[rescue] replacing an Ultra2

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Sat Apr 28 21:42:53 CDT 2007

Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> I've always thought that if I were a billionaire, there are a few
> cinematic issues I'd want to take care of:
> 	- I would redo Starship Troopers with about 25% of the action of the
> 	  disaster version, and put the heart and soul of Heinlein back in
> 	  it.  It would probably be about 6 hours long and no one would 
> 	  watch it, but dammit... it would be good.

I'd watch it.  And buy a copy for my collection.

> 	- There would be a lot more sci-fi movies, but not the Hollywood
> 	  glossy versions.

I'd nominate F.M. Busby's Rissa Kerguelen/The Long View trilogy, and
James Blish's Cities in Flight, as a start.

 It's not the years, it's the mileage.
 Phil Stracchino              phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
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