Simon Pegg remembers the Phantom Menace, but the Darth Maul lightsaber fight is a great sci-fi moment.
A STORY in the New Scientist says that sinister government scientists are on the verge of producing radio controlled bullets that can be programmed to explode when they are a certain distance from the rifle. Leaving aside the obvious reaction (Whoa!! That’s so fricking cool!!) it brought back a sci-fi memory buried in the deeper […]
THIS may very well be the greatest sci-fi moment of all. The film itself is a massively influential masterwork, but these few moments are just breathtaking as after raging so hard against the dying of the light, Roy Batty accepts his fate but decides to save another’s life, if he cannot save his own.
I HAVE already blogged on how ahead of its time Blake’s Seven was, and the conclusion of the series was no different. It is incredibly dark, tragic and also open-ended – when the Sopranos did this, it was hailed as genius. So were they all dead? Just injured? Does the Federation win? Most importantly, given […]