• Television
    X-Files S10 E03 Review: Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster

    This review contains spoilers. Read at your own risk.  That was a little bit silly, wasn’t it? This play on the monster-of-the-week trope was certainly a breath of fresh air after the horrific, Hitchcock-like second episode of the season. Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster is a fantastic title, bringing back the feel of the golden era […]

  • Television
    X-Files S10 E02 Review: Founder’s Mutation

    This review contains spoilers. Read at your own risk.  In genetics,  a Founder Mutation is a mutation that occurs in the DNA of one or more individuals who then becomes the source, ie. founders, of a population that passes this mutation on generation after generation. This is the basis of the second episode of Season 10, an episode […]

  • Television
    X Files Reboot Episode 1: My Struggle Review

    This review contains spoilers. Read at your own risk. Did a sense of nostalgia fill you as soon as that opening music hit? It did for me! Being a long-time fan of X-files, I have to admit I was a bit hesitant in diving into the new season again, afraid to be disappointed, because much […]

  • Comics
    The Inadequacy of Superman

    Mark Millar‘s “Superman: Red Son” is an alternate universe tale that presents to its readers what the Superman-verse would be like if he was landed in Soviet Russia instead of the United States. Thus, we are introduced to a world where Batman’s parents are murdered for their political views and transforms Bruce Wayne into a […]

  • Movies
    Ex Machina: A Sci Fi Movie for the Literary

    Two male characters spending the majority of the movie discussing human consciousness and tackling philosophical questions may not sound like an interesting hook to some, but its execution in Ex Machina is truly a work of art, and embodies the tradition of classic science fiction. Like Domnhall Gleeson, one of the movie’s main actors said: “Just […]

  • Fantasy
    Project Almanac: What Happens when Teenagers Time-Travel

    The premise has been done to death – time travel is first exciting and full of hope and promises, only to go awry in the hands of fatal human error. Reminiscent of Marty McFly‘s adventures in Back to the Future, screenwriters Andrew Stark and Jason Pagan use teenagers as the vehicle for time-travel wish fulfillment, in the […]

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