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Top Ten Women Scientists in Movies

The Grace Hopper Conference is a for-profit, women-only event. It gives women an alternative to technology conferences that only have solid tech content. Example of a GH talk last year: “Five Ways to Tap Into Your Power: Take The Lead!” … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Early Dinosaur Movies (Before Jurassic Park)

The first of the Jurassic Park movies was released 25 years ago in 1993. It was a very good movie in spite of the annoying children actors. But before Jurassic Park, there were lots of movies that featured dinosaurs. Many … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Science Fiction Movies Set on an Island

I enjoy science fiction movies that are set in an isolated environment, such as an Arctic outpost, because the confined location forces writers and directors and actors to be creative. Here are my favorite science fiction films that take place … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Fantasy Movie Villains

One of my three favorite movie genres is fantasy films. In many cases, the presence of a good villain is a key factor in my appreciation of a film. Here are my top 10 favorite villains in fantasy films. Note: … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Movies Set on Trains

I like movies that take place mostly a train. The limited amount of room that is available forces directors, writers, and actors to be clever and creative. Here are my top 10 favorites. 1. Murder on the Orient Express (1974) … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Early Alien Invasion Movies

Like many geeks, I’m a big fan of science fiction movies. There are a huge number of sci-fi films that feature alien invasion. For example, “Independence Day” (1996) seems like it’s shown on TV every weekend. But I’m particularly fond … Continue reading

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A Recap of Science Fiction Movies of 2017

Now that 2017 is well over, I’ve had a chance to see most of the year’s main science fiction films. It was an OK, but not great, year for science fiction. Here are my top ten science fiction films from … Continue reading

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