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Dark Matter S01E01 – Pilot

Two of the driving minds behind the Stargate television series, Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie, and Lost Girl executive producer Jay Firestone unveil their latest project on Space this evening. … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) – Arthur C. Clarke

Before I dived back into the Expanse series by James S.A. Corey, I had an undeniable urge to revisit Arthur C. Clarke’s Odyssey series. I’d recently visited a¬†planetarium, and seeing … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Trailer Tracks: Stargate (1994) – Roland Emmerich

  Long before it spawned a series of spinoffs, this film came along, and simply wowed a lot of viewers. I remember the first time I saw it, the marrying … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Creation Entertainment Salute To Supernatural Toronto 2013

My first experience with a Creation Entertainment event was back in 2007 for their first ever salute to Firefly and Serenity. ¬†I’d tried to go to a different Firefly con … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hammertown Comic Con

Sue and I, with our friend and camera operator Kayleigh Book in tow, tackled the Hammertown Comic Con in Hamilton this past weekend, and we had a lot of fun! … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Independence Day (1996) – Roland Emmerich

The 101 Sci-Fi Movies list brings this combination of sci-fi in the vein of War of the Worlds and an Irwin Allen disaster flick, with a huge dose of popcorn … Continue reading

August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Doctor Who S07x03 – A Town Called Mercy

This week’s episode of Doctor Who, written by Toby Whithouse, isn’t neccessarily a misstep, it’s just the weakest episode of Series 7, sure there have been only 3, but this … Continue reading

September 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fan Expo Edition!

So Fan Expo is over for another year, sigh. Oh well. Sue and I had a great time, and had some wonderful chats, and there are chats we missed out … Continue reading

September 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fan Expo 2012

Here it is August 2012! And it’s almost Fan Expo time, my favorite time of year! The Mind Reels, just shy of it’s 1 year birthday, coming up in October … Continue reading

August 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

Continuum S01 E04 – Matter of Time

This week’s Continuum has the ‘A’ Story falling solidly into the term – ‘police procedural’ although Kiera Cameron (Rachel Nichols), still using her cover as working for Section 6, uses … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

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