San Diego Comic-Con 2021 Analysis

This won’t be a conventional report, as San Diego Comic-Con is again not having a conventional year.  The COVID-19 pandemic continued into its second summer.  A lot had occurred since last summer with vaccines seeming to come out of nowhere and, at least in the United State, bring about a certain tepid return to normalcy. […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2020 Analysis

As usual (Although this year was far from usual), I viewed the San Diego Comic-Con’s 2020 edition as an opportunity to get a barometer on the next year in high-profile genre films and television shows, along with pop culture in general. Besides attending the convention in person, I waded through Twitter, online panel recaps, and […]

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Reviewed

A belated review of the 2018 “Star Wars” stand-alone film “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” expressing surprise that the film wasn’t as bad as its reputation.

Reviewing the Airport Film Series

A look back a the 1970s “Airport” film series, including “Airport” (1970), “Airport ’75” (1974), “Airport ’77” (1977), and “Airport ’79 – The Concorde” (1979).

Pacific Rim (2013) – A Look Back

A retrospective look back on Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 film “Pacific Rim,” analyzing the film’s lukewarm success and lost ideas from the original script.

Quatermain or Cannon Films’ Indiana Jones

Detailed reviews of the Cannon Films productions “King Solomon’s Mines” and “Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold” that aped the “Indiana Jones” films.