Christopher Priest

Christopher Priest – The Adjacent Interview: Part 1

Christopher Priest is one of the leading authors in any genre. His first published story was ‘The Run’, in 1966. His first novel, Indoctrinaire,...

FAREWELL TO A FAN and SHORT MOVIE REVIEW: THE GRINCH

Steve says farewell to another fannish friend, David E. Wilson, longtime Vancouver fan. And says “Meh” to the new animated Grinch.

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

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

HALLOWEEN REVIEW: THE SHINING (1997) MINISERIES

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?

Star Wars Art: Because we haven’t heard enough about Star Wars...

No. You haven't seen enough Star Wars yet

The Fatal Science Flaw of the Premise of Interstellar

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

Anime roundup 5/16/2019: The Ladies Vanish

In this week's viewing: Midnight Occult Civil Servants and Demon Slayer both tackle supernatural kidnapping sprees, RobiHachi finds a planet with a surprising gender balance, and more!

“MRS. PEEL—YOU’RE NEEDED!” (THE AVENGERS REVIEW)

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!)

Anime roundup 7/11/2019: On the Road Again

In this week's viewing: Time to pack our bags and head out for another new season's premieres.

Anime roundup 9/5/2019: Rebel Alliance

In this week's viewing: Granbelm nearly explains what's at stake, The Ones Within brings in some new allies, and more!

Anime roundup 8/8/2019: The Family That Slays Together

In this week's viewing: The Ones Within examines family matters, Granbelm explains another motivation, and more!

A MIKE MYERS-LESS SHREK and GIBSON’s ALIEN 3 SCRIPT!

Steve likes musical theatre. Steve watched Shrek the Musical. Did Steve like it? Read it and find out. Also, William Gibson writes an illustrated Alien 3 with Johnnie Christmas

Ray Harryhausen: Concept Artist

“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...

Anime roundup 5/9/2019: Developing Stories

In this week's viewing: Demon Slayer levels up, Midnight Occult Civil Servants finds a roundabout way to drop some crucial info, and more!

An Interview with Kevin R. Grazier, Science Consultant for GRAVITY

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.

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!

Why Isn’t The Long Walk a Movie Yet?

Not every book works well on the big screen. But once in a while, written words need to be put in motion. Why isn’t The Long Walk a movie yet?

Asni’s Art Blog: The Doctor’s Companions

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.

QUICK MOVIE REVIEWS: EXTINCTION and BRIGHTBURN

Steve talks about coincidence and reviews a couple of films. He didn’t find any five-flibbet films, but maybe you’ll like them better than he did.

Top Ten Best Science Fiction Movie Villains of All Time

The top ten villains to grace the screen.

“LOST IN TIME, LOST IN SPACE…and MEANING”

They've redone Lost In Space again. Did they do a good job? Well, uh....

REVIEW: Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD (Somehow It Ended up Lame and...

I have always felt that SHIELD was the most interesting part of Marvel Comics. The reality of Disney’s production, however, has left me sad and very disappointed.

Summer 2019 SF Anime Preview

The next anime season includes everything from a zillion more cut-and-paste light novel adaptations to a Seiun finalist.

Apollo 11 in Real Time

Listen in on the Apollo 11 mission as if it were taking place today!

Anime roundup 6/27/2019: Tied Up With a Bow

In this week's viewing: three finales with very different verdicts, and more!

Game of Thrones and the Legacy of Robert E. Howard

Every great piece of fantasy pays homage to the greats that have come before

Cosplay vs. Inspirations, Side-by-side Comparisons

Being a member of several groups that enjoy cosplay, costuming, etc., does give access to a world of lively discussions. One recent discussion which...

Art Goes Hollywood: SF and Fantasy Concept Art

It seems that all good fantasy artists head for Hollywood

Anime roundup 5/30/2019: Random Walk

In this week's viewing: RobiHachi puts its heroes where they didn't mean to be, Midnight Occult Civil Servants takes a deceptively quiet stroll, and more!

5 More Anime and Manga Titles for HBO to Adapt

Between Game of Thrones and the planned American Gods series, HBO has been drinking deeply from the Nerd Money well. This is, of course,...