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Steve's second Halloween column this month, in which he tries to do teeny-tiny reviews of 27 movies. Let us know if he succeeds or falls flat on his face.

Review: Frankenstein Dreams

Frankenstein Dreams: A Connoisseur’s Collection of Victorian Science Fiction is a gallery of literary wonder edited by Michael Sims
The Devil-Doll

A. Merritt on Film: Burn, Witch, Burn!

Tod Browning's adaptation of A Merritt's Burn, Witch Burn! was less faithful to the source material than a Mexican film based on the same material, but was technically a much better film.

Noticias Literatura 13-9

A review of Begoña Pérez Ruiz's novel Blue and the announcement of a sale on the few remaining copies of books from Spiral Science Fiction.

REVIEW: The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (July/August 2017)

The July/August edition of F&SF features many stories of dark fantasy and an unofficial theme of the arts.

Ciencia ficción en Ecuador en 2016

Ecuador has a small, but potentially vital, number of science fiction titles.

‘From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker’: the Star Wars novelization 40...

How does the novelization of Star Wars hold up 40 years after its release?

Top post de Septiembre

A review of some of the articles that appeared in Amazing Stories that appeared in September that may be of interest to Spanish speaking readers.

200 años de Frankenstein: a propósito de “¡Diodati, idiota” de Salazar...

On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Rodolfo Salazar Ledesma published a novel that paid tribute to the early science fiction work. But, does it live up to its predecessor?

Eternal Frankenstein: A Mary Shelley Tribute Anthology

The Eternal Frankenstein is coming

Visions of Frankenstein

VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN is currently playing in theaters, although by the time you read this it may very well not be, having slunk away in...


Tanya rounds up October for us


This week, Steve travels back to Ancient Egypt with Boris Karloff as "The Mummy." No CGI, but scarier than Brendan Fraser's "Mummy"!

MOVIE REVIEW: NOSFERATU (1922), Copyright? What copyright? 

Steve travels back to 1922 to look at the first vampire movie, Nosferatu, and its influence on modern vampire movies.

MOVIE REVIEW: FRANKENSTEIN (1931), Just in time for Halloween!

For Halloween, Steve looks at one of the oldest, and perhaps the best-known "monster movie" of them all, James Whale's "Frankenstein," starring Boris Karloff.

Review: Beautiful Intelligence, by Stephen Palmer

Beautiful Intelligence is a bracingly imaginative novel. By choosing to operate within a realistic, post-crash, dystopian cyberpunkish framework Stephen Palmer has written his most accessible and commercial work to-date.

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 13

he 13th inductee into our growing list of The Greatest SF Novels of All TIme!

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 12

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang is one of the greatest science fiction novels of all time. Kate Wilhelm is one of the cornerstones of the science fiction industry, and many consider this her best work.

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 11

One author gets onto the list a second time!

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 10

A well traveled novel makes its way on to our Best of All Time list.

The Greatest Science Ficition Novels of All Time Part 9

This week we are going back before the science fiction awards were created to find our entry into the list of the greatest science...

Acting scary: The performers who made horror convincing again

Good horror needs convincing actors. Hammer Films delivered.

Top Ten Science Fiction Movie Sidekicks

Who are your favorite SF movie sidekicks? RK has quite a list for you to ponder....

Horror Film or Terror Film. Which is it? Karloff and Clarens...

Boris Karloff made 'terror' films. Not horror films.

To Show Or Not To Show? Horror and the ‘Power Of...

HOW much horror should you depict and how much should you leave to the imagination? It is a dilemma that has confronted anyone who has...

The Curse Of the Karnsteins: Hammer’s Other Vampire Franchise

Hammer Films had been the leading horror producer for 13 years, but by the dawn of the 70s, the studio sometimes gave the impression that it was flailing around like a vampire in a shaft of sunlight.

Do you Like Monsters?

That's right, FAMOUS MONSTERS, Forrest. J. Ackerman's beloved magazine that sported covers featuring wonderful portraits of famous monsters, most of which were painted by artist Basil Gogos.

Recap: “Boy Parts,” American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 2

"Boy Parts" picks up a few days after the conclusion of "Bitchcraft," which culminated with Emma Roberts' Madison killing the frat boys who gang-raped her by using magic to capsize their bus as it sped away.

The Icon of Monsters and Monster Models

Probably the most well-known monster ever imagined is Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Around 1960 Aurora obtained a license from Universal Studios to produce a Frankenstein plastic model kit. It started a craze.

We Can Hear You Scream: An Overview of SF/Horror Literature

The fear of the dark, the unknown, the monster standing right behind you ready to tear you limb from limb...is part of the human...