If a person with no understanding of the nomad life walked away from this movie believing the lifestyle was a hellscape, I'd forgive them. There are bad aspects, just as in every human endeavor. But for me, this isn't some tragic happening...
When adventurers are carted in by the wagon load to stem the tide of an unspeakable malevolence, can it still be called heroism?
It's like when your Grandpa farts at the dinner table while saying grace. You just let it slide. Grace ain't a laughing matter. And, I mean, it's gross, but you love the ol' guy and he can't help it.
I wanted to vlog today but the weather happened. From sixty degrees to freezing in a matter of days, we've got an official snow day here in North Texas. Well, "inclement weather" day. Snow is uncommon. A thing of myth and legend. How might weather stop me from Vlogging you ask? There are people here. Like, … Continue reading Not Exactly Common
I'm continuing along my brave quest into recently discovered indie frontiers. I'm shamelessly following a path blazed by the Immerse or Die report over at Creativity Hacker. That path is littered with the husks of cast off self-pub works which strike the ground every eight minutes or so. Of about 150 books, only 17 have survived … Continue reading Oooh! Shiny! Synchronizers!
I'm a bit stunned. Check out the latest review over at Fanboy Comics.Tony Caballero says it best: "it shouldn't work as well as it does".A quirky story in a niche subgenre that doesn't get nearly the shelf space it should, Crimson Son has no right to work, or even exist. A traditional publisher would have … Continue reading Another 5 Star Review for Crimson Son!
Pacific Rim delivered what was promised – giant robots beating the phosphorescent guts out of giant monsters. Was this a good movie? Well, I'd call it Armageddon meets the second half of the Avengers, but minus the genius of Joss Whedon. I mean that in the best way possible. But, frankly, Pacific Rim had no … Continue reading Do Movies Always Need a Script?
Question for you - what do Blade Runner, Total Recall, A Scanner Darkly, Minority Report, Paycheck, Next, Screamers, and The Adjustment Bureau all have in common? Anyone? They were all Hollywood movies? Sort of a grab bag. Some were regrettable, others became cult classics. They're all Sci-Fi you say? Yeah, pretty much true. How about they were … Continue reading Puttering About…