Yesterday, the world and our genre lost a terrific actress, Dame Diana Rigg (of The Avengers). Steve pays tribute to her this week.
Steve, not being much of a gamer, was unimpressed by the blurb for the TV version of The Witcher. Did he change his mind when he actually saw the series? Find out for yourself!
After a short absence, Steve returns to bid farewell to a beloved SF author, Vonda N. McIntyre, and to talk about his TV addiction… er, favourite shows!
Steve is not a big fan of the movie Aquaman. In fact, he’s not even a little fan of Aquaman; he thinks the movie s(t)inks!
At times, living in South Korea feels like living in a science fiction or dark fantasy world. Does this mean that South Koreans aren’t interested in speculative fiction? ABSOLUTELY NOT!
David A. Hardy space art, new Lunar probes, impending Jupiter fly-by, pulp publications, Space X, Ben Bova, and much more
Jemisin wins another award, fans remember Oscar Goldman and much much more from the world of fandom.
This week Steve talks about Canadian SF/F, and those books, stories, and so on, that have been nominated for an Aurora Award this year. Oh, yeah—he’s a nominee too!
Casefile: ARKHAM – Nightmare on the Canvas is the dark, mesmerizing graphic novel stables of 01 Publishing that fandom has needed for long time.
Continuing with recent movie reviews, Steve looks at the Netflix Original movie ARQ, and also the 3D “mo-cap” movie Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive, and finds them both quite watchable. Not great, but watchable!
Before there was a Marvel version, there were The Avengers! Join Steve in a look back at some less-than-super heroes, but maybe a lot more fun ones! (And no CGI!)
Reviews by Steve! The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF), plus three, yes, three movies! (Okay, the movie reviews are shorties.)
Even if you have a stick, this is too much news to shake it at!
Ebooks and more ebooks! Cheap and plentiful; Steve finds them for you! Oh, and Steve reviews two so-so “horror flicks” that should have been better. But that’s what the film industry seems to be offering this week!
Mark it on your (NEW) calendar: 2016 has begun!
SF weddings: here’s hoping yours isn’t like some of theirs!
Failure is part of the human condition….
Steve looks at Netflix’s new SF offering by The Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczinski. The season starts slowly but begins to build quickly after episode 1.
Zombies are no longer confined to the sandbox known as horror. They have found their way into science fiction and fantasy.
Is the Honeymoon for die hard fans of The Song of Ice & Fire over?
This week Steve looks at two movies and an anthology. Great anthology, one lousy film and one… what?
“Game of Thrones is very compelling. But so is a train wreck.”
Now we’re getting down to it: don’t think Bob Heinlein had this in mind when he said that author’s competed for “beer money”…
Watching Game Of Thrones over again – this time with friends who have never seen the Red Wedding.
There’s nothing classical about The Strain’s take on bloodsuckers….
The Strain is coming to FX. Here’s what we know.
Tanya rounds up the past months’ offerings in translation.
Can regular season ending shockers continue to shock? Maybe, and maybe not.
Who wants Leftovers? HBO is hoping – everyone!
The Grateful Dead Game of Thrones connection. Just how many tie-dye shirts does George R.R. Martin own?