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Ad Astra
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Review: Ad Astra

On the surface Ad Astra presents itself as a fairly straight forward science fiction tale about the relationships between father and son. But in reality, it has a lot more to say about modern society, the role of masculinity,…

Buddy Comedy
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Where Did All the Buddy Comedies Die?

Where did all the buddy comedies go? There are so many great things about the ’80s and 90’s buddy comedy programmers. For years it seemed like everywhere we looked a new comedy was coming out, but now they seem…

Dark Matter
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Review: Dark Matter

I concluded Dark Matter this a.m. 3 seasons with an abrupt ending. Clearly, they didn’t know the show would be canceled. It almost felt like I was watching a Fox show rather than a SyFy original. At least in…

Andromeda
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Review: Mass Effect Andromeda

Mass Effect Andromeda is the most recent installment of the Mass Effect series. It received a lot of bad reviews compared to the trilogy which I just recently finished playing for the 6th time. I have played Andromeda once…

Aladdin
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Review: Aladdin 2019

I had to prepare myself to watch this new adaptation of Aladdin. That preparation included changing my preconceived ideas about these “live-action adaptations”. For all of us that are reluctant to watch our childhood masterpieces brought to life again…

Cancellations
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The Worst TV Show Cancellations

The worst TV show cancellations of all time? There are many, and so many belong to Fox not allowing their SciFi series a chance to grow. Some of these on my list were at least eventually given a mini-series…