This guy is dead wrong… ran into this article a year ago, and posted the following comments on FB: How ‘Star Wars’ ruined sci-fi The six “Star Wars” films have been enormous successes: they have grossed over $2 billion domestically at the box office, spawned scores of books, comic books and merchandise (how many kids… Continue reading [Flashback] Star Wars, the Matrix, and a FB rant good enough to save
Warning, movie reference that will be a spoiler both for that movie and the mid-season ep of BSG, below the break.
OK, there are a few fanfic stories I’d really like to read. Perhaps I’ll get to writing one someday; more likely not. Two alternate versions of Harry Turtledove’s Lizards/Worldwar books: 1) “Fleetlord Atvar and the Cuban Missile Crisis” 2) Lizards arrive in 2021, as described/implied in John Birmingham’s Axis of Time Trilogy Harry Potter: 1)… Continue reading Fanfic I’d like to see
Not content to wait for May 18th or whatever it is to know that George Lucas will not pull any rabbits out of his hat, I bought the Episode III novelization today. Review possibly to come later… we’ll see.
From a post on a post of RASF.written: The idea: http://qdbii.pyoko.org/upload/catapult1.gif The execution: http://qdbii.pyoko.org/upload/catapult2.gif I think this all started from a discussion some geeks were having on Somethingawful.com. I have nothing to do with it, just thinks its pretty good work.
Well, not quite — Ursula Le Guin is very much alive, and has thoroughly (and IMO deservedly) panned the film Earthsea which is loosely based on her novels Wizard of Earthsea, Tombs of Atuan, and The Farthest Shore… I stress loosely… I saw the first episode last night, and it’s entertaining enough, although I’m glad… Continue reading Rolling over in her grave…?