• Movies
    TRANSMORPHERS: FALL OF MAN

    SciFi Buff that I am I thought I had to give this a try … I really, really did try … but this is bad.  No other way to say it really.  The only “actor” that has any skills is good ole B5’s Bruce Boxleiter and lets be honest, he was never that great shakes was […]

  • Comic Book
    The Future Looks Bright For The X-Films

    For the past 14-years, the X-Men movie franchise has been churning out stories loosely based on Marvel’s seminal comic book series. X-Men: Days Of Future Past (DOFP), the 7th instalment in the movie franchise is without a doubt the most “comic-booky” chapter, which immediately places it in the top tier of the X-movies. Although this […]

  • Fantasy
    The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

    I’m probably going to to go a slightly different path on this review versus my previous film reviews about the Hobbit and not give you a standard walk-through.  I mean lets be honest, most people have read the book now anyways and know the story based on where the previous movie ended and what happened […]

  • SciFi
    LUCIFER’S HAMMER

    The End is Nigh! While there are a plethora of books and movies forecasting the end of the world in a variety of different fashions – anyone seen Independence Day perchance? – the Science in “science fiction” if often lacking and while it would be great to insert a virus into an alien computer core, […]

  • SciFi
    THE STARS MY DESTINATION by Alfred Bester

    Originally published in 1956 by Alfred Bester, The Stars My Destination is a classic scifi retelling of The Count of Monte Cristo. A fast paced almost frantic story, Gully Foyle’s transformation from a worthless nobody and only survivor on board the ship Nomad into a savior of humanity is a tragic story but at the […]

  • Comic Book
    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1

    Marvel Studios’ new superhero movie Guardians of the Galaxy is a smart, funny, self-aware bubblegum movie, like the recent X-Men film Days of Future Past, it features a retro playlist indicating an increasing possibility that middle youth, as well as actual youth, is an important target audience. Guardians of the Galaxy is a Marvel Comics-based […]

  • Books
    OLD MAN’S WAR – John Scalzi

    In a rather ironic twist, I am writing a book review on a website about a book that was initially serialized on a blog! John Scalzi is the owner of the domain name and site – http://whatever.scalzi.com/and has become a well known SciFi author with his series of books entitled: · Old Man’s War (2005) · The Ghost Brigades (2006) […]