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All War is Based on Deception*

MajorSamFan October 31, 2011 No Comments »

Stargate fans may remember Brian Markinson as the holographic or biomechanical being “Lotan” generated by its spaceship to communicate with SG-1 in the episode “Scorched Earth”. The ship had begun terraforming the planet on which SG-1 had previously resettled the ... Read More »

How We Dig Ourselves Out of This Hollow Earth Mess in 45 Minutes or Less

MajorSamFan October 26, 2011 No Comments »

When I taught a summer writing class a few years ago, I suggested a way to give feedback on the writing shared. For this review of Sanctuary’s season four episode two (aka part two of the season premiere), “Uprising,” I ... Read More »

“Tempus” Fugit!

MajorSamFan October 10, 2011 4 Comments »

When last we left Doctor Helen Magnus (“Into the Black”, Season 3 finale), she had followed old nemesis, Adam Worth, into Victorian London in hopes of thwarting his plans to go back in time to save his daughter, Imogene, who ... Read More »

Code Me Impressed

MajorSamFan October 5, 2011 No Comments »

October Sky, in which he played the author and real-life NASA rocket scientist, Homer Hickam, provided my first movie encounter with Jake Gyllenhaal (as a lead). A dozen years later, in his Source Code character, Colter Stevens, we find the ... Read More »