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Review: 100 Hours Into No Man’s Sky @ Infinispace.net

No Man’s Sky was one of the most highly anticipated games of the year, with over 293,000 pre-orders. Now that the game has been out for several weeks, many players have abandoned No Man’s Sky due to it not living up to the hype. While many players requested refunds within the first few dozen hou…

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Sci-FI Short Friday: Paths of Hate @ Infinispace.net

And now for something completely different . . . Paths of Hate.
Focus on fight. The dimension of fighting is irrelevant, as well as the ideology behind it. It does not matter whether two people are involved or millions. What remains are only scars – bloody traces, Paths of Hate.
Paths of Hate is …

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Ghost in the Shell Teasers @ Infinispace.net

Dreamworks is developing a live action version of Oshii Mamoru‘s classic and masterful anime adaption of Masamune Shirow‘s original manga . . . Ghost in the Shell.  The title is a reference to housing a “soul” or “intelligence” within an artificial, cybernetic shell.  What is the inte…

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Passengers Trailer @ Infinispace.net

Today brings us the first “love in space” trailer for Passengers, based on a hot script written by Jon Spaihts (Prometheus).  The script appeared on Hollywood’s “Black List,” which is a survey of the “most liked” (not necessarily the “best”) …

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Retro Review: Jurassic Park @ Infinispace.net

The text below the break is part of a DVD review originally published on November 26th, 2000.
Here are some updated thoughts:  Jurassic Park is the book that introduced me to Michael Crichton, and news of this movie going into production is what caused me to pick up and read it about a year bef…

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Sci-FI Short Friday: Vacuity @ Infinispace.net

Vacuity takes place shortly after a major disaster aboard the Xoeh (zoh•ee) space station, Alan Brahm awakes to find himself trapped in the airlock/escape pod, with a torn space suit, and the room rapidly decompressing. With his attempts to force the airlock’s door open failing and only m…

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Retro Review: Under the Green Star by Lin Carter @ Infinispace.net

(Header concept art from Avatar.)
You may be wondering why I used an image from the movie Avatar in the header of this review.  Keep reading . . .
On a science fiction group I regularly haunt, someone posted a picture of this book saying they were about to read it and that many of it’s …

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Review: Descender Volume 1: Tin Stars @ Infinispace.net

My reads of comic/graphic novels are few and far between.  The search for truly science fiction based works in this medium that appeal to me is limited and, to be honest, a bit exhausting. Most comic/graphic novels lean towards superheros, or urban fantasy, or manga, or romance, or teen, or all …

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Review: Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson @ Infinispace.net

This review contains spoilers.
Full disclosure: Aurora is the first Kim Stanley Robinson book that I’ve read.  I picked it up after reading an article that opined if there were two science fiction books you read in 2015 they had to be Seveneves and Aurora.  At the time I was partially th…

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Retro Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream @ Infinispace.net

The text below the break is part of a theatrical review originally published on May 17th, 1999.
Here are some updated thoughts:  A Midsummer Night’s Dream continues to be one of my favorite plays; yet, I’ve come to the conclusion that it is best performed on stage. None of the film versions I’ve …

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http://infinispace.net/2016/09/a-midsummer-nights-dream-review/

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