Riker Scale: All-Time Oscar and Razzie Selections

With the real-life Oscars a week away, I’m giving away my Oscar picks for excellence in cinematic achievements… but with my favorite movies instead of only 2016 flicks. In addition to the 15 Academy Award categories, I’ll announce eight Razzie-inspired awards for worst performances. Enjoy! Oscars Best Picture: The Incredibles The No. 1 movie on … Continue reading Riker Scale: All-Time Oscar and Razzie Selections

Star Wars returns better than ever with release of The Force Awakens

The Force Awakens isn’t the original Star Wars movie, A New Hope, but the difference between the two movies is hardly a problem. The Force Awakens was never going to be a remake of the first episode. Instead, it blazes its own trail, going in a separate direction while still incorporating many elements from the … Continue reading Star Wars returns better than ever with release of The Force Awakens