Hailee Steinfeld ("True Grit", Edge of Seventeen") is reportedly in negotiations to star in a Transformers spin-off movie, Bumblebee. … [Read more...] about Hailee Steinfeld considered for Transformers spin-off
So, it’s come to this: Bioware and EA shelved Mass Effect. The whole franchise is on hiatus. There will be no “Mass Effect Andromeda: 2” in the foreseeable future. This probably shouldn’t surprise anybody, given the negative press shit-storm surrounding Mass Effect Andromeda. … [Read more...] about EA and Bioware have shelved the Mass Effect franchise entirely.
Caring for an elderly family member with dementia is hard. I write about rockets, robots, and rayguns. I do not write about personal subjects. Not usually. This isn't science fiction. This isn't fun ... or funny. … [Read more...] about Dealing with an elderly family member
Daniel Kaluuya and Jessica Brown Findlay in Black Mirror: Fifteen Million Merits (2011). Black Mirror is a Netflix original anthology series. Each delightfully dark short story is an uneasy reflection of our relationship with modern technology. Many of the tales explore the … [Read more...] about Black Mirror: a Netflix original scifi anthology series.
Vanessa Kirby confronts a S.A.R robot in Kill Command (2016). Kill command is a sci-fi/action movie set in a not-so-distant future, in which a squad of soldiers face off against autonomous war machines. … [Read more...] about Kill Command: Autonomous war robots are a bad idea
Clive Owen in Children Of Men (2006 Movie), based on a novel by P. D. James and set during the year 2027, in a quasi-apocalyptic world where the human race has become infertile. … [Read more...] about Children of Men: Clive Owen delivers humanity’s future
Intruders is a BBC America mini series from the writer and executive producer of The X-Files that reveals the existence of a secretive cult, whose members seek immortality by taking over the bodies of others. The series originally aired late in the summer of 2014. I think it was … [Read more...] about Intruders: A BBC America mini series worth a second look
Stage and screen actor Richard Hatch passed away in February 7, 20017. He may be best known, at least to people my age, as Captain Apollo from the original 1978 Battlestar Galactica. That's certainly how I was introduced to him. … [Read more...] about Rest in peace Richard Hatch – a true loss for science fiction