Back Issues [Sci-Fi Sunday]: The Silver Surfer #1

January sees the celebration of two notable dates in science-fiction history, with January 2 christened “National Science Fiction Day” to coincide with the birth date of the world renowned sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov, and HAL 9000, the sophisticated artificial intelligence of Arthur C. Clarke’s seminal 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), being created on 12 January. … Continue reading Back Issues [Sci-Fi Sunday]: The Silver Surfer #1

Screen Time [Sci-Fi Sunday]: The Outer Limits (1995): “The New Breed” (S1: E16)

January sees the celebration of two notable dates in science-fiction history, with January 2 christened “National Science Fiction Day” to coincide with the birth date of the world renowned sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov, and HAL 9000, the sophisticated artificial intelligence of Arthur C. Clarke’s seminal 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), being created on 12 January. … Continue reading Screen Time [Sci-Fi Sunday]: The Outer Limits (1995): “The New Breed” (S1: E16)

Talking Movies [Sci-Fi Sunday]: Ant-Man

January sees the celebration of two notable dates in science-fiction history, with January 2 christened “National Science Fiction Day” to coincide with the birth date of the world renowned sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov, and HAL 9000, the sophisticated artificial intelligence of Arthur C. Clarke’s seminal 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), being created on 12 January. … Continue reading Talking Movies [Sci-Fi Sunday]: Ant-Man

Talking Movies [Sci-Fi Sunday]: The Lawnmower Man: Director’s Cut

January sees the celebration of two notable dates in science-fiction history, with January 2 christened “National Science Fiction Day” to coincide with the birth date of the world renowned sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov, and HAL 9000, the sophisticated artificial intelligence of Arthur C. Clarke’s seminal 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), being created on 12 January. … Continue reading Talking Movies [Sci-Fi Sunday]: The Lawnmower Man: Director’s Cut

Talking Movies [Sci-Fi Sunday]: The Matrix Resurrections

January sees the celebration of two notable dates in science-fiction history, with January 2 christened “National Science Fiction Day” to coincide with the birth date of the world renowned sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov, and HAL 9000, the sophisticated artificial intelligence of Arthur C. Clarke’s seminal 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), being created on 12 January. … Continue reading Talking Movies [Sci-Fi Sunday]: The Matrix Resurrections

Talking Movies: Westworld

Released: 17 August 1973Director: Michael CrichtonDistributor: Metro-Goldwyn-MayerBudget: $1.2 millionStars: Richard Benjamin, James Brolin, Yul Brynner, and Alan Oppenheimer The Plot:Following a messy divorce, Peter Martin (Benjamin) is treated to a much-needed vacation by his friend, John Blane (Brolin). The two journey to Westworld, a Wild West-themed amusement park populated by sophisticated androids, and indulge in … Continue reading Talking Movies: Westworld

Talking Movies: The Matrix

Released: March 1999Director: The Wachowski BrothersDistributor: Warner BrothersBudget: $63 millionStars: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, and Joe Pantoliano The Plot:Thomas A. Anderson (Reeves) is a nobody; by day, he sits in a cubicle and works a monotonous job as a software developer but, in his spare time, he has crafted a reputation … Continue reading Talking Movies: The Matrix