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Review: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. It’s Time To Look Forward.

Review: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker A lot of pixels have been created and consumed about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Reviews covered the gamut of disappointment and joy, ambivalence and disavowal, frustration and release. Skywalker is not without its moments, but those moments get short shrift from director JJ Abrams in what seems […]

Seattle’s Emerald City Comic Con Starts Tomorrow: What and Who to Expect #ECCC2019

ECCC 2019 Emerald City Comic Con (ECCC) returns to Seattle for the seventeenth year tomorrow. The show will run from Thursday, March 14 through Sunday, March 17. For all the details, visit the ECCC 2019 website. Also, download the app (which has proven a bit glitchy in the early going around scheduling, where it fails […]

Lost in Space Review: A Reboot That Only Borrows Names From Its Campy Original

Lost in Space has ended. Again. The Netflix reboot of Lost in Space was a three-season juggernaut of good science fiction. The only thing it has in common with its campy original are the names of characters, spaceships, and robots (yes, Robot is still Robot). The story beginning remains the same, too, a future version […]

What to Watch: First-Ever Critics Choice Super Awards

For far too long fantasy, sci-fi, and similar genre content are unnoticed by the largest of the awards shows. Stand-outs like Game of Thrones and Stranger Things have made their way through to mainstream audiences and given Emmy and Golden Globes attention. Most, though, are written off as they don’t reach cinematic or drama TV standards […]

The Expanse, Season 5: A Very Human Solar System Asserts Itself

The Expanse is back on Amazon Prime with a vengeance. This season isn’t as much about the little blue meanie of a molecule, but about the people who have been more pawns in previous seasons, even with Holden’s near messianic aura. This season is about personal demons coming back to haunt in full gravity and […]

Review: Wonder Woman 84 not as wondrous as its predecessor

Well, #WonderWoman1984. Good thing it was free. Wanted to like it, but ultimately no emotional connection to any characters. Never felt jeopardy. The movie quite literally pulled its punches. As with all not so good films, poor writing undermined the spectacle. pic.twitter.com/az1fCIrcua — Daniel Rasmus (@DanielWRasmus) December 26, 2020 So that was my immediate reaction […]