Altered Carbon Packs a Lot into First Season, Maybe a Little Too Much

  – By J.W. Fox – WARNING: SPOILERS FOLLOW Netflix did not promote Altered Carbon as much as that new Cloverfield movie. That might have been a mistake. The first season of the unique new sci-fi show has a Blade Runner feel combined with good ole’ fashion Bruce Willis-style shoot’em up action. There are a […]

A Cult Classic Receives a Powerful and Brilliant Sequel in Blade Runner 2049

– J.W. Fox – WARNING!!! SPOILERS FOLLOW Movie-goers were long overdue for some heavy, heady science fiction. We got it in Blade Runner 2049. The absolutely stunning, epic sequel to the cult classic expands upon the compelling themes of the original, stays true to its aesthetic appeal, and gives us plenty to think about over […]

Thoughtcrime 037: Titanborn

  Author Rhett C. Bruno joins me to discuss his new novel Titanborn. In this gritty and innovative science-fiction thriller in the vein of Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, turmoil on one of Saturn’s moons rattles Earth’s most powerful citizens—and draws one planet-hopping rogue into a fight he never saw coming.

The Peripheral by William Gibson

– By Jacob Foxx – William Gibson, author of the first cyberpunk novel Neuromancer, offers up a sophisticated, twisted tale of murder, time travel, humanoid robot interface, nanno-swarms, assemblers, invisible cars, and deadly drones. The Peripheral is surprisingly original with a fascinating twist on time travel fiction. The story is long and a little convoluted, […]

Terry Gilliam’s Zero Theorem Weird but Mesmerizing

– By Paulie Spiceflow – Terry Gilliam is definitely an acquired taste. His new Zero Theorem satisfies all the Gilliam film prerequisites: weird camera angles, eccentric characters, vibrant visuals, and complicated themes. Audience beware, you will be challenged to pay attention and engage in a little active viewing. If you didn’t like 12 Monkeys and […]