I really enjoyed the episode. I agree about Capaldi and Coleman, they were really great. Also a very funny episode, I particularly loved 12's rant about his eyebrows in the ally. I'm interested in seeing if they can keep the balance between being dark and funny. Also wonder if the Doctor forgetting things will be a… » 8/23/14 9:19pm Saturday 9:19pm

Space Fantasy vs Science Fiction

While commenting on the rumored new design for Stormtroopers in Star Wars Episode VII, I was surprised to see that I was one of the few people that thought the Galactic Empire would almost immediately crumble now that its two chief architects, Emperor Palpatine and Darth Vader, were dead. » 8/16/14 4:00pm 8/16/14 4:00pm

It is something that I've come to expect in SF. Look at Doctor Who, the Doctor has been around for over a half century in all kinds of media and we still know very little about him. Also the Xenomorphs from Alien(s), there was an article here that talked about the confusion over what their name really is, and it's… » 8/15/14 11:01am 8/15/14 11:01am

I hope it is from Rebels. I have a hard time believing that the Stormtroopers would still be in existence after the fall of the Empire. The Empire and Stormtroopers were the original trilogy, hopefully they are not still lingering around decades later. » 8/14/14 11:47pm 8/14/14 11:47pm

That's how I have always viewed it. Not that a functional relationship was uninteresting, but that it was a handicap to the character and women somehow suck out the magic superhero juices or whatever. Modern comic book writers are terrible at this, cloaking their own discomfort with women as storytelling wisdom. It's… » 8/13/14 4:37pm 8/13/14 4:37pm