A public service announcement from the Toecutter @ Infinispace.net

Thinking about seeing a movie this weekend, especially Mad Max: Fury Road?  Heed the words of The Toecutter!
Turn off your fucking cellphones, and shut your face!
Have a nice day.

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Weekend Box Office: May 15-17, 2015 @ Infinispace.net

Mad Max: Fury Road opened this weekend to universal critical and fan reception, chalking up a 98% fresh rating on RottenTomatoes.com.  That’s unheard of for a movie that has little dialogue and non-stop brutal action.  Did it come in first at the box office?  Nope.  It was beat out by Pit…

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Childhood’s End Trailer @ Infinispace.net

Watch the new 2:oo minute trailer for SyFy’s upcoming Childhood’s End three part mini-series.  I’m sceptical, only because the book is relatively short and it’s being stretched into a Peter Jackson-like trilogy television event.  We shall see . . .
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Weekend Box Office: May 8-10, 2015 @ Infinispace.net

Another weekend, another $77 million.  Avengers: Age of Ultron open in China on Tuesday and should shatter the $1 billion mark later this week.  Ultron broke the $300 million threshold in ten days, tying The Dark Knight‘s pace to that mark.  The Avengers, which holds the title as the fastest to c…

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Clarkesworld #104 @ Infinispace.net

Clarkesworld is a monthly science fiction and fantasy magazine first published in October 2006.  Each issue contains interviews, thought-provoking articles and at least three pieces of original fiction.  Clarkesworld has been recognized with a World Fantasy Award, three Hugo Awards, and a B…

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The Art of Daniel Romanovsky @ Infinispace.net

Daniel Romanovsky is an artist based in Toronto, Canada who specialized in matte painting, design, and concept illustration.  He’s the owner of Form Language Studio, a freelance studio offering art services in support of film, television , illustration,  advertising and design p…

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Retro Review: 2001: A Space Odyssey @ Infinispace.net

The text below the break is part of a DVD review originally published on August 16th, 2000.
Here are some updated thoughts:  I can’t remember the first time I watched 2001.  I would guess I saw it on TV when I was a teen, and I’m sure I didn’t fully appreciate it, coming off the…

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Understanding the Fermi Paradox @ Infinispace.net

I’ve mentioned the Fermi Paradox in several articles over the months, mainly related to book reviews involving contact with alien civilizations.  But I never really felt the need to elaborate on the idea.  Everyone knows what the Fermi Paradox is, right?  I always assumed readers knew ab…

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Apex Magazine #72 @ Infinispace.net

Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month.
Fiction
“Remembery Day” by Sarah Pinsker
“Wildcat (from The Secret Diary of Don…

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Retro Review: The Cell @ Infinispace.net

The text below the break is part of a DVD review originally published on December 19, 2000.
Here are some updated thoughts:  I really don’t remember anything about The Cell except the visuals.  Re-watching the trailer below did stir some of the cobwebs, and I do remember that the movie was …

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