Ever since man first set foot on the moon, there were those who quietly planned for the time they could escape Earth’s confines, to find the riches thought to exist in the rock of other worlds.
I remember the old stories my dad used to tell me. Tales of the mining rush in the 2200’s and how the ‘system’ went from being a vast, cold, empty place, to one filled with colonies and outposts; filled with as many cowboys and personalities as there were stars
The problem about writing a review, or opinion, about Valerian is where to even start? I write this after only having watched it once and thinking about it still leaves me swimming in its vast ocean.
Subsets. That is the best way to define modern culture. One can exist in their little world and really never be confronted by, nor experience another subset. To some this keeps them happy, too much stimulation is a bad thing as it challenges their fragile view of the world. To others though, life is not…
Upon seeing Huxley’s images once again, I instantly recognised why his work at the time was so magnetic – it has that ageless ’something’.
Hands down, ‘Alpha’ is the best interpretation for the original Manga to date.
While it definitely has it’s moments of ‘goodness’, Ex Machina is more a film for true Anime geeks…
We accept, somehow, that at the flip of a switch and push of a lever, Han Solo can push the Millenium Falcon into hyperspace.
If you never have, try and check Rez out. You might not click with it right away but when you do, and you will, it will all make sense.
Don’t let that fool you though, this is an incredibly difficult game to win (where the Space Marines are the ones that win or loose), and very quickly the Space Marines player will start experimenting with ways to actually survive more than 10 minutes!
“I always felt like there was a complete disconnect between things that were fun and entertaining to watch and things that were more thoughtful and philosophical.” Peter Chung
Big walking tanks whomping the bejeezus out of one another. That’s the basic premise of Battletech, a game with its roots dating back to the mid 80’s.
My second exploration into Akira was always going to end about halfway though (a situation to be remedied), so diving into the full story was naturally only ever going to deliver half the experience.