Tagged with Farscape

On Labryinth

On Labryinth

Directed by Jim Henson (Follow That Bird, The Muppets Take Manhattan, The Muppet Christmas Carol, Farscape), and executive-produced by George Lucas (Jurassic Park), Labyrinth in an adventure musical fantasy film featuring Jennifer Connelly (Dark City, The Day the Earth Stood Still). According to The Atlantic article, “Labyrinth and the Dark Heart of Childhood“: When Labyrinth was first released, critics were … Continue reading

On Follow That Bird

On Follow That Bird

Long before I watched the adult-themed series, Farscape and my parents calling me a ‘runaway,’ there was the muppet-film, Seasame Street Presents Follow That Bird, which I saw regularly as a kid. According to the Movie Mezzanine article, “30 Years of Road-Tripping: “Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird”“: My partner in crime, Steven Boone, recently met Luis from Sesame … Continue reading

On Good Will Hunting

On Good Will Hunting

Anyone from Boston has heard of Good Will Hunting, as both Ben Affleck and Matt Damon wrote and starred in the film. It’s an inescapable reality. But it isn’t to say that I haven’t had issues with it in some capacity, mainly how geniuses are portrayed. As according to the HighAbility.org article, “How Pop Culture Stereotypes … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Stargate SG-1: Season 9

The Best and Worst of Stargate SG-1: Season 9

In a previous post, I began the series of posts on Stargate SG-1, and I continue in with Season 9. This season began by introducing the new character, Lt. Col. Cameron “Cam” Mitchell, and reintroducing Vala from “Prometheus Unbound” of Season 8. Most importantly, though, is the criticisms the show received regarding the Ori storyline, … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Farscape: Season 4

The Best and Worst of Farscape: Season 4

Farscape was quite a unique series in that it featured puppets as many of its’ characters: Dominar Rygel XI, Pilot, and the Eidelons, to name a few. The show is exceptionally unique in it’s presentation of gender politics. According to “Space Opera: Melodrama, Feminism and the Women of Farscape“: The women of Farscape are smart, aggressive … Continue reading