In probably his longest column ever, Steve talks about the movies (and a TV show or two) that he watched every night this month in preparation for a spooky, isolated Halloween!
Steve watches lots of TV for YOU! He’s trying to save you from bad shows and point you to good shows. That’s how selfless he is. Why else would he put in the hours in front of a lighted box?
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?
I’m not a big fan of science fiction/western hybrids; for me, the tropes of the two genres just don’t mesh very well. A good recent example that proves the point is Cowboys and Aliens, which was a terrible movie. And, yes, I will admit that I was won over by Firefly because Joss Whedon is […]
Two new reviews by Steve: the new Michael Moorcock book and The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Are they worth it? You bet they are!
About three quarters of the way through “Runaways,” the fifth episode of The Strain, Season 1, a man who cleans up messes for the rich and famous shows up at Goth rocker Simon Bolivar’s townhouse.
Steve celebrates his first year of blogging for Amazing Stories online.
Why is Dumas’ novel titled The Three Muskateers when there are four main characters and they use swords? Why is local channel 4 shown on cable channel 25? How many Dalmatians did Cruella de Ville actually dognap? The titular 101…or was it more…or less? Something funny is going on with our math and Buddy wants to know what it is. Meanwhile, it’s giving him such a headache…!
This week ABC revealed that a forthcoming episode will cross over with Thor: The Dark World.
Writing a blog about writing has led me to a lot of cool websites and other writing blogs. I’ve found more tools than I’ve ever had to help me get my stories written. As I’ve researched individual topics, I’ve discovered some great resources that I wish I’d found in time for some of my earlier […]
I’ll try and keep this spoiler-free, because I think it goes without saying that spoilers are the film buff’s bane, but I will need to at least hint at a few key aspects of the story in order to properly criticize it in the manner I intend to. Which is to say, I didn’t really […]