Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 2 / 5   >   >>
windhorn
User Rank
Rookie
re: What’s the best time-travel book/film ever?
windhorn   12/9/2011 7:37:00 PM
NO RATINGS
How can you leave out the whole "1632" series by Eric Flint et al? There's also "The Girl, the Gold Watch, and Everything" by John D MacDonald which has a sort of time travel in it (only forward though).

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
re: What’s the best time-travel book/film ever?
Max The Magnificent   11/21/2011 3:41:33 PM
NO RATINGS
I just discovered a nee Heinlein book I'd never heard about called "The Door Into Summer" (http://amzn.to/v1P53a). I think it's just been re-discovered and published -- it seems to be available only in electronic format -- I also found it in the iTunes Store and downloaded it to my iPad

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
re: What’s the best time-travel book/film ever?
Max The Magnificent   7/11/2011 7:07:18 PM
NO RATINGS
I remember when this came out, but for some reason I never got to see it -- I'll check to see it it's on NexFlix -- otherwise I've just added it to my "Wish List" on Amazon

OmegaMan
User Rank
Rookie
re: What’s the best time-travel book/film ever?
OmegaMan   7/11/2011 2:58:48 PM
NO RATINGS
As far as movies, "The Butterfly Effect" with Ashton Kutcher was a pretty good time-travel story about changing the past and how that has unexpected effects on the future.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
re: What’s the best time-travel book/film ever?
Max The Magnificent   7/11/2011 2:00:27 PM
NO RATINGS
I thought I'd read all of Heinlein but I don't remember this one - -I just bounced over to Amazon and ordered a book of his short stories that contains this one -- thanks for the suggestion...

pmartel
User Rank
Rookie
re: What’s the best time-travel book/film ever?
pmartel   7/8/2011 8:46:49 PM
NO RATINGS
Several people mentioned short stories as well as book/movie. Heinlein's "All you Zombies" is definitely up there.

LitFreak
User Rank
Rookie
re: What’s the best time-travel book/film ever?
LitFreak   3/31/2011 11:39:48 PM
NO RATINGS
The Philadelphia Experiment (1984) is a film by Stewart Raffill, which follows a couple of Navy seals who get sucked into a time vortex and into the future due to a large experiment gone wrong (i just like how a whole village gets teleported hehe) I watched it because it had relevance to the T.V. series LOST, and it isn't bad for the time it was made.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
re: What’s the best time-travel book/film ever?
Max The Magnificent   3/29/2011 1:16:22 PM
NO RATINGS
What about Terry Gilliam's fantasy film "Time Bandits" -- I guess it was aimed at a younger audience, but I liked it.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
re: What’s the best time-travel book/film ever?
Max The Magnificent   3/29/2011 1:14:39 PM
NO RATINGS
I'm currently in the middle of reading "Lest Darkness Fall" L. by Sprague de Camp -- it's very interesting -- it involves a guy from "our time" being transported back to Ancient Rome. The opposite might be "Pebble in the Sky" by Isaac Asimov which involves a guy from "our time" being transported to Earth in the far distant future.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
re: What’s the best time-travel book/film ever?
Max The Magnificent   3/29/2011 1:11:36 PM
NO RATINGS
I'd forgotten about this one also -- I haven't read that for more than 30 years -- I'll have to keep my eyes open for a second-hand copy.

<<   <   Page 2 / 5   >   >>


Flash Poll
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
1 Comment
A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Max Maxfield

Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
Max Maxfield
7 comments
I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
37 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
131 comments
Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)