Interviews & Profiles
- At Digital Spy, Joss Whedon criticizes comic book movie industry for “intractible sexism”.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Eric Smith, author of Inked.
- My Bookish Ways interviews Judd Trichter, author of Love in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction coming from Thomas Dunne Books February 3rd.
- Scott Edelman re-posts his interview with Samuel R. Delany, author of Nova.
- Suvudu interviews Jennifer Marie Brissett, author of Elysium.
- Teleread interviews Mike Davis, founder and editor of the highly regarded Lovecraftian free online magazine Lovecraft eZine.
- Urban Fantasy Investigations interviews Lisa Shearin, author of The Dragon Conspiracy.
- All-female Ghostbusters cast revealed
- The back lot stage for the Mars landing in 2029 just caught fire, fell over and then sank into the swamp. Utah ruins everything!
- Cho and Feldman Win Crawford Award
- The Stanford Prison Experiment Wins Sundance’s Top Science-In-Film Prize
- World Of Tomorrow Wins Sundance Short Film Grand Jury Prize
Events & Event News
- Edge-Lit, Derby’s festival of science-fiction, fantasy and horror writing date is 11th July 2015 Samantha Shannon confirmed as first guest of honour
- The Odyssey Writing Workshop for 2015 runs from 8 June to 17 July; the deadline for early application is 31 January, regular application 8 April
- Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn voice actors Kazuhiro Furuhashi and Koki Uchiyama have been announced as Anime Boston 2015 as Guests of Honor.
- Nova Cry: Redux–A 30-Minute Sci-Fi Card Game – Nova Cry is a brand new strategic card game for 2-6 players that introduces a whole new way to experience sci-fi conquest. Players will begin the game by creating a unique task force consisting of 1 captain, ship, weapon, and 3 crew members that will stay by them the entire game. The first player to capture 15 victory points–or hold the last remaining ship–wins!
- Space Cadets: Away Missions – A cooperative game, the 3rd title in the Space Cadets line. Explore UFOs, acquire alien technology and fight hordes of hostile aliens!
- Book Review: The Barnes & Noble Review reviews Morte by Robert Repino
- Book Review: Lynn at Lynn’s Book Blog reviewed Edgar Rice Burroughs’ A Princess of Mars and also Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
- Movie Review: Jupiter Ascending Fails to Take Flight at Sundance
- The 50 Best First Sentences in Fiction
- “But I Do Not Want to Watch Black Mirror” a short one-act play.
- The Exploding Spaceship Reviews Winter Good Reads Part 1: Sci-Fi Titles
- Fiction Affliction: February Releases in Science Fiction
- Five reasons David Tennant will make a great Marvel villain
- From Annihilation to Acceptance: A Writer’s Surreal Journey. The author agreed to publish three novels in one year—and then things got weird.
- “I knew, from a very early age, that there was love in my house, imperfect love, love that was built, decided upon, as opposed to magicked into existence. That was how Peter loved Mary Jane.” In The Atlantic, Ta-Nehisi Coates reflects on love and marriage as portrayed between Peter “Spider-Man” Parker and Mary Jane Watson.
- The Inevitable Decline of Decadence: “The Hunger Games trilogy deals with many themes: war, rebellion, the manipulation of media. But it was its concern with societal decadence and its inevitable downfall that made the first book’s release timely.”
- Is the Winter Soldier the heart of Agent Carter’s mystery?
- Joblo picks the Top 10 Best Computer Hacking Movies
- The Most Brutal and Most Beautiful Snow Planets from Sci-Fi and Fantasy
- The Most Deadly And Disgusting Liquors In Science Fiction And Fantasy
- One Of Our Most Popular Special Effects Originally Came From Anime
- The Pros And Cons Of Making Fantastic Four A Straight Scifi Film
- Read More 7 Actors Who Should Play Green Lantern Movies
- “So when people tell me that Hugos don’t matter, awards don’t matter, and promotion don’t matter, you can imagine the $13,000 face I make.”
- Ten more Doctor Who references you might have missed, from RadioTimes.
- Check Out These Awesome Alternate Posters for Jupiter Ascending
- Holy Crap, This Jaw-Dropping Star Destroyer Is Over Three Feet Long
- This Spider-Man Suit Is Actually A Beautiful Love Letter To Peter Parker
More Fun Stuff
- 22 Things We Learned From Tim Burton’s Sleepy Hollow Commentary
- The German government is funding a Battlestar Galactica larp on a retired destroyer
- Go See the Slime Lord By Jimmy Giegerich [via Paul Di Filippo]
- I just saw the first movie from Oculus, and it is the future
- Kamala Khan smashes bigotry in San Francisco
- Overhauled Atlas Robot Ready to Square Off Against World’s Elite Robots This Summer
- Read an excerpt from The Sculptor by Scott McCloud at Tor.com.
- This Fan Head Cannon Will Totally Change How You Look At Star Wars
- Watch An Animated Remake Of One Of The Year’s Most Heartbreaking Webcomics
- Watch a trailer for the new Fantastic Four.
- Watch a TV trailer for Jupiter Ascending, check out Insanely Beautiful Photos
- Would you like a limited edition film cell from Interstellar?
- ARC Giveaway: Bone Swans by C.S.E. Cooney.