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Favorite dystopian literature and films – update #3


Dystopian literature is my favorite genre of fiction and dystopian films are one of my top choices in cinema. Below, I have listed my favorite classic (25 years or older) and modern (less 25 years old) dystopian stories. They are … Continue reading

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“Interstellar” is indescribably awesome!


Kathy and I saw Interstellar last night. This science-fiction epic is so good that a description cannot and should not be compartmentalized into a blog post. The cast, including a surprise un-billed guest appearance, were superb, the visual images were … Continue reading

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Groot: A loveable and sentimental sentient


If you have not seen the movie Guardians of the Galaxy, please do. It is a fun and adventuresome cinematic treat for all ages.  Among the cast of very likeable heroes is Groot, a walking sentient tree a la the … Continue reading

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“Oblivion” – one hell of a sci-fi flick


We never got a chance to see Oblivion in the theaters last year, so Kathy and I watched the movie on dvd last night. Wow, what a terrific film! Oblivion is easily one of my all-time favorite science fiction films, … Continue reading

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A zombie film with a heart


I went to see the movie Warm Bodies last night with two of my sons, as we decided to shy away from Oz due to its reviews. We were very pleasantly surprised by this introspective,  heartfelt, and at times, quite … Continue reading

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“Looper” is quite a mind trip!


Saw the new science-fiction thriller, Looper starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Jeff Daniels, and Emily Blunt, last night. The theater was fully packed for the 9:30 pm showing and the movie did not disappoint for the most part. The story … Continue reading

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“MIB 3” – half a terrific movie thanks to Josh Brolin


If one could combine the terrific first half of Dark Shadows with the terrific second half of MIB 3, you would have one special film. Once MIB 3 goes back into the past (to 1969), it becomes a superb science … Continue reading

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