In space, no one can hear you go extinct.
It never occurs to him that, by championing just the great works of Western Civilization and consigning pop culture (notably science-fiction) to the flames, he’s exercising his own pernicious brand of censorship.
If you have a hankering for a new “found-footage” film, then Phoenix Forgotten will feed your retro-appetite.
The Shepherds’ Singularity‘s playful combination of science fiction and invention will surely incite thoughtful questioning and genuine wonder.
Taken together, these entertaining early novels present a noteworthy collection—particularly for Samuel R. Delany fans.
I don’t want to give anything away. Not that I could because I really had no idea what anyone was talking about, except that what it is really all about is love.
Mexico’s Alfonso Cuarón is among the world’s finest, most versatile filmmakers, and someone who—knock on wood!– hasn’t yet directed a dud. GRAVITY is quite OK too, but in the second tier of his work.
Call it dueling futures. Because the battle for the soul of the science fiction and fantasy community is about nothing less, and even if we in the mystery community never considered the impact of a chainmail bikini, you may want to sharpen your broadsword.
Sound of My Voice has a lot twists and turns, much charm, and credible suspense. Have I yielded to the cult of Brit Marling? I was always a sucker for pretty face, and a good yarn.
Kazuo Ishiguro’s latest novel explores a future that’s already happened. “Never Let Me Go” by Kazuo Ishiguro. (Knopf) By Liza Weisstuch In the popular imagination, science fiction novels are supposed to be set in the future, anywhere from two years ahead to centuries. Often, these stories ruminate on how the latest technology changes humanity and […]