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Star Trek: The Lives of Dax

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “It was that smile that won me, made me want to know the Trill more deeply. The humor was there, some joke that I could not quite see. And Dax was inviting me to open my eyes, as if he had greater confidence in my potential than I did.” (from “The Music Between the […]

Ponyo

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{4.5/5} “You’re not busy. You’re five.” Ponyo, released in 2008 Sosuke rescues a goldfish he names Ponyo. Ponyo heals his cut, so he thinks she’s magical. She is — she can grow arms and legs if she wants. A man who walks out of the ocean and has some control over it steals her back. […]

Birds of Prey

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{4.5/5} “I’m telling you, if you want boys to respect you, you have to show them you’re serious. Blow something up. Shoot someone.” Birds of Prey aka Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn, released in 2020 Harley Quinn and the Joker have broken up. While drunk, she decides to blow […]

Ana

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{4.5/5} “‘I’m a car salesman.’ ‘Without any cars. When are you going to show some hustle?’” Ana, released in 2018 A hurricane hits Puerto Rico and Ana’s mother is arrested. She meets Rafa, a used car salesman. Rafa loses all his cars except the one he’s driving. Rafa tries to get money by betting on […]

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

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{4.5/5} “Just because someone stumbles and loses their way doesn’t mean they’re lost forever.” Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, released in 2022 Doctor Strange fights alongside a young girl in his dream and then he meets her the next day. America says the dream wasn’t a dream but something that happened in another […]

Rosaline

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{4.5/5} “I’m afraid you’re not the first maiden he’s charmed with his high cheekbones and fancy words.” Rosaline, released in 2022 Romeo told Rosaline he was in love with her, and they agreed to meet the next day at the masquerade ball. But Rosaline was out on the water with one of the suitors her […]

Idiocracy

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{4.5/5} “Evolution does not necessarily reward intelligence. With no natural predators to thin the herd, it began to simply reward those who reproduced the most.” Idiocracy, released in 2006 Joe is in the army and selected for an experimental project because of his averageness. He’s going to be frozen and awakened in one year. The […]

Gypsies

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{4.5/5} “‘You could walk out of the world if you wanted to.’ The Gray Man stopped and bent at the waist to looked into Michael’s eyes. ‘The world has angles other people don’t see. Corners and doors and directions. You could step sideways and never be seen again. Like this.’” Gypsies by Robert Charles Wilson, […]

Locklands

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “But then there were the ‘deep commands,’ which allowed one to make a sudden, abrupt, inexorable change to reality itself, an edit so swift and complete that the world never even knew it’d been changed. Yet the deep commands came with a price: human life.” Locklands by Robert Jackson Bennett, published in 2022 Berenice […]

Spectral

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{4.5/5} “‘She’s hoping it’s cloaking technology. What do you think it is?’ ‘Something none of us have thought of yet.’” Spectral, released in 2018 Clyne invented a new type of goggles for soldiers to use on the battlefield. Now soldiers are seeing things on the goggles that they won’t be specific about — he has […]