Maybe Blomkamp’s ‘Alien’ Should be a Reboot

So ALIEN 5 (I like to call it Alien S-2 since it seems to be an Aliens sequel) is apparently on its way from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp, and all indications suggest it’s going to put some strange pressures to the already twisted canon storyline of the Alien franchise.

Remembering Spock, and the Man Who Made Him

When Leonard Nimoy died late last week at the age of 83, it left me thinking, like many people, about “Star Trek” in particular. Nimoy himself has been an ever-present cultural icon throughout my life — from episodes of “In Search Of…” to episodes of “The Simpsons” — but of course he’s best remembered for […]

Things I Liked in 2014: Edge of Tomorrow (or Live. Die. Repeat.)

Eventually I’m going to get around to talking about GameFront, the site at which I’ve worked for almost my entire time in Los Angeles, which was sadly shut down last month. But that post is taking a long time to develop, and stuff like a book release party keeps getting in the way, so I’m […]

Things I Liked in 2014: Alien: Isolation

Welp, 2014 is at an end, and it’s been an intense year in which my blogging experiment was put on indefinite hold. A lot of stuff happened, most of it kinda … bad. Eventually, I mean to maybe unpack all that here, including the things that I learned and the things that I struggle(d) to […]