The Space Between Us
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“The Space Between Us” (2017): Fluffy Trifle of a Teen Romance Masquerading as Science Fiction

Robert Heinlein’s Stranger in a Strange Land (1961) is the tale of the first human raised on Mars who returns to Earth, is puzzled by it, and ultimately affects societal change; it is a cultural touchstone and a seminal piece of science fiction. The Space Between Us (2017) is the tale of the first human […]

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“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” (2016): Tim Burton Confused Peculiar With Convoluted

Tim Burton is probably the most mainstream example of an auteur.  Spielberg and Tarantino’s stylistic choices may be recognizable to mass audiences, but they haven’t reached quite the level of exposure that Burton has. Every time a person sees black and white stripes, they think Tim Burton. Every time they see elaborate circus style imagery, […]