Tag Archive: Orson Scott Card

Nov 03 2013

GSB Film Review: Ender’s Game (2013) – Not Quite the War to End All Wars, But it’s Close

“Ender’s Game” is a book that has been touted for many years as an “unfilmable” property. With all its nuances, intricacies and character development, that may very well be the case. However, if Gavin Hood’s adaptation of the sci-fi classic doesn’t prove that notion wrong, it comes pretty damn close. Based on the 1985 book …

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May 07 2013

Trailer Jive: ENDER'S GAME

Looks like we will have some choice science fiction and fantasy coming to us in November.  ENDER’S GAME is a story based on a science fiction novel by author Orson Scott Card.  Gavin Hood directed and wrote the screenplay.   Hope it’s better than his X-Men Origins: Wolverine.  The film stars Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Ben Kingsley, Hailee Steinfeld, Viola Davis and Abigail …

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Apr 17 2013

Afro Commentary: Loving the Art, Hating the Artist

Fairly recently, DC Comics asked acclaimed science fiction writer Orson Scott Card to be part of a new digital first Superman title, Adventures of Superman, which would feature one-off stories featuring the last son of Krypton. Many cried foul in response due to Cards well known stance on homosexuality and same-sex marriages. It even lead …

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