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Tag Archive: sci-fi

Black Mirrothon Pt 5: ‘White Bear’

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After breaking our hearts it would appear that Brooker wants give us something more visceral with this Twilight Zone-esque tale of amnesia amid an urban dystopia. Title: ‘White Bear’ Director: Carl Tibbetts Writer: Charlie Brooker Cast: Lenora… Continue reading

Black Mirrothon Part 4 ‘Be Right Back’

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I’ll say one thing about British shows: it’s easy to burn through a season. Just like that we’re into the second season. And it starts with a cracker, the emotionally driven ‘Be Right Back’.… Continue reading

Black Mirrorthon Part 1: ‘The National Anthem’

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I love Black Mirror. Dropping into the show based on a recommendation with zero information was one hell of a trip. The premise behind the first episode was an eye-opener to say the very… Continue reading

Book Review and Casting Call: Into the Drowning Deep (2017)

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Into the Drowning Deep was written by Mira Grant and published in 2017. This is the story of a scientific voyage, a television network known for cheap thrills, and a whole bunch of… Continue reading

The Unfortunate Case of ‘Ghosted’

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Ghosted is one of the more disappointing TV cancellations due mostly to the fact that there is no fan-energy trying to fight for it. Ghosted was a sitcom greenlit by Fox for September… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Upgrade’

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Director: Leigh Whannell Cast: Logan Marshall-Green, Betty Gabriel, Harrison Gilbertson, Benedict Hardie, Melanie Vallejo, Simon Maiden Plot: Grey is a mechanic who strongly believes in the value of hard work and getting your hands… Continue reading

The MCU Ranked: ‘Agents of Shield’ (Season 3)

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Showrunners: Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jeffrey Bell Heroes: Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg), Daisy Johnson/Quake (Chloe Bennet), Agent May (Ming-Na Wen), Agent Fitz (Iain De Caestecker), Agent Simmons (Elizabeth Simmons), Agent Hunter (Nick Blood), Agent… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Mute’

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Directed by: Duncan Jones Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, Paul Rudd, and Justin Theroux Plot: A mute bartender’s search for his missing girlfriend takes him into a criminal underworld full of sex trafficking and backroom surgeries. Review: Mute… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Annihilation’

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Directed by: Alex Garland Starring: Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Gina Rodriguez, and Jennifer Jason Leigh Plot: A group of 5 scientists volunteer for a mission into The Shimmer, a mysterious area where the laws of nature… Continue reading

Movie Review: The Cloverfield Paradox (2nd Opinion)

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Directed by: Julius Onah Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, and Chris O’Dowd Starring: The crew of a space station struggle with the reality distorting side effects of their attempts to solve an energy crisis. Review: Clover… Continue reading