Oof. My eyes glazed over at about 75% in and I had to speed read through the rest. There’s only so much ancient battle campaigns and strategies, shield walls, brutality, piety, Destiny is all and great Alfred and Britain one can take before I get dizzy from my eyes endlessly rolling, my lids get heavy with sleep, or inevitably, my mind starts taking certain characters or situations and sends them down other directions—I plead the fifth on whence and what—rendering […]
Movie: The Wandering Earth – A brilliant, expressive, visual fest replete with all kind of odes to American science fiction. I was dubious of the science and went in search of the critiques—two stood out: What Western Media Got Wrong About China’s Blockbuster ‘The Wandering Earth’ and Liu Cixin’s The Wandering Earth Is Now a Striking SF Film on Netflix. Definitely worth the watch if only for the optical orgasm alone.