Tag Archives: intelligent sci-fi

Movie review: Arrival directed by Denis Villeneuve

Product info: Linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) is caring for her dying adolescent daughter.While she is lecturing at a university, twelve extraterrestrial spacecraft appear across the Earth. U.S. Army Colonel Weber (Forest Whitaker) asks Louise to join physicist Ian Donnelly … Continue reading

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Starfish (Rifters 01) by Peter Watts

I will never thank dear Melfka enough for recommending books for me. Thank you, my dear, I owe you. Synopsis (from Goodreads): A huge international corporation has developed a facility along the Juan de Fuca Ridge at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Olympos (Ilium 02) by Dan Simmons

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Beneath the gaze of the gods, the mighty armies of Greece and Troy met in fierce and glorious combat, scrupulously following the text set forth in Homer’s timeless narrative, but that was before twenty-first century scholar Thomas … Continue reading

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Review: Cottonwood by R. Lee Smith

Synopsis: Imagine the aliens exist and finally landed on Earth – approximately 28 years ago. However they are closer to space immigrants or refugees than to technologically advanced super-human gurus. In fact they look a bit like big biped bugs … Continue reading

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Review: Stories of Your Life and others by Ted Chiang

Lovely Melfka mentioned this one on her blog and she posted photos of the author too as she was able to talk to him face to face – do visit and see all the goodies yourself! Thank you, my dear … Continue reading

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