Film

NEW REVIEW, OLDER MOVIE: TIME LAPSE (2014)

NEW REVIEW, OLDER MOVIE: TIME LAPSE (2014)

Steve continues to travel in time—at least in his head—by reviewing a movie that came out a couple of years ago. A time-travel movie of a sort. It’s all timey-wimey stuff! Read More »

REVIEW: Ghost in the Shell (2017)

REVIEW: Ghost in the Shell (2017)

The 2017 version of Ghost in the Shell is unlikely to satisfy fans of the original, but it is not without its points of interest. Read More »

Filming Stephen King: the task that’s defeated dozens of movie-makers

Filming Stephen King: the task that’s defeated dozens of movie-makers

Why have so many Stephen King novels remained so stubbornly resistant to Hollywood adaptation? Read More »

A SHORT CAPSULE REVIEW AND SOME CAPSULE REVIEWS

A SHORT CAPSULE REVIEW AND SOME CAPSULE REVIEWS

Steve posts a capsule review of the movie “Short”—or a short review of the movie “Capsule” and some short, or capsule, movie reviews. Read More »

I, Robot on the BBC: this is how good radio SF could be

I, Robot on the BBC: this is how good radio SF could be

Radio seems to be the best medium for dramatizing science fiction. It's a shame that there isn't more of it, although... Read More »

Star Wars is getting complex. Should we be impressed or worried?

Star Wars is getting complex. Should we be impressed or worried?

Disney seems to be respectfully expanding the Star Wars universe, but will it succumb to the corporate dark side? Read More »

Distopía edulcorada: “Metrópolis”

Distopía edulcorada: “Metrópolis”

On the 90th anniversary of the film's release, Ivan Mendizabal analyzes the history and politics of Fritz Lang's Metropolis. Read More »

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE and THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE and THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS

As Marlon Brando says, “The horror… the horror.” Dr. Smith from Lost in Space says “Oh, the horror!” This week Steve reviews two horror films: one fantasy, one SF; one very good, one good up to a point. Which one is which? Read and find out! Read More »

Down Under Video Reviews: “Red Billabong” and “Glitch”

Down Under Video Reviews: “Red Billabong” and “Glitch”

Stand on your head! This week, Steve looks at two Australian video imports: one a film and one a TV series. Look for the series on Netflix soon! Read More »

How Rogue One offers new hope for SF in mainstream films

How Rogue One offers new hope for SF in mainstream films

Surprise! Rogue One actually takes the Star Wars universe in a new and interesting direction. WARNING: contains spoilers. Read More »

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