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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Movie Review: Logan

Logan is not your father’s Marvel movie.  Following in the trend of releasing an annual edgier, more adult oriented movies, in this movie set in 2029, Wolverine is breaking down physically—apparently because of the adamantium in his body—something that doesn’t make any sense considering by this point he’s almost 200 years old and it hasn’t Read More…

10 Questions with Keith DeCandido

1.     How do you approach writing science fiction and fantasy series tie-in fiction for the various series that you write for and how did that come about as a career path for you? Answering the second question first, I actually started out as an editor of media tie-in fiction, working for the late Byron Preiss. Read More…

Limbus Inc. Volume 3 Edited by Brett J. Talley

I jumped into Volume 3 of the Limbus, Inc. series without having read either of the first two books.  The book was well-crafted and well-explained so that I didn’t feel as if I was missing anything.  I thoroughly enjoyed the weaving of each of the stories along with the interludes where Detective Malone is following Read More…

Movie Review: Life

After watching the movie Life, my first thought was why do aliens hate us so much?  When was the last time there was a movie with an alien encounter, and the humans totally got along with the aliens?  This movie just goes to show you that you can’t trust aliens, even when they start off Read More…

The Walking Dead: The First Day of the Rest of Your Life

I didn’t make many predictions prior to this episode, but within the first ten minutes of The First Day of the Rest of Your Life, I was able to figure out the three main things that happened in this episode: Sasha’s death – they spent far too much time focusing on her in a finale Read More…