For all the Star Wars and Star Trek resonances in this mission, Robert Heinlein's The Man Who Sold the Moon seems a better fictional precursor.
Though you may know him from his more recent roles from The Lord of the Rings series or the Star Wars prequels, Sir Christopher Lee has been one of the most reliable forces on film and television screens around the world for more than sixty years and running.
To celebrate the holiday, I was told by my editor to "think of a way to incorporate Mother's Day into a post about movies." This is more difficult than it would seem, because there are already a lot of posts like that on the internet.
It's stepparents -- the very people who don't actually have an official day -- who could, well, kind of use one.
Fans should be very happy that Sam Witwer is the man behind the voice of Darth Maul on The Clone Wars. I got a chance to talk to him about his role, and you can tell instantly he's a fan of the material and the character.
Star Wars represents something that has gone somewhat astray amidst the background noise of our snarky modern discourse, and deserves to be brought back in full vigor.
Family music has changed much in recent years, with groups representing every possible musical genre (folk, rock, bluegrass, jazz, Latin, Americana, hip-hop, etc) only under the sub-genre of Kindie Rock.
I began to suspect I had made a mistake when Kallista, 4, answered a question from Athena, 6: "No, Athena, Princess Leia didn't want to be a slave so she choked Jabba and killed him."
Who can say for sure, if you listen carefully, that the soft hum tickling your eardrums isn't the whirring of a thousand cogs and gears inside the Mitt Romney's chest?
When the Battlestar Galactica prequel show wasn't picked up by SyFy, it became a painful reality that there are no adventures in outer space on the tube. Here are just a few reasons as to why we need a Star Trek TV show. Paramount executives, please listen up.
Forbidden Planet has its place among the best science fiction movies. This place is due to its influence rather than its initial reception, though.
If I learned anything from the 3D trend, it's that every big movie deserves a second rodeo if it comes back in a different form. But further pondering led me to realize that not every film would be quite so successful sans dialogue.
It dawned on me this morning that my Sundays are WIDE open now that the NFL is over. I honestly have no idea what to do with myself. Although, I think my cat will freak out if I'm not there on the couch for hours at a time like I was during the season.
Canterbury, known to some as Obi-Wan Canternobi, must have witnessed some sort of horrible crime at a Toys "R" Us store, because he did what any honorable Jedi would do and acted to stop it -- unsheathing both of his deadly lightsabers and attacking three would-be perpetrators.