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Science In Fiction

Science In Fiction

It seems the more you learn about the nature of reality the harder it is to suspend your disbelief in fiction. People who spend a lot of time around guns can find it jarring when a character in a story fires one with no recoil. Anyone who knows the least bit about physics facepalms at the plot to ‘2012’. The alien ancestor story in ‘Prometheus’ flings people from the story ... »

Suspension of Disbelief: Django Unchained

Suspension of Disbelief: Django Unchained

First off, technically you shouldn’t be watching this movie unless you’re over 18, but I’m going to let that pass, because you should see it anyway, as long as you’re not squeamish that is, this is Quentin Tarantino after all. Django Unchained is the newest in Tarantino’s onslaught of revenge movies and focuses on a freed slave on his way to find his wife, Broomhilda,... »

Suspension Of Disbelief: Skyrim

Suspension Of Disbelief: Skyrim

So, a year after people with money to spend bought the game I took advantage of the January sales and bought The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, which happened to come with a T-shirt, a tie-in novel, a few cards of concept art, and a CD with the soundtrack and some making-of videos on it. Those other details however, are drowned out by the sheer quality of this epic RPG and its scale. »