V – The Series (1984/1985) – Breakout, and The Deception

Plot holes, and continuity errors begin to crop up in the V The Series already, when Breakout comes to the screen this week. Written by David Braff, this episode, the third in production, and intended to be broadcast as such, wasn’t aired until 24 May, 1985. This causes some problems with characters meeting, and the…

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) – Stanley Kubrick

  As we stand on the cusp of a New Year (2013! Wow, does that sound futuristic!) I thought I would end the year with this classic from the 101 Sci-Fi Movies list. Made in 1968, this stunning visual achievement, which took home the Academy Award that year for Best Effects, it still stands a…

Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles

I settled in for another documentary last night, having tracked down  one I’d wanted to see since I first heard about it. A documentary dealing with the Toynbee tiles. These tiles began appearing on roadways all along the east coast of the United States, and even so far as South America. The tiles themselves are…