Herbert George (H. G.) Wells (1866-1946) and his sci-fi classics of course predate the word “steampunk.” In fact, they even predate the term “science fiction.” In his own time, works like the Time Machine were called “scientific romances.” I don’t … Continue reading Happy Birthday H.G. Wells!
I honestly can’t remember any other time this has happened to me, but I think the movie is actually BETTER than the books it is based on! It takes the best elements of League of Extroardinary Gentlemen Vol. 1 and a smidge from Vol. 2. But the plot is totally different from either in the end. About the Movie The movie begins when armed men attack Allan Quartermain (Sean Connery) in Africa. Though he’s on shaky ground with queen and country, he answers the call. Soon, he’s in London and face-to-face with a mysterious agent for the crown known only as “M” (Richard Roxburgh). He meets the other members … Continue reading Cinema for Steampunks: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Film (2003) Review
Today is H.G. Wells‘ birthday. If he was still alive today, he’d be 147 years old. Considered by many to be the father of science fiction, he’s most well known for his novels; The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, The Invisible Man and The Island of Doctor Moreau. However, his literary work wasn’t exclusive to this genre. He also wrote many short novellas and non-fiction science papers. You can read more about his life on wikipedia by following this link: H.G. Wells Related articles Wretched Richard’s Almanac: All Wells That End Well Know Thy Enemies: H.G. Wells Science … Continue reading H.G. Wells birthday today