By scifiMethods on February 10, 2013Our first film review this year is for a film which I very nearly passed by. I was aware that the 2004 novel “Cloud Atlas” by David Mitchell had been a success amongst scifi readers (and the literary world in general) but was cynical about a film adaptation, believing it would be messy, convoluted and confusing. If I left the review there, it would be pretty accurate, but in retrospect it has made much more of an impact than I initially thought.
By Redfern on September 8, 2012Dealing with religion in works of science fiction can be a tricky subject – after all, who can predict the complex and unpredictable patterns of culture in a matter so integral to the human psyche? Or what kind of funny robes they'll wear?