Category Archives: Movies and TV

The Many Trees of Life

John Gruber posted tonight on daringfireball.net, “‘Tree of Life’ site goes live.” The link is to a web site for a new movie, “The Tree of Life.” As a biologist, I found Gruber’s post confusing, because I immediately thought of … Continue reading

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Fulton Surface-to-Air Recovery System

Recently I have been watching a lot of old movies, most of which I had not seen before. Inspired by John Gruber and Dan Benjamin’s recent reviews of James Bond movies on their Talk Show podcast, I purchased and watched … Continue reading

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Superman III

I’m watching the old Superman movies starring Christopher Reeve, and this week’s movie is Superman III. Superman III has only a 24% score on rottentomatoes.com, but I agree with David Cornelius of efilmcritic.com, who concluded that this movie is “one … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Enterprise

Star Trek: Enterprise went off the air in May, 2005, after only four seasons. I never was able to see the original broadcasts because they were on the UPN network, and Johanna and I don’t subscribe to cable TV. In … Continue reading

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Tolkien Fan Films

Fiction written by the fans of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings has been around for decades (for example, see the Henneth Annûn Story Archive), but since the Peter Jackson movies, a new development is Tolkien fan … Continue reading

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