Treating its audience as adults – what a novel concept!
YA books-to-film are popular, but some series appear to be running out of steam. Steve checks out the “…ent” series and then runs on about some other movies. Do you agree with his assessments?
Reviews by Steve! The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF), plus three, yes, three movies! (Okay, the movie reviews are shorties.)
This week Steve looks at some correspondences between 1952 fandom and 2016 fandom by way of an old magazine, and reviews two movies he found to be terrible. If you’re fifteen years old you might think they’re good movies; Steve assures you they’re not.
Steve dissects two movies: a new one and an oldie. But are they goodies?
Steve reviews X-Men: Days of Future Past, and finds it good.
It’s becoming increasingly obvious that we’re approaching the kind of TV pictured in Robocop or Kornbluth’s The Marching Morons. Whether it’s “I’d buy that for a dollar” or “Would you buy that for a quarter?” there’s a level of “entertainment” in movies and television which I and a bunch of others—I hope you’re one of them, too—don’t find particularly entertaining.
I was struck by two news items this week. The first was that Justin Bieber has signed up for a trip into space. He’d like to do a concert from there. Whether or not you care for Bieber, you have to agree that a concert from space would be cool, and the guy has a […]