“Haunting” might be the best way to describe Christopher Nolan’s latest cinematic masterpiece. The setting, the tone, the characters (and the ubiquitously excellent Hans Zimmer score) all work together to create a pervading sense of doom, loss and heartache. But … Continue reading
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Tagged 2001: A Space Odyssey, Alistair Reynolds, Anne Hathaway, Arthur C. Clarke, Christopher Nolan, David Gyasi, Gravity, Hard SF, Hoye Van Hoytema, Interstellar, Jonathon Nolan, Kip Thorne, Mackenzie Foy, Matthew McConaughey, Michael Caine, Relativity, Sandra Bullock, Science-Fiction, Silent Running, Speculative Fiction, Stephen Baxter, Wes Bentley
“Truth is never pure, and rarely simple.” Oscar Wilde.
Anybody who has glanced at my ‘About’ page will know that I live in Brisbane, Queensland. Which just so happens to be the setting for this year’s G20 summit (in case you’ve been living under a rock; and, if the … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Games, Personal
Tagged A Farewell to Arms, A Moveable Feast, Brisbane, Ernest Hemingway, Exclusion Zone, Fatshark, Fiesta, For Whom The Bell Tolls, G20, G20 Holiday, Literature, Paradox Interactive, Reading, The Old Man and the Sea, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, The Sun Also Rises, The War of the Roses, War of the Roses
“If it is any use to know it, I always try to write on the principle of the iceberg. There is seven-eighths of it under water for every part that shows. Anything you know you can eliminate and it only … Continue reading