Author: DanielWRasmus

Day 3: Iron Man 3

Day 3: Iron Man 3 Iron Man 3 is a film about redemption. It begins in Switzerland as an earlier version of Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) flaunts his billionaire status with playboy fervor. Attending a New Year’s Eve party he whisks a beautiful researcher off to his room and simultaneously blows off and alienates […]

Day 2: Die Hard

Day 2: Die Hard This week’s The Goldbergs episode, titled, Yippee Ki Yay Melon Farmer, reminded its viewers that the 1998 Bruce Willis classic Die Hard is the ultimate Christmas action movie. Here’s the set-up. NYPD officer John McClane flies to Los Angeles to see his estranged wife, Holly McClane (Bonnie Bedelia) for Christmas. While Willis […]

Review: Marvel’s Daredevil Season 3 on Netflix

Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) is back. The only problem, he’s supposed to be dead. As we all know from the comics dead rarely if ever equates to permanent death, and Murdock’s death in Marvel’s Daredevil Season 3 on Netflix also proves unreliable. In the season opener, viewers find a battered Murdock returned to his roots […]

Quick Take Review: Van Helsing Season 3. Missed the show? Connect today with these San Diego Comic-Con Insights

Quick Take Review: Van Helsing Season 3 The idea of Van Helsing originates with Bram Stoker’s original take on Dracula and Vampires. The well-respected Dutch academic who plays a role in the ultimate demise of Dracula. SyFy’s take on Van Helsing leverages little but the good doctor’s name and context of vampires.  This version of […]

Remembering Stan Lee

It was damp out, as it often is in Seattle, and a bit chilly. I was sitting in the lobby of the Sheraton next to the Seattle Convention Center, just having finished an Emerald City Comic Con meeting when I saw Stan Lee walk by into the valet port, and then quickly into an alcove […]

CBS All Access Commits to Two Seasons of Star Trek: Lower Decks Animated Series

Fan of Star Trek’s humor? Buckle your launch chairs for Star Trek: Lower Decks.  CBS All Access announced on October 25, 2018, that they gave a two-season commitment to Star Trek: Lower Decks, an animated comedy from Emmy Award-winner Mike McMahan. McMahan is best known for Rick and Morty and has written the upcoming Harry Mudd-centric […]

Review: Doctor Who Series 11. O Doctor my Doctor.

Review—Doctor Who Series 11: O Doctor my Doctor. O Doctor! my Doctor! our adventuresome trip not done, While the TARDIS has weathered every rack, the prize remains unwon, Earth is my port, I hear no bells, no screeches, the people appreciate the wonders, but Lungs gasp for air in the vacuum of space, the vessel remains […]

Review: The Last Ship Season 5 or the The Last Voyage of Tom Chandler

Review: The Last Ship Season 5 If you think the recent politics of America is overwhelming, then start watching TNT’s The Last Ship Season 5. No matter what our reality, The Last Ship’s dystopian, but hopeful future continues to explore what determined people can do with the resources at hand—on both sides of the good […]

Review: The Man in the High Castle rallies resistance against the future of reality

Review: The Man in the High Castle Philip K. Dick might find it hard to recognize Amazon’s The Man in the High Castle. He would hear names, basic plot points—sense a sameness, but the details would confuse as another alternate future. Find The Man in the High Castle here on Amazon Prime Video. Amazon delivers […]

Interview: Neil deGrasse Tyson—Cosmos: Possible Worlds San Diego Comic-Con

Neil deGrasse Tyson at San Diego Comic Con 2018 | pc: Alyssa Rasmus/Pink Camera Media

Interview: Neil deGrasse Tyson — Cosmos: Possible Worlds San Diego Comic-Con had the pleasure of hanging out with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson at the San Diego Comic-Con Cosmos: Possible Worlds press room. We were in a shared roundtable in our little corner of the press room. This is a complete transcript with just a few […]