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Two Fun Fantasies
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Diana Wynne Jones wrote the delightful Howl’s Moving Castle in 1986. In 2008, she published the equally charming sequel, House of Many Ways. I picked up the second book first, but on learning that it had a predecessor, I decided … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Films—Remakes, Then and Now—Part 2
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This is Part 2 of a two-post series. See Part 1. Why make remakes? One of the big factors that stimulates filmmakers to produce new sci-fi movie remakes seems to be the generational turnover that takes place every 20 or … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Films–Remakes, Then and Now—Part 1
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Scores of science fiction movies have been remade since films began, many more than once. New additional remakes are in production or planned. We’re not talking about sequels or about movies that are inspired by earlier movies but are radically … Continue reading

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