Art Goes Hollywood: SF and Fantasy Concept Art

It seems that all good fantasy artists head for Hollywood

Interview: Trenna Keating (aka Doc Yewll) from Defiance

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...

Anime roundup 8/1/2019: Boom Today

In this week's viewing: Dr. Stone reaches the gunpowder age, Granbelm ramps up the firepower, and more!

Modern Myth and Meaning: The Yule Log Lady

Amid the delightfully odd characters populating Twin Peaks, one stood out as even weirder than the rest. This was Margaret, the Log Lady.

REVIEW—CONSTANTINE: A surprisingly good movie!

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.

The Icon of Monsters and Monster Models

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.

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Rey

if I had been privileged to see this movie as an impressionable teenager, I would have been profoundly in love with Rey.

Classic Battlestar Galactica – The Review

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.

SECOND LOOKS: MARVEL’S DEADPOOL & ANT-MAN and SOME WORDS ON WRITING

This week Steve takes a second look at Marvel's two most recent movies, Deadpool and Ant-Man, and finds one much better than the other... but YMMV! Also a couple of tips for writers who may be stuck.

Anime roundup 11/15/2018: Second Acts

In this week's viewing: JoJo and Zombie Land Saga have the deets on characters' old careers, and more!

Pacific Rim – A Winning Combination of Robot versus Monster

It's safe to say that I saw Pacific Rim with a degree of trepidation. I may be a SF lover, but Transformers really isn't...

Anime roundup 12/27/2018: The Show Must Go On

SSSS.Gridman finale - Akane herself has become a monster for the final battle, and, despite Alexis's contention that she always was one because...

Anime roundup 7/25/2019: The Only Winning Move

In this week's viewing: The final lineup for the season is set... but first, some thoughts about the tragedy in Kyoto.

Anime roundup 9/12/2019: Choosing Sides

In this week's viewing: Dr. Stone and The Ones Within turn enemies into allies, and more!
La luz en el cerro

La Luz en el Cerro. Premiada Película Peruana Gratis en Retina...

A Peruvian horror film is recommended

Anime roundup 1/17/2019: And There’s More Where That Came From

In this week's viewing: Lots more winter premieres and a couple of surprises.
Seven Footprints to Satan.

A. Merritt on Film: Seven Footprints to Satan

Taken as a spiritual successor to The Cat and the Canary, Seven Footprints to Satan is not too bad. That said, it is a shame that First National missed the chance to give filmgoers a full-blooded A. Merritt adaptation.

Review – Mr Nobody (the best film you’ve never heard of)

The full 158 minute director’s cut is simply one of the best films I have ever seen.

Novedades de Marzo

"Supercolonia" by Héctor Alvarado, Great America reviews. The first volume dedicated to Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba and Chile; Proxima magazine's 2017 content online; Discourse magazine highlights Ursula Le Guin, and more

Review: National Lampoon’s June, 1972 Special Science Fiction Issue

A review of a satiric, transgrssive and humorous look at science fiction by the National Lampoon magazine.

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 2)

Some of the blunt, knee-jerk assumptions that are made in much fantasy art are less obvious, and therefore more insidious. These are often assumptions about gender roles, and ethnicity.

Top 5 Dieselpunk Films

We don't think this is what Diesel had in mind...

Anime roundup 6/13/2019: Digging Deep

In this week's viewing: Attack on Titan finally gets to the basement, Dororo heads for uncharted waters, and more!

Derivative Works of Liu Cixin’s The Three-Body Problem

Liu Cixin's International Best Seller has created a franchise

20 years on – The disappointment of Star Wars Episode I:...

Twenty years ago, fans lined up to see the spectacular origins story behind the Star Wars saga.  What they got was The Phantom Menace.  

Fall 2017 SF Anime Preview

The leaves will soon be falling, and so will a new batch of shows!

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE and THE GIRL WITH...

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!

Film Review – See You Yesterday

Spike Lee's alternate timeline take on Back to the Future debuts on Netflix

Anime roundup 9/26/2019: The First To Go

In this week's veiwing: Granbelm and Dr. Stone host arguments about who's going to be killed for the sake of whom, and someone is leaving early.

Asni’s Art Blog: Star Wars Popularity Contest: Boba Fett

I've come across quite a staggering amount of Boba Fett art considering that this is at best a secondary character.