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Bruce Willis – Science Fiction’s Greatest Action Hero

Bruce Willis stars in 'Twelve Monkeys', one of his many science fiction features. Image source: IMDb.com

Bruce Willis stars in ‘Twelve Monkeys’, one of his many science fiction features. Image source: IMDb.com

Though better known for his action thriller Die Hard movies, Bruce Willis is at his best in science fiction. Whether he is a hero, father, cop, or lover – Bruce Willis brings an element of the everyman into worlds both strange and dystopian. His ability to bridge the gap between action and sensitivity is unusual for most actors, and adds a necessary dimension to his sci-fi features. After all, the real test for good science fiction is its ability to showcase human behavior when faced with advanced technologies or alien environments. Epic battles in space and time are just the icing on the cake.

Twelve Monkeys (1995) – Everyman Stuck in Time

  • “Cassandra in Greek legend, you recall, was condemned to know the future but to be disbelieved when she foretold it. Hence the agony of foreknowledge combined with the impotence to do anything about it.” – Dr. Kathryn Railly
  • “Oh, wouldn’t it be great if I *was* crazy? Then the world would be okay.” – James Cole

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SciFi and Movies, and LEGOs, Oh My!

LEGO versions of all six original Star Wars film posters will be released on May 4th.  Image Source: Time.com

LEGO versions of all six original Star Wars film posters will be released on May 4th. Image Source: Time.com

LEGO recently unveiled six new Star Wars posters to celebrate the recent digital release of the franchise. These posters will be available at the LEGO store on May 4th (may the fourth be with you)! Till then, let’s round up six more examples of pure LEGO sci-fi geekery: (more…)

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