science fiction

The Adjustment Bureau (2011) – AYJW095

Are we in control of our destinies? Does love really conquer all? The Adjustment Bureau’s cross genre high concept science fiction chick flick somehow manages to answer both questions . . . maybe.

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I, Robot, Part – AYJW016

It’s been a while since we’ve posted a regular episode, but we hope you’ve enjoyed our long run of Initial Reaction episodes this summer. We bring you a critical-thinking discussion on the action-paced, science fiction thriller, I, Robot. Not based on the critically-acclaimed robot stories by Isaac Asimov (as the title would suggest), I, Robot…

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Call for Critical-Thinking Comments: I, Robot

We’re jumping back into science-fiction this time! Our next full podcast episode will share critical thinking from the movie . Watch the movie and share with us your thoughts! Leave a message on our listener voicemail line (903) 231-2221, email feedback@AreYouJustWatching.com (audio files are welcome), or comment here in the shownotes. This will be our…

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Initial Reactions 1: Star Trek

We briefly share our initial thoughts on J.J.Abram’s Star Trek. We both loved the movie, and caught a few things to discuss.

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Serenity Scorecard

Our short reviews and total scorecard for the movie Serenity.

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Serenity and Firefly, Part 1 – AYJW004

We discuss the science fiction movie Serenity with a little from the TV show Firefly. In this episode, the conversation focuses on atheism in science fiction, universal government, belief, the directionless characters, and unconditional love.

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The Twilight Saga: Vampires, Demons, and Angels

Taking into account that the Twilight Saga books are secular fiction and do not observe a Christian moral code, one of the only objectionable elements that could be argued over is the subject matter of vampires, so this is the first topic I’d like to discuss at length in my first of several critical thinking posts on this intriguing series.

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Are You Just Reading? An Introduction

A lot of people spend hours watching movies and television, but some of us spend as much time (if not more) reading books. If someone asked me for the top five things I spend time doing, reading would be near the top of the list. But just like movies and television can influence the way you see the world, books can have the same subtle effect on your thinking.

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Coming Soon: Serenity, Firefly, and Twilight

Our upcoming episode will discuss Serenity and Firefly. Get your thoughts in now! And watch for Eve to post her review of the Twilight saga.

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