2018 is the year of the SciFi Behemoths

I don’t think I’m really overstating it here. I mean c’mon. We’ve already had two of the largest science fiction (and yes, I consider comic book movies to be science fiction) movies this year. Black Panther, Deadpool 2 and Infinity War have all broken records. Deadpool 2 broke the opening …

Black Panther: A Great Science Fiction Flick For Everyone

I’ll be honest, I was never a huge fan of Marvel’s Black Panther character. Not because I particularly DISliked him. Rather it was mostly because I was not that familiar with him. When I was in my early teens, my single-mother had a job where she was able to bring …

The Beginning of the End is Here, Well, at Least the Trailer Is

Just finished watching this… whew. To be honest I… No, wait. You go watch it. Then I’ll write.     Okay, done? As I said… whew! If there’s one thing that Marvel has damn-near perfected it is the drama of the trailer. I mean, here we are six months from …

The Awesome Insanity of Thor: Raganarok

Thor: Ragnarok is probably the most entertaining movie I’ve ever seen that left me with more questions than I started with. I’ll try to make this as spoiler-free as I can. So, Thor: Ragnarok.  To be honest, I can give you a review in just one sentence: It’s one crazy-sauced …

Once Upon A Time, I Went To See Doctor Strange

For the first time in a long time, I was able to take my birthday off from work. Of course, my birthday was actually on a Saturday, so I took the Friday before off instead. In celebration, my family took me to see Doctor Strange. (Well, my wife and son. …

The Importance of Science Fiction (and Fantasy) to Modern Culture

Since I’m restarting my blog, I thought I’d kick it off with a post I wrote a long time ago, but never ended up posting. I’m a firm believer that science fiction (and by extension, fantasy, steampunk and most any other speculative fiction fandom out there) is an important part …