An interesting take on the unnamed author and the unnamed character in Frankenstein.
Santiago Páez, Ecuadorian SF author who is revitalizing the genre
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.
Frankenstein Dreams: A Connoisseur’s Collection of Victorian Science Fiction is a gallery of literary wonder edited by Michael Sims
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.
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.
The July/August edition of F&SF features many stories of dark fantasy and an unofficial theme of the arts.
Ecuador has a small, but potentially vital, number of science fiction titles.
How does the novelization of Star Wars hold up 40 years after its release?
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.
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?
The Eternal Frankenstein is coming
VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN is currently playing in theaters, although by the time you read this it may very well not be, having slunk away in disgrace after failing to pull the box office mojo. It stars James McAvoy as Doctor Frankenstein and Daniel Radcliffe as Igor. It is yet another retelling of the Mary Shelley classic […]
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”!
Steve travels back to 1922 to look at the first vampire movie, Nosferatu, and its influence on modern vampire movies.
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.
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.
he 13th inductee into our growing list of The Greatest SF Novels of All TIme!
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.
One author gets onto the list a second time!
A well traveled novel makes its way on to our Best of All Time list.
This week we are going back before the science fiction awards were created to find our entry into the list of the greatest science fiction novels of all time. In fact, we are going back before science fiction was science fiction. Science fiction has always been around, but it wasn’t until the 20th Century that […]
Good horror needs convincing actors. Hammer Films delivered.
Who are your favorite SF movie sidekicks? RK has quite a list for you to ponder….
Boris Karloff made ‘terror’ films. Not horror films.
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 ever attempted to scare people in the name of entertainment. The question is particularly relevant for film-makers, who stand some chance of winning critical approval if they stress atmosphere over […]
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.
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.
“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.