Tag Archives: Film

The mind / body dualism of ‘Edge of Tomorrow’

This weekend, I watched the movie, ‘Edge of Tomorrow‘, also known as ‘Live. Die. Repeat.’  It’s the latest in a common motif in science fiction and fantasy, the time loop story, where the hero repeats the same events over and … Continue reading

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Transcendence

I finally watched the movie, Transcendence.  I had commented a while back, when the trailer came out, the problems I had with what appeared to be the central premise of the film.  Since then, there’s been a lot of harsh … Continue reading

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Captain Phillips

Last weekend, I finally saw the movie Captain Phillips.  I had been a bit slow to watch this one, because I wasn’t sure how the events would be portrayed.  I was pleasantly surprised to find the movie to be a mostly … Continue reading

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Movie review: Ender’s Game

In his early career, I was enthralled by the works of Orson Scott Card.  He had the ability to create vivid phantasmagorical worlds with protagonists in agonizing situations that you couldn’t have anything but sympathy for.  In college, I was … Continue reading

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Europa Report, a review

Somehow I completely missed the release of this movie.  It seems to represent the beginning of something I’ve hoped to see for a while: small independent productions that make use of the lowering cost of CG technology to make narrow … Continue reading

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