Tag Archives: Pull the Pin on the Grenade

Striking Blue Thunder – Episode 6: Skydiver

The Plot: APEX must protect the president of a Latin American country from a counter-revolutionary group bent on assassination.

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The Longest Lie

It’s the one that says that Hollywood only cares about getting  money. It’s the one where all you need to do is show success at a high enough level for Hollywood and its associated industries to “follow your example.” It’s … Continue reading

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Movies That Hate You (Special): Star Trek – Into Darkness

The Lazarus Story: The crew of the Enterprise must stop a conspiracy before it escalates into all-out war with Klingon Empire. [Advance Warning:  This is a long one.]

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Hiring The A-Team: Season 1, Episode 14 – A Nice Place to Visit

Mission Unbearable: The A-Team finds trouble when it attempts to attend the funeral of a friend and fellow Vietnam Vet.

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Hiring The A-Team: Season 1, Episode 5 – A Small and Deadly War

Mission Unbearable: The A-Team is hired by a retiring LAPD Detective to stop a team of corrupt cops…who happen to be a highly trained SWAT team.

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Movies That Hate You: Dune

Blood in the Sand: Rival space empires battle for control over a powerful substance that is only found on one planet in the known universe.  A prophecy about that planet’s leadership, however, may change everything.

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Movies That Hate You: Elektra [2004, Jennifer Garner]

Note:  This is not the Shannon Tweed Cinemax Softcore Movie of the Same Name. Sliced Summary: An assassin is chased by a clan of Japanese Ninjas when they discover the whereabouts of a young girl who holds the key to … Continue reading

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Movies That Hate You: Glory

The Call to Arms: A all-Black regiment in the Union Army is formed during the American Civil War of the 1860s.  While fighting against the Confederacy for their freedom, they also have to stand against the bigotry within the Northern … Continue reading

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Movies That Hate You: Daredevil

Blind Man’s Bluff: A young man, blinded by an accident, trains himself to become a lawyer fighting for people by day…and a vigilante by night.  He finds himself facing off against The Kingpin, the biggest crime boss in the city.

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Analysis: The Tropes of Women of Color in Sci-Fi – Special – Nyota Uhura (Part 2)

In the first part of the analysis, I looked at the eight most important appearances of the Uhura character in the movie and gave some initial thoughts regarding those appearances.  I have read commentary that looks to defend Uhura as … Continue reading

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