Let me start by saying I really like Joe Haldeman‘s works. In my mind he’s becoming similar to a new Michael Crichton (RIP), but with fewer words and without the […]
Before there was Halo, there was Ringworld by Larry Niven. And before Ringworld, there were…well…Dyson Spheres. I recently finished Larry Niven’s seminal work after many years of procrastination (I’m good […]
The Gap Into Conflict: The Real Story is not a book for kids. It’s full of murder, rape, violence, and language that would make a (space) pirate blush. Rape seems to […]
Weighing in at very close to three hours, The Fellowship of the Ring is already a classic, without a doubt. I knew in my nerdy heart of hearts, walking out …
I dug this old review up because I recently watched Jurassic World on Blu-ray. One thought that kept crossing my mind was “Don’t these people ever learn!!!” It goes all the way back to The Lost World when humans first re-opened Pandora’s genetic box and tried to control natural mutation. [Original publication: Nov 29, 2000]
Conan has been a fantasy staple for nearly 80 years, and this movie could have been the start of a great movie franchise, but someone screwed up when making the sequel and reboot. This version of Conan is definitely one of the better fantasy flicks out there.