I'm one of those people who's obsessed with outer space. In college I started watching TV shows like The Universe and documentary series like When We Left Earth, and ever since I've devoured anything I can find about the Apollo missions, other planets, spaceships, astronauts, and life beyond our atmosphere. And that extends to science fiction -- particularly… Continue reading My Favorite Things to Watch About Space
I really wanted to like Netflix's choose-your-own-adventure experiment Bandersnatch. Part of the Black Mirror series -- which features standalone episodes exploring all kinds of futuristic ideas and dark themes -- Bandersnatch is about a programmer in the 1980's trying to create a video game based on his favorite choose-your-own-adventure novel. The cool thing is that the entire episode is a… Continue reading Bandersnatch Review: Brave but Boring?
I never watched the original Lost in Space. Except for about five minutes, after watching the new Netflix reboot, because I just got so curious. I was rewarded with the endearing hilarity of watching a man pretend to be on a spacewalk, but without our modern day special effects and gear that make it look at… Continue reading Why I Loved the New “Lost in Space”