Here are my favorite films and books I reviewed this year. They are all highly recommended…
Best Science Fiction Novel
Non-stop (variant title, Starship), (1958)
MY REVIEW HERE
Starship is a top-notch 1950s work: fast, action-packed, thoughtful, Continue reading Update: 2010 in Review, best books, movies, etc
I found a few hilarious sci-fi themed adds from the 60s which I had to share (well, the second might be somewhat later)….
That space suit makes her look like she has a strange neck disease...
Continue reading Update: Hilarious 1960s/1950s sci-fi themed ads
The summer of learning how to read German (all of my language requirements FINISHED), science fiction books, medieval history, and films — 49 films total. There wasn’t much else to do — my fellow
Continue reading Update: Top Three Movies of my summer
Early in the history of the Nebula Award, the winning novels often corresponded to the Hugo award winning novels. In recent years, this has changed somewhat. The Nebulas — unlike the Hugos — are awarded by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (so, by their peers). Of the Continue reading Update: The Nebula Award for Best Novel (and the ones I’ve read)
Many years back (9 years) when I really got into sci-fi I decided to use the Hugo Award for Best Novel list as a way to find interesting authors and read the classics. I’ve done pretty well! Continue reading Update: The Hugo Award for Best Novel (and the ones I’ve read)
Another timeless classic, When Worlds Collide (1951) dir. Rudolph Maté, is going to be abused by another incompetent director — Stephen Sommers, who helmed the recent G. I. Joe: Rise of Cobra debacle.
Some off the cuff complaints:
Continue reading Update: Another egregious science fiction classic movie remake in the works, When Worlds Collide
I’ve read hundreds and hundreds of science fiction books from the classics to the not so classic. I’ve decided to use this blog as motivation to read new books. Hence, reviews of Dune (Herbert), Hyperion (Simmons), Stand on Zanzibar (Brunner) and other major works probably will not reviewed in the near future since I’ve read them already and until I run out of things to read I’m not inclined to read them
Continue reading Update: Science Fiction Books to be Reviewed/Read this summer