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The Terminator

“Come with me if you wanna live!” There have been some pretty good titles over the course of human fiction.  Consider this one:  James Cameron’s The Terminator (1984).  How pleased were they when they came up with that title?  It’s no … Continue reading

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Alien

The first thing I’m doing when I get back, is get some decent food. “In space, no one can hear you scream.”  That’s got to be one of the best lines of all time.  Alien (1979), like Jaws (1975), puts its heroes … Continue reading

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Second Thoughts on Prometheus (2012)

On my second viewing of Prometheus (2012), which I reviewed last week, I realized what was happening–both on a macro level and in the details of the film’s story.  To my infinite shame, I didn’t fully understand so many of the movie’s … Continue reading

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Prometheus

I think they want us to come and find them. There are unconventional sci-fi films.  There’s a spectrum.  On the one side is the superhero genre.  The world is on the line and there’s only one man…  On the other … Continue reading

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