Renny Harlin’s Early Version of Alien 3 Wanted to Bring Xenomorphs to Earth

Put simply, Fox executives of the day allegedly didn’t feel that audiences would get invested in the idea of aliens on Earth. Yet, just four years after “Alien 3” hit theaters, “Independence Day” would go on to become one of the biggest movies of all time up to that point. What’s more, FX is currently making […]

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Jake Gyllenhaal Saturday Night Live Season 49 Finale Review and Recap

Coming out on top, we have the second musical performance from Jake Gyllenhaal, after the actor delivered a ballad during the monologue (which we’ll get to in a moment). Honestly, this almost felt like it should have been a 10-to-1 sketch, because it’s a little bit weird. This parody of the musical “Follies” has touches […]

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Carrie Actor John Travolta Auditioned In Welcome Back Kotter Costume

Billy Nolan is the easily manipulated hunky boyfriend of Chris in “Carrie,” who agrees to help plan the awful prom night prank of dumping pig’s blood on Carrie White. We don’t know much about Billy other than the fact he dates the meanest, hottest girl in school, and can be convinced of just about anything […]

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Star Trek is The Greatest Sci-Fi Franchise of All Time & It Changed My Life

By the end of the 1990s, I had left home to attend an out-of-state college, and my media consumption shifted dramatically. I fell out of “Star Trek” by necessity. It wasn’t until several years later that I gathered the wherewithal — and collected the DVDs — to catch up. “Star Trek” ran hot and cold […]

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Part Two’s Opening Harkonnen Attack Was Executed On Screen

In the opening minutes of Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune: Part Two,” Harkonnen hunters are searching for native Fremen warriors on the surface of Arrakis during an eclipse. The hunters quickly realize the Fremen have called a sandworm to devour them, so they engage their anti-gravity jet packs and soar off the dunes up onto a huge rock formation […]

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Hasbro’s Marvel Legends X-Men ’97 Wave 2 Action Figures Review

Surprisingly, it’s a pair of short-lived villains who have been turned into two of the most satisfying figures in the second wave of Marvel Legends figures for “X-Men ’97.” That’s mostly because they come with the perfect accessories to make them feel complete. The action figure of X-Cutioner is somewhat restricted by the mold of […]

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