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My Top Ten Favorite Chinese-American Fantasy Movies

Most of my blog posts are purely technical, but every now and then I post something different. Like this post about my favorite movies that combine Chinese mythology, American characters and culture, martial arts, and fantasy. Let me be the … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Favorite Tintin Adventures

I’m a huge fan of the 24 Tintin cartoon albums by Belgian artist Georges Remi, who used the name “Herge”. I vividly remember buying my first book when I was a very young man. My father had loaded us into … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Science Fiction Movies that Take Place in the Desert

I’m a big fan of science fiction movies. Some of my favorite films take place in the desert. Here are my top 10. 1. It Came from Outer Space (1953) -An astronomer and his school teacher girlfriend see an object … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Villains in Science Fiction Films

I’m a big fan of science fiction movies. In many types of films, such as action and drama, a good villain can make a huge difference. Because science fiction films often feature aliens and technology rather than characterization, good villains … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Favorite Semi-Obscure Super Hero Comic Book Titles of the 1960s

I’ve always had a special fondness for comic books of the 1960s, the so-called Silver Age. Everyone knows Superman and Spiderman, and so on. But there were some interesting super hero comic book titles that aren’t as well known. Here … Continue reading

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The Greatest Chess Tournament of All Time

I haven’t played an actual game of chess in many years, but I used to love to play chess in high school, when I had a lot of time. I still follow chess, mostly via the excellent http://www.chessbase.com. In June … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Scary Science Fiction Movies

I’m a big fan of science fiction movies. Here are my top ten favorite scary sci fi movies. 1. Starship Troopers (1997) – The alien bugs in this movie are really scary. The part where the bugs attack “Outpost Whiskey” … Continue reading

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