Weekend Reads: The Terminator’s Back, Star Trek & Religion, Movie Theatres Suck, Silicon Valley Silliness
Also: Amazon’s new sci-fi titles, The Prisoner, VidAngel, Donald Trump takes on the NFL, Facebook and Russia, and much more.
Denis Villeneuve commissioned shorts by directors Luke Scott and Shinichirō Watanabe to set the stage for his sequel.
October 2017’s Best Streaming Titles: Donnie Darko, Patton Oswalt, Stranger Things, Kill Bill & Lots of Godzilla
Coming soon: Twisted time travel, more Voltron, another trip to the Upside Down, the Man With No Name, ninjas, and lots of kaijū craziness.
Tholen’s first album in four years finds him pondering marriage, being an artist, and the mysteries of God’s divine will.
Dirk Serries’ acclaimed ambient project underwent some pretty dramatic shifts as evidenced by these early recordings.
Weekend Reads: (Dis)Trusting Facebook, Silicon Valley Backlash, Netflix’s Atypical, Pizza Hut Nostalgia & more
Also: Artificial intelligence and “gaydar,” popular Star Trek episodes, Hollywood’s decline, Asian shoegaze, and imagining aliens.
Hiroyuki Morioka’s space opera boasts impressive world-building, complex storylines, and a realistic approach to space combat.
Weekend Reads: Japan Needs Ninjas, DuckTales & Family, Google’s Evil(?), Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker & more
Also: Netflix and Facebook know a lot about you, revisiting U2’s POP, finding God in the eclipse, Trump’s effect on American Christianity, and nostalgic web design.
This is truly a brave new world in which we live.
These songs move in directions that are more interesting than the simple “shoegaze + metal” equation implies.