Terminator the Second proves that good acting, good ideas, and a bit of followthrough and support can make even the most ridiculous ideas into something special.
I don’t remember how I first ran across In Her Name: Empire, but I remember why I downloaded it: Hicks was giving it away free on his blog for nothing more than signing up to his newsletter. I figured “why not?” and bought into his marketing. I’m glad I did.
With a startling lack of action and an emphasis on political intrigue, Frank Herbert’s Dune helped redefine what a space opera could be and earned its place at the head of the genre.
The movie makes no apologies for appearing to be a rougher version of the shiny original. By showing the human condition at its best and worst, without making excuses or altering reality, the Coen brothers bring the essence of True Grit to the surface.
if all YA lit were as well-written as The Hunger Games, I might never read adult fiction again. It’s well-written, compelling, and thought provoking.