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reviewed Crysis: Legion. May 04, 2011
posted in SF Signal
Crysis: Legion
Peter Watts writing a game-tie in novel, that is like…Greg Egan writing a Star Wars novel. You know, it’s not impossible, just widely inconceivable. But reality likes to throw a curveball …
reviewed War of the Marionettes. May 03, 2011
posted in SF Signal
War of the Marionettes
The third Andrea Cort novel (so far only published in German) offers one step forward and two steps back. I liked the first two novels in the series immensely, but hesitate to recommend this one. Whereupon …
reviewed Inception. March 04, 2011
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Modern movies, when they want to be appear more clever than they actually are, rely on the famous twist ending. The problem is, most of them can be seen miles away. Even before I'd seen the movie …
reviewed The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951 f.... March 02, 2011
The Day the Earth Stood Still
The biggest stumbling block for me, when watching old movies, are rarely outdated special effects. What's much more distracting is pacing. Modern viewers have been conditioned to expect a non-stop …
reviewed Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. February 28, 2011
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
When I first heard about the Terminator TV-series it sounded pretty boring. Just a rehash of the movies. That might have been the reason that not enough people watched it, which got it killed after two …
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posted a Quick Tip about 1984 (novel). February 23, 2011
posted in SF Signal
1984 (British first edition)
Pretty dry (dare I say boring) read in places, but the discussion about total context manipulation and its implications still remain pretty scary and relevant
posted a Quick Tip about The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady's I.... February 23, 2011
posted in SF Signal
The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer
Lacks a proper ending and the sly execution of Snow Crash, but has more depth and explores much more interesting question
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February 21, 2011
Hey there, I just read your review on The House on the Borderland and thought I'd drop you a welcome- welcome to Lunch! You might have a good time checking out Forbidden Planet Community or these reviews of 1984. If you have any questions or need any help, feel free to let me know, that's what I'm here for! Happy Lunching :)
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