Tag Archives: movies

2012 Movies

Buzzfeed has released a top ten list of the most anticipated movies of 2012.  And better yet, they’ve done speculative fiction fans the great service of embedding all the trailers!  See clips from The Dark Knight Rises, The Avengers, The Hobbit, … Continue reading

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Star Trek Facts

Well, how about this… right after seeing a fact sheet on Firefly, I came across this one for Star Trek over at Graph Jam…  The line about the glue is hilarious! What’s your favorite fact?  EDC

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Where’s WALL-E

Here’s a good one I saw on Blastr today. In amongst dozens of movie and TV robots, including the Tin Man from The Wizard of Oz for some reason, WALL-E is hidden —  just like in the Where’s Waldo books. … Continue reading

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Review: Cowboys and Aliens

This week my dad and I went on our semi-annual trek to the movies and saw Cowboys & Aliens. Heading to the theater, I had already lowered my expectations, as Rotten Tomatoes had compiled reviews to only 44% positive (i.e. … Continue reading

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Movie Marketing on Facebook

Mashable has an interesting article on how movie marketers are using facebook to connect to potential ticket buyers. Not only are they using facebook and other social media to advertise, but they are becoming quite innovative on ways they interact … Continue reading

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Movies and Parenting

Recently, CinemaBlend published an opinion piece about the message children may take away from the latest Pixar film entitled Parents Beware: Cars 2 May Be Bad For Your Kids. Post author Josh Tyler questions the unintentional lesson to be learned from … Continue reading

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Awards vs. Popularity

Flowing Data recently highlighted an interesting infographic which contrasted the yearly difference between the top ten grossing movies and Academy Award nominations over the past century… What I love about infographics is how easily they can sum up a lot of data … Continue reading

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Cool Stuff for June

As a speculative fiction author and blogger, I try to skip over the typical stuff most spec fic sites cover like upcoming movies and TV, focusing instead on the more esoteric.  But, I’ll make an exception on this one… PopSci … Continue reading

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Cyber Warfare

As a kid I remember watching War Games, staring Mathew Broderick, who as a teenager helps avert a nuclear war about to be started by a computer gone berserk.  It sounds cliche now, but at the time, the plot was quite fresh … Continue reading

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Kaydara

There are lots of fan films out there… you know, when someone decides to pull out the video camera and make their own movie based on some well-known film.  Some are bad, most are mediocre, a few are good, and then there’s … Continue reading

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