Tag Archives: Sci-Fi

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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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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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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Analysis: The Tropes of Women of Color in Sci-Fi – Special – Nyota Uhura (Part 1)

Originally, my observations on Uhura’s character were to have been a part of the review of Star Trek (2009).  However, since these observations started to compile like a repair list for a battle-damaged carrier, I decided to go into more … Continue reading

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Movies That Hate You: Star Trek (2009)

The Story at the Beginning of Time: Starfleet must stop a madman from destroying the Federation after he comes back in time to avenge the death of his wife.

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Movies That Hate You: Star Trek: First Contact

Summary of Vengeance: Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise must stop the Borg from preventing the birth of the United Federation of Planets.

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Movies That Hate You: Terminator 2 – Judgment Day

The Nutshell: In the 15 years after her encounter with a futuristic killing machine named “Terminator” and its human opponent Kyle Reese, Sarah Connor has found herself preparing her son John for the eventual nuclear holocaust.  Unfortunately, she has been … Continue reading

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