What does Mars tell us in The Martian?

This post contains spoilers. Imagine this: you are stranded on a distant planet without water, food, internet access, your smartphone, or even other humans. What crosses your mind first? Of course, you want to survive. Maybe your goal is to find a way to reconnect with the Earth, or perhaps you’d prefer to settle down…

The Fantastical Duo in The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

This review contains spoilers. “America teaming up with Russia—that doesn’t sound very friendly.” The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is a 2015 reboot of the 1964 NBC TV series directed by Guy Richie (who previously wrote and directed the Sherlock Holmes film series a couple of years back). The retro-flavoured, stylish remake of the classic spy show…

From Deerstalker Hat to Black Wool Overcoat: Timelessness in Sherlock Holmes’ Speculative Stories and Drama

This review contains spoilers. BBC’s Sherlock is  my favorite TV series. The 2012 reboot of the Victorian detective solving mysterious crimes retains the curious aura of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s story. Brain-twisting crime plots, breathtaking adventures, devilish Moriarty, eccentric yet intelligent Sherlock—all of the exciting elements that led to the success of The Adventures of…