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Top 5 Science Fantasy Series

Science fantasy is a genre that combines certain elements from fantasy and science fiction. Common elements include: robotics, wizards, spaceships, dragons, advanced weaponry, and magic. Popular subgenres are: urban fantasy, Gaslamp fantasy, space opera, dying earth, planetary romance, and post-apocalypse. Please refer to my…

Paolo Bacigalupi-The Windup Girl

This is the first biopunk science fiction novel I have ever read. It will probably also be the last one. Warning: review contains mild spoilers.  Themes Explored: human genetic modification, genetically modified food, bioterrorism, environmental disaster, climate change, economic suppression, immigration, humanoid rights, ethics of…

Movie Review: Oblivion

Science-Fiction movies are either fantastic or highly disappointing. Only a few manage to fall into the category of entertaining mediocrity. Unfortunately, Oblivion falls into the highly disappointing category. Warning: this review contains some spoilers. Director: Joseph Kosinski Rating: PG-13 Starring: Tom Cruise, Andrea Riseborough, Olga…

Top 5 Dystopian Novels

1984–George Orwell Written in 1948, this novel is George Orwell’s dystopian prediction about the future. 1984 depicts a “negative utopia”, an eerie vision of humanity — a world with language control, brainwashing, and thought police. This is the story of Winston Smith, a worker in the Records…

Erika Johansen-The Queen of the Tearling

I picked this book up after I heard it was going to be adapted into a screenplay. Generally I prefer to read the book before seeing the movie. The Queen of the Tearling is Erika Johansen’s debut novel. Warning:This review does contain some spoilers Themes Explored:…

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