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World War Z

Brad Pitt is retired and living the good life of a stay at home Dad when something goes terribly wrong.  Zombies appear out of nowhere and a single bite turns a normal human into a zombie in ten seconds-much like

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Man of Steel

Superman is still an icon figure, but Man of Steel shows what happens after 80 years of random writers and artists taking their best and worst shots.  Man of Steel is mix tape of Superman Greatest Hits with a little bit

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Battlestar Galactica:Blood and Chrome

I was never a huge fan of Sci-Fi’s remake of Battlestar Galctica, but I did watch it and I did come to like most of the characters.  The spin-off series, Caprica, about the worlds before Cyclons never made much sense. 

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The Hunger Games

In a world much like our own, something bad happened about 74 years ago and now the most popular reality show in the world has 24 people between the ages of 12 and 18 killing each other.  It seems that

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Total Oblivion-More or Less

One of the hallmarks of post apocalypse stories is that things go from bad to worse on a very regular basis.  But most of them start off in the fairly familiar, fairly common world and something goes terribly wrong-zombies, atomic

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Never Let Me Go

British Sci Fi never ceases to amaze me-the same people who bring us Doctor Who and Space:1999 also bring us The Prisoner and Outcasts.  From the very silly to the simply baffling, British Sci Fi is never predictable. Never Let

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The Witcher- Save Early, Save Often

The Witcher is not a very forgiving game.  It kills your onscreen persona, Geralt of Rivia, at the drop of a hat, often without warning and usually long after one of the games semi-random autosaves.  So it is a good

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Smile When Your Lying

Another story of sex,drugs, and rock and roll-this time of the Travel Industry.  The untold stories of  expats, underage sex, places that aren’t as dangerous as you think they are and more bits of odd sexual conduct in the backwaters

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