Martin Stellinga Posts

October 22, 2021 / Reviews
Deadpool

Deadpool is the superhero movie that isn’t supposed to be. It’s obnoxious, breaks the fourth wall at every turn, and is super-violent. Executives all want the next Avengers, don’t they? But, in 2016 Deadpool saw the light of day. And I finally got around to watching it.

October 15, 2021 / Science
Purple flower

Photosynthesis is why plants are green. But did you know there is a theory that plant-life on early Earth was once purple? Let’s have a look at why.

October 8, 2021 / Reviews

The original Dune novel was released in 1965. David Lynch made a movie from it in the eighties, and John Harrison a three-part mini series in 2000. Now Denis Villeneuve created a new movie adaption. And I caught it in the theater.

October 1, 2021 / Politics
Truth

There is no universal truth. However, that doesn’t mean that all statements are equally true. Down that road lies trouble, and unfortunately, we’re walking right into the maw of this particular beast.

September 24, 2021 / Reviews
Jedi Fallen Order

Jedi: Fallen Order is a Star Wars game, but — unlike the recent Star Wars Battlefronts — it isn’t a slot machine fronting as a game. Nope, it’s actually a first-person action game instead of a live service or micro-transaction fest.