Upcoming: Doctor Who: Rise of the Cybermen/The Age of Steel

I love British science fiction, whether it’s the political thriller The Prisoner, the bizarre and hilarious Red Dwarf, the silly and hilarious Black Adder, or the bizarre and hilarious Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. You name the series or movie and I’ve probably watched it, from Day of the Triffids to Black Mirror, The Quartermass Experiment to V for Vendetta to Lifeforce. There’s a certain sensibility to the English take on the genre that makes even…Read More

Review: How to Train your Dragon

How to Train your Dragon, the latest film from Dreamworks Animation, tells the story of Hiccup (Jay Baruchel), a young Viking and the only son of village chief, blacksmith and single dad Stoick The Vast (Gerard Butler).  Hiccup is a disappointment to his father because he’s a klutz and not interested in slaying the dragons that constantly attack their village and steal their livestock. Hiccup is also attracted to Astrid (America Ferrera) but, a tough Viking…Read More