Ender’s Game

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 »

AMAZING News 3/9/14

AMAZING News 3/9/14

All the news that doesn't fit is blastered into nothingness... Read More »

Characters: Devi from Fortune’s Pawn

Characters: Devi from Fortune’s Pawn

Sometimes when you're looking for the ordinary, a badass girl will have to do. Read More »

Film Review: Ender’s Game

Film Review: Ender’s Game

A comparison of the book and the film, following a recent read of the novel for the first time. Read More »

It’s All My Fault – An Apology

It’s All My Fault – An Apology

Another summer of cinematic wilderness is drawing to a close and I owe you all a big apology. Why? Because I am responsible for the terrible state of mainstream American cinema today. Read More »

Articles Populaires – Juillet 2013

Articles Populaires – Juillet 2013

A round-up of popular posts en Francais Read More »

Boycotting Ender’s Game

UPFRONT DISCLAIMER:  Though I am the editor (pro tem) and publisher of Amazing Stories, my personal views remain separate from the editorial policies of the site.  I encourage Amazing’s contributors to freely express their views on a wide range... Read More »

Ender's Game film poster

Ender’s Game Over

I have a personal rule not to get involved in online discussions which have the potential to turn fractious. Yesterday I made the mistake of responding to a kindly put question on a well known social media site. The question was, should people boycot... Read More »

Our Ansible is Missing – Intellectual Property Theft in Science Fiction

Our Ansible is Missing – Intellectual Property Theft in Science Fiction

In 1985, Orson Scott Card published Ender’s Game, a book that relied heavily on the use of a faster-than-light communication system called the Ansible. Card needed the Ansible (or something like it) because through this faster-than-light communicati... Read More »

Ten Reasons for Not Boycotting Ender’s Game

Ten Reasons for Not Boycotting Ender’s Game

There’s a movement to boycott the upcoming movie Ender’s Game based on a popular and award-winning Orson Scott Card novel of the same name. The basis of the boycott is that Card is a Mormon who advocates against gay marriage and other gr... Read More »

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