by ecgordon
30 Oct 2017, 14:49
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Fall TV
Replies: 1
Views: 118

Re: Fall TV

I had watched the first three of 10 Days in the Valley, there's still one more waiting on Hulu if I can generate the interest. ABC has pulled it from Sunday nights for repeats of Shark Tank, and it will be burned off on Saturdays, but no word yet on when that will happen, but surely not until colleg...
by ecgordon
30 Oct 2017, 14:28
Forum: SF & Fantasy Television
Topic: 2017 Genre TV
Replies: 2
Views: 39

Re: 2017 Genre TV

I've been trying to read as much as possible, and the networks have again cooperated by not producing that many shows that interest me, and I've decided to drop a few that I had been following regularly. Chances are I won't get back to them, as there are already too many shows I would like to catch ...
by ecgordon
24 Oct 2017, 23:06
Forum: SF/Fantasy Books & Authors
Topic: Annals of the Western Shore
Replies: 1
Views: 69

Re: Annals of the Western Shore

Nearly a year later I finally get to the other two books, and have updated the Annals of the Western Shore review. I actually think the second book, Voices, is the best, close to the best I've ever read by Le Guin.
by ecgordon
20 Oct 2017, 21:39
Forum: SF/Fantasy Books & Authors
Topic: The Hidden Face
Replies: 0
Views: 13

The Hidden Face

The Hidden Face is the second novel from S. C. Flynn. Sadly, I didn't like it as much as his first.
by ecgordon
14 Oct 2017, 20:17
Forum: SF/Fantasy Books & Authors
Topic: Autonomous
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Autonomous

Autonomous is the first novel from Annalee Newitz, co-founder of the genre/tech blog site io9, and currently an editor at ArsTechnica. It involves bio-tech and robotics/AI in the mid-22nd Century. It's very good, and on my shortlist for Hugo consideration next year.
by ecgordon
09 Oct 2017, 19:03
Forum: SF & Fantasy Films
Topic: Blade Runner 2049
Replies: 0
Views: 18

Blade Runner 2049

It will take multiple viewings of Blade Runner 2049 to determine my final rating. I do recommend it, both for the story as well as the fantastic effects and set design, but it's too early to tell if I'll like it more, less, or about the same as the original. For now, it's a notch below, subject to r...
by ecgordon
05 Oct 2017, 23:38
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Problems, problems, problems
Replies: 2
Views: 56

Re: Problems, problems, problems

Not a big problem, just puzzling. I've recently noticed that for the last few new threads I've created, as soon as I go back to the forum home it shows that thread to have 4 views, immediately, whereas it should only be 1, my own. Curious.
by ecgordon
05 Oct 2017, 23:34
Forum: SF & Fantasy Films
Topic: The Dark Tower
Replies: 0
Views: 13

The Dark Tower

Finally saw this today. Liked it much more than I expected, not sure why it go so much negative press. Now I wish I hadn't waited until it was at the discount theater. I will be writing a review, but not tonight. Several shows to catch up on as well as a good book to get back to. EDIT: Here's my sho...
by ecgordon
04 Oct 2017, 17:02
Forum: SF/Fantasy Books & Authors
Topic: Artemis
Replies: 0
Views: 20

Artemis

I suspect Andy Weir's second novel, Artemis, will be successful on name recognition alone, but it's not as good as The Martian, and I don't recommend it.
by ecgordon
02 Oct 2017, 23:31
Forum: SF & Fantasy Television
Topic: 2017 Genre TV
Replies: 2
Views: 39

Re: 2017 Genre TV

Lucifer returns tonight on FOX, followed by the new show The Gifted. I will be watching both, but delayed on Hulu. There are a couple of other shows I'm still catching up On Demand, plus I'm reading a pretty good book.

I did watch the first episode of Inhumans last night. Not sure I'll watch another.