Book Review: The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man (Burton and Swinburne 2) by Mark Hodder

One of the very first Steampunk books I ever read was Mark Hodder’s The Strange Case of Spring Heeled Jack, and I enjoyed it so much I knew I was destined to read the rest of the series. The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man picks up a few months after the events of book 1. […]

“The Tripods” – What if the Martians Won?

What if the Martians from HG Wells’s The War of the Worlds were the victors at the end of the story? The Tripods is a series of novels by John Christopher that explores this idea and on September 15th, 1984 the first episode of the TV adaptation aired in Britain.

The Day of the Triffids (1981)

The Day of the Triffids novel by John Wyndham first came out in 1951, and eleven years later it was adapted for the big screen. Although the film retained some basic plot elements from Wyndham’s novel, it was not a particularly faithful adaptation and strays significantly and unnecessarily from the book. It was not until 30 years after its […]

Blade of Honor

A recent successful Kickstarter for the first episode of a new scifi series will soon bring Tim Russ, Richard Hatch, Alison Haislip, James Kyson, Aron Eisenberg, Brandon Stacy, and other great talent to a small screen near you.

The Matrix 4 and 5?

They are not the sequels we deserve, and certainly not the ones we need right now, but it doesn’t look like the Wachowskis care about that.

Happy 30th Birthday “Labyrinth”

On June 27th, 1986 the film Labyrinth was first released in the USA, but it would be another five months before it came out in Britain (November 28th, 1986). To celebrate three decades of one of the best fantasy movies ever made, here are five things that you might not have known about Labyrinth.

Sigue Sigue Sputnik – The Ultimate Cyberpunk Band?

British band Sigue Sigue Sputnik formed in 1982, but it was in 1986 that they took the world media by storm in a carefully planned out strike that used hype not as a means to an end, but as the end itself. With the release of “Love Missile F1-11” the lines were blurred as to […]

Movie Review: Odd Thomas (2013)

This film has been coming up on my Netflix recommendations for what feels like forever, and I finally clicked on it last night. OMG it was AWESOME. I found out afterward that it was based on a book by Dean Koontz by the same name.

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