Sci-fi Beckons

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Let’s talk about Interstellar. Even before the film came out, I was already a Christopher Nolan fan. I loved The Dark Knight Trilogy and Inception. When I found out that the director/ screenwriter/ producer had released another movie, I was obviously intrigued. The teaser trailer only added to this intrigue. The visuals of Endurance spinning in space were enough to give me goosebumps.

This was also at a time I was falling in love with science fiction. I was loving movies like the Star Trek remake, Cloud Atlas, Prometheus, Ender’s Game, Edge Of Tomorrow, Predestination, and the list goes on. So I obviously couldn’t wait to watch a Nolan sci-fi.

When I saw Interstellar, it was a love story. Let me break down the reasons why I loved the movie. Continue reading “Sci-fi Beckons”

Reignited Interest In Fiction

A Song of Ice and Fire Series

Let’s talk about Game Of Thrones; not the show, the book series, A Song Of Ice And Fire. Ok, we’ll talk a little bit about the show – it did usher me to the books.

When the show came out, I was blown away. Never had I seen anything like it on TV. The acting, CGI’s, action, costumes/ props, dialogue, settings and plot were amazing. It was like watching a movie. It looked and felt epic. The characters were complex, but without losing their realism. Suffice to say, Game Of Thrones ruined all other TV shows for me.

When I looked a little further into the show, I soon learned that it was adapted from a book series. Although I was at a stage I had given up on fiction, I immediately knew that I wanted to read the books. And read the books I did. My love of fiction was reignited. I’ll break down the reasons why I loved the books.  Continue reading “Reignited Interest In Fiction”