Category: Sci-Fi

  • Mamoru Oshii: The Illusion of Peace (Patlabor 2)

    Mamoru Oshii: The Illusion of Peace (Patlabor 2)

    Unlike following past iterations of the Patlabor series by heavily focusing on political themes, the movie is heavily focused on domestic and international issues that the Japanese government faced during the 20th century. The film focuses on the post-occupation status of Japan, during which the country had economically, politically and technologically progressed under prosperous years without being involved in another war after the nation surrendered and was occupied by the Allied Forces after the end of World War II.

  • The Best Fantasy- and Sci-Fi Book Series (IMHO)

    I’ve assembled a list of what I believe are the best fantasy / science fiction series so far. >Blimey! I know that I’m missing something important… The Kingkiller Chronicle by Patrick Rothfuss First Book in the Series: The Name of the Wind (2007) Description: With only two books published relatively recently (and a related novella), it could be argued that the unfinished Kingkiller trilogy doesn’t belong on this list. But only someone who hasn’t read these books would make that argument, as no other fantasy novels so easily shrug off …

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