The Definitive Guide to the DC Universe… For now!
And speaking of Darkseid, the Net has been awash with rumors this week that Disney will release the original Star Wars trilogy theatrical versions on Blu-Ray. It’s likely wishful thinking, but we can all revel in this new hope for now….
…at least until it gets shot down as flaming garbage:
The ISS released a garbage-filled Cygnus, which had its swan song earlier this week in earth’s atmosphere.
Loncon 3 (World Science Fiction Con 72) and Gen Con 2014, as seen by attendees, below:
Been a while, so here’s a round-up of what’s left for the Summer and what’s coming later this year.
- The Book of Life
- Dinosaur 13
- The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1
- Mad Max: Fury Road
- The Maze Runner
- Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
- The Penguins of Madagascar
- The Theory of Everything
- Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
This week I’m getting back to reviewing Naoki Urasawa’s SF manga 20th Century Boys, after a long break.
The latest entry in our Greatest Science Fiction Film Tournament Podcast series is here, where you’ll here Alex and I discuss Tron: Legacy.
Aug 17, 2014
Best Dramatic Presentation – Long Form: Gravity.
Best Dramatic Presentation – Short Form: “The Rain of Castamere, Game of Thrones.
Best Novel: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie.
Best Novella: “Equoid” by Charles Stross (Tor.com).
Best Novelette: “The Lady Astronaut of Mars” by Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor.com).
Best Short Story: “The Water That Falls On You From Nowhere” by John Chu (Tor.com).
Others, after the jump….
This is a good week for sequels and remakes.
Lois Lowry’s influential dystopic novel, The Giver, a middle school favorite now for twenty years, finally makes it to the big screen. Critics haven’t given it the greatest reviews, overall. Did anyone here see it? Read it? Share your thoughts.