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The Once and Future Jason

“Jason X is my favorite episode of Andromeda.” – Carol Borden “Honey, this is bad. This is Space Mutiny bad.” – my husband “Guys, he just wanted his machete back!” – actual dialogue from Jason X After enough sequels that you might lose count of which Friday the […]

Dinosaurs, Gentleman Mummies, and Fabulous Hats

In parts one of my “Heavy Light” article, I delved into the history of French sci-fi comics magazine Metal Hurlant, which when it was licensed for publication in America, became Heavy Metal. Watching Luc “The Destroyer of French Cinema” Besson’s whimsical fantasy-adventure The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec […]

Perfect as the Enemy of the Good

Charlotte Wilmore (Allison Williams) was once a renowed cellist, the star pupil at the Bachoff, a world famous conservatory in Boston, overseen by fastidious director Anton (Steven Weber) and his wife Paloma (Alaina Huffman). But Charlotte had to give it all up to her mom’s terminal illness, trading […]

Vaya Con Destiny, Amigos

Some say that the Tick was a mascot created for the New England Comics stores of Boston, MA, that this mascot leaped from newsletters to a monthly comic and then to an animated television series, followed by a live action television series and, most recently, to another live […]