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.]

Posted in Movie Haterade | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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.

Posted in Movie Haterade | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

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

Posted in Movie Haterade, Support Analysis, Women of Color | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Movie Haterade, Support Analysis, Women of Color | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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.

Posted in Movie Haterade | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

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.

Posted in Movie Haterade | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

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

Posted in Movie Haterade | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

The Dirty Secret of “Nerd Culture” Movies

They all want to be revered in the “Culture” as being the next of this: The problem is that the movie derives the same emotive themes as found in Cinderella, only fashioned for a Boy’s Adventure Story, rather than ultimately … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, Support Analysis | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Movies That Hate You: Electra (1996, Shannon Tweed)

Reviewer’s Note:  This is not the Jennifer Garner disaster of the same name. Fast Track Synopsis: Marcus Roach, a brilliant entrepreneur, lost the use of his legs in an accident at a factory.  Since then, he has been attempting to … Continue reading

Posted in Movie Haterade | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Movies That Hate You: Robocop 3

Fast Track Summary: After the debacle regarding the Robocop 2 Project, OCP’s financial fortunes fall so far that it is purchased by the Kanemitsu Group, a Japanese mega-company.  After restructuring the Executive Board, a new group of soldiers are recruited … Continue reading

Posted in Movie Haterade | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments