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?
For some artists, music spurs their creativity…
Radio seems to be the best medium for dramatizing science fiction. It’s a shame that there isn’t more of it, although…
Of course there have been pets in science fiction shows, comics and novels for decades – Krypto in Superman, Muffit the Daggit in Battlestar Galactica, K-9 in Dr. Who, Graf in Alas, Babylon, Jonesy the cat in the first two Alien movies, Porthos the beagle in Star Trek Enterprise, Ein in Cowboy Bebop, just to name […]
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!
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!
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!)
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.
I have read repeated complaints that Interstellar is too loud. Which makes as much sense as complaining that a record is too loud.
Hmmm. Watching grass grow is boring. But, The Strain?
A list of the top ten greatest spaceships of all time, following some rules, of course.
Maybe it’s time for fans to relax about how the mainstream media sees us. We do sort of rule the world.
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”
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.
Lesley Smith interviews Jo Graham, the author of numerous books from Stargate tie-in novels to her own Numinous World series.
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 a science fiction fan? (I’m going to abbreviate it “SF” to save time, and if not specifically mentioned, I include fantasy in that abbreviation.) What do I mean by “fan”? For […]
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 spring, SyFy has also simultaneously launched an online video game for the show that gives viewers an additional portal into the world. It’s nice to see this kind of commitment being […]
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 age spin which turns an already fascinating historical concept into compelling TV. Though only eight episodes, there’s a compelling cast: Julian Bashir from DS9, Casanova’s sidekick, Sherlock’s Woman, Daddy Boleyn from […]
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 to wait for the next episode and can indulge yourself in a joyride of highs, lows, weeping, laughing, life, loss and tech. Last week I talked about my love for V […]