Amazing Stories

Author: Steve Fahnestalk

R.I.P. REVIEW: “A BOY AND HIS DOG”

R.I.P. REVIEW: “A BOY AND HIS DOG”

In honour of the late Harlan Ellison, Steve decons... Read More »

RETRO REVIEW: QUATERMASS AND THE PIT

RETRO REVIEW: QUATERMASS AND THE PIT

Exploring the fictional Professor Bernard Quaterma... Read More »

REVIEW: STEPHEN KING’S “THE OUTSIDER”

REVIEW: STEPHEN KING’S “THE OUTSIDER”

Stephen King’s got novel number 60 out. Steve F ta... Read More »

BOOK REVIEWS: ARTIFICIAL CONDITION and WALKAWAY

BOOK REVIEWS: ARTIFICIAL CONDITION and WALKAWAY

What effects will really advanced computing, AI, a... Read More »

THE DEVIL YOU SAY! Reviews and Comments

THE DEVIL YOU SAY! Reviews and Comments

This week Steve looks at a Hellacious TV series, a... Read More »

MODESTY BLAISE STRIPS…

MODESTY BLAISE STRIPS…

In a previous column, Steve gave short shrift to a... Read More »

STEVE DOES DAVE BARRY: IT’S COLUMN 29 ALL OVER AGAIN!

STEVE DOES DAVE BARRY: IT’S COLUMN 29 ALL OVER AGAIN!

Steve rewrites and repeats one of his earlier colu... Read More »

2018 SF/F ON TV—MY PERSONAL TAKE

2018 SF/F ON TV—MY PERSONAL TAKE

This week Steve gives his personal opinion about T... Read More »

“LOST IN TIME, LOST IN SPACE…and MEANING”

“LOST IN TIME, LOST IN SPACE…and MEANING”

They've redone Lost In Space again. Did they do a ... Read More »

SHORT BOOK & TV REVIEWS: BLACK LIGHTNING & Z-RISEN OUTBREAK!

SHORT BOOK & TV REVIEWS: BLACK LIGHTNING & Z-RISEN OUTBREAK!

Steve’s short review of the TV show Black Lightnin... Read More »

MOVIE REVIEWS: TOMB RAIDER 2018 and I KILL GIANTS

MOVIE REVIEWS: TOMB RAIDER 2018 and I KILL GIANTS

Steve reviews a reboot/remake of Tomb Raider (real... Read More »

A BIT OF ALICE, and SPOILERFUL REVIEW OF ANNIHILATION!

A BIT OF ALICE, and SPOILERFUL REVIEW OF ANNIHILATION!

This week is movie week—a fantasy over a century o... Read More »

MAGAZINE REVIEW: The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Mar./Apr. 2018

MAGAZINE REVIEW: The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Mar./Apr. 2018

This week, Steve jumps headlong into a review of t... Read More »

BOOK REVIEWS: ALL SYSTEMS RED and DESTINY NOWHERE    

BOOK REVIEWS: ALL SYSTEMS RED and DESTINY NOWHERE    

This week, Steve reviews two books: one hard SF, o... Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: EAT LOCALS – (2017)

MOVIE REVIEW: EAT LOCALS – (2017)

Give new meaning to the expression "Eat Local, Thi... Read More »

FILM REVIEW(S): FLATLINERS (and FLATLINERS)

FILM REVIEW(S): FLATLINERS (and FLATLINERS)

This week, Steve gets double vision as he reviews... Read More »

STUDIO GHIBLI, TAKE 2: PONYO and THE RED TURTLE

STUDIO GHIBLI, TAKE 2: PONYO and THE RED TURTLE

Hey, Rocky, watch me pull movie reviews out of my ... Read More »

LATHER/LIVE, RINSE/DIE, REPEAT… IT’S DEJA VU ALL OVER AGAIN!

LATHER/LIVE, RINSE/DIE, REPEAT… IT’S DEJA VU ALL OVER AGAIN!

This week Steve goes in a time circle*This week St... Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: THE CREATURE FROM THE… SHAPE OF WATER 

MOVIE REVIEW: THE CREATURE FROM THE… SHAPE OF WATER 

This week, Steve holds his breath and dives into m... Read More »

CHRIS VAN ALLSBURG’S JUMANJI, AND MORE!   

CHRIS VAN ALLSBURG’S JUMANJI, AND MORE!   

This week Steve tackles Chris van Allsburg’s movie... Read More »

Book Review: AUTONOMOUS (2017)

Book Review: AUTONOMOUS (2017)

Steve prepares for a Vancouver visit from Annalee ... Read More »

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018! AND A LIST OF MY 2017 COLUMNS

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018! AND A LIST OF MY 2017 COLUMNS

Steve does his annual recounting of his columns fo... Read More »

REVIEW: BLADE RUNNER 2049

REVIEW: BLADE RUNNER 2049

This week, Steve reviews the new(ish) movie Blade ... Read More »

BOOK REVIEWS: GARDNER’S “ALL THOSE EXPLOSIONS…” AND ROUNDS, MARKS II & III

BOOK REVIEWS: GARDNER’S “ALL THOSE EXPLOSIONS…” AND ROUNDS, MARKS II & III

This week Steve reviews three newer books: one is ... Read More »

REVIEW: NOT ANOTHER ZOMBIE BOOK: “HELL IS EMPTY…” by Mark Rounds

REVIEW: NOT ANOTHER ZOMBIE BOOK: “HELL IS EMPTY…” by Mark Rounds

After a two-week absence, Steve returns with a boo... Read More »

HALLOWEEN: 3X STEPHEN KING (#2—MR. MERCEDES) 

HALLOWEEN: 3X STEPHEN KING (#2—MR. MERCEDES) 

In the second of three Halloween-type posts about ... Read More »

HALLOWEEN: 3X STEPHEN KING (#1—IT)

HALLOWEEN: 3X STEPHEN KING (#1—IT)

In this first of three Halloween-y columns examini... Read More »

REVIEW: F&SF SEPT.-OCT. 2017

REVIEW: F&SF SEPT.-OCT. 2017

This week, Steve reviews the Sept./Oct. 2017 issue... Read More »

TESSERACTS, PLUS SCIENCE FICTION AND MUSIC #1: DAVID CROSBY

TESSERACTS, PLUS SCIENCE FICTION AND MUSIC #1: DAVID CROSBY

This week Steve plugs the new Canadian anthology T... Read More »

TV OR MOVIE? AND I LIED! (a bit….)

TV OR MOVIE? AND I LIED! (a bit….)

This week Steve writes a very short column about a... Read More »

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