Summary Judgement: Whereas fans of vampires and/or urban fantasy will quite likely enjoy this story, as a self-confessed sci-fi junkie it isn’t quite my cup of tea.
Summary Judgement: It’s good. I just wish I understood what the hell was going on.
Today, November 21, 2011 at about 8:20 EDT, I broke the forty thousand word threshold in my NaNoWriMo project
Summary Judgement: The movie has a great concept for about fifteen minutes, then the story nose dives into monotony, cliché, and thoughtlessness.
The Short Version: As critics we should attempt to maintain a modicum of common sense if not internal consistency in our evaluation.
Summary Judgement: It’s incredibly difficult to pull off an innovative alien invasion story. Alien Apocalypse manages that task in just under ten thousand words.
The LPO’s Greatest Video Game Music is a delightful collision of high culture and pop culture.
Topics under discussion include, Doctor Who season six, my thoughts on JM’s novel Triptych, non-linear storytelling, and a look at what happens when characters reach their expiration date before the actors do.