Now, apparently, part of a series detailing the death of various industries caused by Artificial Intelligence. In this episode – Costume Design.
Back in May a new SF series called Night Sky premiered, with terrific actors Sissy Spacek and J.K. Simmons. But Amazon nixed a second season. Have you seen it? Can you explain why Amazon killed it? I can’t.
New issues of Thesis magazine, Quimera, Babelicus and Historias Pulp released, plus lots more in this roundup of Latin American genre happenings.
Earth as we know and love it may become a thing of the past. Follow a cosmic archaeologist as he travels back in time to capture photos of the once vibrant planet.
A little slice of life from an age when most people have left the Earth.
A new movie streams on Sunday Sept. 20; it’s about a Mars mission full of human-android conflict? There are no startling revelations or new thoughts, but it’s a fairly pleasant way to pass an evening.
Genre films and television shows are dominating the top of the lists this week!
Not all post apocalyptic tales have a happy ending
Steve’s been really taken by two new things: the new Stallone movie Samaritan, and the new Amazon series The Man Who Fell to Earth, with Chiwetel Ejiofor. You may not agree, but you have to watch them before you’re entitled to my… er, your opinion.
At the height of the 1930’s Dust Bowl, a scarecrow must leave his post and find a way to save the only family he’s ever known. But facing the outside world proves to be a challenge when your face is a burlap sack.
Genre penetration of streaming media remains below 50% this week
Barefoot Cat published a vampire anthology with 32 authors from numerous Latin American countries; Sonámbulo magazine issue 3 released; Ecuadorian Edegon Comics releases Yntiwamán, the last Inca warrior and more!
Genre penetration (that’s a GOOD thing) of streaming hangs at 30 percent this week, though the contributors do jump around a bit.
Female Directors nominated for best picture
The Day the Earth Stood Still is not a Christian allegory, but it may have been an inspiration for Star Trek
Netflix has released a new vampire movie starriing multiple-award winner Jamie Foxx as a vamp hunter. While it breaks no new ground, it has a great bit part by Snoop Dogg as a “cowboy” vamp hunter. Fairly gory, not exactly family fare, but watchable. Also, check out TV series “Moonhaven” and upcoming movie “Slumberland.”
And now we know how (though not when) Hell Creek got its name
Genre penetration of streaming films and tv shows continues to flirt with the 50% mark
Puppetry combined with digital techniques produce this short SF film about finding a purpose in life.
Back in the late 1950s-early 1960s, when I was but a lad, I was taken by the (written) works of John Wyndham. This is the latest adaptation of his 1957 book, and it’s not bad at all.
The latest happenings in Spanish language science fiction and fantasy
A very unusual animation style brings you the story of a routine scouting of a distant planet that uncovers a lost civilization. Where the explorers discover the long forgotten origins of their mission.
The newest film in the multi-movie Predator sequence stars only Indigenous actors and could be considered either a prequel or sequel to the other Predator movies. It may not be a great movie, but it’s certainly a watchable one. It’s on Hulu, if you’re interested.
Top honors traded for majority domination seems a fair trade this week
Prey, the latest in the Predator film franchise, is a mixed bag
Fans need to do a little bit better on the monthlies! Television dips to ZERO Genre Goodness!
It’s business as usual for a deep space pilot, until a strange anomaly hits her ship and knocks it off course.
A mixed bag this week – 10% genre goodness on TV, fifty percent genre goodness in film
A resourceful loner makes his way through a post-apocalyptic America followed closely by one of the very creatures that destroyed the world.
Major Remy Barnes is the first astronaut to make contact with extraterrestrials on board of an unidentified flying object in orbit around earth.
(I’d be a lot happier with the ending of this short film if it had been produced during the previous administration.)