Life is busy, and including home-life, but still includes a fair amount of TV viewing.
I was not particularly looking forward to Ender’s Game, the recent movie. I thought it’d be a challenging work to translate without sacrificing the potentially “unfilmable” (as some would say) psychological story and focusing merely on glitzy space battles. The advanced trailer didn’t necessarily give me a positive buzz either. But I was introduced to the book by Orson Scott Card not long ago, and enjoyed it quite a bit. More than that, I have found reading its sequels (of which I have read two so far – Speaker for the Dead and Xenocide) to be extremely compelling and emotionally churning experiences. Then a friend gave me a positive report, so off to the theaters I went this evening with my wife. Continue reading My Thoughts on “Ender’s Game”