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What will happen to SF films when streaming conquers the universe?

What will happen to SF films when streaming conquers the universe?

The movement away from physical artifacts (DVDs and Blu-Ray discs) to streaming services may leave future science fiction film fans in the dark about classics of the genre if selection does not improve. 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 pilot. The film's a good one; the pilot not so much. See what you think! Read More »

WE DON’T NEED ANOTHER “HEROES”—or do we? “POWERS” debuts!      

WE DON’T NEED ANOTHER “HEROES”—or do we? “POWERS” debuts!      

Taking a break from his Personal Time Machine, Steve looks at the first episode of Playstation Network's first original series, "POWERS." Read More »

NEW FORMAT FILM REVIEWS: LUCY and MALEFICENT 

NEW FORMAT FILM REVIEWS: LUCY and MALEFICENT 

Steve looks at two newer films: Lucy with Scarlett Johansson and Maleficent with Angelina Jolie. Are they good or bad? You'll find out... Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: Europa Report

MOVIE REVIEW: Europa Report

A review of the shaky-cam SF space adventure Europa Report Read More »

Review: Europa Report

Jupiter as seen from the surface of Europa – looks like someone consulted with the IAAA (screen capture) Full disclosure:  Europa Report is currently in pay-per-view and will be in theater release in August.  I was provided an online copy to vi... Read More »

“I Like Science Fiction, It’s Got Like Giant Robots and Stuff, Right?” Science Fiction’s Self-Esteem Problem Part III: Robots, Reboots and Remakes. How Hollywood Kills Serious Science Fiction

The only time the public pays attention to Science Fiction is when that great machine of mass marketing and “entertainment” called Hollywood inundates the collective consciousness with that most dreaded of phenomena: the Summer Blockbuster. But isn’t... Read More »