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AMAZING NEWS: 9/29/19 – SPECIAL ALMOST A PALINDROME DATE EDITION

Captain Future; female heroes in space; three black holes colliding; FTL being taken seriously, Dan Simmons screed; Elon Musk builds a silo; Kay Tarrant, George Lucas, Greta Thunberg, Boston Dynamics, Spider-Man and, believe it or not - more!

“HISTORIC” FILM REVIEW: KING SOLOMON’S MINES (1937)

Steve gets really retro this week, with a review of the 1937 movie King Solomon’s Mines. Does he dig up diamonds or dirt? Read and find out!

Star Wars is getting complex. Should we be impressed or worried?

Disney seems to be respectfully expanding the Star Wars universe, but will it succumb to the corporate dark side?

Knock, Knock, Knocking on Heaven’s Door

It's been exactly four years since the last time the world was supposed to end. Catch up with all the best end of the world theories here!

Comic Review: Seekers of the Weird

What better way for Marvel and Disney to work together than making comics based around Disney Park attractions?

More Star Wars Art Because… STAR WARS!

Pulp inspired Star Wars and then, Star Wars inspired pulp!

Review: Star Wars Jedi Master Magazine

The tuition for becoming a Jedi Master may not be as expensive as you thought. And now, that long gap between each new episodes just might be a little more tolerable.

The Truth About Zombies

Zombies are no longer confined to the sandbox known as horror. They have found their way into science fiction and fantasy.

Tomorrowland Looks Amazing!

TommorowLand started with a hidden chest that contained a copy of Amazing Stories (August, 1928) and now Samantha tells us it looks AMAZING! Could there be any connection?

Avengers 2 Heralds the End of an Empire

Can you take a pill for superhero movie fatigue?

Top 10 Once Upon a Time Villains

Surprising to find a television show that has so many villains, a Top Ten list is needed to keep them all straight!

ME AZAKI, YOU AZAKI, WE ALL AZAKI FOR MIYAZAKI!

Steve looks at a Japanese anime film by master storyteller and animator Hayao Miyazaki.

TV Review: Once Upon a Time Heroes and Villains

Once upon a time there is Once Upon A Time

TV Review: Once Upon a Time: Smash the Mirror

The episode entitled Smash the Mirror finally saw the Snowqueen truly step up and show her evil

Film Review: Maleficent

Angelina Jolie is an evil witch! (Think Brad knows?)

Answers from Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars

The Disney animated series Phineas and Ferb finally answers a lot of questions about the original Star Wars story in the aptly titled special, Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars.

Have YOU ever seen FORBIDDEN PLANET?

Steve revisits one of SF's all-time classic movies!

MORE ON THE RAH FRONT: Robert A. Heinlein, continued

Alexei Panshin is a well-known critic/reviewer of Heinlein and his works

Star Wars and the EU

All was well until Lucas sold to Disney

Star Wars Episode VII – original cast signed, sealed and delivered

...and finally, the cast of Star Wars VII. Unsurprisingly, Princess Leia is identified herein as Leia Solo.

Spaceship Modeling Part 1

What do NASA, Werner von Braun and Walt Disney all have in common? Assisting at the birth of the plastic spaceship model kit!

ABOLUTE ZERO: COOL WEBSITES, VERY COOL

Retro starships from artist Edward Rowles' website starships.com

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.

It’s All My Fault – An Apology

Another summer of cinematic wilderness is drawing to a close and I owe you all a big apology. Why? Because I am responsible for the terrible state of mainstream American cinema today.

Save Our Stereotypes

I don't want to destroy the damsel in distress. I don't want to destroy the sleeping beauty. Or the femme fatale. Or the pollyanna....

From the In Box: Oblivion Already Taking Hits

The latest Tom Cruise vehicle - Oblivion - has hit the theaters outside the US and is apparently doing fairly well - at the...

A Little Game of Catch

This week I’m fighting my way past drunken skateboarders and striking cab drivers to get a peek at the latest security and surveillance gadgets...

Oz Don’t Look Like That!

With the release of the new movie OZ: The Great and Powerful this weekend, the world created by L. Frank Baum back in 1900 is...

Mars Babylon: A Review of John Carter and the Gods of...

Reading Michael D. Sellers’ fascinating book, John Carter and the Gods of Hollywood, we learn all the reasons why John Carter, Disney’s film version of...

Ready When You Are, JJ

They’ve really done it now. It’s over. First George Lucas sold Luke, Obi Wan, Princess Leia, Han and all the others into eternal indentured...