Star Wars finally debuted in glorious 3D a couple of years ago, and it was pretty spectacular. Each scene in The Phantom Menace is so rich. The 3D really helped to bring out the details in the background and the extras who were doing more than merely standing around.
One of the biggest complaints I hear about 3D is, "That's all there was to it? How disappointing?" The experience is lacking, especially after you've been to a Disney World style 3D experience. 3D isn't the next big thing in movies, because it doesn't go far enough. While I really enjoyed Star Wars in 3D, do you know what would have been even better? Star Wars as an immersive ex
Christmas is Coming, and It's Nothing to be Afraid
One year, my brother commented how half of all Christmas specials involved Santa being kidnapped threatening to cancel Christmas. He pointed out the North Pole’s need for better security. Later, while watching Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas, I realized so many shows’ titles included the phrase ‘saves Christmas’. That got me thinking about what saving Christmas really means. Is it about rescuing Santa from the villain of the week? Do we need Santa for Christmas?
No, the real threat to Christmas is removing Christ from it. Christ is the source of the love and the compassion so prevalent at this time of year. Without h
Ender's Game is one of my favorite books of all time. I have been wanting to see a movie adaption of it for years, but I've been scared of seeing a movie adaption because books don't always translate well to film.
This time they did a pretty good job. They were true to the book, showed all the essential elements, and cast the characters well for the most part. (Anderson -- bad choice.) I did miss all the parts they cut out, but I understand you can only fit so much into a two hour movie. But the movie didn't run quite two hours, so they could have included a little more of battle school to help develop the characters more and the show how br
The first issue of the new bi-monthly series continuing the saga of the Silent Wanderer is finally available!
The guests of Hotel Lerosi expect peace, quiet, and a healthy dose of pampering. But, the Lerosi isn't your typical 5-star hotel. A tormented doctor's dreams of patients he's killed, and the student who checked in with her professor still hasn't been seen, even though he hasn't missed a lecture. Wandering Koala Digest 1 contains a 32-page graphic novel, a new scifi novella, essay, and 2 comics.
Available in print and all eBook formats.
To read a sample or see where to buy, visit http://www.WanderingKoala.com/digest01.php