This week, Steve reviews the new F. Paul Wilson book, and finds it a thrilling, fast-paced read. If you’ve never read any of F. Paul Wilson’s books, this would be a great one to start with!
Steve revisits a favourite–classic–“spy spoof” from the ’60s. Many people loved these James Coburn films!
Steve pleads for your help on Spider Robinson’s behalf (and his daughter) and also reviews Expendables 3.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cn4A5IZg1k&w=570&h=321] Having seen Star Trek Into Darkness twice now, and having very much enjoyed it, my aim is to avoid spoilers here whenever possible, for the sake of those readers who might intend to see the film but haven’t gotten around to it yet. That said, if you’re really worried about it, I’d say […]
No. 16 – 2013 May12 – Alice Bradley Sheldon, The Screwfly Solution, and the Secret Life of a CIA Operative. It took a long time before the truth about Alice came out. In 1921-22, Alice, as Alice Bradley, traveled in central Africa with a pith helmet on her head and mingled with the elephant herds with […]
The spotlight last month fell on the special effects wizards who make SF monsters come to life. The crowning glory was the award of the Best Picture Oscar for Argo. This spy drama focuses on the rescue of a group of American embassy workers from Iran, using the cover of a fake SF movie. To […]
I had given some thought to doing an Oscars recap this week, tallying the various gains and losses of the science fiction and fantasy fields within that most prestigious of movie awards ceremonies. But given the controversy surrounding the show’s perceived undercurrent of sexism and other ugly mentalities, primarily attributed to the show’s host, I […]