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The Decline of Popcorn Movies

The Decline of Popcorn Movies Part II

The text below the break is part one of an opinion piece originally published on June 5th, 2000. Here are some updated thoughts:  Some of the words ring very true in […]

The Decline of Popcorn Movies

The Decline of Popcorn Movies Part I

As a public service to fellow movie fans, I offer you the following group of warning signs that point to a modern ‘popcorn’ movie. Does having one or two of them mean the movie you rented or went to see is south of cheese? Not necessarily, but having more than three should raise immediate suspicion.

Iron Man 3

The 7 Fails of Iron Man 3

I admit, I’m often behind the times when it comes to viewing movies, and I hadn’t planned on reviewing Iron Man 3 but after viewing it I just felt compelled. […]

The Worlds of George Lucas

George Lucas: Dark Lord of the Nerdrage

Many things have been said about George Lucas over the years. Some complementary, but mostly derogatory. One thing I can say with absolute and unwavering certainty is that the man […]

Time Enough at Last

The 10 Best Written Speculative Fiction TV Series

The Writer’s Guild of America (WGA) has released their list of the 101 Best Written TV Series. So what I’ve done is taken the entire list and separated the wheat […]


Neverwinter MMO Free to Play – Save Your Money

Neverwinter, the free to play (F2P) MMO, recently went live and I’ve been spending time with it.  Why?  Because it’s a game based on Dungeons & Dragons lore, specifically the […]


The Fallacy of Persona Downloads in Science Fiction

For quite some time I’ve been interested in aspects of the various singularity theories that have been floating around for years. These are not to be confused with gravitational or […]

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