The Passing of a Master RIP Richard Matheson

  The passing of a Master RIP RICHARD MATHESON Richard Matheson passed away 8 days ago on the 23rd of June 2013. He was 87 years old. This...

Zombies – To run or not to run…..

Zombies. You can’t turn the corner at the moment without some zombie-themed entertainment catching you eye. Personally, I love the genre. The idea of...

Review: Man of Steel Novelization by Greg Cox

The novelization of Man of Steel by Greg Cox is a book looking for an identity. The obligation to remain loyal to a script while remaining faithful to the character is an improbable task - one reader’s must realize if they are to accept the work.

Anime roundup 7/5/2013: The Moving Finger Writes

Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet, end - By golly, they managed it. The big fight scene and enough time left over to wrap...

Novedades literatura y cine 3-7

Noticias literatura “Espiral CF” anuncia que su próximo número será doble “Espiral Ciencia-Ficción” es una colección de libros de ciencia-ficción, editada de manera no profesional por...
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I’m in Love With a Zombie

I finally got round to seeing Warm Bodies this weekend and I was pleasantly surprised. Nicholas Hoult is a good actor...at times, sometimes I think his...

Coming Attractions

Check this out - a new film from the writer/director of CSA: Confederate States of America (an excellent mocumentary if you've not seen it)...

Vampires, and Werewolves, and Zombies….Oh, my!

With the release of World War Z, the new Brad Pitt zombie film, and the plethora of similarly themed movies in recent years, it...

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 6/28/2013: Fall of the Guardians

Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet #12 - Is it an act of insubordination if you refuse the orders given by your superior officer's...

The Science and Engineering Applications of Zombies

I just watched World War Z last week, and it was not my first zombie movie of the year. It probably will not be...

What Dreams May Come…

Richard Matheson passed away on Sunday. By this time many have given their thoughts and feelings on Matheson's body of work so I am...

Summer 2013 Anime Preview

So, you heard about that Sailor Moon reboot everyone is all excited about? It's been pushed back to 2014 at least. Instead, here are...

True Blood is Back With a Bite

True Blood has finally returned to TV and boy has it come back with a bang. It's already two episodes in and so much...

Amicus Productions

For the past few weeks, we've been looking at the current state of the horror industry. Let's now turn back the clock, to find...

What Dreams May Come: Richard Matheson

Richard Matheson passed away Sunday June 23 at age 87. He is probably the last of the giants who once walked the land. Rod...

Review: World War Z

World War Z should really be called ‘The Movie About Globetrotting Around a Zombie-Infested Planet’ as it has little to do with the beloved...

Shaun of the Dead

Brad Pitt's $200 million dollar zombie extravaganza World War Z just opened, and despite the reported problems  producer Pitt had getting the film made, including extensive...

Dirk Gently Revisited

Back in 1978, a young comedy sketch writer sent a script to the BBC’s flagship SF show, Doctor Who. Far from setting hearts fluttering...

Anime roundup 6/21/2013: The Great Chain of Beating

Hunter x Hunter #84 - One of the recurring features of shōnen series is a tendency to look at characters exclusively through who...

Christopher Priest – The Adjacent Interview: Part 2

This is the second part of an interview with Christopher Priest, one of the leading authors in any genre. You can read Part 1 here. Priest's first published...

Star Trek- Communism in Space?

I’ll start this week’s thought-provoking commentary with a statement: I like Star Trek. Mostly. I’m no Trekkie/Trekker, but I greatly enjoyed TOS and TNG....

Movie Review – Man of Steel

By now you have undoubtedly seen Man of Steel and I don’t doubt that you have some pretty visceral feelings toward the movie, not...

What if Every Superman Actor Was One Man?

This week there was only one thing I could write about. Man of Steel. I saw the film and it was amazing. I personally...

Star Wars Rebels offers a new hope

I’ve never really been one for cartoons as I prefer the grit and reality of filmed drama. That was, until my other half moved...

The Artful Collector: On Sensitivity to Negative Reviews

How many times have we read negative reviews by (mainly) newspaper- employed critics about books or films in the science fiction/fantasy genre that either...

Man of Steel Is the Superman Film You’ve Been Waiting For,...

Warning: Minor Man of Steel spoilers follow. In all fairness, Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel is a beautiful movie. It’s the kind of thing you’d...

Anime roundup 6/14/2013: Strange Aeons

Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet #10 - So the magical glowing trails from which all the fleets of Earth draw their electricity are,...

Mechanical Men and Women

It's one of Science Fiction's classic tropes and has been responsible for some of the most beloved characters in the genre -- robots. Robots are...

FEMME FATALES: The Most Overused Device in Modern SFF?

Of late, I’ve been reading a lot of articles that hint at a simmering feud between men and women in Science Fiction & Fantasy...