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Retro Review: Battlefield Earth

Battlefield Earth

The text below the break is part of a theatrical review originally published on August 21, 1998. Here are some updated thoughts:  I just re-read this old review.  Uhhhh . . . did I really call the Battlefield Earth book "great?"  Granted, ...

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Clarkesworld #103

Clarkesworld #103

Clarkesworld is a monthly science fiction and fantasy magazine first published in October 2006.  Each issue contains interviews, thought-provoking articles and at least three pieces of original fiction.  Clarkesworld has been recognized with a World Fantasy Award, three Hugo Awards, ...

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The Dystopian Art of Nivanh Chanthara

The Art of Nivanh Chanthara

Nivanh Chanthara is currently a concept artist at Eidos Montreal, working on undisclosed next generation projects.  You may (or may not) know him for this conceptual work on Eidos’ critically acclaimed smash hit Deus Ex: Human Revolution. His concept art career has ...

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He Said, She Said: Red Planet

Red Planet

The text below the break is part of a theatrical review originally published on November 11th, 2000. Here are some updated thoughts:  2000 was the year of Mars with Mission to Mars and Red Planet, much like 1989 was the "under the ...

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Weekend Box Office: Apr 17-19, 2015

Furious 7

Science fiction and speculative fiction is, once again, criminally underrepresented in the weekend box office.  Furious 7 has been dominating the box office for a couple weeks now, and only The Divergent Series: Insurgent represents the science fiction/dystopia genres, and ...

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Retro Review: Blade

Blade

The text below the break is part of a theatrical review originally published on August 21, 1998. Here are some updated thoughts:  Wow, a lot has changed in the vampire genre since Blade hit the theaters in 1998.  Yep, we had two more ...

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Celles et Ceux des Cimes et Cieux

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Today’s awesome animation short:  Celles et Ceux des Cimes et Cieux Which translates to These and Those ,Treetop and Heaven, per Google’s translation tool.  I have no idea how accurate that is.  If anyone has a more accurate translation please post ...

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