Tag Archives: Science Fiction

The General Theory of Haunting by Richard Easter (2017)

Review by CJ Page count: 306 ISBN: 1977001246    When only a handful of staff from Knights & Knights publishers arrive for their New Year’s week away at an isolated mansion, the attendees assume they’re snowed in for a dull holiday. When the history of the building begins to awaken, they find out how very […]
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Geostorm (2017)

Review by CJ Director: Dean Devlin Starring: Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Alexandra Maria Lara Other notable appearances: Andy Garcia, Ed Harris, Daniel Wu, Zazie Beetz, Talitha Eliana Bateman, Richard Schiff, Mare Winningham Running time: 109 minutes Watch this if you liked: The Day After Tomorrow, Into the Storm, San Andreas   When a […]
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Annihilation (2018)

Review by CJ Director: Alex Garland Starring: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny Other notable appearances: Benedict Wong, Oscar Isaac, David Gyasi Running time: 115 minutes Watch this if you liked: Interstellar, Contact, A Wrinkle in Time   When biologist Lena’s (Portman) husband returns from a covert military mission with […]
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A Quiet Place (2018)

Review by CJ Director: John Krasinski Starring: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe Running time: 90 minutes Watch this if you liked: 10 Cloverfield Lane, Hush, It Follows   A married couple and their three children must survive in a world invaded by creatures with enhanced hearing. If they hear you, they hunt […]
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Rampage (2018)

Review by CJ Director: Brad Peyton Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Malin Akerman, Jake Lacy Other notable appearances: Joe Manganiello, Jack Quaid, Breanne Hill, Will Yun Lee Running time: 107 minutes Watch this if you liked: King Kong: Skull Island, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Godzilla (1998)   When secret scientific experiments taking […]
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Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card (1985)

Review by CJ Page count: 324 ISBN: 0-312-93208-1    Andrew ‘Ender’ Wiggins is the third Wiggins child in a future with a worldwide two-child policy. Ender’s life is due to his older brother and sister’s progress through a training program designed to create the best soldiers from a young age for the battle against alien […]
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A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

Review by CJ Director: Ava DuVernay Starring: Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Deric McCabe, Levi Miller Other notable appearances: Chris Pine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Peña, André Holland, Bellamy Young, Daniel MacPherson Running time: 109 minutes Watch this if you liked: Interstellar, Coraline, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory   Since her […]
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Redshirts by John Scalzi (2012)

Review by CJ Page count: 320 Format: Paperback ISBN: 9780765334794   In the year 2456, ensigns Dahl, Duvall, Hanson, Finn and Hester are assigned to the flagship of the Universal Union, the Intrepid. Soon after beginning their new assignments, the ensigns discover that all is not what it seems on the Intrepid. High death rates, […]
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Strange Weather by Joe Hill (2017)

Review by CJ Page count: 432 Format: Hardcover ISBN: 9780062663115    A collection of four short novels with different themes spanning genres that are all tied together by featuring bizarre weather occurrences.

Dark: Season One

Review by CJ Director: Baran bo Odar Writer: Baran bo Odar, Jantje Friese, Ronny Schalk, Marc O. Seng, Martin Behnke Starring: Jonas Kahnwald, Oliver Masucci, Angela Winkler, Daan Lennard Liebrenz Running time: 44-57 minutes per episode Number of episodes: 10   When Mikkel Nielsen goes missing in the year 2019, those looking for him begin […]
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