Tag Archives: Martial Arts

Movie: The Raid: Redemption

  The Raid: Redemption This movie isn’t science fiction, but I’ve noticed that many sci-fi bloggers are fans of John Wick, and the two movies seem similar to me, both having enough plot to be real stories, but focusing primarily on action with a high body count.  (My wife has just pointed out to me […]

Review (part II): Jade City

Jade City by Fonda Lee In part I of my review, I wrote about the publisher’s deceptive marketing.  Jade City is slow-paced, not a kung-fu action fest as promised.  But, if you enjoy worldbuilding and character-building, Jade City could be right up your alley. The story is set in a fictional Asian island nation, Kekon, […]

Review (part I): Jade City

Jade City by Fonda Lee I enjoyed “Jade City”, and wish I could jump right into telling you why I enjoyed it, but … first, I think I need to talk about the elephant in the room:  the publisher’s deceptive marketing.  The book was promoted as “The Godfather” crossed with a kung fu action flick.  […]