Better Than Us is a American feminist’s nightmare. But the Netflix sci-fi series is Russian, not American, which makes it all the more fascinating. … More Better Than Us is a feminist’s nightmare, but I still loved it.
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Netflix’s “The Midnight Sky” barely qualifies as a science fiction film, but director-star George Clooney’s efforts to build a story about connection and regret overcomes the movie’s shortcomings. … More “The Midnight Sky” is barely a sci-fi movie, but that’s okay
Robot fed Dr. Smith lines that set up the most creative insults ever hurled at a computer. … More Why I miss the old Dr. Smith and Robot in the Netflix Lost In Space reboot.
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The death of Sen. John Glenn on December 8 brought to my mind the extraordinary achievement of his three orbits around the earth on February 20, 1962. He was the last survivor of the Mercury astronauts, the seven American test pilots who risked their lives to prove that humans could travel and work in space. … More You can remember John Glenn by watching this 2005 British TV series