Archive for June, 2003

Equilibrium

by Jennifer on Sunday, June 15th, 2003

Equilibrium [3.5/5] Written and Directed by Kurt Wimmer Cast John Preston (Christian Bale) Brandt (Taye Diggs) Mary O’Brien (Emily Watson) Dupont (Angus MacFadyen) Partridge (Sean Bean) Elements of this film draw on classic traditions of science fiction shown in stories such as Brave New World, Fahrenheit 451, Logan’s Run, and other dystopian visions of the […]

SG-1: Season 7

by Jennifer on Friday, June 13th, 2003

Ah….premiere night. One of the few that starts at the *beginning* of the summer, so that one might have something to watch. SG-1, the spinoff from the Stargate movie has reached its seventh season in an episode largely featuring the return of Daniel Jackson, who had previously “ascended to a higher plane” or some such. […]

Cranes – Forever

by Jennifer on Friday, June 13th, 2003

Alison Shaw’s voice….what’s the word? Ethereal….haunting….otherworldly. She whisps along in a voice that shouldn’t work with the music, but does. Sometimes she sounds lost, but almost deliberately so. Other times she grooves along in a more dramatic fashion. And I don’t think I was expected to like it as much as I do. But I […]

Missing Buffy

by Jennifer on Wednesday, June 11th, 2003

This was the first week when I really noticed that there were going to be no new Buffy episodes. Since we’re usually between seasons at this point anyway, I had rather expected to make it through the summer before I realized I was hardly watching anything but FoodTV anymore. It’s really a shame that we […]

Some recent reads

by Michael on Friday, June 6th, 2003

I thought I should take a few minutes to comment on the last few books I’ve read…. Pattern Recognition by William Gibson [5/5] William Gibson has been one of my favorite writers ever since I first got my hands on a copy of Neuromancer many years ago. While I’ve always found his ideas interesting, it’s […]