TV show creators worth knowing about, part 3

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This list continues from part 2. Adam Horowitz & Edward Kitsis Horowitz and Kitsis have been writing partners for years. They created the show Once Upon a Time and, along with a couple of other people, its spinoff Once Upon a Time in Wonderland. They wrote a bunch of episodes for those shows as well […]

TV show creators worth knowing about, part 2

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The creators on this part of the list are not as well known as the ones in part 1. I might not follow them everywhere, but I will try to keep an eye on what they’re doing. Brannon Braga Braga started as an intern on Star Trek: The Next Generation. He wrote episodes of TNG, […]

TV show creators worth knowing about, part 1

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These are people who created brilliant science fiction and fantasy TV shows. I’ll mention all their SF & F TV shows, as well as some of their other projects. These are people I’m most likely to follow wherever they go — TV shows, comics, books, movies. Many of them also had some interesting-sounding projects that didn’t end […]

Comments on Sci-Fi Lists: Fantasy movies

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Here are my comments on this list. If there’s a (+) after the rating that means I did or would have rated it higher the first time I saw it. The one movie that I haven’t seen that I’m interested in is Fantasia. Their ranking Title My rating My comments 1 The Lord of the […]

Comments on Sci-Fi Lists: SF movies

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Here are my comments on this list. If there’s a (+) after the rating that means I did or would have rated it higher the first time I saw it. Their ranking Title My rating My comments 1 Blade Runner 4.5 (+) Deckard is a blade runner — he hunts down rogue androids, but he’s […]

DC Extended Universe

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In the past DC has given us various Superman and Batman movies but they’ve never tried to combine their characters into one universe before — until Marvel did it, and then they thought it was a good idea. Here are the movies in what’s known as the DC Extended Universe — 3 so far and […]

Star Wars

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Here are my ratings for all the Star Wars movies, the last time I watched them. If there’s a (+) after the rating that means I did or would have rated it higher the first time I saw it. Now that Disney owns Lucasfilm they will be making Star Wars movies until they stop making […]

Comments on Sci-Fi Lists: Fantasy TV shows

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My original post was 5 years ago so it’s time for an update. If there’s a * in the “My rating” column then I have some interest in watching the show. If there’s nothing there then I have no particular interest in watching it. Here is the list I’m commenting on — of course it’s changed a […]

Comments on Sci-Fi Lists: SF TV shows

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Here’s an updated version of this list. If there’s a * in the “My rating” column then I have some interest in watching the show. If there’s nothing there then I have no particular interest in watching it. Here is the list I’m commenting on. Their ranking Title My rating My comments 1 Star Trek – The […]

Best soundtracks by year

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Here’s an updated version of this list, including soundtracks I discovered in 2016. The big winner for 2016 so far is Michael Giacchino for Star Trek Beyond (who also composed the previous year’s Tomorrowland). My list doesn’t go this far back, but I also discovered John Barry’s theme for Zulu (1964) — it’s astonishing. These are […]