I was thinking about why it didn't stick around and I think you hit it. Once it left theatres it didn't hold up. Like as a theatrical experience there was nothing like it at the time, but shove in the BluRay and you miss pretty much all of the appeal. The only way for it to stick in the cultural zeitgeist would be… Read more
I’m seeing a lot of “agenda” complaints about the entire novel shortlist being female-only for the second year in a row. Oddly, however, I don’t recall the same people complaining when the entire novel shortlist was male-only in 2003, 2006, 2008 and 2009 (and that’s just sticking with this century). Read more
This. He’s the new Akiva Goldsman. 99% of anything he does will be absolute shit, but somehow A Beautiful Mind sneaks out.
I’ve pre-ordered 3 of these I think - The VanDerMeer, Wayfarers, and Murderbot, That doesn’t include Charlie Jane’s, which I will probably end up reading. I’m starting to get an excessive backlog on my kindle and I’ve just started working my way through the Nebula nominees with the Hugo nominees due out in a couple of… Read more
Oh. So it’s another group of astronauts in a movie who don’t behave like astronauts intensely debating a question with not just an obvious answer, but one which there is literally no agency on Earth sending people to space who haven’t covered that question and answer? Read more
My assumption is that since Tony Stark is a HUGE egotist he probably wrote multiple autobiographies during the 5 years of the snap. Also during Far From Home, it looks like several movies have been made about Stark, Wakanda, and other Avengers business. I want to see them do a show in the style of World War Z (the… Read more
Yeah, Scotty’s was always my favorite from the book. He also “cheated”... after a fashion, but in his own very, VERY Scotty way...