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El mito y significado moderno: El saludo Vulcano

Erin reprises her article about the connections between Yoga and the Vulcan hand gesture - in Spanish!

What to Watch in 2015

Here's where to start your 2015 viewing

Review – The Fictional Man by Al Ewing

Niles Golan is an ex-pat Brit in Hollywood. Never grown-up, he narrates his life with an internal monologue transforming his everyday inadequacies into triumphs....

THE AMAZING MARK HOGANCAMP

Where does real life imitate the fantastic? This week Steve checks in with Steve Carell and Mark Hogancamp for the answer.

Big Brain Aliens

Look at the aliens from This Island Earth. If they are so smart, why are the denizens of Metaluna all such big headed pricks?

Books That Never Were – Farewell Atlantis

Taking a look at fiction within fiction: literary works that has appeared in books or movies, but never published in the real world.

Crossplay and Gender-bending Cosplay

Crossplay: who says Captain America has to be a guy? Who says that only girls can dress up as Black Widow?

Review of the HD Re-Release of FROM THE EARTH TO THE...

HBO drops the ball on the BluRay release of From Earth to the Moon, the award-winning documentary series. This review includes a word from one of the original effects artists.

REVIEW: The Heat, Amazing Stories 2020, Season 1, Episode 2.

Thoughts on the show so far, and a review of the latest episode.

SW #23.4 – NYCC ’13 Interview With Rebecca Sugar & Ian...

Rebecca Sugar is an artist, composer and director who is best known for being a writer and storyboard artist on the series Adventure Time. Ian Jones-Quartey is a storyboard artist, animator and voice actor who supplies the voice of Wallow in Bravest Warriors. He has also served as a storyboard supervisor for Adventure Time and storyboard artist for Secret Mountain Fort Awesome and as art director for The Venture Bros.

David Whitaker – Unsung Hero of Doctor Who

Every so often in life, a moment of serendipity occurs when everyone involved in a project creates something marvellous. The birth of Doctor Who, fifty years ago this week, is one of those moments.

Top 10 Once Upon a Time Villains

Surprising to find a television show that has so many villains, a Top Ten list is needed to keep them all straight!

Review: The Handmaid’s Tale (Seasons 1 & 2)

The Handmaid’s Tale is shocking, repulsive, heartrending, and alarming. And thoroughly hypnotic

STUDIO GHIBLI, TAKE 2: PONYO and THE RED TURTLE

Hey, Rocky, watch me pull movie reviews out of my hat! This week Steve goes back to the subject of a 2015 column: Studio Ghibli, which has continued releasing movies without even asking him! Are they good movies? Good?—just watch (er, read)!

Spring 2019 SF Anime Preview

Spring means another big helping of new anime heading our way, so let's run down the menu and see what looks good.

THE BIG BANG THEORY RECAP: Season 8, Episode 17: ...

This episode really puts the sex into the Big Bang...Theory.

The Big Bang Theory Recap: The Prom Equivalency Season 8, Episode...

Sheldon says a four letter word that surprises everyone

Jodorowsky’s Dune

Recently a documentary had its debut at the Cannes Film Festival called Jodorowsky's Dune. The documentary by filmmaker Frank Pavich, examines a very early...

ROBERT E. HOWARD and the Many Faces of CONAN

Conan, from Weird Tales to remakes - with a dash or two of Frazetta thrown in for verisimilitude.
London Fields director's cut

London Fields – Director’s Cut Review

An advance viewing of the director's cut redeems the earlier fifth lowest gross in US release version of this on-the-edge-of-the-apocalypse film

Invasive Procedures (Not for the Squeamish)

It's cast iron stomach time as Mr. Jackson related a recent medical adventure to some SF scenes we'd probably like to forget.

Individualism, Atheism, and the Search for God in Cormac McCarthy’s The...

The following essay originally appeared in issue number 111 of the quarterly journal Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction, edited by Graham Sleight....

AMAZING STORIES TV SHOW: Season 1, Episode 5 THE RIFT

Bad marks for the season finale of Amazing Stories

NO CLOWNING AROUND: Revisiting IT (1990)!

IT, Part II is out. Steve looks back at the 1990 TV-series version. Which one does he like? The oldie or the new one? Find out here!

Review: The Sentinel by Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke’s short story The Sentinel lost in a writing competion and could feasibly have never made it to publication. But over time, the story emerged as the inspiration for the cult classic 2001: A Space Odyssey.

The Fatal Science Flaw of the Premise of Interstellar

Interstellar my be visually stunning, but it does have a scientific fatal flaw

“HISTORIC” FILM REVIEW: KING SOLOMON’S MINES (1937)

Steve gets really retro this week, with a review of the 1937 movie King Solomon’s Mines. Does he dig up diamonds or dirt? Read and find out!

Down Under Video Reviews: “Red Billabong” and “Glitch”

Stand on your head! This week, Steve looks at two Australian video imports: one a film and one a TV series. Look for the series on Netflix soon!

Anime roundup 7/18/2019: Know When To Hold ‘Em

In this week's viewing: The rest of the summer premieres, plus some second looks.