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Science Fiction Today: Equality

Equality is a buzzword in politics. Equality is an ideal that many strive for and is the motivation behind many movements. At the same time there is a difference between equality and equal rights. One is about everyone living equally and the other is about everyone having an equal opportunity. Equal rights is extremely important and is something that should be strived for. Everyone should have the same opportunity to succeed or fail based on their own choices, not because of someone else deciding they should not be given the chance.

Equality, on the other hand, has amazing potential and at the same time potentially dire consequences. Equality really depends on what you think it means. There is a great thought of a community working together, everyone on equal footing, equal resources, equal chances. Equality means that people are truly equal, in every aspect. Science fiction stories have given some of the best looks at what can happen when we try and make things truly equal. Continue reading

Turning a Series into a Movie – Like Star Trek, Final Fantasy, and Doctor Who

Our First Blu Ray

Our First Blu Ray!

A lot of the time, a movie just seems like a great addition to a series. Maybe it’s for the money, maybe because success leads to the funding needed for a movie, maybe someone just always wanted it to be a movie.

And with mixed success, the movies come. Some are some of the fans’ very favorite movies (think Serenity). Some are the worst movies we can think of (The Last Airbender). There are different approaches, and I am going to explore a few.

What got me thinking of this? Well, there are rumors about thoughts of a Doctor Who movie, so in the spirit of the Doctor Who posts this month, I want to conclude by thinking about these successes and failures in terms of how one would approach making a Doctor Who movie.
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