Steve takes you back to 1954, when newspapers cost a nickel and a bus trip through town was a dime. Back then SF writers were real men and women, not like today’s namby-pamby… er, he finds a lot of old SF fun and involving to read. He hopes you will too.
Steve reviews a “sci-fi” movie from 2018, which cribs… er, steals… er, is loosely based on Herman Melville’s “Moby-Dick.”
Visit with Jack Barrowman online at Galaxy Con
Star Trek – in all of its iterations – always engages with these thirteen plots
In the face of an uncaring universe driven by physics and mathematics, what is fair?
he sidekick is often the one person who sees the “real” hero. The more far-future and fantastic the world becomes, the more essential this kind of character is.
They’ve redone Lost In Space again. Did they do a good job? Well, uh….
This week, Steve holds his breath and dives into movies about amphibious guys, which is a thing, now. Not Navy Seals, but Gill-Men (and Guillermo!). Put on your dive mask and check it out!
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?
Terence Jackson shares his impressions of the ComicCon held in Manchester, UK, as well as Donald Manning’s photos of cosplayers who attended.
Chocolate and bacon, the only things better than cheap eBooks and SF movies! (Okay, there’s sex and alcohol too.) Steve offers you both! (No, not sex and alcohol—ebooks & movies!)
Forget about all the things we were promised to have in 2015 by Back to the Future. 2015 seems to be our year for the movies, us geeks and nerds, that is. I do hope […]
Science fiction bikini seems like a simple juxtaposition of words, but examining the phrase reveals much of the cultural and social baggage packed inside.
I’m a little late to the Extant table, but now True Blood has ended (sad face) I have more time on my hands to try out a new show. I wasn’t sure what to expect from Extant as […]
Eric Brown takes us on steampunk adventure through India at the time of the Raj. The year is 1925, and history has taken an alternate course.
There’s season openers and then there’s Season OPENERS! The DOME is back with a vengeance!
I look at the new CW show, The 100.
Wanting to be a Fan makes you a fan – despite whatever litmus tests, obstacles or hoops to jump through some may want to throw in your way.
A look at Slipstream and why it belongs in the bargain bin.
Almost HUman is a new fave.
After Earth – a sci fi film masquerading as a science fiction film
I’ve always thought that US TV shows have the ground covered when it comes to science fiction TV shows (although the UK has the longest running show Doctor Who to brag about). But occasionally the […]