Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991 Directed by James Cameron Netflix says... A reprogrammed Terminator arrives from the future to protect young John Connor from a relentless shape-shifting cyborg in this sequel to Terminator. On the run, John and his guardian seek John's mother, Sarah, who is locked away in an insane asylum. This is one of … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #73 – Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Arrival 2016 Directed by Denis Villeneuve Netflix says... Confronted by a mass landing of alien vessels around the globe, military leaders seek the help of brilliant linguist Louise Banks in an effort to communicate with the extraterrestrials and determine their intentions. Have you seen this one? It is kind of brilliant. But it can also be … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #74 – Arrival
Star Trek: First Contact 1996 Directed by Jonathan Frakes Netflix says... The Borg have time-traveled to Earth's past to prevent the first contact between humans and Vulcans, which resulted in the Federation's birth. Bent on revenge, Picard follows the Borg to the 21st century. Is it possible to watch and enjoy this movie without some … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #95 – Star Trek: First Contact
When I was a kid, Quantum Leap was probably my favorite show to watch. Sure, it was a time travel show, which probably would have been enough of itself to draw me in. But it wasn't a typical science fiction thing. It was a show that jumped around throughout different periods in history and gave … Continue reading What Would Quantum Leap Look Like Today?
2001: A Space Odyssey 1968 Directed by Stanley Kubrick Netflix says... Stanley Kubrick's sci-fi classic probes the mysteries of space and human destiny. While investigating the appearance of mysterious monoliths throughout the universe, astronauts David and Frank battle their ship's intelligent computer, HAL-9000. This is one I've made myself watch before. I'm not sure why. … Continue reading AFI #15 – 2001: A Space Odyssey
Look, I generally make it a point to avoid talking about politics on my blog. But I can confidently say that I am struggling with this year's presidential election. For reasons which are my own, I have a very difficult time supporting either of the major party candidates. For anyone who knows me even a … Continue reading Six Fictional Presidents I Would Rather See Win This Year’s Election
When you see a butterfly, what's your first reaction? Do you cower in fear? Do you run and hide? Chances are you don't. Unless you have some kind of butterfly phobia that causes you to have an irrational fear of those particular insects. If memory serves, it's called lepidopterophobia. But that's really not important right … Continue reading Instinct