BOOK REVIEW: STEPHEN KING’S “LATER”

This week Steve reviews another Steve—okay, they’re both Stephen, but this one doesn’t use that name—Stephen King, whose latest effort is called “Later.” It’s a horror-crime novel. And it’s good!

NOT AGAIN! REHASH COLUMN 29 from 2014!

Steve rewrites one of his earlier columns for Amazing (again!) just in case you want to know how he started in this whole “fannish” business. Do you care? Did you read it before?

F&SF NOV-DEC 2020 REVIEW

This week Steve reviews the November-December issue of F&SF. It’s also the second-to-last issue that will be edited by C.C. Finlay, who wants to return to writing. It’s a fine issue to end the year on!

F&SF SEPT.-OCT. REVIEW!

The current issue, Sept.-Oct., of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, is reviewed by Steve—and found to be good!

FLINT: ONE LAST KICK AT THE CAN!

What’s a “movie novelization”? Steve tells you about two of his favourite movies that were novelized. Was it well done? Yes… and no. Read it and find out!

F&SF REVIEW: MAY-JUNE 2020

Steve reviews the May-June issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and finds that it holds treasures for the readers of both science fiction and fantasy!

RETRO REVIEW: DAMN YANKEES (1958)

This week Steve retros back to 1958, taking a look at a fantasy musical, “Damn Yankees,” with Tab Hunter and Gwen Verdon. Did he like it? Seems like it, doesn’t it?

BOND… THEMES BOND! (Part 2)

Steve finishes his list of, and rating of, 27 James Bond themes and theme songs, throwing in a bunch of related stuff about the films. Bet you can find at least one thing you didn’t already know!

BOND… THEMES BOND (Part 1)

James Bond themes: love ‘em or not, they’re an indisputable part of a long-lived franchise. SF or not, who cares? Steve talks about his favourites.

“NEAR-PERFECT” MOVIE (Spoilers)! ALIENS (PART 2)

Steve is continuing his very granular, spoiler-filled description and review of James Cameron’s Aliens, arguably one of the few sequels that’s as good as, or possibly better than, the original movie. Steve thinks it’s possibly even better. What about you?