Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989) – The Bonding, and Booby Trap

Captain’s log: stardate 43198.7 Ronald D. Moore who would later to go on to reimagine Battlestar Galactica, and bring Outlander to the screen wrote this episode when he joined the writers’ room on the show’s third season. With an original airdate of 23 October, 1989, the show worked within the constraints of series creator Roddenberry’s…

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) – Sidney J. Furie

  It’s more tights and flights as I continue with the exploration of the cinematic version of Superman with the Sci-Fi Chronicles book as my guide. Christopher Reeve’s time portraying the character of Superman comes to a close with this film, and he so needed a better movie to go out on. The only things…

Echoes (2014) – Nils Timm

  Releasing today from Anchor Bay is Echoes, a film that was an official selection of both the New York City International Film Festival and the FilmQuest Film Festival where it garnered awards for best actress, best director and best screenplay. This well-produced and acted supernatural thriller ends up being fairly predictable, but its pacing and acting balance out a…

Bitten Season 2

  Get ready to howl wolfpack! Bitten returns to Space tonight with all new episodes as season 2, based on Kelley Armstrong’s bestselling novels, gets underway. And this show, has not been resting on its haunches. The season wastes no time, delving into lycanthrope politics, sexiness and Elena’s (Laura Vandervoort) vengeance. Right from the off,…

Bitten S01E02 – Prodigal

  Tonight on Space, the second episode of the sexy new werewolf series, Bitten, based on Kelley Armstrong’s novels howls on the small screen. Much like the first episode, it become readily apparent that the series is more interested in developing their characters than rushing into storytelling. Yes, there is a story at play here,…

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) – Ken Hughes

Ian Fleming. His name is synonymous with James Bond. But that wasn’t the only fantastic character he brought to life. He also wrote the original story Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. In 1968 Albert “Cubby” Broccoli, who had overseen the James Bond series of films from the beginning, brought Fleming’s other famous creation to the big screen, with a lot of…

The Secret of NIMH (1982)

Don Bluth came up through the ranks of the Disney Company, and in the late 70s and early 80s when the studio seemed to be no longer producing films on par with what they had in the past, he left. Forming his own animation production he went on to make some of the best films…