Tribute to Bill Paxton: A Legend of Sci-fi Cinema


My favorite character actor, Bill Paxton, passed away last week at the age of 61. He is best known for portraying goofy, cowardly, or eccentric individuals in both cult classics and blockbuster films, at least several of which were directed by sci-fi visionary James Cameron. When I was in college, I wrote a comedic werewolf […]

Star Trek Actor Leonard Nimoy Dies at 83


Leonard Nimoy, best known for his portrayal of Spock in Star Trek: The Original Series, passed away this morning at the age of 83. Reports indicate that prior to his death, Nimoy was suffering from the end-stages of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for which he had been hospitalized several days earlier. As a life-long Star Trek […]