Beautiful looking edition confirms that when you are living in a time loop, stuff keeps happening again and again and again…
MAD Spoofs Star Wars and other SCI-FI offers a lot to talk about without spoiling anything that may still be in the theaters.
How does time travel function in a variety of fictional works? Check it out!
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!
Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion is an effective film about an all too real possible Armageddon.
Imagine George Lucas at the Pearly Gates: would he get into heaven because of his contribution to science fiction, or would he be cast down?
Everything you ever wanted to know about science fiction television, from 1959 to 2004, can now be found in two massive volumes.
Surprise! Rogue One actually takes the Star Wars universe in a new and interesting direction. WARNING: contains spoilers.
Ken Barr, cover and comic artist: 1933 – 2016
Looking for a good dystopia? One may be starting now.
This week, Steve looks at the popular book series The Destroyer and their Film and TV counterparts. (Caution: this series is more violent than Game of Thrones!)
The Gaffen family attends Dragoncon 2014 and comes back with LOTS of pictures
The history of Star Trek comics. (We’ve got one coming that’s not in the book!)
“There is just one reality left, we are here and it is now.” Wise words spoken by astronaut of the future George Taylor (Charlton Heston) upon arrival on a mysterious planet one may have reason to suspect is inhabited by apes. Taylor doesn’t know that yet. He and his fellow surviving crewmembers, Landon and Dodge, […]
A list of the top ten greatest spaceships of all time, following some rules, of course.
Darren Slade posits that one of the best features of science fiction is it’s potential to appeal and engage audiences, regardless of their age.
I have a personal rule not to get involved in online discussions which have the potential to turn fractious. Yesterday I made the mistake of responding to a kindly put question on a well known social media site. The question was, should people boycott a film based on a book because of the views of […]
Blaming someone for something is part of human nature. Domestic Batterers blame their victims. Evangelists blame the devil, or sometimes God for bad things happening. Even Christians often blame God, remarking “How can God let this happen.” In fact, when you look at it, God gets a lot of blame these days. But what if […]
On Monday Skyfall was released on Blu-ray and DVD in the UK. Tomorrow Cloud Atlas will open in UK cinemas. Two films, poles apart. Skyfall, the 23th entry in probably the world’s longest running and most successful film franchise. An undemanding, commercially safe example of formula film-making and an enormous box-office hit. Cloud Atlas a […]
We live in a cinematic age of remakes, reboots and re-imaginings. Even new movies like The Hobbit feel like pictures that have gone before. This is hardly a new experience. Long before he became President Snow in The Hunger Games, Donald Sutherland starred in one of the best remakes of them all, the 1978 version […]