[ExI] Science Fiction
giulio at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 06:34:37 UTC 2020
One thing that I like very much about The Expanse show is that it
stays very close to the book. Too many other good SF books have been
ruined by film and TV adaptations.
On Sun, Mar 29, 2020 at 11:59 PM William Flynn Wallace via
extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> I have not watched The EXpanse, but I have read all of the books and enjoyed them quite a bit.
> bill w
> On Sun, Mar 29, 2020 at 3:11 PM Ben Zaiboc via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> On 15/03/2020 16:14, Guilio Prisco wrote:
>> > The Expanse? Not explicitly transhumanist, but a very good SF show
>> > compared to the others.
>> Well, I'm giving this a go, but it's not exactly encouraging so far.
>> About 6 episodes in, and it strikes me as trying too hard to be Blade
>> Runner meets Total Recall, but without any androids or triple-breasted
>> whores. I keep expecting the Miller character to start making little
>> origami cranes and leaving them lying around.
>> Not transhumanist at all, in any meaningful sense. Detective story,
>> political intrigue, morally ambiguous rebels, etc. In space. I doubt
>> it'll hold my interest much longer.
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