• Entertainment Rants,  The Grim Reboot

    The Grim Reboot: ALF

    Two weeks ago, I wrote a blog about the dark, bleak treatment that reboots get nowadays. As an example, I rebooted Gilligan’s Island, applying my own spin. A friend requested that I reboot the sitcom ALF (1986 – 1990). ALF was…

  • Entertainment Rants,  The Grim Reboot

    To Bleak or Not To Bleak

    The original Lost in Space series (1965 – 1968) began as serious science fiction, before descending into campy humour and outlandish storylines. But it worked because it found its voice, and has since become a cult classic. The rebooted Lost…