science-fiction

‘The Last Jedi’ Is the Best ‘Star Wars’ Because It Upset the Nerds

It’s next to impossible to create a sequel that satisfies. So why not challenge your built-in audience instead of pandering to them? The Last Jedi…

I Kinda Love the ‘Star Wars’ Spin-off Films

When Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy announced new Star Wars films a few years ago that would continue the storyline of Luke Skywalker and his friends…

‘Fahrenheit 451’ and the Problem With Trump-Era Dystopian Parables

In the not-too-distant future, every movie and TV show will be about the Trump administration. Or maybe it just feels that way: On Saturday, HBO…

The Rise in Self-Proclaimed Time Travelers

In the year 2000, a time traveler reportedly walked among us. He was from the year 2038, but he drove a 1967 Chevy Corvette. His…