Category: Sci-Fi

‘Twas The Rocket Before Christmas…

On Friday, December 22nd, 2017, SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenburg Air Force base, near Los Angeles, at around about 5:30 PST (around sunset). This was nothing unusual, but what was usual was the atmospheric conditions, and the fact that the rocket’s contrail caught the sunlight at a...

The Last Jedi: A Quick Review

This is my quick review of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”. A quick review because I don’t have time to do a longer one, and more importantly, to keep things spoiler free. In short, despite all the mixed reviews out there, my opinion is that “The Last Jedi” ranks right...

Marvel Cinematic Universe Tribute

Turn your volume up as far as you can stand and get ready to place this absolutely awesome music video tribute to the MCU. It’s made all the more awesome by Queen’s “We Will Rock You!” If you’re not already excited about the upcoming “Infinity War” movie, I think this...

Avengers: Infinity War Trailer

The Avengers: Infinity War trailer has just come out! Everything in the Marvel Universe line up has been building to this, from the Iron Man movies, to Thor, Captain America, Guardians of the Galaxy, Black Panther, Doctor Strange, and the other Avenger movies, comes the final battle against the arch-villain of...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” trailer is out! And wow… It’s a doozy. There as also a good trailer breakdown and analysis on ScreenRant.com, and SyFy.com has one as well.

DragonCon 2017

DragonCon 2017 was the biggest DragonCon ever, with some 82,000 to 85,000 people attending! My wife went to some of the bigger media panels, but I stayed away, sticking mostly to the Science and Space tracks with some excursions to the Sci-Fi Literature track, Star Wars track, and the Writing...

Thor: Ragnarok

The latest trailer for “Thor: Ragnarok” just came out, and all I can say is, “Wow!” The Hulk, Thor, Valkyrie, and Loki team up to face off against the Goddess of Death, played by Cate Blanchett, and the Grandmaster, played by Jeff Goldblum. This is going to be one wild ride (of...

Blade Runner 2049 Trailer

The Blade Runner 2049 trailer has just come out! It looks like it captures the feel of the original Blade Runner, and even has Harrison Ford… Or at least it will until he gets run through by a lightsaber… no, wait… I have that mixed up with something else. Nevermind....

Blade Runner 2049 Teaser

“Replicants are like any other machine. They’re either a benefit or a hazard. If they’re a benefit, it’s not my problem…” That’s right, the gritty, noir cyberpunk film has a sequel, and I for one can’t wait to see it!