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Star Trek Continues

Boldly Going, More or Less Fans of have never really been happy with the newer editions of Star Trek. We all have these fantasies where NBC doesn’t cancel Star Trek and we get another season or two of the Original

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Terminator Genisys

More Terminator on Terminator Action Spoilers and Such I love .  It’s a damn near perfect film that did a pretty good job of tying up its loose ends.  But not so good a job that it didn’t end up with

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Humans-Androids Are Slaves

Another Science Fiction Show where machines with souls are bad. Humans is a British Channel 4 science fiction show picked up by AMC. The big American star in the cast is William Hurt. He plays a grumpy old man who

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About Time

Time travel stories are often more fantasy than science fiction and so it is in About Time. Our hero turns 21 and his father takes him aside and says-‘Men in our family can travel through time.’ Oh, right-and that’s it

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Distrust That Particular Flavor

William Gibson has written some great novels and one of my all time favorite short stories-Burning Chrome.  Most of his stuff has not held up well over time, he talks a little too much about Virtual Reality-even after it’s pretty

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Stargate Universe-Chevron Three Will Not Engage

When Stargate Universe first started, I had my doubts about yet another show dealing with heroic folks hopping from planet to planet every week.  The whole premise of the series seemed a little silly.  The Ancients wanted to find out

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Being Human on Syfy

Being Human is the story of three friends sharing an apartment-one vampire, one werewolve, and one ghost.  The show started out on the BBC, which makes sense since having a flatmate is the normal state of affairs in cities like

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Stargate Universe Canceled by Syfy

The Syfy channel seems to be more interested in Wrestling and Paranormal BS than actual science fiction.  Maybe that’s why they changed their name.  The Syfy channel canceled Stargate Universe only weeks after canceling Caprica. The only shows remaining are

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Avatar Extended Edition

There was a lot I didn’t like about Avatar when I first saw it.  That whole going native story take straight from A Man Called Horse and Dances With Wolves.  That whole ecological story lifted from Fern Gully and Battle

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How To Write a Post Apocalyptic Story

Apocalyptic fiction is a sub-genre of science fiction that is concerned with the end of civilization either through nuclear war, plague, or some other general disaster. Post-apocalyptic fiction is set in a world or civilization after such a disaster. The

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