Tag Archives: Joss Whedon

Sequels, Prequels, and all that Rut

I admit to being a little behind, but I just watched Agents of Shield last night.  I was already impressed with the interwoven plots of the Avengers movies, but this, timed with the aftermath of The Winter Soldier, was amazing. … Continue reading

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Unsatisfying Dolls in the House

Last night I watched the series finale of one of Joss Whedon’s abortive follow-ups to Buffy and Angel.  The series had started off with a great gimmick – technology that gives people different personalities and skills that are imprinted on … Continue reading

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Isaac Asimov

For nearly forty years that galaxy “far, far away” has been an icon of Western civilization.  I should know, I’ve studied every aspect of it – technological, spiritual, cultural, and its many diverse characters. For nearly a century the universes … Continue reading

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An Epitaph of Sorts

1992 saw the launch of a series that never should have been.  The X-Files was a Sci-Fi show that generally had no gadgets in it, it was a fantasy show that had two people trying to explain everything, one of … Continue reading

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Justice League 2017; Bad Idea

Don’t get me wrong, I love the idea of another bunch of superheroes banding together for whatever excuse.  The interactions of godlike beings is always entertaining, especially when they are portrayed with such typically human qualities as the Fantastic Four … Continue reading

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A Request for Mr. Whedon

I think I would not be controversial if I stated that Avengers was the best superhero movie of all time. Nor would I raise many eyebrows if I wrote that all the primaries played their roles well enough that the … Continue reading

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