Tag Archive | Science Fiction

Sic transit Vir

I admit the headline is probably not that original and hopelessly overused in the context of Babylon 5 just as most of you might already have heard of Stephen Furst‘s passing, but aside from mere practical issues this time it really took me a bit of time to come to grips with that news and […]

Not so A-Maz(e)-ing

One of the more questionable “pleasures” of again having access to more TV channels is that I slowly get to catch up on movies on my backlog. Sometimes that’s a good thing, but more often than not I come to the realization that I really didn’t miss out on much. I don’t need to write a […]

Mister Gaaaariiiibaaaaldiiii!

Imagine the above headline being shouted out by G’Kar (Andreas Katsulas) in his unique voice and intonation and you may understand why I still consider Babylon 5 perhaps the greatest space sci-fi series ever created – great writing, great acting, unique dynamics, decent effects for the time (let’s put aside the cheesiness factor of very 90’s […]

Battlewreck

One of the strange and wonderful, yet highly unpleasant sideeffects of my illness is the difficulty in getting some decent sleep. I’m tired and exhausted all the time, but when it’s time to hit the pillow, it is often extremely difficult to find a restful position. The changes and inflammations in my tissues combined with […]

Grim Tales in Space

At long last I managed to get myself Interstellar. I had waited until the pricing got a little more reasonable because I wasn’t in a rush and it’s one of the rare occasions where I consciously wanted a Blu-Ray for the visuals. Imagine my shock when I popped in the disc and had to look […]

Christmas Movie-O-Rama

While all that Christmas insanity is getting rather on my nerves, the one good thing is that this year we are presented with some rather good movies in cinemas and that we have even more to look forward in 2012. This week is gonna be particularly interesting by giving us trailers/ teasers for some of […]