Tag: sci fi

Dear JJ, I'm onboard now.

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Dear JJ Abrams, Okay – I get it now.  I’ve seen your flick and I’m on board. I haven’t really said a whole heck of a lot about the movie reboot of StarTrek. I mentioned in a post about movie…

Battlestar No More

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Well, Friday was the series finale of Battlestar Galactica – if you haven’t seen it yet, or intend to, fair warning – spoilers abound from this point on. I don’t know if this answered all the questions or not –…

Chuck vs Huey Lewis and the News

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Tonight was the season premiere of Chuck on NBC.  Chuck is a guy who works for a Best Buy like company in the ‘Nerd Herd’ – think ‘Geek Squad’ and you’ve pretty much got it.  His arch enemy from college…

The Best Space Battles Part 9

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Star Trek: Battle of Wolf 359 We are the Borg. Existence, as you know it, is over. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Resistance is futile. The Battle of Wolf 359.  40 Starfleet ships and…

The Best Space Battles Part 8

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Battlestar Galactica – Again. You know you kick some ass if you can show up on the list of Best Space Battles ever more than once. In this case, it’s time to head to New Caprica and kick some ass…

The Best Space Battles Part 7

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Babylon 5 What’s a solidier to do when faced with illegal orders and a government that isn’t listening? Well, if you’re John Sheridan, you secede and declare your independence.  When that brings your own people down on you in a…

The Best Space Battles Part 6

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Farscape “Once upon a time there was a boy named John and John was an astronaut. He lived in a far away place called Earth which is so far away you’ve never heard of it. One day when John was…

The Best Space Battles Part 5

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Battlestar Galactica Your colony worlds have been destroyed or devastated by nuclear attack. Your military has been eliminated by an enemy that can simply turn off your ships and pick them off one by one while they float, harmlessly, through…

The Best Space Battles Part 4

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Star Wars: Episode IV This was it – the battle to end all battles.  The Rebel Alliance sending snub fighters against the Empire’s most powerful weapon ever: The Death Star! What?  You telling me you couldn’t bullseye something the size…

The Best Space Battles Part 3

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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. This is visually one of the coolest space battles ever. In orbit over Coruscant the forces of the Republic battle the Separatists who’ve somehow managed to kidnap Chancellor Palpatine.  The Jedi Knights…