Amazing Stories

Author: Alex Kane

Clarion West Hiatus

Clarion West Hiatus

Dear Amazing Stories Readers, It’s been an incredi... Read More »

Man of Steel Is the Superman Film You’ve Been Waiting For, So Long as You Don’t Really Care About Women

Man of Steel Is the Superman Film You’ve Been Waiting For, So Long as You Don’t Really Care About Women

Warning: Minor Man of Steel spoilers follow. In al... Read More »

My top 10 SF and fantasy picks for the big-screen treatment

My top 10 SF and fantasy picks for the big-screen treatment

Science fiction and fantasy are taking over the re... Read More »

The Cabin in the Woods

The Cabin in the Woods

I’ll try and keep this spoiler-free, because... Read More »

Jingoism and the Culture of Fear in Star Trek Into Darkness

Jingoism and the Culture of Fear in Star Trek Into Darkness

Having seen Star Trek Into Darkness twice now, and... Read More »

Django Unchained: A Brief Word

Django Unchained: A Brief Word

I think Django Unchained is one of the ballsiest, ... Read More »

Iron Man 3

Iron Man 3 as Critique of Techno-Darwinism

Iron Man Three surpasses its predecessor, Joss Whe... Read More »

Alone on the Moon

Alone on the Moon

I’m sitting with a group of friends in the Seminar... Read More »

Oblivion: Yet Another Heady, Action-Fueled Science Fiction Epic Falls Short of Its Ambitions

Oblivion: Yet Another Heady, Action-Fueled Science Fiction Epic Falls Short of Its Ambitions

Joseph Kosinski’s Oblivion (2013) is a love letter... Read More »

Like Tears in Rain

Like Tears in Rain

You can almost smell the rain, feel it hammer the ... Read More »

Individualism, Atheism, and the Search for God in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road

The following essay originally appeared in issue n... Read More »

The Safest Place There Is

“The safest place there is. . . .” It’s a dubious,... Read More »

David Fincher’s Alien 3, and What It Can Teach Us

According to my extensive academic research over a... Read More »

Prometheus | thesocietyforfilm.com

The Fire Must Be Kept Burning

Last Saturday, I spent my morning on the couch wit... Read More »

Nintendo 3DS XL | nintendo.com

Nintendo’s 3DS XL

We geeks love our gadgets. Can’t live withou... Read More »

Chuck Palahniuk | startribune.com

Karmic Demons and the Power of Compassion: Buddhist Philosophy in Modern Myth

I would put forward that the next thing is going t... Read More »

Argo

Metadrama and Science Fiction in Affleck’s Argo

I had given some thought to doing an Oscars recap ... Read More »

The Lost Boys

The Lost Vamps: Bloodthirsty Flicks that Actually Don’t Suck

Vampire flicks have been all the rage since Twilig... Read More »

J. J. Abrams | starwars.com

All Your Rebel Base Are Belong to Us: In Defense of J. J. Abrams

(Or, Why Your Beloved Franchise Is About to Become... Read More »