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Space 1999: Once More With Feeling

Other than the long wait since the end of season one, there was little in “The Metamorph,” the first episode of Space: 1999’s second season to clue you into just how much had gone wrong with the series, and how much more wrong was waiting on the horizon. 2,838 more words

Film & TV

Gordon's Alive!

I must admit that…and I probably will be banned from the Media class for saying this…but I love Flash Gordon. It was released in 1980 and directed  by Mike Hodges, and I think that it definitely makes a feature of technology which is far below what could have been achieved for that time, none the less, I love it. 396 more words

My Media

And on the ninth day, a god created Brian Blessed

Last Monday, we recorded The Infinite Monkey Cage Christmas Special. It was a first. When we first suggested a Christmas special, Brian immediately piped up, “let’s do The Bible”. 740 more words

Vying for the Arms of Mary...

from Dr J Watson to Sherlock Holmes Esq:

(Hand-delivered by urchins)
Watson – I sincerely hope you have recovered from the vast quantities of wine you were forced to consume last night, due to the brain-numbingly tedious hours of drivel we were bombarded with, issuing from the apertures of our companions, in a seemingly constant flow of ineffable ordure, much as Hercules must have faced when tasked with the unenviable job of cleaning the Augean stables. 289 more words

Detective Fiction

GORDON'S ALIVE!

“World coming to end! Strange new planet rushing toward Earth! Only miracle can save us…” (Flash Gordon)

There are movies that, like wine, get only better with time. 804 more words

Cinema

STAR WARS Episode I: THE PHANTOM MENACE (1999)

Review by Derrick Carter

Running Time: 2 hours 16 minutes

MPAA Rating: PG for Sci-Fi Action/Violence

Directed by: George Lucas

Written by: George Lucas

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Ahmed Best, Pernilla August, Ray Park, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Silas Carson, Andy Secombe, Frank Oz, Samuel L. 944 more words

Science Fiction