I Recently Finished Reading: Lucifer’s Hammer

It took me a long time to finish this book. It fell into that difficult spot where it was interesting enough to keep me reading, but not interesting enough to really draw me in. That means that I would read it on occasion, but not every chance I got. I'm not the biggest fan of … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Lucifer’s Hammer

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Best Action Sci-Fi Movies

I love watching sc-fi movies, but I've found that most lists of the best sci-fi movies span the entire genre. That means dramatic movies like Ex Machina are placed next to comedy films like Spaceballs. Sure, it shows the large variety that's possible in sci-fi, but it doesn't always help me find the kind of … Continue reading Best Action Sci-Fi Movies

Best Comedy Sci-Fi Movies

I love watching sc-fi movies, but I've found that most lists of the best sci-fi movies span the entire genre. That means dramatic movies like Her are placed next to horror films like The Thing. Sure, it shows the large variety that's possible in sci-fi, but it doesn't always help me find the kind of … Continue reading Best Comedy Sci-Fi Movies

Best Dramatic Sci-Fi Movies

I love watching sc-fi movies, but I've found that most lists of the best sci-fi movies span the entire genre. That means action movies like The Matrix are placed next to horror films like Alien. Sure, it shows the large variety that's possible in sci-fi, but it doesn't always help me find the kind of … Continue reading Best Dramatic Sci-Fi Movies

I Recently Finished Reading: The Rolling Stones

This was different from Heinlein's other youth books. Usually, when I read one of Heinlein's YA books, there's a definite protagonist (usually a character who's a little too perfect), and a definite goal or obstacle that needs to be achieved/overcome. The stories are straightforward, and the complexity of the books comes through the ideas presented … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: The Rolling Stones

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