The creativity keeps on flowing in Season Four, the final original season. Bender takes the world of daytime soaps by storm; most of the original Star Trek bridge crew guest star in episode 11; Bender has a sex change operation; the Professor invents a gateway to a parallel universe; Amy’s boyfriend gets pregnant; Leela finally [...]
Films in the ‘Sci-Fi’ Category
The first season of Futurama finds its space-legs quickly, so get into the action from the beginning. Travel 1000 years into the future with Fry in Space Pilot, see the Isaac Asimov homage I Roomate, discover the William Shatneresque Zapp Brannigan in Love’s Labours Lost in Space, wonder at the future’s take on Willy Wonka’s [...]
The original, brilliant, four seasons of Futurama include 72 episodes of 31st century fun, liberally laced with political and social commentary a la Matt Groening. Features one of the strongest women on TV, Leela, a cyclops alien space ship captain, and one of the cutest, klutzy Amy Wong of the Mars Wongs. Fry (cryogenically frozen [...]
For several generations of teen girls, Ellen Ripley was the ultimate shero. Stuck in space with a ravenous monster and nothing but her wits, Ripley single-handedly survives the carnage, defeats the relentless terror and heads for home. Or does she? This suspenseful classic sci-fi horror movie is one of the American Film Institute’s 100 Best Films of All Time. Scary good!
An incredibly buff Linda Hamilton runs around with Ahnold-bot blowing up stuff and and saving the world yet again in this fast-paced, satisfying classic sci-fi action/adventure. This is one of those rare sequels that actually outdoes the original, with Robert Patrick inhabiting the most menacing, cold-blooded nemesis in cinema history, the implacable T-1000 assassin cyborg.