Author Archives: sjwb

Replicants are like any other machine?

I first watched Blade Runner in about 1992 around the time of the Director’s Cut from Ridley Scott. It was an interesting revival for both the film and for me. I was aware of its imagery, I wasn’t sure if … Continue reading

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An ode to The Road

It’s weird how things turn up and how interconnected context can be at times. There I was watching a Screen Wipe video from Charlie Brooker on YouTube last night, when I caught a tiny piece of music he had used … Continue reading

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The Force Re-awakens

I thought about writing this post fairly recently as the idea came to mind when I was talking to someone about why Star Wars means so much to people from a certain generation.  The conversation I was having at the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Interstellar…

This has to be the best film I’ve seen in 2014. Simple. In terms of my top 5 sci-if films, I went into watching Interstellar with the following in my back catalogue: – Bladerunner – 2001/2010 – The Fountain – … Continue reading

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The Culture by Iain M Banks I haven’t read this post for so long and I’m so glad I found it again.  If you like the Culture series by Iain M Banks, then this is a wonderful essay by the … Continue reading

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Man of Steel thoughts

So, Man of Steel, before anyone reads further watch the film first 🙂 A lot has been made of this Superman re-boot.  Is it a Nolan film or is it a Snyder film?  I think for me it is a … Continue reading

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SOA S90.09 passed (retrospective)

Bit of a late post on this one, but I did pass my final part of the SOA schools certification. So, I am an official SOA Architect (with honours!).

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