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Key Movies Of My Life : Night of the Comet (1984)

There are movies that you remember fondly, ones that transcend the test of time and, when you see it again as an adult, it is still the momentous movie you remember. 690 more words


Science Fiction Movies

Today I am going to give examples of movies and with them what they are about and  ratings the of science fiction movies. Almost all of these I have watched and all of them I have heard of. 230 more words

Pacific Rim: Uprising Trailer IMAX Trailer (2018) "Nothing Can Prepare You"

Pacific Rim: Uprising does not have to be great cinema.  It need merely be big, stupid fun for me to be completely onboard.  It may not equal the del Toro directed first film, but if you think that’s going to prevent me, as a guy whose last name is Yaeger, from going to see a movie in which giant robots called Jaegers save the day…..you are sadly, sadly mistaken.  263 more words


Movie Review: The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) *A Paradoxical Slog*

In an era where movies are heralded and marketed years in advance, the Cloverfield franchise is an outlier as the films tend to drop fully formed out of the blue with little to no warning.  371 more words


An Observation about Advertising

So if you’ve listened carefully to science fiction movie trailers over the past 30 or so years, there’s a sound effect that’s used–a grand, sweeping, heavy bass orchestral hit that I can only express in writing as “BWAAA.” It’s grossly overused in SF movie trailers. 173 more words

The Pointlessness of Prequels. Again.

One of the coolest things about the original STAR WARS was that it jumped over all the background stuff and right into the story. At the time, many sci-fi movies used the LOGAN’S RUN pattern: Written prologue (ala SW), slow approach to the location, ten-fifteen minutes of world-building, THEN the story really begins. 633 more words

Key Movies Of My Life: The Black Hole (1979)

Star Wars made such an impact on the cinematic world that it wasn’t long before other studios followed suit.  Science Fiction was popular and no one wanted to be left out.  762 more words