Tag Archives: SF

Alastair Reynolds – Chasm City (2001) Review

8/10 In the early 00s, Alastair Reynolds must have been scribbling furiously, gripped in the fever of imagination. Within a few years, he cranked out a couple of 700+ page tomes that formed the Revelation Space series, establishing him as … Continue reading

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Dave Hutchinson – Europe in Autumn (2014) Review

Genre: science fiction Similar novels: China Mieville’s The City and The City My Rating: 9/10 I am going out on a limb and say that Dave Hutchinson loves Europe. He loves all those small Eastern European countries and all the … Continue reading

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Prometheus (2012) Review

7.5/10 The start of Prometheus is absolutely stunning. As we glide over a primordial landscape (shot in Iceland), deep sounding horns are playing noble music. The scene exhales a sense of significance akin to something like 2001: A Space Odyssey. … Continue reading

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Dan Simmons – Ilium (2003) Review

Genre: Space opera Series: Ilium/Olympos Pages: 752 My Rating: 9/10 Ilium starts with three crazy storylines and we will just have to deal with it. I will describe shortly the starting point of each of them, just so you know … Continue reading

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Ghost in the Shell (2017) Review

7/10 There is a lot of material to choose from if you want to bring Ghost in the Shell to the big screen again. There’s the manga, two anime movies and a TV series, and I may have forgotten one … Continue reading

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Cixin Liu – Death’s End (2016) Review

Genre: Science fiction Series: Remembrance of Earth’s Past, part 3 Pages: 604 My rating: 9/10 Like the Harry Potter series, Cixin Liu’s Three Body trilogy starts out with a small book, then bloats towards the end into an epic story … Continue reading

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Stargate (1994) Revisited

6.5/10 The strange thing about Stargate (1994) is that the first thing that comes to mind is the TV series, but the film that inspired it seems rather forgotten. The series Stargate SG-1 of course has a lot going for … Continue reading

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