Inception

Book Review: MJ-12: Inception by Michael J. Martinez

Book Review: MJ-12: Inception by Michael J. Martinez

Can Michael J. Martinez' MJ-12: Inception live up to the quality of his previous book, The Daedalus Crisis? Read More »

Review: Beautiful Intelligence, by Stephen Palmer

Review: Beautiful Intelligence, by Stephen Palmer

Beautiful Intelligence is a bracingly imaginative novel. By choosing to operate within a realistic, post-crash, dystopian cyberpunkish framework Stephen Palmer has written his most accessible and commercial work to-date. Read More »

Interstellar OST, single disc edition

The Interstellar Soundtrack Album Debacle

A look at the various controversies surrounding the release of the soundtrack album for Hans Zimmer's score to Interstellar Read More »

Underwhelmed By Interstellar

Underwhelmed By Interstellar

don't much care about the superhero films. I don't expect much from them, and was only disappointed by The Dark Knight Rises in that it wasn't as good as The Dark Knight. But Interstellar is disappointing in a very different way. Read More »

Interview (Part 2): Nina Allan On Her Debut Novel, The Race

Interview (Part 2): Nina Allan On Her Debut Novel, The Race

Welcome to the second part of an extensive interview with, Nina Allan who over the last decade has established herself as one of the UK’s most imaginative and compelling writers. This time we discuss some of the more the specifically science fictiona... Read More »

Interview (Part 1): Nina Allan On Her Debut Novel, The Race

Interview (Part 1): Nina Allan On Her Debut Novel, The Race

Over the last decade Nina Allan has established herself as one of the UK’s most imaginative and compelling writers. In this extensive two part interview she talks to Gary Dalkin for Amazing Stories about a wide range of subjects, including her debut ... Read More »

Time Out’s ‘100 Best Sci-Fi Films’

Time Out’s ‘100 Best Sci-Fi Films’

This week the UK London listings and entertainment guide Time Out published part of an on-going series of genre by genre features on the 100 Best Films. The current one is ‘The 100 best sci-fi movies’. Gary Dalkin takes a look... Read More »

Retrospective: A Minority Verdict Against Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report

Retrospective: A Minority Verdict Against Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report

Upon release in 2002 the film Minority Report, nominally based on a story by Philip K. Dick, received almost universally ecstatic reviews. I was among the minority of dissenting voices, and what follows, my minority retort Read More »

Review – Mr Nobody (the best film you’ve never heard of)

Review – Mr Nobody (the best film you’ve never heard of)

The full 158 minute director’s cut is simply one of the best films I have ever seen. Read More »

A young Philip K Dick

No. 20 – Philip K Dick – “Where’s My Head?”

A young Philip K Dick Angst is a modern condition that few of us can escape. How many people, I wonder, wake up each day and ask themselves: “How did I get into this situation?  How can I fix my life? What can I do to straighten out my life?”  Philip... Read More »

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