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The Martian - Movie Review

The Martian, the movie, gets a STAR from me for several reasons. My first reason goes back to my review of the book a few months ago ( 338 more words


Year 51 Day 1

Yep. It’ my birthday.

I have a busy weekend planned and took Monday off to recover.


Today (Friday) I’m off over lunch to my First Friday book club at the Westport Branch of the… 144 more words


Mad Max: Fury Road - Wow!

This week I watched the movie Mad Max:Fury Road.  I had heard a lot about this movie, that it was incredibly action packed, that it had stunning visuals, that it put every other action movie to shame, that it had in fact re-defined what it means to be an action movie.   659 more words

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The 9 best Science Fiction movies of 2015... so far

2015 is not over, and there are still a couple of big pictures that fit into the broad definition of sci-fi movies.  We still have The Martian, The Hunger Games (part 11?), and Star Wars Episode 7 among the top choices yet to see this year.  406 more words

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UNDER THE SKIN (2013) Will Get Under Yours

Blu-ray Review:  UNDER THE SKIN (2013)


Michael Arruda

If you enjoy weird artistically-driven movies filled to the brim with neat visuals and creative camerawork, you’ll love… 770 more words

Should Science Fiction Be Believable?

Damn right! But not according to the movie and television industries.

With one exception – 2001 A Space Odyssey – every other science fiction film or television series that has come out of America simply beggars credulity. 404 more words

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A Mexican food moment in "The War of the Worlds"

Aug. 20, 2047

Have you seen the movie “War of the Worlds”? I mean the original big budget 1953 George Pal produced version.  It was a big hit when first released in theaters and even today  holds up very well as  a very entertaining movie. 702 more words