Rich Monetti

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'The World’s End' is Not the End of the World for Simon Pegg
a year ago
The first years after college, getting the boys back together for homecoming was almost as seamless as lining up the next keg. But as the years progressed, bringing the past full circle fell victim to...
JJ Abrams' Star Trek Movies are Being Held to a Higher Science Fiction Standard
a year ago
A lot of Trekkies don’t like JJ Abrams and his rendition of Star Trek. But I hope to show that detractors don’t hold the previous films to the same standard, and I’m going to favorably compare The Wra...
'Arrival' Gives Plenty to Ponder, but Possibly Misguides on Alien Purpose
a year ago
A writer, I am poor. This means I get my Science Fiction Movies free from the library, and Arrival is only a three day loan. No time to watch it twice, this movie requires another viewing, and a two d...
'Star Wars The Force Awakens' Put Me to Sleep
a year ago
When I went to see Star Wars 7 last year, the reviews and commentary on Facebook overwhelmingly positive. Nonetheless, I still entered with a significant degree of restraint given the catastrophe of t...
'The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy' is British Humor at its Driest
a year ago
I had long seen The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy in bookstores, but it seemed too long to read and the title too eclectic to classify as comedy or science fiction. 109 minutes of DVD I could handl...
Star Trek’s Mr. Data May Never Feel But His Artificial Intelligence Definitely Makes Us Think
a year ago
Robby the Robot from 1956’s Forbidden Planet may have been the first artificial intelligence movie robot to have his say. But the evolution of thinking androids in science fiction movies have come a l...