– By J.W. Fox – Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey has influenced many hit movies and TV shows. Lately, it seems the journey in the hero’s journey isn’t that important. The hero is born with everything he needs. Campbell put great emphasis on the journey (obviously), breaking it down into 17 distinct stages loaded with […]
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.
– Paulie Spiceflow – What happens when you try to shove 9 comic book characters and their origins stories into one movie? What happens when all your dialogue seems to come from Vin Diesel movies? What happens when you try to be funny when you’re not? Suicide Squad. In a highly risky move, DC Comics […]
– By J.W. Fox and Paulie Spiceflow – This low-key thriller was a welcome surprise after a line of underwhelming indie sci-fi movies reviewed here on Prescientscifi.com. Midnight Special manages to generate suspense with only a few special effects and action sequences, all of which are done very well. At the same time, it is […]
– Paulie Spiceflow – The mutant franchise went for the grand slam with X-Men: Apocalypse. An all-star cast, massive budget, huge climactic battle, a few Easter eggs, and a ton of fan service. The sensory overload impressed in many scenes but could not distract from what is otherwise a mediocre movie. The movie interested me […]
Microsoft Matt and I review the highly anticipated Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Matt makes a strong, energetic case for the movie in the face of some tough reviews from critics, while I try to review from a non-comic book fan perspective. The fact that I’m a Batman fanatic also might be some […]