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Tread Perilously — Alias: The Nemesis

Tread Perilously goes through the looking glass as Erik experiences his first episode of Alias: “The Nemesis.” When Sydney is alerted to the survival of Allison, her father also puts her in charge of Sloan as he continues his new … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Firefly: The Train Job

Tread Perilously draws a line in the sand and courts controversy with its first — and possibly only — trip to Joss Whedon’s Firefly. When Captain Malcolm Reynolds agrees to steal an unspecified cargo from a mag-lev train on its … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — The Night They Saved Christmas

Tread Perilously dives into the center of the Christmas spirit with a grouchy Santa and oil explorations in The Night They Saved Christmas (Now available on Amazon Video!). An oil-digger’s family is abducted by Santa’s chief elf in an attempt … Continue reading

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Bye Week, Part II

With the New Year upon us, I also have to claim a bye week (as opposed to the last couple which were scheduling difficulties). There’s plenty to talk about, but it needs more organization than I can give it today. … Continue reading

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Dune: A Flawed Work

Due to last week’s holiday and various scheduling snafus, I’ve been scooped. Lindsey, the Nostalgia Chick, outlined a few of the very things I wanted to talk about as far as Dune’s flaws go: expo-dumping and the whispering of thoughts. … Continue reading

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Dune: An Adaptation

Before we get into the myth of the six-hour version, I think we need to address the adaptation of the film. For years, the film was derided as “unfaithful.” When SyFy made its miniseries version, they touted it as being … Continue reading

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Dune: A Preamble

I love Dune. From an early age, I was intrigued by David Lynch’s 1984 telling of Frank Herbet’s novel and how it is just off-kilter. It doesn’t play by the rules of sci-fi movies established in the previous six years. … Continue reading

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