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SF drama When Time Becomes a Woman is an award-winning film debut of Jordanian director Ahmad Alyaseer. The author and his crew chose an interesting approach to make a science fiction movie on a low budget. At its heart, it is a thoughtful and tragic plot narrated in a minimalistic style. Review by WasaFebruary 24, 2013 Director: Ahmad AlyaseerScreenplay:Ahmad Alyaseer and Rana Alyaseer Cast:Najwan Baqaeen as The WomanZaid Baqaeen as ZadReleased: 2012The Woman: “Everyone shapes reality according to their own wishes.…

I have been trying to identify a 1950’s (possibly early 60’s) sci-fi movie I saw with the line “Cut the histrionics, Dornheimer.” I’m pretty sure it was in black and white. I think there were scientists on one side of a glass who could jump through it and enter an alien world. The quote comes before they are going to jump into the other world. I don’t believe the movie is “The Human Duplicators” from1965…

Sex with aliens has been a staple of the genre ever since its inception and has appeared in many guises and incarnations in science fiction movies. By turns, quirky, gross, terrifying, romantic, it captured the imagination of movie makers and audiences alike. Let’s look at some notable examples. The Starman is gentle, funny, disarming and vulnerable. You can find these adjectives attached to the noun “man” only in the Personal Ads. Equally good at defusing an argument and reviving dead…

I sure wish for a couple of Fix-its from the movie * Batteries Not Included every time my computer gives up on me and retires one of its components or blows up its power supply unit. Not to mention a sad case of my grandpa’s old watch which no one could repair after it was accidentally, but thoroughly washed in the washing machine. Fix-its, however, can repair everything from a broken vase to entire smashed coffee shop. They are small flying saucers with…