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Exploring Star Trek's spiritual side

Star Trek’s relationship to the subjects of religion or spirituality has been complicated. Star Trek’s creator, Gene Roddenberry, was known for being a secular humanist with a skeptical attitude toward religion, and few of Star Trek’s main human characters delve…

Stephen King's It (1990)

With a new cinematic version of Stephen King’s 1986 novel It due to hit theaters in September, I thought I’d take a look at the previous adaptation of that classic novel: a miniseries which aired on ABC in the fall…

Movie Duel: Deep Impact vs. Armageddon

People have suggested comparing Deep Impact and Armageddon ever since I started doing Movie Duels. The only reason I haven’t yet is because I was worried about blowing through primo material too early. I’m pretty stoked about it, I…

Batman, forever: A farewell to Adam West

On June 9th, Adam West passed away in Los Angeles at age 88 after a short battle with leukemia, according to his family. He’s survived by his wife Marcelle and their six children, five grand children, two grandchildren, and an…