April 1, 2020

November 2013: The Month in Science Fiction

The pre-holiday movie season has begun. As we approach the cusp of the holiday season, several fine science fiction offerings are already in theatres. We were duly impressed with Thor 2, and glad to finally see Orson Scott Card’s science fiction classic Ender’s Game at last get its big screen due. Heck, we even enjoyed the movie Gravity, despite its minor (and one major) science faux pas… spoiler alert: you can’t journey to the International Space Station from the Hubble Space Telescope! Now, all eyes are turning towards the big screen adaptation of Catching Fire, the sequel to The Hunger Games. [Read more...]

June 2013: This Month in Science Fiction

Ah… northern hemisphere summer always means one thing to Sci-Fi movie fans: Blockbuster film season. This is the time of year that Hollywood eschews all attempts at Academy winning performances and opts instead to simply blow things up. Hey, we’ve already seen some surprise hits such as Oblivion and After Earth. For our money, these were just as good as the sure-fire anticipated flicks such as Iron Man 3 and Star Trek: Into Darkness. And hey, the second Hunger Games film and the film adaption of Ender’s Game comes out later this year in November 2013! [Read more...]