• 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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Retro Review: Titan A.E.

Titan A.E.

Titan A.E. gets my vote for best science fiction film of 2000 even though it seems to be underrated and under appreciated by everyone else. Forget that it's an animated movie, and just …

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Retro Review: X-Men

To be honest, I enjoyed this movie just as much as Gladiator, and that's saying a lot. Excellent plot, believable characterizations, witty dialogue, outstanding acting, and amazing special effects earn X-Men a high rating …

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The Leviathan Teaser

Well, this is interesting, unexpected, and something that crept up on me out of the weeds.  Below is a video titled simply as The Leviathan – teaser. “By the end of the 22nd century mankind had colonized many worlds. Faster than …

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Thunderbirds Are Go!

Look what just showed up on the interwebs.  A trailer for the Thunderbirds reboot, this time called Thunderbirds Are Go!  If you want to skip these rubbish words of nostalgia and see the trailer, just scroll to the very bottom. …

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Terry Pratchett, 1948-2015

Sad news today in the publishing world.  Sir Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66. Pratchett was the author of over 70 books, but he’s most remembered for his satirical Discworld Series, which was not only a satire of …

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