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September 28, 2011

Wait…What Just Happened?

Filed under: Sci-Fi —— will @ 10:33 pm

“Neuromancer” is definitely bad ass but I do not think I have done so much re-reading in a long time.  For every page I read, I have to flip back three just to make sure I’m on board with what’s happening in this book.  So I guess naturally I have some questions to just throw […]

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September 20, 2011

Fishing for some knowledge

Filed under: Sci-Fi —— will @ 3:08 am

After reading “The Comet”, all I could think about were the numerous disaster films that start off the same way.  Guy gets lucky enough to be somewhere safe before the comet/asteroid hits, destroys humanity, and now it is a struggle for survival in a decimated world.  It is a story that has been told numerous […]

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September 14, 2011

Sympathy for Victor?

Filed under: Sci-Fi —— will @ 10:05 pm

The general public typically have a hard time sympathizing with Victor.  In class we had a discussion about sympathizing with the Monster or Victor and I spent some time thinking about that notion after class. For me, I tend to sympathize with Victor as well as the Monster.  I won’t spend time talking about the […]

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September 5, 2011

“No, it’s pronounced “Fronkensteen”

Filed under: Sci-Fi —— will @ 11:21 pm

The story of Frankenstein is one that has been told over and over again in film.  Whether the story is given a serious spin or taken on as a comedy, it always proves to be a story that Hollywood is willing to tell on screen.  The only problem with that is Hollywood does not always […]

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