San Diego Comic-Con starts this week, but it’s not the only thing happening of interest to nerds. Click for news (and signals) from space, an update on the prehistoric Tyrannosaur, and modern tech used to save a turtle’s life.
George Romero died this week. His most noteworthy film, Night of the Living Dead, combined Afro-Caribbean zombies with Middle Eastern ghouls and his own concepts and invented the modern zombie.
May he Rest in Peace.
The latest episode of the X-Files Retrospective podcast, covering Unusual Suspects (5×10), is now available here for your listening pleasure. Intro and outro music attribution is below. You can also follow the show from its own feed (RSS, iTunes, Stitcher) or through the Bureau 42 Master Audio Feed (RSS, iTunes, Stitcher).
Opening at #1, the third movie in the new “Apes” series has received critical praise.
Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel (Woody Harrelson). After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.
None of our reviewers made it to the theater, but did anyone else make it?
Jul 16, 2017
While not one of the strongest episodes, this week’s Orphan Black accomplishes much, revealing the truth behind P.T. Westmoreland, Mud, and the island, reintroducing Krystal for some broad comedy, and setting up the possible demise of several characters by taking the Island of Dr. Moreau parallels to the brink of their dark, logical conclusion.
Long time Bureau 42 reader and commenter Blackadder has submitted his review of the returned Twin Peaks for all to enjoy.
The latest round of voting takes place here.
It’s a short list this week, but it’s a good list.