Fiction and Fantasy

Thoughts and excerpts from the mind of Jeannette Jonic

Tag: Science Fiction

  • Fixing Next Gen

    This post will contain spoilers for Next Gen You have been warned. Two weeks ago, we looked at Next Gen, a film about a young girl named Mai who watches her family fall apart as the world becomes engulfed in technology fever. Mai despises robots, but her perspective begins to shift when she encounters 7723, […]

  • Theme Talk: Fighting for Relationships in The Place Promised in Our Early Days

    This post will contain spoilers for The Place Promised in Our Early Days You have been warned. There are some things in life that are impossible to understand fully until you’ve experienced it firsthand. Many of these entail some form of loss, such as loss of a beloved pet or loved one, or even loss […]

  • Movie Review: Next Gen

    Next Gen, 2018 Netflix Genre: Action, Comedy, Children’s, Sci-Fi Year Released: 2018 Distributor: Netflix Directors: Kevin R. Adams and Joe Ksander Running Time: 106 minutes Rating: N/A; contains censored expletives and scenes of violence This review will contain some spoilers. You have been warned. The Premise After watching her family fall apart, Mai grows up feeling […]

  • Why I Love Patema Inverted – And You Might, Too

    A world divided—not by borders or races… but by gravity and fear. A world where one wrong step could leave you plunging upward into the endless sky. A world where government ideology rules with an iron fist, condemning anyone who diverges from their designs. Patema Inverted takes place in a Big Brother-style dystopia. The government […]

  • Vash the Stampede: Building a Character (Intentional Pacing)

    The anime Trigun begins like a classic Western. No-good outlaws rule the land, making life especially hard for the ever-dwindling population of law-abiding citizens who just want to eke out a wholesome living. 1998 Madhouse There’s far more money to be made in a world with no rules, where the man with the fastest trigger […]

  • Why I Love the 2011 Steins;Gate Anime – And You Might, Too

    Steins;Gate, 2011 White Fox “You have no memory of the three weeks you spent with me. But that’s okay. Somewhere out there, you’re breathing, speaking, thinking hard about something… That’s all that matters. Because somewhere out there you’re looking at the same world I am… this world with an unknown future.”1 Based on the visual […]

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