Independent publications had made quite a dent into the world of books, and into some other forms of art as well. On the other hand, I’ve had the feeling that the movie scene is a bit stale the last few years… and it led me to think whether a shake-up is coming.Continue reading
In this post, I’ll look into some cases when Sci-Fi inspired my writing, despite the fact I’m writing fantasy.Continue reading
I guess anyone had seen this before: a hero goes through all kinds of hell and feels no pain but when it’s over and someone (usually an attractive female that ends up being his romantic interest) takes care of his wounds, all that pain comes back to them. Today, I’ll look at this closely.Continue reading
Carrying a sword (or any other weapon) on the back is frequently seen in fantasy games and movies (and not limited to them). In this post, I’ll look into some parts of this.Continue reading
Here comes another post inspired by a discussion on Goodreads, this time about clichés. They are something advised against but can you avoid them completely? Can you use them well?
While I am mostly reading fantasy, I read a bit of Sci-Fi here and there and watch Sci-Fi movies more (lasers and explosions, yay!). So, here comes a Sci-Fi post inspired by a discussion on Goodreads about when one stops being human and starts being a cyborg.
Another post when I am thinking about memorable moments from books and films, both fantasy and science-fiction. There are few things that bring strong feelings like character that sacrifices himself or herself, for whatever reason – to allow the others to escape, to take the bad guys with him or any other reason. Sometimes, the character even goes through.
I am now going through some cases that were memorable for me, this time mentioning three from films I saw and enjoyed. I’ll cover books and games in future.