• Blindsight by Peter Watts

    Blindsight by Peter Watts

    Good science fiction entertains. Cerebral science fiction questions. Great science fiction does both. Blindsight is great sci…

  • Revelation Space Universe

    Revelation Space Reading Order

    In what order do I read these works? With a little research I was able to map out the Revelation Space reading order.  Some o…

  • Brazil

    Retro Review: Brazil (1985)

    Many of the bureaucratic and narcissistic themes present in Brazil are simply hyperbolic interpretations of the current world…

  • Blade Runner

    Retro Review: Blade Runner (1982)

    The visually lush Blade Runner explores and asks the question: What makes us human? It repeatedly strides right up to that re…

  • Mission to Mars

    Retro Review: Mission to Mars (2000)

    Mission to Mars is a film worth renting for science fiction fans to either enjoy or mock . . . depending on your tastes. And …

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Weekend Box Office: July 24-26, 2015

Ant-Man

Another weekend, another truck load of money for Disney.  Ant-Man isn’t burning up the box office like most Disney/Marvel offerings, but it’s doing respectable business, grossing $25 million this weekend, with a $226 million global total so far. The Adam …

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Review: Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Anathem In New Orth, an aut by which an incorrigible fraa or suur is ejected from the math and his or her work sequestered (hence the Fluccish word Anathema meaning intolerable statements or ideas). See Throwback.  (The Dictionary, 4th Edition, …

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