Category: rant

Torchwood USA? Is America ready for a bi-sexual superhero?

News broke today that Fox is planning to remake BBC’s hit show “Torchwood” for American audiences. A spin-off of “Dr. Who”, “Torchwood” follows a team of alien fighting Brit’s led by the immortal and indestructible Capt. Jack Harkness. The show has enjoyed 2 well rated seasons and a mini-series follow-up “Children of Earth” that broke ratings records for the BBC.… Read more →

We Love Speed Racer!

That’s right we absolutely loved Speed Racer. We saw it in imax and as I said on last Saturday’s show (part 1, part 2) it is a visual feast! It’s fun, exciting, silly, sweet, beautiful, and I will say it again FUN!!! Haters be darned! One think that is really bothering me is ridiculous claims by certain reviewers that this… Read more →

The Sci-Fi Generational Gap

I was reading last week’s Entertainment Weekly and I came to the last page with an edition of The Final Cut entitled “Is Sci-Fi Out of Ideas” written by a man named Mark Harris. While the piece is interesting it made me realize something: there is a huge generation gap where the people on either side have completely different views… Read more →