The Affinities

By Robert Charles Wilson
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Rated by Diane H.
May 29, 2016

Have you ever felt that you didn’t belong anywhere? Ever wanted to be with people who understand as much as you understand yourself? If so, the affinities are for you. Of course, you may not be a match for any of the twenty-two groups at the heart of Robert Wilson’s The Affinities.

Adam Fisk decides to undergo the battery of tests that will determine if he will fit into any of the Affinities – groups of people who are compatible beyond the normal societal classifications. Members of the affinities come from all backgrounds, races, social class, economic class, ethnicity, gender, age, etc

Mr. Nobody

By Jaco Van Dormael
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Rated by Megan C.
Dec 5, 2015

There are so many fantastic things about Mr. Nobody that I would definitely recommend it, but there are also many annoying things that could turn someone off. So here is my endorsement, with caveats.

See it: The story jumps all over time and parallel existences. We (try to) follow the protagonist, Nemo, as he lives different lives as himself. It’s not chronological, so sometimes it takes a moment to orient yourself in the storyline. Despite the potential for confusion, the multiverse is actually one of the strong points of the film, if you let yourself be carried along by the stories. You can

Unwind by Neal Shusterman

Rated by Lisa J.
Jul 14, 2010

Unwind by Neal Shusterman In Unwind by Neal Shusterman the Pro Life/Pro Choice debate caused a global war resulting in a compromise called the Unwind Accord. Technology had been developed which would allow every part of a human to be used in a transplant. The Unwind Accord did not allow abortion but allowed parents to "unwind" their children between the ages of 13 and 18 should they so choose. The "unwinding" process allowed for the child to be disassembled without actually ending their life as all of their separate parts would be used in transplant.

This is the story of three teens scheduled for unwinding.