Monthly Archives: August 2018

Fantastic Planet (1973) Review

Look at this strange animated movie about outer space and planets! Have you ever heard of it? I didn’t until recently, probably because it is a French animated movie from the 1970s. The original title is La Planète Sauvage, which … Continue reading

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Frank Herbert – God Emperor of Dune (1981) Review

Back in the early 2000’s, when miniseries appeared of Dune and Children of Dune, some whispering could be heard: “Will they do God Emperor as well? Will they?” But they didn’t. It was, perhaps, too strange a novel. Too outré … Continue reading

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Daniel C. Dennett – From Bacteria To Bach and Back; The Evolution of Minds (2017) Review

Alright, this is going to be long. Daniel Dennett talks in this work about the things that he has always talked about, namely, about the nature of consciousness. And for him the word nature has a strong meaning. It means … Continue reading

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Nicholas Eames – Kings of the Wyld (2017) Review

When hearing the premise of this novel, one might expect this to be one long gag reel. Here it is: in the fantasy world of Nicholas Eames, bands of mercenaries are treated the way rock bands are in our world. … Continue reading

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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018) Review

8/10 Director Terry Gilliam has been trying to make this movie for 30 years. After numerous setbacks and actors moving on to other projects (or passing away), that this film exists and appears on the big screen is a miracle … Continue reading

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Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) review

7/10 Marvel again delivers a great combination of action and comedy. That seems to be the studio’s main modus operandi right now. As long as you combine action and comedy, you’ll have a sure hit. Looking back, it all started … Continue reading

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