The Mind Reels

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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

Niagara Falls Comic Con!!

Yesterday was a brilliant day! (Even getting up at 4am to get it underway.) Sue and I headed to Niagara Falls for their comic con in their brand new Scotiabank … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · 1 Comment


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