The Baron of Books review of the movie Ender’s Game

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Ender’s Game

For those of you who don’t know, (and that, I imagine is a good number. Unless you’re spying on me, in which case . . .bravo, my ninja seals will be speaking with you shortly).

*ahem*

I’m an aspiring author.  Generally means I’m one of those schlubs who works on various writing projects for a good long while and never really gets any of them quite to publishing stage.   Time will tell if I stay a schlub or actually get something out onto the market.  But . . the point of me telling you this is because I want to mention a fact right off the bat.  As one of my biggest inspirations, Orson Scott Card’s “Ender” and “Bean” series are right up there with Terry Pratchett’s writing.  If I can end up writing something with half the depth of one of the Ender characters, or the Discworld, I will be . . . if not content, at least partially satisfied.

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The Baron of Books review of the movie Riddick

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Riddick

Once again. We play for blood.

Y’know. It’s such a titular line in the trailer for the movie Riddick. But the blasted line doesn’t come until half-way through the movie.

As you’ve no doubt guessed, I recently watched the new-to-theatres Riddick. Third live-action movie in the wonderfully messed up universe that is generally a sort of unwilling home to the title character. Richard B. Riddick (played by Vin Diesel).

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The Baron of Books review of the movie Pacific Rim

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Pacific Rim

How far would you go to protect your planet?  What would you sacrifice?

 

Perhaps that’s too big a question to think about.  Maybe, it’s better to think of how far you’d go for your loved ones?  Your husband, your wife, your lover, your mother, your father, brother, sister, son, daughter.

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