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40 years on, did Star Wars change SF for the better...

Imagine George Lucas at the Pearly Gates: would he get into heaven because of his contribution to science fiction, or would he be cast down?

Sound + Vision, Words + Pictures

For some artists, music spurs their creativity...

I, Robot on the BBC: this is how good radio SF...

Radio seems to be the best medium for dramatizing science fiction. It's a shame that there isn't more of it, although...

Science Fiction Romance Authors Write About Pets In Space

Of course there have been pets in science fiction shows, comics and novels for decades – Krypto in Superman, Muffit the Daggit in Battlestar Galactica,...

MOVIE REVIEWS: ARQ and FINAL FANTASY XV: KINGSGLAIVE!

Continuing with recent movie reviews, Steve looks at the Netflix Original movie ARQ, and also the 3D "mo-cap" movie Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive, and finds them both quite watchable. Not great, but watchable!

VCON, HOWDERSHELT REVIEW AND MORE ON SELF-PUBLISHING!

This week, Steve hypes his local convention and talks to best-selling ebook writer Ed Howdershelt, plus there's advice on writing and selling ebooks!

CREATED: THE DESTROYER   (Book Series Review)

This week, Steve looks at the popular book series The Destroyer and their Film and TV counterparts. (Caution: this series is more violent than Game of Thrones!)

TV REVIEW: Netflix’s SENSE8   (SENSATE)

Steve looks at Netflix's new SF offering by The Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczinski. The season starts slowly but begins to build quickly after episode 1.

Is Interstellar Too Loud?

I have read repeated complaints that Interstellar is too loud. Which makes as much sense as complaining that a record is too loud.

Recap: “The Box”, The Strain, Season 1, Episode 2

Hmmm. Watching grass grow is boring. But, The Strain?

The Top Ten Greatest Spaceships of All Time

A list of the top ten greatest spaceships of all time, following some rules, of course.

“Will people be in costume?” How mainstream media sees SF fans.

Maybe it's time for fans to relax about how the mainstream media sees us. We do sort of rule the world.

The Geek Test: What’s Your Score?

I believe people of all types should be able to join in geek events and have fun whether they're sufficiently geek credentialed or not, but I wondered how one might one go about quantitatively evaluating "geekiness"

Bad Robots

Robots are supposed to follow three laws that will maintain their loyalty to humanity. But as we all know, even a bunch of nuts and bolts can go bad. So let’s take a look at some of the bad robots we’ve grown to love.

An Interview with Jo Graham

Lesley Smith interviews Jo Graham, the author of numerous books from Stargate tie-in novels to her own Numinous World series.

A Fan’s History, Part 1

I’m going to assume that you are a science fiction reader of some kind, since you’re here at Amazing Stories magazine’s website. Are you...

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...

Haunted by Demons

Da Vinci’s Demons has been the unexpected highlight of the last three months. The life of one Leonardo da Vinci given a mysterious new...

Four modern and completed SF series you shouldn’t miss – Part...

As a total SF nerd, I’m always looking for new things to watch. The benefit of a completed series is that you don’t have...