Monthly Archives: August 2015

“Enemy Mine”

Enemy Mine had the potential to be a science fiction classic, but gets bogged down by Hollywood clichés. The script is based on a short story of the same name by Barry B. Longyear. Indeed, the first two-thirds of the film feel like … Continue reading

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Star Wars on Legendarium Media

It’s no secret that I love Star Wars. With Episode VII coming out on December 18, I decided to join Legendarium Media as a Contributing Writer for Star Wars, where every week or so I’ll share my thoughts on a different aspect of the franchise. … Continue reading

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“Beyond Words” by Carl Safina

In the 1980s, astrophysicist and science-fiction author David Brin wrote the Uplift series, in which humans elevate chimpanzees and dolphins to near-human intelligence. The idea of chimps conducting scientific research or dolphins piloting starships is somewhat ridiculous, but perhaps not … Continue reading

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Daredevil was right…

A few weeks ago, I reviewed Netflix’s Daredevil TV show. I noted that Matt Murdock does not possess any notable superpowers. A few people (correctly) noted that Murdock uses a form of echolocation to view the world around him. This certainly seems … Continue reading

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