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In a nutshell, unconventional means not based on or conforming to what is generally done or believed. If there is anything else to it, do let us know.

Emad Aysha01/03/2024

Dune part two: Last-minute stitch-up or spot-on surgical strike?

I may have to eat my words over Denis Villeneuve after watching Dune Part Two […]
Emad Aysha17/02/2024

Interviewing Abdel Aal Bikheet – On Egypt’s technological future, mythical past, and alienated present!

If you remember, I once reviewed (‘The Hack’ or ‘Penetration’) by Abdel Aal Bikheet. I […]
Emad Aysha06/02/2024

Family disvalued – Cronenberg’s tragicomedy of the path to nowhere

Following on from my body horror piece on David Cronenberg’s Crimes of the Future (2022), […]
Emad Aysha22/01/2024

High-tech body horror – Cronenberg’s contribution to cyberpunk

David Cronenberg's movie Crimes of the Future (2022) was advised to me by an Iranian […]
Emad Aysha08/01/2024

Planet Imperfecta – Egypt in centuries to come, according to Eslam Dewan

Being a great fan of secondhand books bought off the streets of Cairo (it’s the […]
Emad Aysha28/12/2023

One step ahead… SF insights into Gaza war

I’ve been avoiding talking about Gaza for the longest time now. The riot of emotions […]
Emad Aysha20/12/2023

Cultures Bash: When one has trouble ‘recalling’ the future

By funny happenstance, I got a chance to rewatch the Total Recall (2012) remake starring […]
Emad Aysha12/12/2023

Talking to Nadia Afifi, Palestine’s premier cyberpunk author… Can neon speculations save the Arab world?

All this time, I’ve been lamenting the lack of Palestinian science fiction – I said […]
Arthur Blok04/12/2023

New TV show ‘Phoenix Oracle’ about the fascinating history of the Phoenicians, is set to launch in early 2024 (with first trailer)

‘Phoenix Oracle,’ a new 12-episode-TV Show inspired by the work of Lebanese author Karim El […]
Emad Aysha01/12/2023

Napoleon and Waterloo, beating the cinematic odds

On November 25, I decided to spoil myself by watching the new movie Napoleon by […]
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