Right. FF has to be "grounded", like that movie about the billionaire in a bat costume he can barely even move in, armed with cutting-edge weaponry from his 100% privately-held megacorporation that no one with half a brain seems able to trace back to him, who beats up on secret multi-ethnic ninja-terrorists,… » 4/15/14 6:35am Yesterday 6:35am

Thank you. I almost always skip over snippets from actor interviews in Morning Spoilers, because actors are far from the best source of information about story or canon. Their job is to embody that role for a few weeks or months, then promptly forget all those lines so they can memorize a completely new part. And then… » 4/14/14 7:40am Monday 7:40am

I agree with you. But just to put it out there, I feel the majority of the time, the decision to include multiple villains in one of these franchise pictures isn't a creative decision, but a business one. The execs think they'll be able to sell more toys, or generate more fanbuzz, the more recognizable characters they… » 4/11/14 7:15am Friday 7:15am

I'm reminded of an old Knights of the Dinner Table comic where the group of D&D players raid a dragon's lair to slay him and take his hoard—only to discover the lair empty except for the dragon. The dragon then explains the benefits of a balanced portfolio of stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. » 4/10/14 9:44am Thursday 9:44am

Is it just me, or when you have a show full of alien characters, the requisite humans often come off as uninteresting? On Babylon 5, most of the human characters were okay, but they often paled in comparison to the alien regulars. On Defiance, the Tarrs are awesome, Irisa and the doctor are pretty interesting, but most … » 4/10/14 8:48am Thursday 8:48am