Smooth sailing for Season 2 of Netflix’s “Lost In Space”…

The second season of Netflix’s reimagined “Lost in Space” is now streaming, and it ups the stakes, both dramatically and cinematically, looking better than many current science fiction films, and providing a family drama series that isn’t hokey, corny or condescending. To say it surpasses this series surpasses both the original 1965-8 TV series and…

Netflix’s “Lost in Space” Season One has landed…

As I’ve said in a previous post ( “Finding “Lost in Space” ), my feelings on the classic series that spawned the current Netflix reboot are decidedly mixed.   While I loved it as a kid and would catch reruns quasi-religiously after school,  its charms have dimmed considerably for me as an adult.   While I’ve matured…

Finding “Lost in Space”…

Past Prologue. When I was a kid, “Lost in Space” was one of those shows that I watched in afternoon reruns in the mid-1970s (I was a few years too young to have watched it in first-run from 1965-1968).  My earliest impression was that it felt like a wonderfully goofy hybrid of “Star Trek” and…