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Star Wars and Disney: What’s Your Take?

October 31, 2012 // 13 Comments

By now, you’ve heard the news that LucasFilm, producers of the Star Wars franchise, was purchased by Disney. The bigger news is that George Lucas’ treatments for [...]

MOVIE REVIEW: Brave (2012)

June 23, 2012 // 4 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: Beautifully shot, as one would expect from Pixar, but only intermittently engaging and sputters badly as it moves toward its climax. MY RATING: BRIEF [...]

MOVIE REVIEW: Toy Story 3 (2010)

June 20, 2010 // 1 Comment

In a summer where Liam Neeson and company do their best to whip a creaking A-Team into fighting shape, and where Sarah Jessica Parker and friends leave both sex and the city behind, it comes as a welcome, wonderful relief that Toy Story 3 provides more engaging, coherent action than The A-Team, more style and fashion sense than Sex and the City 2, and more heart than anything thus far in release this summer. Better still, with Toy Story 3, the franchise does something that other cannot do: it grows up. [...]

SF Tidbits for 9/2/09

September 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Interviews & Profiles: John Scalzi turns the Whatever mike over to Malinda Lo, author of Ash. Agony Column podcast-interviews Peter S. Beagle, Karen Joy Fowler, Michael [...]

SF Tidbits for 9/1/09

September 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

Interviews and Profiles: @The Dragon Page: Jane Lindskold (Nine Gates). Bibliophile Stalker interviews Marc Gascoigne, Publishing Director of Angry Robot books. Rick Riordan [...]