Photo of Cornel West in character in The Matrix

Science Corner: Talking The Matrix with Mike Beidler (Pt 1)

Welcome back to the Emerging Scholars Network Sci-Fi Film Festival! We took a little hiatus, but we’re back to our conversations on various classic and current science fiction movies. Feel free to watch along and join the conversation. This week’s film is another 20-year-old classic from 1999: The Matrix.Read more…

Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan dueling Darth Maul

Sci-Fi Film Fest: Talking The Phantom Menace with Mike Beidler (Pt 1)

Welcome to the first Emerging Scholars Network Sci-Fi Film Festival! I’ll be having a conversation here on the blog on various classic and current science fiction movies. Feel free to watch along and join the conversation. This week’s film is 1999’s Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.Read more…