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Review of “The Titan”

 * * C The Titan is the latest movie made exclusively for Netflix. It’s a science fiction film set in 2049, in a future where the Earth is failing. A scientist, Prof. Collingwood (Tom Wilkinson), comes up with a reckless … Continue reading

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Review of “Travelers” (season 2)

* * * B Travelers continues to deliver. The second season involves two major conflicts: the first traveler, and the faction. There are plenty of new wrinkles, including the director’s ability to overwrite someone multiple times to allow “retries” when … Continue reading

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Review of “Travelers” (season 1)

* * * B Travelers is a science fiction series starring Eric “Will” McCormack as FBI agent Grant McClaren leading a team of 4 other “travelers” who have been sent to save the world from a catastrophic future by the … Continue reading

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Review of “Equals” (spoilers)

* * C Equals is a dystopian future science fiction film about Nia (Kirsten “Bella” Stewart) and Silas (Nicholas “R” Hoult). After a future calamity, the remnant of humanity live in a society where all emotions are chemically suppressed. Silas … Continue reading

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NPR Books Top 100 Science Fiction/Fantasy Books

I’ve read a lot of science fiction and fantasy. I’m going to comment on the books I’ve read on NPR Books’ fan chosen Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books, or have at least read or seen a derivative work. See their … Continue reading

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Review of “The Lobster”

* D The Lobster is a lot like a very bad episode of the Twilight Zone. It has a weak science fiction premise that is never explained: Adults who are unmarried are sent to a special “hotel” and given a … Continue reading

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Review of “Criminal”

* * C Criminal is a science fiction thriller with an all star cast. The premise is that when CIA agent Bill Pope (Ryan “Deadpool” Reynolds) is killed by an anarchist plotting world mayhem, the only way to recover his … Continue reading

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