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by Marie
Thu Mar 08, 2007 9:51 pm
Forum: Literature and Cinema
Topic: Movies and Representing History: The Case of "300"
Replies: 20
Views: 71084

Premier opening of "300"

Okay, everyone. Tonight at midnight is the premier opening of the film "300". I have been reading ad nauseum, all of the reviews proceeding the debut. I agree with the wonderful post by Eloise. However, I will formulate my own opinions after my front row seating. (only kidding :) ) I have ...
by Marie
Fri Mar 02, 2007 12:44 am
Forum: Musings and Chats
Topic: Welcome, travelers
Replies: 25
Views: 81108

Welcome Calvin aka Caliban

Welcome to our fellowship of sci-fi/fantasy devotees, authors, essayists, artists and of course scientists, professors, researchers etcetera, so on and so forth. I love your moniker of Caliban and thought he received a bum rap by the "Bard" in The Tempest. However, he achieved his redempti...
by Marie
Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:58 pm
Forum: The Art of Science, Fantasy and Science Fiction
Topic: Influences on art of the fantastic
Replies: 2
Views: 18385

Science fiction art

As most of our circle know, I love the stories of Andre Norton and Brian Froud has the most elaborate, detailed and arresting creation of the her Witch World. Done in a map-like collage of characters, fortresses and strategic geographic locations of the "states" of her universe. I am also ...
by Marie
Fri Feb 16, 2007 1:10 am
Forum: The Art of Science, Fantasy and Science Fiction
Topic: Additions to the Gallery albums
Replies: 16
Views: 65257

Additions to the gallery

Dear Heather!!! Five incredible additions to your gallery and just as accurate a depiction of the characters. I was completely overwhelmed by the 2 positioning Adh'isa as Tanegir Soran-Keris, agonized with Anassa and the Starry Sky, wept with joy in the beauty of the three joined. However, when I en...
by Marie
Tue Feb 13, 2007 11:25 pm
Forum: Literature and Cinema
Topic: Fantasy universes and worlds
Replies: 40
Views: 122658

Kushiel's Trilogy

Dear Athena, Thank you for bringing this excellent trilogy back to my attention. I had finished Kushiel's Dart about 5 years ago. Originally, I was a little overwhelmed by the extensive cast of characters but after getting immersed in the tale, relished the creativity of Carey's imagination. As I ha...
by Marie
Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:17 am
Forum: The Poetry and Prose of Science and Science Fiction
Topic: Where Have All the Spacemen Gone? Part 4
Replies: 5
Views: 33935

Where have all the Spacemen gone? All 4 parts

To Chris of the excellent essay and all other reviewers, greetings! (Hummm sounds like a salutation from Outer Space) :roll: I have totally enjoyed reading this posting and the plethora of outstanding responses. I am neither a scientist nor a learned observer of the stars. Most of my information has...
by Marie
Wed Jan 24, 2007 11:38 pm
Forum: Musings and Chats
Topic: Welcome, travelers
Replies: 25
Views: 81108

Welcome

Thanks for the welcome! Love this wonderous creation. The Gallery is absolutely stunning! I can hardly wait until we have a whole pluthera of posters when we go live. I am feeling my way around to become familiar and so far everything is a go in my estimation. Captain, you have really out done yours...

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