Star Wars Trilogy – Review

Comic Book Geek

Probably the most defining mythology of my childhood were the Star Wars movies. By the movies, I mean Episodes IV-VI. I memorized the lines, played with the toys and revisited the stories over and over. […]

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Krypton: Season One – Review

Krypton

One of my favourite parts of the Man of Steel movie were the early scenes on Krypton. I wanted more. At the same time, one of my favourite Superman villains, and one that I kept […]

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Bird Box – Review

Bird Box

You never know what you are going to get with a Netflix original movie. Some have been disappointing. But we decided to take a chance with Bird Box. Bird Box stars Sandra Bullock and John […]

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Man in the High Castle: Season 3 – Review

Man in the High Castle

I was eagerly awaiting the third season of Man in the High Castle and I was not disappointed. I would say this is my favourite TV series currently running and this season was as great […]

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Good News: Writing a Novel

Good News

I have written everything from biblical studies books to devotionals to scholarly journal articles to magazine articles. I love writing. But one thing I have never tried was writing a novel. Until now. Am I […]

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – Review

I had wanted to read Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick for some time. I was aware that it was the inspiration for Bladerunner. When I hear about “inspiration,” I think […]

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Thoughts on Star Trek: Enterprise

Comic Book

Thanks to Netflix, I have been going through the various Star Trek series from beginning to end. I have watched the Original Series, the Animated Series and The Next Generation. I know that the next […]

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The Titan – Review

Comic Book Geek

One of the latest Netflix original movies is The Titan. The name has a double meaning. On one hand it is about sending people to Titan, one of the moons of Saturn, on the other […]

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Timeless: Season 1 – Review

My son got me watching the Timeless series. I had never heard of it but listening in to a few of the episodes that he was watching got me into it. My wife and I […]

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Lost in Space – Review

Comic Book Geek

The old Lost in Space series was a part of my childhood. I didn’t watch the original run as it was cancelled the year I was born. It was not my favourite science fiction show […]

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Pacific Rim: Uprising – Review

Comic Book Geek

I went to see Pacific Rim: Uprising with some interest. I didn’t see the first Pacific Rim movie in the theatre as it looked like a mindless monster movie. I did end up seeing it […]

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The Matrix Revisited

I recently rewatched the Matrix trilogy.  Do you realize that the Matrix came out in 1999? That was almost twenty years ago! Watching the Matrix, I was amazed at how well it held up. When […]

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Thoughts on the First Season of Star Trek: Discovery

Comic Book Geek

The first season of Star Trek: Discovery has just concluded and I have thoroughly enjoyed it. The only other first season of a Star Trek series that has even come close to being this good […]

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The Cloverfield Paradox – Review

Comic Book Geek

I have been going through a bit of a Cloverfield binge, concluding with the new Netflix movie, The Cloverfield Paradox. The good thing about all the Cloverfield movies is that they are all so different. […]

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10 Cloverfield Lane

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I recently rewatched Cloverfield. Watching that movie was a reminder that I had never seen 10 Cloverfield Lane (the sort of sequel). Well it was time to fix that. I really did not know what […]

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Cloverfield Revisited

In order to prepare to watch Cloverfield Paradox, I watched the original Cloverfield movie, which came out in 2008. Most movies today rely completely on CGI and follow a pretty standard formula. Cloverfield is genuinely […]

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The Comic Book Geek

Comic Book

One of the big parts of my childhood was collecting comic books. It started with war comics and moved on to superhero comics. I was mainly into DC but had a good Marvel collection as […]

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The Martian

Comic Book Geek

A friend of mine recommended that I read Andy Weir’s The Martian. From the name I was not sure what it was going to be about. Was it science fiction about an alien life form […]

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How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy

Blogging and Writing

Some great advice from David Butler on how to write science fiction and fantasy. Much of what he has to say is applicable to other genres as well.

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Amish Vampires in Space

Comic Book Geek

Yes, you read that correctly. I first came across this book in a list of worst Christian book covers. I’m not sure why as it actually has quite a nice (if spooky) cover. It probably […]

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