If you were a faithful viewer of this show in the fifties, you had a chance to win a full scale rocketship!
In the tradition of trying to remake even movies that did “pretty well,” (i.e., made some money), Hollywood has redone Firestarter. Did they do it well? Heck, no. When remakes are retconned, the story usually suffers; this one’s no exception.
It’s easy to fall asleep beneath this Night Sky
Swiss Family Robinson leaves a lot to be desired.
Genre getting knocked off the charts…
A Different Set of Lips
Buck Rogers, originated in Amazing Stories magazine as “Anthony” Rogers, would eventually go on to a long career as “Luck Skywalker”.
Film & TV themes can often transport us to realms beyond our own
Rosa Forlano, a 90 year old Nonna, falls in love with a robot while teaching it how to make spaghetti. Unfortunately, her family recipe is erased by a software update.
Jet packs, robots, laboratories with seemingly non-functioning apparatus, and look – someone else is trying to take over the world, AGAIN!
JustWatch offers up this weeks top shows on streaming services – both film and TV
Three teleplays based on stories by the famous SF writing team of C. L. Moore and Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett, Lawrence O’Donnell) for an indie film, Tales of Tomorrow and The Twilight Zone
A rock album this ain’t! What does Starship Troopers have in common with Iron Man and the Rocketeer? Maybe its helmets you can’t really see out of…or maybe its something else
Play House 90’s very first episode, written by Rod Serling, based on a Pat Frank novel and starring Charlton Heston, Diana Lynn, Tab Hunter and Vincent Price
Perhaps the only Weinbaum story that’s been made into a film or television episode
Destination Space depicts space exploration that takes place before Destination Moon, even though it was filmed after Destination Moon
Genre works top the film list and make up half of the top ten; meanwhile over in TVStreaming land, only three genre-relateds in the Top Ten
A little over a month ago, we received a query from a new website, asking if Amazing Stories would be interested in receiving content from them (for publication on the website). Now we have to admit up-front that we are almost always dismissive of such queries for a number of reasons, which I will use […]
When your kids are smarter than you are….
One of the most popular SF stories from the fifties was adapted for television at least three times
A mechanic and part-time inventor helps an archaeologist open a cave that reveals an ancient computer and the future of the human race
A woman searches for her son in a ruined future world. EVENFALL: CHAPTER ONE is the first part in a new limited short film series from Maple Films. This content originally appeared on Recursor.tv
And by “good things”, I mean this gig, not the last of the winter shows.
In Galactic Galaxy episode one Space Werewolf Fen, Pam Redcup and her agoraphobic mechanic Tom must escape the evil Dar Kuzar who has become enraged with his button technicians. “THE JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND PARSECS BEGINS WITH WITH A SINGLE PARSEC”. An animated comedic take on Space Operas
Steve attempts to find out why “Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City” has been panned by almost all who’ve seen it. Maybe the director has something to do with it.
Elements reminiscent of Budry’s Rogue Moon. After mysteriously awakening in a barren alien landscape, a self-serving prisoner must conquer a series of grueling trials in order to reunite with his lost love.
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It’s time once again to look at all the sfnal anime heading our way shortly.
In this week’s viewing: Two finales, one delay, and two more shows still plugging along.
On Christmas Eve, a small UFO struggling to find his place in the universe follows his two mischievous friends down to Earth. Whilst trying to impress and gain their acceptance he inadvertently changes Christmas forever.