The Wandering Earth (2019) is an interesting film. Noteworthy for many reasons, but deeply flawed for equally many.
As an adaptation of an original science fiction work, it is a refreshing change of pace from Hollywood's increasing focus on reboots and sequels. In a traditionally… »
This article contains spoilers for Spider-Man: Far From Home, and minor spoilers for Bob the Builder.
I remember a very long time ago I was walking through the school library and picked up one of those generic children's superhero sci-fi novels. This particular one I… »
A Ghost in the Machine is a quintessential /r/HFY (‘humanity, fuck yeah!’) serialised story by /u/Hewholooksskyward, telling of Allie, the emergent AGI of the Destroyer Alhambra. It follows her, and her ‘mother’, Katherine, as Allie grows from inquisitive child to headstrong fighter, on… »
'Cause you're hot then you're cold, you're yes then you're no, you're in then you're out, you're up then you're down.
—Katy Perry, ‘Hot N Cold’
Brian Sanderson's YA science fiction Bildungsroman takes us into the life of Spensa (‘Spin’) as she grows from talking… »
Needless to say, spoilers follow for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. #KeepTheSecrets
In the climactic moments of Cursed Child, Albus Potter and Scorpius Malfoy are stuck at Godric's Hollow in 1981, while Delphi plans to interfere with Voldemort's attempt to kill young… »
Columbus Day doesn't quite know what it wants to be. Joe Bishop is hiding from technologically-advanced aliens, then he's a Starship Trooper, a several page description of military technologies follows, and then not much happens while Joe does farming and slice-of-lifey things with a side… »