Books to Film

FILM REVIEWS: NEWLY-FILMED HEINLEIN in “PREDESTINATION”!

FILM REVIEWS: NEWLY-FILMED HEINLEIN in “PREDESTINATION”!

This week Steve dislikes Keanu Reeves and Tricia Helfer, but really, really likes Ethan Hawke in a Heinlein-to-film movie! Read More »

2015: A Geeky Year for Movies

2015: A Geeky Year for 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 that no one is insulted by my use of the terms geek and nerd. Those are badges that I... Read More »

The Illustrated Dune  (or, Why I Hate Sam Weber)

The Illustrated Dune (or, Why I Hate Sam Weber)

Frank Herbert's Dune has been a favorite subject for science fiction illustrators for years. Now Sam Weber is about to release a new illustrated edition. Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 3)

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 3)

I picked up the animated movie version from Studio Ghibli and was delighted to see Tenar pop up again. There must be a fourth book then! Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 2)

Asni’s Art Blog: The Painting of Earthsea (part 2)

Some of the blunt, knee-jerk assumptions that are made in much fantasy art are less obvious, and therefore more insidious. These are often assumptions about gender roles, and ethnicity. Read More »

You Are The Hero – A History of Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks

You Are The Hero – A History of Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks

A review of a history of You Are the Hero adventure game books. Read More »

The Giver Gives

The Giver Gives

The Giver, both the film and the book, deserve more attention than they've been getting. Read More »

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