Movies, TV

Ramblings on Sci-Fi Cheesiness and Suspension of Disbelief…

How believable is science fiction supposed to be? Some sci-fi is incredibly rich and realistic. Especially when reading it, I'm able to visualize exactly how the world and all of its inhabitants -- including alien races described as being completely different than anything we know on this planet -- appear in this fictional universe. I… Continue reading Ramblings on Sci-Fi Cheesiness and Suspension of Disbelief…

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Why “Merlin” is One of My Favorite Fantasy Shows

For the past several months, I've been mildly addicted to the BBC One fantasy Merlin. Its finale has already aired in the UK, and its fifth and final season is now on Syfy here in the States. And I'm excited that today its leading actor, Colin Morgan (who plays Merlin), won a UK National Television Award for best male… Continue reading Why “Merlin” is One of My Favorite Fantasy Shows