Unexpected depth from a gritty, action-packed series that should be a major hit. Looking forward to season 3.
The Mummy’s Evie. This strong, smart, flawed, seductress is the kind of heroine that’s desperately needed today.
I am desperate for more books like A Civil Campaign, both in terms of writing and story. Please send recs my way. Human drives, not hyperdrives.
The Rose Code uses three actual strong women (not “strong female characters”) to tell a story of love and war.
John Carter of Mars. The one time that Disney took something and made it better. And then they squandered it.
Justin Watson and Monalisa Foster discuss episode one of Shadow and Bone based on Leigh Bardugo’s YA Fantasy series.
Shadow and Bone. Bardugo gets it right. Depth, characters, and well-written. I can see why it’s such a hit.
Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn is a recommended read. It gets so much right, including what it what was like to survive under the abomination of communism.
Jimbo’s Awesome SF&F reviews Ravages of Honor
Three years later, Passengers is still a better sci-fi movie than anything else being hyped today.