Rich Monetti

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Best Horror Movies Based on Real Life and True Crime Stories
a year ago
In actuality, this might be better titled, best true crime horror movies that I can actually stomach. Not that the ones dissected aren’t deserving and universally acknowledged. But the horror movies l...
George Clooney Brings Us and Science Fiction Down to Earth in 'Gravity'
a year ago
The relatively factual science fiction movie Gravity opens by setting us at ease in the care of Hollywood’s most reassuring leading man. Light on his feet as ever in the 2013 film written and directed...
The Science Fiction of Rollerball Is Nothing Compared to the Facts of Real Life Control
a year ago
If you’ve never seen Rollerball, stop what you’re doing and dial up the DVD for this 1975 Science Fiction Movie classic. Set in the year 2024, this dystopia puts Bread and Circuses on a violent whirlw...
Richard Hatch Turned One Season of 'Battlestar Galactica' into a Lifetime
a year ago
In 1978, Battlestar Galactica ran one season and 26 episodes. While quickly fading into oblivion off all the publicity it received as a Star Wars rip off, core fans never forgot it, and the show’s sta...
Star Trek Was Dead In the Water Until JJ Abrams Saved the Franchise
a year ago
This the third article I’ve written in defense of JJ Abrams Star Trek, it’s really becoming quite a quest with me. I can’t seem to help it. I just hope Star Trek 4 is better than the last one. So let’...
Trio Triangulates Deep Space 9 Episodes with the Rules of Acquisition Podcast
a year ago
The Greatest Generation seems to have the decided drop on all the Star Trek podcasts out there. Wade Bowen concedes that and freely accepts operating among the many on the internet undercard with his ...