This week I have my thoughts on Blade Runner 2049 (recorded the week after it came out).
The Incredible Melting Man is a 1950s Drive-In creature feature made in the 1970s.
This week the Legend of the Galactic Heroes series prepares to shift into high gear (but hasn’t quite shifted into gear yet).
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Silent Running is a weird film to talk about. It’s clearly a film that wants to be a response to 2001: A Space Odyssey, made in the… Read more “Film Review: Silent Running (1972)”
This week I’ve got another anime review, this time of Bodacious Space Pirates. (more…)
I’m something of a fan of Leiji Matsumoto’s work, and particularly the character of Captain Harlock. Harlock made his first appearance as a supporting character in Matsumoto’s… Read more “Anime Review: Space Pirate Captain Harlock (1978)”
I’m returning to the Star Wars Extended Universe with the first appearance of the Witches of Dathomir.
Bodacious Space Pirates was a show, back from 2012, which was a fantastic anime series, which had all the fun of old-school Juvenile SF, but without the… Read more “Anime Review: Bodacious Space Pirates – Abyss of Hyperspace”
This past weekend the latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has come out, and I’m giving my thoughts on the film. (more…)
Disclosure: I received this book for free from the author for purposes of review. When I received Aetna Adrift from the author, Erik Wecks, at OryCon last… Read more “Book Review: Aetna Adrift”
We’re returning to the Star Wars novels with our first straight-up stand alone book (meaning one that isn’t part of a trilogy or other mini-series. Writer: Kathy… Read more “Book Review: The Truce at Bakura”
I’m continuing my reviews of the books in the Legend of the Galactic Heroes series with the third book, and the most recent book to date – Endurance. (more…)
I’m continuing my reviews of the books in the Legend of the Galactic Heroes series with the second title, Ambition. (more…)
Michael Crichton has never encountered a piece of technology that didn’t scare the crap out of him, to such a degree that he reminds me a lot… Read more “Film Review: Westworld (1973)”
This week I’m giving my thoughts on the first novel in the Legends of the Galactic Heroes series. (more…)
We now come to the beginning of the Star Wars Expanded Universe as we know it.
It’s interesting having viewed the original Invasion of the Body Snatchers after I’ve seen the remake. It’s interesting to see how many beats the remake cribbed from the… Read more “Film Review: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)”
Phase IV is an underrated, very weird film – the only dramatic film directed by Saul Bass, who is best known as designing the movie posters and… Read more “Film Review: Phase IV”
Dark Angel (originally released as I Come in Peace in the US) is the film I wish Predator 2 was.
We now conclude Lando’s own solo miniseries set prior to the events of the original Star Wars trilogy.
We’re continuing with Lando’s solo adventures (no pun intended), with the second part of his trilogy.
Man, this movie is freaking weird. I should mention in advance, that I should give a trigger warning for this film. The movie has extensive scenes of… Read more “Film Review: Demon Seed”
This time we work to get together some more adventure hooks before we head out into the galaxy. (Archived from my stream)
There are some genres of cinema that have been lost to technological developments and rise of global interconnectivity. One of these genres is the “Italian knockoff of… Read more “Film Review: Star Crash”