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From Heathcliff to Jaime Lannister and Back Again: Byronic Heroes in SFF

Quiz Question: What do the following genre heroes (or should I say, anti-heroes) have in common? DC’s Batman (Think Dark Knight, not the ’60s ABC campy Adam West) Harry Potter‘s Severus Snape Star Wars‘ Han Solo Lord of the Rings‘ Aragorn Game of Thrones‘ Jaime Lannister Dark Tower‘s Roland  Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes (in his many guises) Like Emily Bronte’s Heathcliff ... Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Star Trek Beyond’

'Star Trek Beyond' lets us look at 'Star Trek' in a new way while still honoring the original, and that’s all we ever really asked of a 'Star Trek' reboot. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Star Trek Beyond’ 

In the capable hands of Fast and Furious director Justin Lin, the latest installment of the Star Trek franchise, Star Trek Beyond, is without a doubt the best Trek movie since The Wrath of Khan – the finest of all the films based on the original TV series. There is plenty of action while time is allotted to give beloved characters ... Read More »