Quick Thoughts on Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

My wife had been waiting to see this movie for a few months, so we went to go see it opening night. I didn't have many expectation at first, but was more excited when I saw it was directed by Luc Besson (who also directed The 5th Element, which is one of my all time … Continue reading Quick Thoughts on Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

I Recently Finished Reading: Farnham’s Freehold

When I finished reading this book, I was a little torn. For the most part, I really liked the ideas and the story, but I also wasn't too fond of the characters. I still haven't decided if I actually liked the book. The book divides pretty neatly into four sections, which I'll call the prologue, … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Farnham’s Freehold

When Sci-Fi Shows Jumped the Shark

Over the last few years, I've been working my way through a few sci-fi shows that I missed during their original runs. Some of them have been great, and some not so much. The most disappointing for me, however, is when a show starts out great, then sputters and dies. Below is my list of … Continue reading When Sci-Fi Shows Jumped the Shark

Character Deaths

As the title states, I'm going to be writing a lot about book and movie characters that die. This is your spoiler warning. I've been thinking a bit about when characters in books and movies die. More specifically, I've been thinking about how authors kill off characters. I mostly read sci-fi and fantasy, so I'll … Continue reading Character Deaths