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The Martian (by Ridley Scott)

Last week, I posted my thoughts on Andy Weir’s The Martian. It’s easily one of the best science fiction books of the century. Fortunately, Ridley Scott’s film adaptation is very faithful to the novel. I won’t summarize the plot again (just read … Continue reading

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“The Martian” by Andy Weir

I’m (finally) going to see Ridley Scott’s adaptation of The Martian tonight. In honor of that occasion, I am posting my review of the original novel. I’ll post a review of the movie early next week. The story of The Martian is … Continue reading

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“Red Mars” coming to TV!

Over 20 years after its publication, Kim Stanley Robinson’s Red Mars remains the most convincing depiction of mankind’s colonization of Mars. There had been several attempts to bring Red Mars to TV, but all had failed. Now, Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski has announced that he plans … Continue reading

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“The Martian” by Andy Weir coming to the Big Screen!

The website Shortlist has put out a list of popular books  slated to become movies in 2015. Of these, I’ve only read Andy Weir’s The Martian, which is excellent. I will post my review of the book closer to the movie’s release … Continue reading

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