IT, Part II is out. Steve looks back at the 1990 TV-series version. Which one does he like? The oldie or the new one? Find out here!
Thirty-four years ago, Steven Spielberg created the just-about perfect family movie in E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. So his reunion with that film’s screenwriter, Melissa Mathison, should have been something to cherish. But for the first hour of The BFG, I watched in bafflement, amazed that this writer-director partnership could have created something so lifeless. And […]
In the dance of the ever-improving computer image, our own perceptions are a willing partner.
This week Steve drops back ten years to review an underapreciated movie, “Constantine,” with Keanu Reeves and Rachel Weisz, telling us why he thinks the movie deserves another look.
They’re here! Or They’re Back! Steve asks the movie review question: “WHY?”
Two new reviews by Steve: the new Michael Moorcock book and The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Are they worth it? You bet they are!
Books need covers, but the artistry that goes into creating those covers is getting lost in an avalanche of CGI and stock photography.
In this week’s viewing: Terror in Resonance wraps up, and humanity is repeatedly under threat… from bad TV shows!
Over four decades Pat Mills has been a major force in keeping the British comics industry alive. I caught up with him to chat about the reappearance of one of his most enduringly popular characters, the Celtic barbarian, Sláine.
When I was in senior high school (thirty looong years ago) I had an appointment with a career counsellor. I had an aptitude for art and was interested in science.. Based on these two pieces of information he told me that I should pursue a career in computer art. I laughed in his face. You […]
When Forbidden Planet came back out way back in 1956, it was on the cutting edge of animation, and lots of people were talking about how it showed things on film which hadn’t been seen before. It’s the story of how explorers find a man shipwrecked on his planet with his daughter for years. […]