Alien: A First-Time Retrospective

Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt That’s right. I’ve never seen Alien, until now. Join Erik and I as we discuss the classic 1979 science fiction film. I’m a newbie; he’s a big-time fan. I even get scolded a little for having let such a thing like this slip. It’s my own fault. Call itContinue reading “Alien: A First-Time Retrospective”

Rocket Man: Do You Own Your Own Life Story?

  You might remember a movie called October Sky. It opened in ‘99 and starred Jake Gyllenhaal as Homer Hickam, a boy from West Virginia who dreams of getting out of his coal mine town. He was inspired, along with his friends, by the Russian satellite launch of Sputnik 1 in 1957. At that timeContinue reading “Rocket Man: Do You Own Your Own Life Story?”