Look Up at the “Falling Skies.”

Falling-Skies-2The best sci-fi show you are not watching may possibly be the very one you should.

Do you enjoy tech or story? Having both is clearly the objective but all too often tech, and its jargon, get in the way of great science fiction storytelling.

In the case of the show, Falling Skies, that doesn’t seem to be a problem (at least for the humans) because the evil aliens have invaded and decimated the Earth along with most of its population.

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Me, myself and… me!

anchor1I’m not exactly sure when it began but it wasn’t too long ago—or was it too long ago?

While it’s true I’m getting (ever so slightly) older and wiser and angrier and bitter I don’t believe this was supposed to be in the rule book. It appears as if information, after all, is not what we’re looking for. It’s the people who deliver that information is what’s what or that’s what they’d have us believe.

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Size Does Matter!

sumo-wrestling-size-does-matter1There is a relatively new and already overused catch phrase these days called binge-watching. Though, I and countless others have been known to have done this for a long while now.

It’s hip to binge-watch TV shows and god forbid anyone in this day and age having to wait a week – a whole seven days to catch the next installment of their favorite, or probably their roommate’s favorite, show.

In this time of impatience, TV watchers have missed actual good shows because of the drivel most watch known as REALITY TV (which really isn’t reality but that’s for a later date.) You know who you are!

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Director, Heel Thyself!

kid-director-microphone1I love film; comedies, dramas, sci-fi and yes, rom-coms… if done well.  Studies show the average length of a feature film has been constant since the sixties – they just seem longer. The problem is that most of them shouldn’t be especially in this age of instant gratification.

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