The Day The Earth Stood Still

December 9, 2008 // 0 Comments

Just in time for the theatrical release of its remake, "The Day The Earth Stood Still" arrives on Blu-Ray disc. It is the 1951 sci-fi movie by director Robert Wise which was a very strong social commentary of its timed, and although it may be a [...]

Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow

October 16, 2008 // 0 Comments

What happens when you run out of story ideas for popular cartoon characters? Either you spin off a new baby version of them or you introduce their kids. The latter was the choice for "Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow, " the latest installment [...]

Starship Troopers 3: Marauder

September 5, 2008 // 0 Comments

Well, here we go again, they've released into the marketplace another mindless sequel to a Paul Verhoeven film. I'm lucky enough to have escaped seeing "Basic Instinct 2", "Hollow Man 2", "Total Recall 2070", [...]

Starship Troopers

August 21, 2008 // 0 Comments

"Starship Troopers" has become probably one of the most expensive cult classics in the history of modern film history (leave "Dune" out of this, please). Universally panned by critics and audiences alike, the film now has an active fan [...]


August 4, 2008 // 0 Comments

Anime has long been a morality play watchdog, explicitly casting the limelight upon a rapidly-accelerating tech world, ironic when you consider Japan has always been at the industrial forefront, not just internally but on an international level. [...]


June 24, 2008 // 0 Comments

J.J. Abrams came up with the idea for a monster movie while shopping with his son in a Tokyo toy store. After seeing a Godzilla figure he started wondering why America didn't have its own legendary creature, especially after glancing at some of the [...]

V For Vendetta

June 11, 2008 // 0 Comments

In the post-9/11 world, it seems that people have been growing increasingly more suspicious of their governments and the media's representations of them. Ideals of freedom are called into question with every political event, and liberals and [...]

Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers: The Collection Volume 1

June 6, 2008 // 0 Comments

"In 2086, two peaceful aliens journeyed to Earth, seeking our help. In return, they gave us the plans for our first hyperdrive, allowing mankind to open the doors to the stars…." So begins the prologue on each episode of "Adventures [...]

I Am Legend

March 19, 2008 // 0 Comments

"I Am Legend" is a remake of the movie based on Richard Matheson's novel of the same name. Many viewers are probably familiar with its previous movie incarnation "The Omega Man" starring Charlton Heston as the last man on Earth. [...]

Beowulf: Director's Cut

March 10, 2008 // 0 Comments

All right, kids. This ain't your grandpa's "Beowulf." Most everyone is familiar with the epic, Old English poem, if for no other reason than that it was required reading in their high school English class. While the poem has become [...]
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