Books to Film

REVIEW: HIDDEN FIGURES (A FEEL-GOOD MOVIE!)

REVIEW: HIDDEN FIGURES (A FEEL-GOOD MOVIE!)

Steve time travels (again?) back to 1961 with the review of the movie “Hidden Figures” and finds it more than good. Possibly his fave movie so far this year! Read More »

REVIEWS: RIVERDALE and FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION (Jan-Feb 2017) 

REVIEWS: RIVERDALE and FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION (Jan-Feb 2017) 

This week, Steve looks at the comics-inspired Riverdale TV series as well as the January-February issue of F&SF, and finds them Good, if not necessarily Great. Good is fine! Better than the alternative, Steve says! Read More »

NANOWRIMO and COLUMN 25 REDUX!

NANOWRIMO and COLUMN 25 REDUX!

Steve uses his personal time machine to share an early post about Modesty Blaise—he's off doing NaNoWriMo! (Don't know what that is? Read on....) Read More »

Psychopompos is a Beautiful Student Film, Based on a Poem by H.P. Lovecraft, and They Need Your Help!

Psychopompos is a Beautiful Student Film, Based on a Poem by H.P. Lovecraft, and They Need Your Help!

a character who helps people after their death to transcend the human body and migrate their souls Read More »

MOVIE REVIEWS: “ALLEGIANT” and others!

MOVIE REVIEWS: “ALLEGIANT” and others!

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? Read More »

Top 10 Young Adult Books You Need To Read By Fall

Top 10 Young Adult Books You Need To Read By Fall

Now that summer is winding down a bit, it's time to start stocking up for winter reading - or - you're TBR pile is just not tall enough! Read More »

MY PAL, JERRY SOHL!

MY PAL, JERRY SOHL!

Steve reminisces about a writer he used to know. Maybe you know some of the things he's done: meet Jerry Sohl! Read More »

Will the Real Tarzan Please Stand Up?

Will the Real Tarzan Please Stand Up?

Tarzan, ERB's most popular character, has gotten the film treatment since 1918; a handful of portrayals have stood out as true to the character. Will Skarsgard's live up to the legacy? Read More »

“TERRIBLE TWOs” MOVIE REVIEWS: THE 5TH WAVE and TO HELL AND BACK, plus SOMETHING OLD….

“TERRIBLE TWOs” MOVIE REVIEWS: THE 5TH WAVE and TO HELL AND BACK, plus SOMETHING OLD….

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 no... Read More »

Verne y los comienzos del cine

Verne y los comienzos del cine

Jules Verne - fascinating in any medium and in any language! Read More »

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