Pseudo-immortality is reached when alien technology allows humans to save their consciousnesses to reusable disks, and a criminal's disk is brought online from deep storage, for him to investigate the crime against an ancient and powerful man.
Finally, a science fiction show with real depth and darkness. Highly recommended.
Archaeologists discover the site they're working on is surrounded by land owned by their funder, a rich technology company, which is even more interested in it than they.
A riveting book that escalates into a great pace by its middle, and had me turning pages until I finished that latter half in one afternoon. The end chapter is an embarrassingly-bad wrap-up though, which was saddening, but it did not ruin the story.
Highly-recommended. This book has turned me back into a reader.
Published 1999-11-16, by Alfred A. Knopf
- Note that Amazon is wrong; this is not abridged.
- ISBN-10 0-679-44481-5
- ISBN-13 9-780679-444817
This inspired Timeline - (2003 movie)
A quirky and grating writer finds himself pulled into the lives of ordinary people.
A really great, well-rounded, unique movie, especially for guys, as it has a single moment of clarity that will help them understand women.
A centuries-old man is embroiled in a sword-fight between other immortals.
This is one of those movies which forged my young self, but I cannot recommend to others. It definitely feels dated, and I doubt its ideas would be particularly shaping to others compared to the other movies created since this one.
In a sense, you could also see Unbreakable - (2000 movie).
From a future destroyed by plague, a prisoner "volunteers" to be sent back in time to fetch pre-infection samples.
A great movie that stands apart both from its contemporaries and even from movies of today. It touches upon a lot of topics I find interesting in movies.
- Inspired by La Jetée - (1962 movie), written by Chris Marker
- See also 12 Monkeys - (2015 show)
- TODO - watch with the commentary
TODO - At the end of the making-of is a secret menu and more stuff.
Two young losers somehow make a hot woman who has magical powers.
One of the fundamental parts of this movie involves some really terrifyingly-old technology. Even back then it was comical. If that can be excused, the rest of this holds up perfectly.
So with that out of the way, I can highly recommend this. I know my nostalgia must cloud my judgement, but I still think it would be a fun movie for a first-timer. It's bubblegum.
An anti-robot cop investigates the death of the father of contemporary artificial intelligence-enabled robots.
A great movie through and through. Highly recommended and a welcome addition to my science fiction movie catalog.
An evil sorcerer queen hunts a baby who's prophesied to kill her, but the baby is being spirited away by a pair of unlikely heroes: A scoundrel and a gnome.
Fun as hell. Mandatory viewing.
TODO - To watch with commentary and all the bonus material.
A rather quirky, authentic, band/singer. She sings about all the things she's not.
Fronted by Marina Diamandis, hence the name.