Amazing Stories

Author: Steve Fahnestalk

FREAKS OF NATURE film review, plus POLAR BOREALIS—a new semiprozine!

FREAKS OF NATURE film review, plus POLAR BOREALIS—a new semiprozine!

This week, Steve reviews the 2015 Horror-humour fi... Read More »

“THE POWER”—THREE MOVIES ABOUT POWERS

“THE POWER”—THREE MOVIES ABOUT POWERS

This week, Steve examines how differently powers, ... Read More »

MAGAZINE REVIEW: F&SF FOR JAN/FEB 2016   

MAGAZINE REVIEW: F&SF FOR JAN/FEB 2016  

The January/February issue of The Magazine of Fant... Read More »

MY YEAR IN REVIEW: A LIST OF 2015 COLUMNS   

MY YEAR IN REVIEW: A LIST OF 2015 COLUMNS  

Today's really short column (but it took a lot of ... Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW(s): A VERITABLE “B”-HIVE!

MOVIE REVIEW(s): A VERITABLE “B”-HIVE!

Back from the holidays, Steve tackles three (!) B-... Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: CHILDHOOD’S END by Arthur C. Clarke

BOOK REVIEW: CHILDHOOD’S END by Arthur C. Clarke

In advance of the SyFy mini-series of Arthur C. Cl... Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: Stephen King’s BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS  

BOOK REVIEW: Stephen King’s BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS  

Steve once again covers the ubiquitous Stephen Kin... Read More »

SHORT FILM REVIEW: Alba Garcia’s TIME/SPACE REFLECTIONS

SHORT FILM REVIEW: Alba Garcia’s TIME/SPACE REFLECTIONS

Steve looks at a brand-new SF/F stop-motion animat... Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: SATURN RUN by John Sandford and Ctein

BOOK REVIEW: SATURN RUN by John Sandford and Ctein

Steve picks up and reviews a brand-new hard SF boo... Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: UNIVERSAL’S MUMMY DEAREST (1932-33)

MOVIE REVIEW: UNIVERSAL’S MUMMY DEAREST (1932-33)

This week, Steve travels back to Ancient Egypt wit... Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: NOSFERATU (1922), Copyright? What copyright? 

MOVIE REVIEW: NOSFERATU (1922), Copyright? What copyright? 

Steve travels back to 1922 to look at the first va... Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: FRANKENSTEIN (1931), Just in time for Halloween!

MOVIE REVIEW: FRANKENSTEIN (1931), Just in time for Halloween!

For Halloween, Steve looks at one of the oldest, a... Read More »

REVIEW—CONSTANTINE: A surprisingly good movie!

REVIEW—CONSTANTINE: A surprisingly good movie!

This week Steve drops back ten years to review an ... Read More »

LASER BOOKS: Science Fiction from Harlequin Books?!

LASER BOOKS: Science Fiction from Harlequin Books?!

Laser books was a flash-in-the-pan series of SF bo... Read More »

MAGAZINE REVIEW: The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Nov/Dec 2015 

MAGAZINE REVIEW: The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Nov/Dec 2015 

This week Steve reviews the latest issue of long-r... Read More »

BOOK REVIEW (THE LAST PRATCHETT): THE SHEPHERD’S CROWN (Sob!) 

BOOK REVIEW (THE LAST PRATCHETT): THE SHEPHERD’S CROWN (Sob!) 

Steve talks about the late Sir Terry Pratchett, an... Read More »

STEAMPUNK JEWELRY, VCON, PHILIP K. DICK STORY BUNDLE, AND MORE!

STEAMPUNK JEWELRY, VCON, PHILIP K. DICK STORY BUNDLE, AND MORE!

Steve jumps around a lot this week, from VCON to S... Read More »

VCON, HOWDERSHELT REVIEW AND MORE ON SELF-PUBLISHING!

VCON, HOWDERSHELT REVIEW AND MORE ON SELF-PUBLISHING!

This week, Steve hypes his local convention and ta... Read More »

MARS! And Some Reviews…      

MARS! And Some Reviews…      

This week, Steve visits Mars (really! Sort of...) ... Read More »

REALLY “REACHING”—Jack Reacher is NOT SF/F! (Book Review)

REALLY “REACHING”—Jack Reacher is NOT SF/F! (Book Review)

Steve wonders whether the non-SF/F series about Ja... Read More »

LESLIE CHARTERIS’S “AMAZING” SAINT

LESLIE CHARTERIS’S “AMAZING” SAINT

Is it old? Is it new? Is it even SF/F? Steve exami... Read More »

Book Review: Dave Duncan’s Irona 700. (BTW—I’m baaack!)     

Book Review: Dave Duncan’s Irona 700. (BTW—I’m baaack!)     

Upon his return from Missouri, Steve reviews a new... Read More »

WRITING 101: WHERE DO I SEND THE SF/F BOOK I JUST WROTE?

WRITING 101: WHERE DO I SEND THE SF/F BOOK I JUST WROTE?

If you'd love to sell your new book to one of the ... Read More »

AN ANNIVERSARY and a FUN BOOK (Review): “JUSTICE GIRL”

AN ANNIVERSARY and a FUN BOOK (Review): “JUSTICE GIRL”

After congratulating himself on his 40 years doing... Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: INSIDIOUS 3—A Better Sequel 

MOVIE REVIEW: INSIDIOUS 3—A Better Sequel 

Steve dismembers... uh, reviews... a couple of hor... Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: POLTERGEIST (2015): “They’re here!” (Again…)  

MOVIE REVIEW: POLTERGEIST (2015): “They’re here!” (Again…)  

They're here! Or They're Back! Steve asks the movi... Read More »

CREATED: THE DESTROYER   (Book Series Review)

CREATED: THE DESTROYER   (Book Series Review)

This week, Steve looks at the popular book series ... Read More »

TV REVIEW: Netflix’s SENSE8   (SENSATE)

TV REVIEW: Netflix’s SENSE8   (SENSATE)

Steve looks at Netflix's new SF offering by The Wa... Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW and a TV Pilot: CHAPPIE, AN UNDERRATED SF MOVIE, and SUPERGIRL

MOVIE REVIEW and a TV Pilot: CHAPPIE, AN UNDERRATED SF MOVIE, and SUPERGIRL

Steve returns with two reviews: a film and a TV pi... Read More »

OPUS 100: A GOOD BOOK and a MOVIE

OPUS 100: A GOOD BOOK and a MOVIE

Steve reaches a milestone 100 columns, and reviews... Read More »

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