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12 August 2019 ~ 0 Comments

MOVIE REVIEW: MIB International

written by David Steffen MIB International is a science fiction action/comedy movie, the 4th and most recent movie in the Men In Black series about a secret government agency that keeps the world safe from intergalactic security threats as well as ensuring that extraterrestrial residents of Earth can live in peace and secrecy among us. […]

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09 August 2019 ~ 0 Comments

TV REVIEW: The Handmaid’s Tale Season 2

written by David Steffen The Handmaid’s Tale is a TV show presented on the Hulu streaming service, based on the 1984 Margaret Atwood novel of the same name, which was previously reviewed here, about a near-future dystopia in which the USA has become an extremely oppressive theocracy in which women are second-class citizens, especially the […]

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07 August 2019 ~ 0 Comments

TV REVIEW: The Handmaid’s Tale, Season 1

written by David Steffen The Handmaid’s Tale is a TV show presented on the Hulu streaming service, based on the 1984 Margaret Atwood novel of the same name, which was previously reviewed here, about a near-future dystopia in which the USA has become an extremely oppressive theocracy in which women are second-class citizens, especially the […]

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29 July 2019 ~ 0 Comments

BOOK REVIEW: The Road by Cormac McCarthy

written by David Steffen The Road is a post-apocalyptic survival novel by Cormac McCarthy, published in 2006 by Alfred A. Knopf (which also inspired a 2009 movie adaptation by the same name). A man and his son travel across the wasteland that had been the United States of America after a major (but largely unexplained in the text) […]

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26 July 2019 ~ 0 Comments

BOOK REVIEW: The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

written by David Steffen The Time Traveler’s Wife is a 2003 time travel romance book written by Audrey Neffenegger, about a man afflicted with a condition that causes him to time-travel more-or-less randomly and the woman he marries. The book was very popular and inspired a 2009 movie adaptation of the same name, previously reviewed here. Henry has […]

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22 July 2019 ~ 0 Comments

BOOK REVIEW: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

written by David Steffen American Gods is a contemporary fantasy/mythology novel by Neil Gaiman, published in 2001. I’ve heard the book highly recommended by many readers, and in 2017 Starz started airing a TV series adaptation, so I decided I needed to find out what it was all about. The protagonist of the book, Shadow, is released from […]

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19 July 2019 ~ 0 Comments

TV REVIEW: Chuck Season 5

written by David Steffen Chuck was an action spy action/drama/comedy show, starring Chuck Bartowski (Zachary Levi), who started as a down-on-his-luck geek working at the BuyMore fixing computers, when he ended up with a supercomputer with government secrets downloaded into his brain, as he has been used as an intelligence asset. And later in the series he got […]

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12 July 2019 ~ 0 Comments

TV Review: Eerie Indiana (1991-1992)

written by David Steffen Eerie, Indiana was a 19-episode episodic young adult SF/Fantasy show that aired on NBC in the 1991-1992 television season.  It was followed in spring 1998 with a 15-episode spinoff Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension on Fox Kids (which I’ll touch on briefly but is not the focus of this review).  I […]

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08 July 2019 ~ 0 Comments

TV REVIEW: Stranger Things Season 2

written by David Steffen Stranger Things is a speculative horror/mystery show with an ensemble cast. Following the success of Season 1 on Netflix, 9-episode Season 2 launched in October 2017, and the third season is scheduled for July 2019. I reviewed Season 1 here. Season 2 takes place more than a year after the events […]

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05 July 2019 ~ 0 Comments

TV REVIEW: Stranger Things Season 1

written by David Steffen Stranger Things is a speculative horror/mystery show with an ensemble cast, whose 8-episode first season launched in 2016, and the third season is upcoming in July 2019. The show begins in the year 1983, with four friends playing a game of Dungeons and Dragons at Mike’s (Finn Wolfhard) house. When it’s […]

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