Author Archives: Jeroen Admiraal

Dave Hutchinson – Europe in Winter (2016) Review

Genre: science fiction Series: Fractured Europe series, part 3 My rating: 8/10 Based on interviews and blog posts by Dave Hutchinson, a picture becomes clear that the Fractured Europe series was not envisioned in its entirety from the start. The … Continue reading

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Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Review

9/10 Thoughts about Blade Runner 2049 (SPOILERS) Character arcs and viewer experience: The character arc of Detective K touches on all the philosophical questions about robots and consciousness that the first Blade Runner film touched on as well. But K’s … Continue reading

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James S.A. Corey – Leviathan Wakes (2011) Review

Genre: science fiction My rating: 7.5/10 I am very late to this party, and the whole world is already reading this series or watching the TV show. So, for my first paragraph I will just regurgitate some essential facts about … Continue reading

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Knight of Cups (2015) Review

7/10 I can’t escape the feeling that Terrence Malick just walked around with his cinematographer Lubezki and just filmed whatever they came across, trusting that the film would be created in editing, and that the brain’s power of association would … Continue reading

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Michael Chabon – The Yiddish Policemen’s Union (2007) Review

Genre: science fiction, alternate history Rating: 9/10 Michael Chabon is generally seen as a mainstream author who is not afraid to dip his toes into genre fiction now and then. His masterwork The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay flirted … Continue reading

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Mother! (2017) Review

7.5/10 I suppose I should start this review with the director – Darren Aronofsky – and talk about how his movies are often uncomfortable at best, traumatic at worst. They also often have religious thematic material. mother! is a Darren … Continue reading

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It Comes at Night (2017) Review

7/10 The movie opens up with a chilling scene in which an old man is apparently suffering from a disease. It looks like the pox. His daughter is trying to ascertain if he is too far gone and eventually they … Continue reading

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