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An Argentine dystopian novel, Exquisite Corpse, may be the occasion to reflect on what a pandemic could entai
Voyager's golden disc prompts aliens to seek Earth in Mi amigo Quyllur, a film based on the eponymous novel by Renato Mendizábal Guillén
A review of Kurs, The Search by Kuraina Setrakianun, a novel that takes us back to before the big bang
A review of Peruvian science fiction author Carlos Enrique Saldívar's collection Science Fiction Stories
Retro-review of H.G. Wells' The Country of the Blind
A Danish film from 1918 has been restored, a unique contribution to film called A Trip to Mars
We are in a world of castles and enchantments. Torian, the protagonist prince, must face his destiny, between marrying or following the path offered by a vampire mermaid. Vampire Mermaid! Who needs more than that!?!
Northern lights: anthology of Finnish science fiction (Osuuskumma International, 2016), edited by Magdalena Hai and Anne Leinonen is an interesting and novel proposal to approach, in Spanish, Finnish science fiction and fantasy.
An essay on the Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovski, director of Solaris (1972) and Stalker (1979)
Alejandro Veintimilla, Ecuadorian writer, has published Echoes and Caverns. 12 stories set in the context of cyberpunk science fiction. Its background is the technological world
Francisco Proaño Arandi's Disparate Elements explores the nature of reality
Ecuadorian writer Pablo Gómez Morán gives us The Wars of the Children of the Sun, a rewrite of Andean myths
A review of the collection by Chilean author Jorge Alberto Collao that asks - Can we laugh in the silence of the cosmos?
A survey of Ecuadoran Science Fiction and its 150+ year history
A review of Josette Burgaentzlé M.'s novel The Travelers of Sacred Gems, reminds us that life is learning and learning is life
Carlos Béjar Portilla and the development of Ecuadorian Science Fiction
A review of City of Virgins (2016)by Ecuadorian author Paulina Soto Aymar
A two volume anthology of Columbian SF and words about its editor, Rodrigo Bastidas
Ray Loriga's novel Rendicion asks if it is possible to defend freedom by restricting it.
A critique of 2001 on its 50th anniversary
On March 19, the writer and journalist Nicolás Kingman Riofrío passed away at 99; he made contributions to Ecuadorian SF and Fantasy literarture.
Dr. Stephen Hawking and Science fiction: "I read a lot of science fiction when I was a teenager..."
In this review of Abandoned by Jorge Oswaldo Claudio Toscano, Ivan questions whether it achieves its purpose of raising awareness of environmental deterioration.
Wings of the Archangel, a new novel by Ariana D. Aldaz López, explores the mother-daughter relationship
The year in Ecuadoran Science Fiction
On Dystopias, with side trips to Philip K. Dick and Ecuador.
Mickey Mouse a gogo is undoubtedly seminal: a work of science fiction theatre that opens up reflections and worries.
An overview of Spanish language science fiction theatre, starting with a Spanish language adaptation of Orson Well's War of the Worlds.
Henry Bäx's The Inventor of Dreams is a science fiction book with sobering concerns.
Augusto Rodríguez' 5079: Secret Files is a novel told in fragments of documents, both official and secret, that tell the story of a migration from Earth to save humanity.