here you go my Geek Brothers and Sisters.  This is my LONG list of Black Soul Brothers that starred (or co-starred) in a Science Fiction movie or TV show.  I know some of you are saying ‘Isn’t Black Soul Brother redundent?’  Here’s the deal.  ‘Soul brother’ is a term for guys that have a shared …

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Jun 05 2011


Let me tell you something my friends, the marketing didn’t do this movie justice.  I figured I would go see X-Men: First Class because I thought it was my geek duty, but I really didn’t have a burning desire.  I only got excited when I saw scenes of Banshee in the trailer and was like …

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