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Science Fiction of Star Trek, Soon Reality

With the first teaser trailer for the next Star Trek sequel hitting the web this week, fan excitement for the film stands at a fever pitch. After all, who doesn’t want to immerse themselves in a universe where fighting off four Klingon Birds of Prey while preventing a giant nuclear reactor from exploding around you…

Battlestar Galactica – Blood and Chrome Finale Now Online

When the re-imagined version of Battlestar Galactica went off the air in 2009, many fans clamored for the opportunity to re-visit the universe via whatever means possible. The big wigs at the SyFy Channel, the original producers of the revived series through Universal Television, answered the demand with the spin-off series Caprica, a show set…

Teaser Trailer: Star Trek – Into Darkness

Though it took J.J. Abrams and company over three years to make it, the sequel to their 2009 hit “Star Trek” reboot is nearly upon us. And with any coming feature film, the masterminds behind it love teasing their audience with preview trailers leading up to opening day. The powers that be just released the…

Opinion: The Dark Knight Falls

“The Dark Knight Rises” is a very peculiar film. In its scope, director Christopher Nolan’s tale about DC Comics’ famous crime-fighter Batman melts into a creative cinematic amalgam. One part ode to vigilantism, one part heroic epic, and one part summer popcorn film, the witches’ brew of entertainment stands a very enjoyable suspend-your-disbelief concoction. Yet,…

Trucks Filled With Relief Supplies For Hurricane Sandy Victims On The Way From Florida

A great friend of mine and former New York native Lisa Doyle Mitchell did something amazing recently: she spearheaded a drive to collect all types of dry goods for those ravaged by Hurricane/Superstorm Sandy. Those items, which consist of winter clothes, cleaning supplies, baby diapers, non-perishable foods, cases of water etc., are being packed up…

Review: Mass Effect 3 – “Earth” DLC

(Editor’s note: This was originally published on July 23, 2012 on ReviewFix.com.) The never-ending battle for all creation rages in the Mass Effect multiplayer universe. Now, thanks to Bioware’s latest downloadable content, players can take the fight against the Reapers to a new theater of war: the planet Earth. Released this past Tuesday, “Mass Effect…

Cool Stuff: The Avengers vs. Firefly (Opening Credits Mashup)

This makes my heart happy. Joss Whedon, the uber-cool director/writer/creator for Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel and Firefly, recently directly a little film called The Avengers. Just in case you didn’t hear: It did pretty well at the box office. A really talented video editor nicknamed “Cruciatus” made this great mash-up – – a harkening…

The Hunt for Gainful Employment . . .

When it comes to finding a job in this terrible economy, I sometimes feel like Jack Ryan in The Hunt for Red October. In the film, the Central Intelligence Agency’s best analyst is tasked with finding a missing experimental nuclear submarine, the USSR’ Red October, by trying to ascertain the nature and motives of its…

A Start of Something New . . .

Recently, I watched a series on Netflix that inspired me to become a more active participant in my life. Originally airing on the BBC in Great Britain and PBS here in the United States, Sherlock follows everyone’s favorite British detective and the classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle character as he solves the most difficult crimes…

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