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Review of “Ghost in the Shell (mild spoilers)”

* * C I didn’t get a chance to see this film in the theater, partly because it was gone so quickly from them, which is never a good sign. This weekend, I had the chance to watch it on … Continue reading

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What Makes a Hero a Superhero?

A recent YouTube video by Diversity in Comics got me thinking. In his video, he claims that both Indiana Jones and James Bond are super heroes, which I completely disagree with. But then I started thinking about comic book characters. … Continue reading

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Review of “Great Wall”

* * C Great Wall is a film about a pair of European mercenaries, William (Matt “Bourne” Damon) and Tovar (Pedro Pascal), who come to China looking for the secret of gunpowder. Instead, they discover the Taotie, a race of … Continue reading

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Review of “Edge of Tomorrow” (rewatch/spoilers)

* * * * A I saw the Tom Cruise/Emily Blunt science fiction film “Edge of Tomorrow” when it was in theaters and really liked it. Rewatching it, it stood up well. I had forgotten a lot of it. Bill … Continue reading

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Science Fiction: Post Human Future Societies

In my previous post in this series, What Does the Future Hold?, I talked about the different uses that science fiction can be put to and gave my opinion that the highest form of science fiction is the milieu story, … Continue reading

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Scince Fiction: What Does the Future Hold?

Science fiction can be used as an allegorical medium, allowing ideas to be taken out of their familiar context and shown in a new light. A great example is the classic Star Trek episode Let That Be Your Last Battlefield, … Continue reading

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Top Science Fiction Movies of the 1990s

Here are my top 10 science fiction films of the 1990s, with the reasons why I think they deserve to be on the list: The Matrix: Probably the greatest science fiction film ever made. Gattaca: Possibly the best hard science … Continue reading

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