Tag Archives: Fantasy

Elysium

I have recently watched the science fiction film Elysium again. It stars Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Alice Braga, and Sharlto Copley. The film takes place on both a ravaged Earth, In 2154, Which is overpopulated and polluted, where Most of the earth’s citizens live in poverty, on the edge of starvation and with little technology …

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Arthur C.Clarke CBE FRAS Sri Lankabhimanya

British science fiction author, inventor Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, CBE, FRAS, Sri Lankabhimanya, sadly passed away on 19th March 2008, born 16 December 1917. He was famous for his short stories and novels, among them 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), Profiles of the Future, Rendezvous with Rama and The Fountains of Paradise. He was also …

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Edgar Rice Burroughs

Prolific Adventure & Science Fiction Novelist Edgar Rice Burroughs sadly passed away on March 19, 1950 after suffering a Heart Attack. He wrote almost seventy novels during his career and created many popular enduring characters but he is perhaps best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer John …

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Neverwhere

I am about to start reading Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman. It concerns a young businessman named Richard Mayhew who stops to help a mysterious young girl who appears before him, bleeding and weakened, as he walks with his fiancée to dinner to meet her influential boss. The morning after Richard rescued the girl, named Door, …

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Rogue One

The latest Science Fiction film in the Star Wars franchise, Rogue One Is also out on DVD soon. It features An Imperial technician named Galen Erso who has a crisis of concience and flees the evil Empire with his family Jyn and Lyra to the the remote planet Lahmu. Sadly though the Empire eventually locate …

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to find Them

I would like to watch Fantastic beasts and Where to find them which is out on DVD soon. The film stars Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp, Jemma Chan, Ezra Miller, Catherine Waterston, Colin Farrell, Zoe Kravitz, Ron Perlman, Sam Morton and Jon Voigt. It is Directed by David Yates and the score is composed by James …

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Life

I would like to watch the upcoming science fiction horror film Life. The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson and Ryan Reynolds. It is directed by Daniel Espinosa, produced by David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Bonnie Curtis and Julie Lynn and written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. It features Six astronauts aboard the International space …

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Kong-Skull Island

I would like to watch Kong – Skull Island. It stars Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson, Jing Tian, Toby Kebbell, John Ortiz, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Shea Whigham, Thomas Mann, Terry Notary, and John C. Reilly. The film is directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts and written by Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein and …

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Sir Terry Pratchett OBE

Popular English novelist Sir Terry Pratchett OBE, Sadly passed away on 12 March 2015 at the age of 66 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s. Born 28th April in 1948. He is best known for his frequently comical work in the fantasy genre In particular the popular and long-running Discworld series of comic fantasy novels. …

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John Barrowman

Famous for being Captain Jack Harkness in the Science fiction television shows Doctor Who and Torchwood, the Scottish-American actor, singer, dancer, presenter and writer John Scot Barrowman, MBE was born 11 March 1967 in Glasgow, Scotland, he moved to the United States with his family in 1975. Encouraged by his high school teachers, Barrowman studied …

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