How long after is too long? Returning to a great original is fraught with difficulties at any time, but the more time goes by, the more the problems compound.
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.
Review of Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters movie.
A long time ago, in a comic book far, far away...
In the UK, hot weather is so remarkable that we have even been known to make science fiction films about it.
With the Sailor Moon relaunch just a few months away, I seem to be seeing an onslaught of magical girls in the media.
when this hulk of a man fell out of the sky with an axe I almost burst into hysterics
Magic is wielded so inconsistently in Coven that I can’t grasp how it works.
October en espanol!
Anime roundup from 11/8/2013: so far, sew good.
Battle Fever J was a forerunner of the Power Rangers: four guys and a girl in superhero suits, saving the world from "the mysterious deity Satan Egos."
This week ABC revealed that a forthcoming episode will cross over with Thor: The Dark World.
A comparison of the book and the film, following a recent read of the novel for the first time.
Award winning authors discuss how they discovered science fiction.
It is extremely difficult, as a creator of any sort, to escape your culture.
London Expo October, 2013
In this week's viewing: An unexpected additional premiere made by Lewis Carroll fans, big news about a show coming up next season, and more!
A full season's worth of space monsters, spaceships, space plants, space cowboys, space lizards, space princesses, space werewolves, space hillbillies....
Coven is a show about women and their stories. That men are minor characters is designed to demonstrate how male most TV shows are
The Man Who Haunted Himself is, as the title suggests, both a ghost and a doppelgänger story
Wither thou goest, Dracula?
Have you heard a strange bump in the night? Perhaps a door mysteriously opened or slammed shut? My advice, read Carl Sagan’s The Demon Haunted World.
There is a lot more to Richard Matheson’s The Shrinking Man than giant spiders and cats. It is the discovery that the amazing journey of life continues on infinitely, no matter how miniscule we become.
After Earth - a sci fi film masquerading as a science fiction film
In this week's viewing: The shows that will be covered in this discussion column for the rest of the season are chosen! And the others are whined about!
American Horror Story is many things: polished, sexy, camp, dark, quippy. The show's greatest weaknesses, the things that it's not, include subtle and mature.
"The Originals" is just another "Vampire Diaries" set in modern day America with lots of flash backs. It's interesting because we already know many of the characters, but do we really need another "Vampire Diaries?"
Every year in October the hobby industry has an exposition for the hobby industry manufacturers to reach the retailing community and show off their new and existing products
Oh Zombies, how do I love thee, let me count the ways...
8 hours ain't a lot of time to make a movie. The 48 Film Project has given us a lot of films, some of which have been remarkable, and some of which have been among the worst films ever made. I should know: I've made a couple of those. In recent years things seems to have changed and the pinnacle of these films are among the best shorts I've seen all year. Like There's Nothing Funny About a Clown in Love and Snow in the City from San Francisco, the winners in several other cities have really moved me, and none of them with the intelligence and dark logic of Sorry About Tomorrow.