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Girlfriend in a Coma

girlfriend in a coma

Girlfriend in a Coma by Douglas Coupland is one of the most interesting pieces of fiction I can recall reading. It’s unique in its storytelling and the story emotionally grips you from start to end. The events don’t necessarily build suspense, but the surreal events that happen make you react in a similar way. It’s impossible to put the book down even for nourishment. I recommend this book as often as I possibly can.…

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Ad Astra
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Review: Ad Astra

On the surface Ad Astra presents itself as a fairly straight forward science fiction tale about the relationships between father and son. But in reality, it has a lot more to say about modern society, the role of masculinity,…

Dark Matter
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Review: Dark Matter

I concluded Dark Matter this a.m. 3 seasons with an abrupt ending. Clearly, they didn’t know the show would be canceled. It almost felt like I was watching a Fox show rather than a SyFy original. At least in…

Alita Battle Angel
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Review – Alita: Battle Angel

Alita: Battle Angel is something I’ve heard whispers about for nearly a decade.  It was on James Cameron’s “I’m making this movie when I make it” list with Avatar and whatever else he’s immersed himself in.  Thankfully he took…

the orville
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The Orville (Season’s 1 & 2)

I’ve had “The Orville” recommended to me time and time again, but have been apathetic to give it a go.  Seth MacFarlane is at the helm and while I don’t hate him, I’m not a huge fan either.  To…

I am Mother Review
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Review: “I Am Mother”

Netflix dropped “I Am Mother” a new science fiction film this June.  Netflix hasn’t been very consistent in their movies.  I haven’t even liked some of the more well received ones like Bird Box and Dumplin’.  When it was…