Sunday, August 25 2013
A dangerous-to-humankind alien finds the poetry of Emily Dickinson to be quite wonderful, enjoys the arty beauty of the Talking Heads’ second album, and develops a love for really crunchy peanut butter.
Wednesday, May 29 2013
Instability underpins this maps-and-Manhattan-centric graphic novel from Charles Soule.
Tuesday, May 7 2013
Each page that comics creator Matt Kindt produces is marked by an ability to communicate nostalgia that is immediate and striking.
Wednesday, January 30 2013
Fueled by his science fiction work, by his mystical aura and his growing legend, the cult of Philip K. Dick continues to expand.
Thursday, November 8 2012
Hurricane Sandy was not just a freak natural occurrence -- it became the 'perfect storm' for cultural events such as conspiracy theories, religious intolerance, scientific accountability, and the sharing of (mis)information through social media.
Monday, September 17 2012
If there’s one thing the alien film does well, it’s the introduction of an outsider to provide an inside glimpse at the human condition. What often gets knocked off the wayside is a myriad of underlying issues, including the continued questionable portrayal of women and, more broadly, their social status and treatment.
Friday, September 2 2011
The Image Entertainment Blu-Ray release of The Twilight Zone is a must-have for fans of the series and scholars of science fiction and the history of television.
Thursday, August 25 2011
Despite Albert Brooks’ background in comedy, 2030, particularly in its last third, is a bit of a dour book and is meant as both a warning and a prophecy if the world continues to turn unchecked.
Wednesday, August 10 2011
With today's release of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's Paul on DVD, we thought this was the perfect time to run down our choices for the funniest future shock sci-fi genre films of all time.
Wednesday, August 3 2011
Intelligent? Forward Thinking? Epic? Not these 10 Sci-Fi Titles, a collection of speculative crap that is more fetid schlock than future shock.