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    Thread: POTC2 begins
Post: POTC2 begins

Today I heard someone on the radio claim that Disney will shoot POTC2 and POTC3 simultaneously. Don't know how accurate that is, but I have heard from several sources that Keith Richards has been appr...
SFfilmfan Disney and Pixar Movies 6 952 October 29th, 2004, 03:04 PM
    Thread: Mulholland Drive
Post: Mulholland Drive

My take on this film is that the first half of the story, up to the Club Silencio, is the woman's fantasy about what she would have liked to have happened (the director who rejected her gets beaten up...
SFfilmfan General Movies 2 545 October 29th, 2004, 03:02 PM
    Thread: "Home" [4.03]
Post: "Home" [4.03]

At last we get some Vulcans who are not T'Pol and not total jerks. A step in the right direction, though not the episode that "Family" was on Next Gen.
SFfilmfan Star Trek 15 1,388 October 26th, 2004, 12:54 AM
    Thread: William Shatner wants to go to space
Post: William Shatner wants to go to space

At least with his new Ben Folds album, he can finally get some (well-deserved) laughs.
SFfilmfan Star Trek 6 810 October 26th, 2004, 12:48 AM
    Thread: Whale Rider
Post: Whale Rider

The poor girl is just neglected in general by her family, her father no less than the others. I do think it is quite a good movie though, with some excellent performances.
SFfilmfan General Movies 17 1,054 October 26th, 2004, 12:46 AM
    Thread: Forbidden Zone
Post: Forbidden Zone

I once asked the director, and he clearly explained that FORBIDDEN ZONE was simply an attempt to capture the Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo's stage show for all perpetuity. My vote is more for s...
SFfilmfan General Movies 1 491 October 8th, 2004, 09:04 PM
    Thread: Hero mild spoilers
Post: Hero mild spoilers

I think HERO is one of the most beautiful and mythic films I have ever seen. It was just sensational. And kudos to Quentin Tarantino for convincing Harvey that cutting 20 minutes from a masterpiece wo...
SFfilmfan General Movies 26 1,547 October 8th, 2004, 09:02 PM
    Thread: Shatner Pulls a Fast One...
Post: Shatner Pulls a Fast One...

Incedibly, I hear that Shatner has recorded a new album with producer Ben Foldes that is actually decent. Haven't heard any of it as yet...and after the Transformed Man, I still have my doubts, but th...
SFfilmfan Star Trek 9 1,188 October 8th, 2004, 08:48 PM
    Thread: Your Boss Would Love to be Captain of the Enterprise
Post: Your Boss Would Love to be Captain of the Enterpri...

Reasons Your Boss Would Love to be Captain of the Enterprise 10. Fill up the crew with Vulcans and Betazoids, and everyone can read his **** mind. 9. Every few weeks, he can suddenly ***** everyon...
SFfilmfan Star Trek 1 381 October 8th, 2004, 08:46 PM
    Thread: Worst movie you have seen?
Post: Worst movie you have seen?

Sorry to contradict you, Boomstick, but animated in Japan is not the same as produced in Japan. The Batman: The Animated Series was produced (in the clear sense of direction, voice actors, writing, et...
SFfilmfan General Movies 444 23,631 September 14th, 2004, 07:33 PM
    Thread: Worst movie you have seen?
Post: Worst movie you have seen?

Pretty much, those there are some general tendencies in Japanese animation storytelling which also help to define the "genre." As far as I am concerned (and most books on the subject as well), anime b...
SFfilmfan General Movies 444 23,631 September 14th, 2004, 07:14 PM
    Thread: Shatner wins Emmy
Post: Shatner wins Emmy

I may be mistaken, but I was fairly certain Shatner had already won the same Emmy--as best guest star--for his turn as the Big Head on THIRD PLANET FROM THE SUN, the SF comedy series starring John Lit...
SFfilmfan Star Trek 6 630 September 14th, 2004, 06:42 PM
    Thread: Worst movie you have seen?
Post: Worst movie you have seen?

As Japanese-produced animation, it is definitely anime.
SFfilmfan General Movies 444 23,631 September 14th, 2004, 06:10 PM
    Thread: Worst movie you have seen?
Post: Worst movie you have seen?

Why is that? What was it like? I let my son see it, but had no interest in attending myself.
SFfilmfan General Movies 444 23,631 September 13th, 2004, 09:23 PM
    Thread: Worst movie you have seen?
Post: Worst movie you have seen?

As for myself, I didn't care for THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT. I didn't like BS being as fact. I didn't like the lousy, shaky camerawork. While the performances were very realistic, listening to tweens **...
SFfilmfan General Movies 444 23,631 September 8th, 2004, 07:57 PM
    Thread: battlestar Galactica?
Post: battlestar Galactica?

I definitely favor the new version over the old. I think Ronald Moore fixed a lot of the problems with the old version, and has the naval background to understand how the military works. I really like...
SFfilmfan Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 16 1,455 September 8th, 2004, 07:46 PM
    Thread: Trek TOS SE
Post: Trek TOS SE

There was a computer graphics company that did approach Paramount about updating the effects, and posted somewhere a copy of what their work might look like, but Paramount passed on the idea. I prefe...
SFfilmfan Star Trek 6 622 September 8th, 2004, 07:42 PM
    Thread: Trivia Question
Post: Trivia Question

The answer obviously is Paul Fix, who was the ship's first doctor. In what STAR TREK episode was the music altered in the home video version?
SFfilmfan Star Trek 45 2,037 September 8th, 2004, 07:39 PM
    Thread: Thematic Star Trek
Post: Thematic Star Trek

Well, the other series have all had episodes about single aliens (sometimes even the last of their species) alone on a planet. Recall the alien that commits genocide in Next Gen. The Enterprise episod...
SFfilmfan Star Trek 19 1,502 September 8th, 2004, 07:36 PM
    Thread: what is your favorite star trek movie
Post: what is your favorite star trek movie

Wrath of Khan gets my vote as best. Exciting, meaningful, and very entertaining.... Though KILL BILL gets it wrong--"Revenge is a dish best served cold" is actually a Ukranian proverb that Nick Meyer...
SFfilmfan Star Trek 23 1,483 September 8th, 2004, 07:34 PM
    Thread: Wil Wheaton's Doohan Speech
Post: Wil Wheaton's Doohan Speech

Because of my involvement in Star Trek, I have gotten to meet some really interesting and cool people over the years: space shuttle pilots, a former vice president of the united states, men who walked...
SFfilmfan Star Trek 3 673 September 3rd, 2004, 02:13 PM
    Thread: Captain Picard's Heart Tune-Up
Post: Captain Picard's Heart Tune-Up

Doctors say actor is resting before returning to work LOS ANGELES - “X-Men” star Patrick Stewart is recovering at home after undergoing an angioplasty procedure earlier this week to widen an artery, ...
SFfilmfan Star Trek 12 1,012 August 31st, 2004, 10:07 PM
    Thread: woohoo!
Post: woohoo!

So what is in the TV movie box set?
SFfilmfan Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 3 716 August 17th, 2004, 10:44 PM
    Thread: Rowling Reveals Potter Spoilers
Post: Rowling Reveals Potter Spoilers

My suspicion is that it will be something like why Bilbo and Gandalf spared Gollum. In the end, Gollum, albeit inadvertently, destroys the ring. He still had an important part to play, which he wouldn...
SFfilmfan Harry Potter 30 1,715 August 17th, 2004, 10:39 PM
    Thread: Lemony Snicket - The Series of Unfortunate Events
Post: Lemony Snicket - The Series of Unfortunate Events

More people are reading Harry Potter than are reading the Bible, but that doesn't prove anything. Few books on Earth come even close to matching the Rowling books for sheer, worldwide popularity. It d...
SFfilmfan Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 7 712 August 16th, 2004, 10:27 PM
    Thread: A Series of Unfortunate Events
Post: A Series of Unfortunate Events

They are definitely a very popular series of books (and books on tape as well). The first four books have been adapted into a forthcoming movie called LEMONY SNICKET: A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS.
SFfilmfan Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 4 569 August 16th, 2004, 10:25 PM
    Thread: Time Travel
Post: Time Travel

The subject has been much discussed in science fiction literature, though I am not sure who would have been the first to confront the difficulties of the grandfather paradox. Certainly key examples wo...
SFfilmfan Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 6 885 August 16th, 2004, 10:24 PM
    Thread: The Manchurian Candidate, Old vs New
Post: The Manchurian Candidate, Old vs New

Yes, that's true, but having the evil behind the whole scheme be a corporation still doesn't make any sense. Afterall, corporations are already buying and selling politicians with their "contribution...
SFfilmfan General Movies 9 1,905 August 16th, 2004, 10:20 PM
    Thread: Funny Comic strip about red shirts
Post: Funny Comic strip about red shirts

Quote:Originally posted by RobRoy Except the "red shirt phenonmenon" was limited to TOS. :bg: Apparently, Star Fleet ended up suing the manufactor for lack of safety precautions in the construction ...
SFfilmfan Star Trek 11 1,094 August 16th, 2004, 10:15 PM
    Thread: Rowling Reveals Potter Spoilers
Post: Rowling Reveals Potter Spoilers

Rowling divulges "Harry Potter" spoilers Aug. 16, 2004 | EDINBURGH, Scotland -- "Harry Potter" novelist J.K. Rowling says her young hero will survive to the seventh book in her series about the yo...
SFfilmfan Harry Potter 30 1,715 August 16th, 2004, 10:12 PM