Film Review: Collision Earth (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A maverick scientist discovers that the planet Mercury has been knocked off its normal orbit by a wave of magnetic energy and is now headed towards Earth. REVIEW: A TV movie made for the SyFY channel this provides ninety minutes’ hokey fun in an endearingly old-fashioned way. More than anything it reminded me of a Saturday morning serial, what with spaceships, meteors, super-computers, missiles and a nick-of-time climax. The film opens on board the … Continue reading

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TV Review: Defying Gravity (TV Series) (Season 1) (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: In 2052, the 8 member crew of the Antares set off on a 7 year, 6 planet voyage of Earth’s solar system, ostensibly to conduct research and expand man’s knowledge of their surroundings. The crew is led by two veteran astronauts, Ted Shaw and Maddux Donner, who were part of a Mars mission 10 years earlier that left two crew members dead. The remaining members are all rookies who have undergone a rigorous, 5 … Continue reading

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