Best of 2015: ‘Outlander’ Explores Male Rape

It’s been nearly seven months since the first season finale of Starz’s excellent drama, “Outlander,” wrapped up it first season and it’s still strong in my memory! Did the show go too far in showing just how sadistic Captain Black Jack Randall (the fabulous Tobias Menzies) was in how he treated prisoner Jamie Fraser (equally […]

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Clea DuVall and Sienna Guillory Explore Space (Real and Imagined) In Virtuality

OK, so, yes: Virtuality is also set in space. And all habitable planets are still in peril (or at least appear to be). Yet Ron Moore and Michael Taylor leave Battlestar Galactica‘s backdrop of armageddon behind tonight to introduce the audience to a different subplot: cultural armageddon, by way of reality television. What if a […]

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‘Battlestar’ Panel: What Do Dubya, Hillary Clinton and Glenn Beck Have To Do With The Series?

Several months ago, an examination of Battlestar Galactica’s political underpinnings took place at the United Nations in New York. Last night in Hollywood came the bi-coastal bookend to that initial discussion – at the ‘Battlestar Galactica’ panel, which was part of the LA Times’ Envelope Screening Series. The panel tackled weighty, real-life human rights issues […]

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Sci Fi Tracker: This Week in Sci Fi – Lots of Song and Dance! (Just Not The ‘Dancing With The Stars/American Idol’ Kind)

There’s lots of tap dancing, (swan) song rehearsing and all-around nervous humming going on in the sci fi television universe as certain shows await their fate.  Has Terminator‘s chip really been extracted?  Will Dollhouse‘s tenants get permanently wiped? And there’s more news from Doctor Who, Caprica and Bryan Fuller on those small-screen Trek revival rumors. […]

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Sci Fi Tracker: Battlestar Galactica – Moore, Eick, McDonnell and Olmos Answer Those Final Burning Questions! Mostly.

OK, so Friday night’s Battlestar Galactica finale might not have left every last inch of backstory unturned, but at least it didn’t wrap with Lee, his dad, Roslin and Starbuck sitting in a diner, perusing menus, with Tigh struggling to parallel park outside, and Cavill suddenly wandering in off the street to use the men’s […]

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