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Ex Machina – Movie Review


Will mankind ever create artificial intelligence that will masquerade as human? Ex-Machina attempts to tackle that question along with the morality of such experiments. Should we create artificial life just because we can? When it falls outside its operating parameters, can we just discard it? Ex-Machina is a clever and beautiful film which is reminiscent of many slow ...

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10 Things the Divergent Series Got Wrong


This post was written by Guest Contributor Rhydnara I read Divergent when I was in a really weird place in my life. At the time, I was in a serious relationship in which I was crazy in love, but he wasn’t. I knew I had to break it off, but couldn’t bring myself to make ...

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The Machine – Movie Review


The idea of human and machine hybrid technology has been the basis of many great stories, from the classic Frankenstein to science fiction films such as Blade Runner, Terminator and Robocop. Throughout these stories, there is often the dark question of whether or not humans should play the role of Nicolas Cage, with many creations ...

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Krull (1983) – Blu-ray Review


Back in the 80’s, there were a lot of great sci-fi and fantasy films being released. The genres were both so popular that a lot of studios started coming up with whatever they could to cash in on the craze. Thanks to movies like Star Wars lighting up the box office, it was possible for ...

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Wing Commander – Series Retrospective


Space games seem to have been sucked into a black hole of gaming in recent years. The genre has suffered as gamers have focused their appetites to more action oriented games, but there was a time when space combat simulators were at the cutting edge, pushing the boundaries of technology and story telling in gaming. ...

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Aeon Flux – Retrospective Review


Aeon Flux (The Animated Series) Review Retrospective by Vermin Artwork by VerminArt What is better than a femme fatale wearing skimpy costumes, guns blasting, blood and body parts flying everywhere, all set in a strange futuristic world? Answer: probably not a lot, as this is a great formula for some very good (albeit perhaps standard) ...

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Could Superman’s Powers Actually Be Possible?


Well, there is new evidence to suggest that his power of flight may have been possible had the super hero actually existed. Okay, so this is essentially pseudo-science, but it’s fun to imagine the possibilities, right? For so long, the tale of a super human being with the ability to fly has been one kept ...

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INVASIVE SPECIES – A Summer Blockbuster to Warm the Winter


As winter’s icy fist grips the bulk of North America and the notion of summertime seems like something that occurs only on distant planets, Joseph Wallace’s new novel INVASIVE SPECIES (Berkeley, December 2013, 9.99US, 10.99CAN) comes along, bringing with it summer blockbuster sensibilities.

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