Tagged with science fiction

Fantastic voyage

Fantastic Voyage is a 1966 science fiction film written by Harry Kleiner based on a story by Otto Klement and Jerome Bixby. Isaac Asimov was approached by Bantam Books to write a novel based on the screenplay. It’s often incorrectly assumed, because the book came out 6 months before the film, that Asimov’s book inspired … Continue reading

James Cameron talks on TED

FILM/NEWS                                                                                                                             (Staff, 7-9, 10-12) Although now a major filmmaker, Cameron’s first job was as a truck driver and he wrote only in his spare time. After seeing Star Wars, he quit that job and wrote his first science fiction script for a ten-minute short called Xenogenesis. Soon after, he began working with special effects, and … Continue reading

Caught reading – Mr Hardiman and Mr Doolan

RECOMMENDATIONS/BOOK REVIEW                                                                     (Staff, 7-9, 10-12) Have you noticed that we have more male teachers caught reading than female? That’s a strong message for all you boys out there! Today we have caught both Mr Hardiman and Mr Doolan reading.  Dominic Hardiman What are you reading? The last book I read was World War Z by … Continue reading