Ex Machina

Title: Ex Machina Director: Alex Garland Cast: Domhnall Gleason, Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac Summary: Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson) a programmer at a huge Internet company, wins a contest that enables him to spend a week at the private estate of Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac), his firm’s brilliant CEO. When he arrives, Caleb learns that he […]

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Thoughts on: Divergent by Veronica Roth

One of my favorite dystopian trilogies is Divergent by Veronica Roth. I love the world that Tris lives in; I find it interesting that people are divided into different factions based on their strongest trait. But the best book in the trilogy (aside from the first one, of course) is Allegiant. When I first started […]

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Science Fiction Classics I Need to Read

I’ve mentioned before that I don’t read science fiction books a lot. I’m not into science and to read about futuristic science turns me off for some reason. However, I do want to read some more science fiction, particularly the classics, just so I know how science fiction became so popular and why people love […]

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My Favorite Books #6: Never Let Me Go

Title: Never Let Me Go Author: Kazuo Ishiguro Publisher: Vintage (2006) Brief Summary: Kathy, Tommy, and Ruth grow up in a private boarding school in the countryside of England. They, along with the other orphans here, are told constantly how special they are. Years later, Kathy meets Tommy and Ruth as an adult and together […]

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