Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) – Homecoming, and The Circle

Station log: stardate unknown Ira Steven Behr pens the season two opener from a story by himself and Jeri Taylor. We returned to the station on 26 September, 1993. Kira (Nana Visitor) and O’Brien (Colm Meaney) venture to a Cardassian world when the Bajoran major receives word that a resistance hero is being held there….

Ghost in the Shell (2017) – Rupert Sanders

Paramount Pictures’ live action adaptation of the classic anime, Ghost in the Shell, hits blu-ray and DVD today. I am going to eschew any discussion of the white-washing controversy surrounding the film’s production, and just focus on the movie itself. I love the original anime, and constantly saw it as kin to the cinematic version…

The A-Team (1984) РDeadly Maneuvers and Semi-Friendly Persuasion 

  Hannibal (George Peppard) and the team are in trouble in the first episode up this week. Deadly Maneuvers was written by Richard Christian Matheson and Thomas E. Szollosi. It aired, originally on 28th February, 1984.¬†In today’s terms of television, this type of episode would be the culmination of a season long arc, but here…

Ghost In The Shell (1995) – Mamoru Oshii

  The 101 Sci-Fi Movies brings us another anime classic, based on the manga of the same name, this one dealing with the idea of what it means to be living and how we define life. Set in the oh-so-distant year 2029, corporations and city-states have taken over the world, nations have collapsed, and the…