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

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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

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For some artists, music spurs their creativity...

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

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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

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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!

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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!

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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)

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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)

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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?

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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

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

The Top Ten Greatest Spaceships of All Time

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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.

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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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...