Zack Snyder’s Watchmen is more than a superhero movie as much as anyone would argue it is just that. Rather, it’s a story about normal people who take responsibility. A film about the fragility of our society, about acceptance and about the power of … Continue reading Watchmen
When I was a kid I could only play Mario when my father wasn’t around. I was with my eyes stuck on the screen and my ears at the door, so I won’t get caught when he’d come home. He had something … Continue reading About good games and wasting time.
This city feels tame. Silent and still – a dead man’s eye staring at the universe. The streets are cold in the night – a complex arrangement of decomposing words. The silence grows loud. It all feels like a dream: i’m a fly gazing the stars reflected on this lifeless cornea. Continue reading A dead man’s eye
A tale of love lost in the distant future where people relive their fondest memories with virtual reality. Everything spins out of control for our Hero as the lines between reality and the virtual memories begin to blur. Continue reading Memory 2.0 – A tale of love lost in the distant future
“But at least we have answered one ancient question. We are not alone. The stars will never again be the same to us.” Arthur C. Clarke, … Continue reading Rendezvous with Rama short movie
Isaac Asimov’s Foundation trilogy is being in development to HBO and it’s said to become a TV series. Foundation and HBO in the same sentence sounds great, right? Add Jonathan Nolan, the mastermind behind Interstellar, to this equation and your mind might just explode out of excitement. Continue reading Asimov’s Foundation to become an HBO series
You felt warm – for a second – my peace and my war. You were the lioness, I was the king. Did you forget who we were or do you still dream of the Spring? I held you – as we gazed at the stars, and I felt … Continue reading Can you feel my season?
This is the story of Joshua, a Shaman, who is sent on a mission to convert the soul of a giant battle colossus. He does not yet know that the soul is prepared for his coming and that the deadly psychological soul-to-soul confrontation in the Netherworld will be on eye level.” Continue reading The Shaman
You wake up from a dreamless sleep and you find that to be inconvenient. You throw some water at your body while trying to figure out who you are and you hope that you’ll figure it out along the way. You wipe … Continue reading A strange feeling
The year is 2131. The world is still shaken after the violent collision with a meteorite in 2077 when “the cities of Padua und Verona were wiped from the face of the Earth; and the last glories of Venice sank forever beneath the sea as the waters of the Adriatic came thundering landward after the hammer blow from space.” Continue reading Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke
People come and people go from our lives. Some we love, others we hate or despise. A few serve us as models for what we want to become. There are those people who hurt us and we continue to love them while others have never wronged us, yet we let them go like they never were. There are some ties transcending time, logic or destiny. There are people whom we loved and thought that we always will, and that only became anonymous among anonymous. Continue reading People
I just got excited about seeing a teaser for The Martian and now, just half an hour after my post, we finally get to see a trailer for Ridley Scott’s The Martian. The movie comes out later this years on November … Continue reading The Martian – Official Trailer
I believe every film has a phrase, a key sequence to includes the essence and the message of an entire movie. The core of “The Book of Eli” I found in this phrase, uttered by the character played by Denzel Washington, shortly before concluding his journey:
“In all these years I’ve been carrying it and reading it every day, I got so caught up in keeping it safe that I forgot to live by what I learned from it.” Continue reading The Book of Eli – A Journey of Faith