Monthly Archives: January 2011
16 Years into the DVD age, we’re used to the extras we find along with movies and TV programs on home video. Every disc’s menu has something a bit more than just the show, if nothing more than previews for … Continue reading
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Are sequels as good as the first movie?
As an analyst by trade, I love a good infographic. I also love movies, so nothing geeks me up more than an IG about movies. A few weeks ago I posted about a great interactive infographic which showed the weekly … Continue reading
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Almost as good as free samples at the food court, here are some interesting sites you might like… 1. Wired’s list of the 50 top sci-fi special effects. 2. Infosthetic’s post on Space Fence, the new space junk monitoring … Continue reading
Tron: Legacy – A Three Part Review (Part 2 – The Bad)
So was Tron: Legacy anything more than ear and eye candy? Unfortunately, the story was a little flat, and it felt very Lucasian – my term for the plot being the shortest route between two action set pieces. As a … Continue reading
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Tron: Legacy – A Three Part Review (Part 1 – The Good)
Over the holidays my dad and I went to see Tron: Legacy in IMAX 3-D. If you read my Speculative Fiction Christmas wish list, you know how hopeful I was for this movie. After all, the original Tron was ahead of … Continue reading
Posted in Reviews, Speculative Fiction, TV and Movies Tagged Christian worldview, movies, Review, science fiction, scifi, Speculative Fiction, Tron, Tron: Legacy 1 Comment
I got an e-reader, so what do I do with all my books?
If you’re like zillions of other folks, you either got a Kindle or an iPad this Christmas — or you went out and got an e-reader right after. I’ve been saving my money for one, and just this week I purchased a … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs and the Web, Gadgets and Gizmos, Life, News and Info Tagged digital books, digital conversion, e-reader, Ion Audio, iPad, Kindle, scanner 1 Comment
Conan O’Brien Superhero
This has no redeeming value other than I find it hilarious. Now that Conan’s late night show is on TBS, he has access to all things Time-Warner – including Warner Bros. Animation and DC Comics. From the photo and two video … Continue reading
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How’d Your Favorite Movie Do in 2010?
I’m a big fan of movies, and I bet you might have a few favorites yourself. Well, how big were the movies you liked last year? Zach Beane has created a cool infographic which tracks major movie releases weekly in … Continue reading
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