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Big Implications of a Little Screen (2018 Apr 14)

Big screens, small screens - what home theater has become in 2018.

Blaze of Glory (2018 Dec 14)

Death, as a strength and weakness, in the "Star Trek" and "Star Wars" franchises.

Creature Double Feature: An Appreciation (2018 Mar 02)

Reminiscences about old monster movies and how I first saw them - the infamous (and now defunct) Saturday afternoon TV show, "Creature Double Feature."

Dead Again (2018 Jan 31)

The lives and deaths, rises and falls, of the two longest-lived TV science fiction series: "Star Trek" and "Doctor Who".

Fading Stars (2018 Nov 03)

Throughout the 1900s, if there was one principal that Hollywood adhered to, it was that movie stars sold movies. Yet, it the space of less than two decades, that has gone away.

How Many Times? (2018 May 29)

Movies you watch over and over and over and over again.

Kirk Lives Again (2018 Jun 21)

How advances in digital imaging technology could make it feasible in the near future to produce new "Star Trek" adventures with the original crew...played by the original actors.

More Than a Century of Scares (2018 Mar 07)

A brief chronology of horror movies through the years - from the silent era to the PG-13 and "Found Footage" flavors.

My First Foursome (2018 Sep 20)

Fond reminiscences of the first four films I saw theatrically: "King Kong", "Star Wars", "Oh! God", and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind."

Rewinding 2018 (Part Four): The Top 10 (2018 Dec 29)

Annual 2018 Top 10 list (plus four honorable mentions).

Rewinding 2018 (Part One): An Overview (2018 Dec 26)

In this first of four parts, I provide an overview of how I saw 2018 in film, highlighting the "stories" I thought were the most significant.

Rewinding 2018 (Part Three): Ten Memorable Performances (2018 Dec 28)

Ten 2018 performances that I remember (and eight of them are women).

Rewinding 2018 (Part Two): The Year's Biggest Turkeys (2018 Dec 27)

My choices for the Worst Films of the Year, 2018 edition.

Stars, Thumbs, and Veggies (2018 Jan 22)

Sizing up the ratings game and what it all means.

The 2018 Halftime Top 10 (2018 Aug 18)

A list of my top 10 films released in the period beginning January 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2018.

The 90th Academy Awards Ballot, Berardinelli Edition (2018 Feb 26)

My fearless predictions for the 2018 Oscars - try not to laugh.

The Bare Truth (2018 Apr 22)

Nudity - male, female, both, and neither - as it can be found in today's R-rated movies and whether its availability on TV has diminished its luster for theaters.