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Star Trek: First Contact (1996) – Jonathan Frakes

The strongest of the Next Generation films is the next stop for the Sci-Fi Chronicles book as I continue the exploration of the Star Trek cinematic universe.┬áThis one combines the … Continue reading

June 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Spider-Man 3 (2007) – Sam Raimi

My web-slinging adventures continue with my screening of Spider-Man 3 for the Sc-Fi Chronicles, and this is a bit of a mixed bag, as instead of trusting to the director … Continue reading

March 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Magnum, p.i. (1986) – Photo Play and L.A.

The season 6 finale, Photo Play, originally aired 10 April, 1986 and was written by Bruce Cervi from a story by Chas. Floyd Johnson. Shelley Faraday (Cassie Yates) is a … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Big Hero 6 (2014) – Don Hall and Chris Williams

I’ve had a tough time getting out to the theater this year, but I knew I had to see this one. Disney’s latest animated feature film is based on a … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Rockford Files (1974) – The Countess and Exit Prentiss Carr

This entry on the Bellisario and Cannell revisit has private eye Jim Rockford (James Garner) dealing with cases of blackmail and murder!! The Countess, with a teleplay by Cannell, based … Continue reading

February 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

I, Robot (2004) – Alex Proyas

The 101 Sci-Fi Movies list is coming to an end, only a couple of titles left. Alex Proyas, the director of The Crow and Dark City work off of Jeff … Continue reading

December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jack Ryan

Tom Clancy books were just a part of my teen years as Stephen King novels, Star Trek, and classic 80s movies (course how was I to know they were going … Continue reading

April 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

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