Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Posted on January 5th, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “Pitchforks? Humans are hilarious.” Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, released in 2019 Prince Philip asks Queen Aurora to marry him and she says yes. They will join their two kingdoms together. Philip’s parents invite Aurora and her godmother to dinner to celebrate. Aurora’s godmother, Maleficent, hates humans — except Aurora. And Philip’s mother, Ingrith, isn’t […]

Best fantasy novels by year

Posted on January 4th, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list.   Winner   Runner Ups   Year Author Title Author Title 2018 Matt Haig How to Stop Time Robert Jackson Bennett Foundryside       Kate Morton The Clockmaker’s Daughter 2017 James Alan Gardner All Those Explosions Were Someone Else’s Fault Barbara Gowdy Little Sister       Claire […]

SF & fantasy TV shows

Posted on January 4th, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. 5/5 Agents of SHIELD 4.5 4.5 5 5 5 5           4.83 Angel 5 5 5 5 5             5 Babylon 5 4.5 5 5 5 4.5             4.8 Battlestar Galactica 5 5 5 5 […]

Documentaries

Posted on January 4th, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here is an update to this list. Best of the best The Battle Over Citizen Kane Bowling for Columbine Capitalism: A Love Story The Corporation Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner Fahrenheit 9/11 Fahrenheit 11/9 The Fog of War Guns, Germs and Steel An Inconvenient Truth Jane Lost in La Mancha Planet Earth Roger & Me […]

The Philosopher Kings

Posted on January 4th, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “I had become human to learn about will and consequences and the significance of mortal life. There were things I had learned, and no doubt there was more to learn. But as for things I could do better incarnate — beyond learning that it seemed to amount to suffering, and waiting. Perhaps there was […]

Tie-in books

Posted on January 3rd, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. Novels Best of the best ENT: Rise of the Federation — Live by the Code by Christopher L. Bennett B5: The Passing of the Techno-Mages #1 — Casting Shadows by Jeanne Cavelos B5: The Passing of the Techno-Mages #2 — Summoning Light by Jeanne Cavelos B5: The Passing of […]

Science fiction novels

Posted on January 3rd, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. It still only includes books I reviewed on my blog (ie. ones I’ve read in the last 8 years). Best of the best Second Foundation by Isaac Asimov The Player of Games by Iain M. Banks Navigator by Stephen Baxter The Time Ships by Stephen Baxter Existence by David […]

Fantasy novels

Posted on January 3rd, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. It still only includes books I reviewed on my blog (ie. ones I’ve read in the last 8 years). Best of the best Dragon and Phoenix by Joanne Bertin Replay by Ken Grimwood How to Stop Time by Matt Haig Sailing to Sarantium by Guy Gavriel Kay Lord of […]

Comic books & graphic novels

Posted on January 3rd, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Frank Miller Battlestar Galactica: Complete Omnibus V.1 – Greg Pak Serenity: No Power in the ‘Verse – Chris Roberson Wonder Woman by Greg Rucka Volume 3 – Greg Rucka The Amazing Spider-man (starting with Coming Home) – J. Michael […]

The Mandalorian (season 1)

Posted on January 2nd, 2020 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “This is the way.” The Mandalorian season 1, aired in 2019 The Mandalorian is a bounty hunter — he’s a man of few words and many weapons. He encases his bounties in carbonite for delivery so that there’s no fuss. But his latest bounty is different — it’s a very small creature, who seems […]