Ryan Smith

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Ryan Smith is a writer and podcaster living in Denver. He is still angry at Fox for canceling "The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr."

Fans Demand Knighthood For The Fourth Doctor

Doctor Who? That's Sir Doctor to you. Or at least, some fans think it ought to be. A new Change.org petition is demanding that the...

Star Trek Pays Tribute to Yelchin at SDCC

  Before the screening of Star Trek Beyond at San Diego Comic-Con Wednesday night, the cast paid tribute to the Anton Yelchin. Yelchin, who played Chekov...

Overdue For A Reboot: ‘The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.’

The last decade has been, if nothing else, an era of reboots and revivals. Star Trek got back to basics with a fresh cast...

Simon Pegg: Some Critics of LGBT Sulu ‘Can Go F*ck Themselves’

Simon Pegg has some harsh words for some who've questioned the decision to reveal that Hikaru Sulu is gay in the upcoming Star Trek Beyond. Actor...

A Look Back At The Ludicrous: Zardoz (Part 2)

(Click here for Part 1) I want you to imagine something. Think about it deeply. Really see it. Ready? Okay, here it is: Imagine you are...

A Look Back At The Ludicrous: Zardoz (Part 1)

I've had great fun writing about Star Trek and MST3K, and apparently being the worst person on earth because I did not care for...

Latest RiffTrax Live Release, ‘Time Chasers,’ Is MST3K Classic

Earlier this year, KickStarter backers pledged more than $620,000 to help RiffTrax mount two live shows -- one of which was the recent, much-lauded MST3K...

Pegg ‘Respectfully Disagrees’ With Takei On Sulu’s Sexuality

Yesterday actor John Cho told reporters that Hikaru Sulu, the character he plays in the rebooted Star Trek franchise, would be revealed as gay in...

Oh, My! George Takei Not Happy That Sulu Is Gay

Earlier today, the news broke that Enterprise helmsman Hikaru Sulu, portrayed by John Cho in the rebooted Star Trek franchise, would be revealed as...

Patton Oswalt Liked A Thing. Let’s Mock His Grief

So Patton Oswalt saw an early screening of the Ghostbusters reboot yesterday. Apparently, he liked it: Just saw an early screening of GHOSTBUSTERS. It's fun....

RiffTrax Reunion Proves MST3K Is In Good Hands

Next week, Fathom Events will host an encore presentation of the RiffTrax MST3K reunion show. The original performance was beamed live to theaters across...

Is Marvel Making The Best Superman Films?

In a recent article for Forbes, contributor Scott Mendelson argued that the problem plaguing recent Superman films – from Brian Singer’s weepy 2006 reboot...