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RTX Panel: Writer’s Block Party

RTX

Sunday, August 5, 4:30 pm. Surely, this writer focused panel at the very end of the Rooster Teeth Experience (RTX) Austin 2018 wouldn’t be crowded. Wrong. To my amazement, even the writers for online entertainment hub Roster Teeth have fans who packed the extra-large meeting room at the Austin Convention …

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SDCC Interview: Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth on ‘Instant’

Instant

Rod Roddenberry (son of Star Trek creator Gene) brought a new project to San Diego this year for Comic-Con (SDCC). The film short, Instant, begins innocently enough in Mickey’s, a neighborhood bar with a group of regulars doing the usual stuff: drinking, playing darts, schmoozing. But things get very tense …

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SDCC Interview: Spencer F. Lee Talks About ‘From the Bridge’

spencer f. lee, nichelle Nichols

Spencer F. Lee’s homage to the geekdom of pop cultural creators fans From the Bridge is a feature-length documentary coming out at the end of the summer. Lee, along with George Takei, Nichelle Nichols and others tease the new film in a special preview at this year’s Comic-Con International (AKA …

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Movie Review: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’

The solid (3-star) sci-fi action-adventure 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' features impressive filmmaking with an epic plot full of emotion, thrills, some surprises, and strong characters including the returning Dr. Ian Malcolm who helps audiences understand the “big picture” implications of creating these actual dinosaurs using genetic technologies.

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HD Digital Review: ‘Planet of the Apes 1968’ 50th Anniversary Edition

From 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, the 'Planet of the Apes 1968' 50th Anniversary Edition version in digital HD (Blu-ray and DVD also available) is a wonder (3.5 out of four stars).

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Movie Review: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

The second installment in the Star Wars anthology series is an enjoyable (3 stars out of four) 135-minute ride as Han Solo's origin story, helmed by director Ron Howard, stays close to the popular Star Wars formula as famous characters fill the screen and action sequences thrill audiences.

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Blu-ray Review: ‘Star Wars – The Last Jedi’

When Star Wars: The Force Awakens ended with a silent Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) being offered his old Lightsaber by Rey (Daisy Ridley) many theories were thrown about as to what would happen next. With the release of The Last Jedi we finally find out what Luke has been doing and …

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