Probably the most well-known monster ever imagined is Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Around 1960 Aurora obtained a license from Universal Studios to produce a Frankenstein plastic model kit. It started a craze.
Amazing Stories premieres and we are not unhappy
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!
“Without Ray Harryhausen, there would likely have been no STAR WARS” George Lucas. “What we do now digitally with computers, Ray did digitally long before but...
This week Steve drops back ten years to review an underapreciated movie, "Constantine," with Keanu Reeves and Rachel Weisz, telling us why he thinks the movie deserves another look.
Steve revisits a favourite--classic--"spy spoof" from the '60s. Many people loved these James Coburn films!
The SyFy Channel is putting a metric ton of financial resources behind their new SF drama Defiance, which airs on Mondays 9/8C. Released this...
Be it film, radio, or just reading the short story, Arthur C. Clarke’s All the Time in the World is a must for every member of fandom to experience.
Between Game of Thrones and the planned American Gods series, HBO has been drinking deeply from the Nerd Money well. This is, of course,...
Battlestar Galactica's flaws are outshined by the sheer amount of work that went into the series and, in many ways, the performance of the cast.
The top ten villains to grace the screen.
In this week's viewing: The rest of the summer premieres, plus some second looks.
Hannibal recap: in which we learn that meat, frightened as it is being killed, becomes acidic.
Diane serves up a reminder that if we had listened to the critics, we might never have had had LoTR to read, let alone a bio-pic to watch
This week Steve examines two new genre TV shows on different networks. Superheroes seem to be playing a bigger role in TV than ever before. Are these new shows worth watching?
Before there was a Marvel version, there were The Avengers! Join Steve in a look back at some less-than-super heroes, but maybe a lot more fun ones! (And no CGI!)
Kevin R. Grazier is a planetary scientist and friend of mine who has regularly landed gigs as a science consultant on a number of popular Hollywood movies and TV shows. Including GRAVITY.
So. Ya wanna be Darth Vader?
As Marlon Brando says, “The horror… the horror.” Dr. Smith from Lost in Space says “Oh, the horror!” This week Steve reviews two horror films: one fantasy, one SF; one very good, one good up to a point. Which one is which? Read and find out!
Steve says farewell to another fannish friend, David E. Wilson, longtime Vancouver fan. And says “Meh” to the new animated Grinch.
Christopher Priest is one of the leading authors in any genre. His first published story was ‘The Run’, in 1966. His first novel, Indoctrinaire,...
Here's why Close Encounters of the Third KInd will never be a classic.
Steve, not being much of a gamer, was unimpressed by the blurb for the TV version of The Witcher. Did he change his mind when he actually saw the series? Find out for yourself!
Where would the Doctor be without his Companions. That's Companion with a capital C. There have been even more companions, than there have been incarnations of the Doctor, but as far as fan art goes, Rose Tyler, Amy Pond and Jack Harkness are clearly in the lead.
if I had been privileged to see this movie as an impressionable teenager, I would have been profoundly in love with Rey.
Steve's thinking about Halloween, which often brings up thoughts about Stephen King. How do you feel about that? Seen both versions of The Shining, have you?
I've come across quite a staggering amount of Boba Fett art considering that this is at best a secondary character.
We don't think this is what Diesel had in mind...
What's in the box? Do we want to know?
Apache announces its future lineup and MiNatura releases a special poetry edition.