Blog: Don’t Tell Stories as a Flashback

Atomic Blonde was a fine film. Until you realize that nothing was ever at stake because the filmmakers cheated the audience of real tension thanks to a lazy storytelling device.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm April 17, 2018 Tags: , ,
Blog: X-Files: Season 10 & 11

Are these seasons even watchable without having seen the previous ones? Yes and no with one real exception.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm March 17, 2018 Tags: , ,
Blog: iPad Pro: Almost Two Years Later

The third in a series of reviews on how the iPad has subtly changed the way Colin works without him knowing about it until after it already happened.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm March 3, 2018 Tags: , , ,
Blog: Nine Fox Gambit

Are you a fan of sci-fi that never bothers to explain anything, dark settings that make Warhammer: 40K seem cheery, a culture that overvalues the metaphorical creatures they’ve chosen to represent themselves with, and a main character that you really couldn’t care about? Then I have a book for you!

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm September 13, 2016 Tags: , , , ,
Blog: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Yes, it’s over thirty years old. But it’s a good one for a reason. And not just for the reasons everyone thinks it’s good. But because… it’s basically perfect.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm August 22, 2016 Tags: , ,