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Direct Beam Comms #76

May 21st, 2017

Movies Alien 3 25th anniversary I’ve written a lot about the movies Alien and Aliens over the years, but I don’t believe that I’ve ever really delved into the movie Alien 3. When I saw that movie was turning 25 this week I thought it would be the perfect time to muse about that film. […]




Alien: Covenant is not Prometheus 2

May 19th, 2017

Prometheus has never been a fan-favorite film in the Alien franchise. When it was released back in 2012 it got middling reviews and, what surprised me the most, lots of fans of the Alien movies disliked it too. And when a sequel to Prometheus was announced last year, Alien: Covenant, there were still snarky comments […]




Direct Beam Comms #75

May 14th, 2017

TV New series and finales Since these “Direct Beam Comms” updates have started I’ve been reviewing new and returning TV series as well as finales here. When I began I figured I’d probably review one or two shows a month and that would be it. Boy, was I wrong. Since the end of November each […]




Direct Beam Comms #74

May 7th, 2017

TV American Gods Episode 1: C+ There’s been a tendency of late for series creators to embrace the model of season-long stories. The old model of TV was that each episode of a show would have a story that has a beginning, middle and end so that each episode wasn’t connected to other episodes stories […]




Let me tell you a tale of the Guardians of the Galaxy

May 5th, 2017

Gather round and let me tell a tale that will shock, horrify and electrify you. I have a little secret to admit — according to some very high profile sources, one of which is me, I’m the one person in the world that didn’t care for the 2014 movie Guardians of the Galaxy. In fact, […]