Sci-Fi Short Friday: Death In Space @ Infinispace.net

Death in Space is a collection of 2 second scenes depicting the many ways a space traveler can meet an untimely death far from home.  So if you think that exploring remote planets or making first contact is all puppies, rainbows, and high adventure . . . think again!
The montage was created …

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Sci-Fi Short Friday: Atropa @ Infinispace.net

An off-world detective investigates the missing research vessel Atropa in this science fiction short by Eli Sasich. It pay homage to classic 80s movies like Alien, with a slight twist of time travel (or time dilation).

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Retro Review: Hollow Man @ Infinispace.net

The text below the break is part of a theatrical review originally published on August 7th, 2000.
Here are some updated thoughts:  Wait, Battlefield Earth had good SFX?!  Who knew?!
Aside from that bizarre part of the review below, the most disappointing aspect of this instantiation of The Invisi…

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Retro Review: Goodfellas @ Infinispace.net

The text below the break is part of a DVD review originally published on April 15th, 2000.
Here are some updated thoughts:  I never went to Goodfellas in the theater.  Not really my style of movie, or at least not one I would pay full theatrical price to see.  Too bad, because it’s a fanta…

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SciFi Short: Entropy @ Infinispace.net

Check out this awesome science fiction short depicting a space ship traveling far beyond the confines of Earth.
Much like the Wanderers video that came out a couple years ago, it captures the awesome potential of what space travel might be in a future when humans realize their potential as a…

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The Decline of Popcorn Movies Part II @ Infinispace.net

The text below the break is part one of an opinion piece originally published on June 5th, 2000.
Here are some updated thoughts:  Some of the words ring very true in this article.  Specifically about how popcorn flicks have morphed into the most mindless and bland drivel even to grace theaters.  …

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Review: Roadside Picnic @ Infinispace.net

(Header concept art by Alex Andreev.)
I am SO behind on my book reviews at this point that I plan on posting abbreviated versions going forward just to catch up.  I finished Roadside Picnic several years ago and picking my brains for the details that I want to address is exceedingly difficult, so…

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Retro Review: The Legend of Drunken Master @ Infinispace.net

The text below the break is part of a theatrical review originally published on October 22nd, 2000.
Here are some updated thoughts:  I’m not really into martial arts movies, but most of the Jackie Chan movies I’ve watched have been extremely fun.  For one simple reason:  they often mi…

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The Decline of Popcorn Movies Part I @ Infinispace.net

The text below the break is part one of an opinion piece originally published on June 5th, 2000.
Here are some updated thoughts:  Some of the words ring very true in this article.  Specifically about how popcorn flicks have morphed into the most mindless and bland drivel even to grace theaters.  …

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http://infinispace.net/2016/05/the-decline-of-popcorn-movies-part-1/

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Clarkesworld #116 @ Infinispace.net

Clarkesworld is a monthly science fiction and fantasy magazine first published in October 2006.  Each issue contains interviews, thought-provoking articles, two reprints, and at least four or five works of original fiction. Our fiction is also available in ebook editions/subscriptions, audio …

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http://infinispace.net/2016/05/clarkesworld-116/

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