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Ten Film Favorites From 2010

Happy New Year! And with that, it means another year has ended, and the first round of opportunities to see 2010 movies has ended, making it a great moment to reflect back on my favorite cinematic experiences from the past … Continue reading

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Legend of the Galactic Heroes

“In every age In every place The deeds of men Remain the same.” It’s the distant future, mankind has long since conquered space and set up shop on other planets, reducing the Earth to a distant memory. However, man has … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Lost

I’ve been watching TV shows created or co-created by J.J. Abrams for the last decade now, beginning with ‘Alias’ and now continuing through ‘Fringe.’ Undeniably, his biggest success to date has been ‘Lost,’ which at first glance doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

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Fan Companion – Star Trek (2009)

And so it happened that Star Trek finally had to do what it had long avoided, had in fact, done everything to avoid, including the virtually unprecedented move of sticking with the same actors in their original roles for near-three … Continue reading

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Fan Companion – Star Trek Nemesis

The fourth and final ‘Next Generation’ film was released in 2002 and made a very tiny amount at the box office, the least of the ten entries in the Star Trek movie series to that date, relegating the franchise to … Continue reading

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Fan Companion – Star Trek: Insurrection

December 1998 fell in the middle of the final season of ‘Deep Space Nine,’ the fifth of ‘Voyager,’ and apparently far from much interest in a new Star Trek movie. Despite the considerable success of ‘First Contact’ two years earlier, … Continue reading

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Fan Companion – Star Trek: First Contact

As it has been since 1996, ‘First Contact’ is my favorite Star Trek film. (Here’s the official order, for those who like to keep score: 1)‘First Contact,’ 2) ‘Star Trek,’ 3) ‘The Motion Picture,’ 4) ‘Nemesis,’ 5) ‘Generations,’ 6) ‘The … Continue reading

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Fan Companion – Star Trek Generations

Three years after ‘The Undiscovered Country’ and just a few months after “All Good Things…” concluded their TV adventures, the ‘Next Generation’ crew ascended to the big screen in what was deemed by Paramount an inevitability. To assist in the … Continue reading

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Fringe 3×1 “Olivia” review

Contains spoilers through “Olivia,” originally broadcast 9/23/10. At this point, I’ve got to feel a little gratified, because show I like has managed to make it to a third season. Granted, I know that a lot of shows like that … Continue reading

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Fan Companion – Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

1991 was a special year in franchise lore. It was the twenty-fifth anniversary. Above and beyond the failure of ‘The Final Frontier,’ fans still had an abundance of affection for a cast they had followed for so many years. It … Continue reading

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