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Alien Race SMACKDOWN (Episode I) – SA 192

Alien Race SMACKDOWN (Episode I) – SA 192

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHave you ever wondered what it would be like if the Galactic Empire fought Galactus? How about the Green Lantern Corps VS the Borg? Well your wondering days are over! (Sort of). Join Evan and Steve as they put their imaginations and Sci-Fi knowledge to use, speculating the winners of multiple 3-way matches between dozens of Alien Races! Part of a continuing series, this first installment is sure to … Read entire article »

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Iteration Irritation – SA190

Iteration Irritation – SA190

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWith Ben still away at camp, Steve and Evan discuss some Iterations of well-liked characters that took a left turn somewhere down the line, tainting the very things about the character they’d come to admire! They’ll tackle Captain America’s controversial new allegiance, the interpretation of the Dragonball franchise into live action, and even dive into the subject of homosexuality, our response to it as Christians, and it’s impact on some of our … Read entire article »

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Why PROMETHEUS Could NOT Be the ALIEN Prequel You Wanted

Why PROMETHEUS Could NOT Be the ALIEN Prequel You Wanted

You can read my review of Prometheus here. This post is not a review, but a response to one criticism I’ve been seeing about the movie. Vague spoilers, sort of, here. I know that a lot of people have been disappointed and/or confused about how Prometheus does or does not fit into the Alien franchise universe. And the movie very, very easily could have led straight into the Alien movie’s beginning. I’m not going to get into the … Read entire article »

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REVIEW: Prometheus

REVIEW: Prometheus

My initial spoiler free thoughts after my first viewing of Prometheus: 1. Yes, I said “first viewing.” This is a movie that encourages multiple viewings. I do not know if I will go and see this in the theater again (maybe a dollar theater) but I do plan to watch it again. Possibly a couple times. 2. Ridley Scott said this was not a prequel to Alien. He was telling the truth. Mostly. It IS a prequel, in … Read entire article »

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VIDEO: “Happy Birthday David”, Prometheus Promo

VIDEO: “Happy Birthday David”, Prometheus Promo

If the movie Prometheus is just half as good as this “faux-commercial/short sci-fi film”, then I think sci-fi fans have something to look forward to. What strikes me is that this little promotional video, intended to generate interest in Ridley Scott’s prequel/not-a-prequel to his Alien movie, has a bundle of interesting ideas. Watching it, I was reminded of the Outer Limits series from a few years back (not the Outer Limits series from a few decades … Read entire article »

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