Book and Film Reviews

The Collapsar Directive (2017), a science fiction anthology published by Zombie Pirate Publishing.

The Abyss: Special Edition (1989), a science fiction action/adventure movie.

Escape from L.A. (1996), a science fiction action/adventure movie.

Alita: Battle Angel (2019), a science fiction anime film.

Star Trek (2009), the J.J. Abrams film reboot of the franchise.

Cover image for Neal Asher’s novel “War Factory”

War Factory: Book Two in the Transformations series (2016). A science fiction novel by Neal Asher.

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), a Star Wars prequel film.

Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970), a science fiction movie.

Shadows in Zamboula (1935), a classic “Conan the Barbarian” short story by the legendary Robert E. Howard.

The Dunwich Horror, a 1928 short story by H.P Lovecraft.

Blade Runner: The Director’s Cut (1982) Classic science fiction/film noir starring Harrison Ford and the late Rutger Hauer.

Parable of the Sower (2000), a science fiction novel by the late Octavia E. Butler

SS-GB: Nazi Occupied Britain 1941 (1978) An alternative history thriller by Len Deighton

Captain Marvel (2019), a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie.

Reviver, a 2013 horror/mystery novel by Seth Patrick.

springBlack Eyes, Luminous Monsters, a science fiction short story written by Joanna Maciejewska for the anthology Spring Into SciFi (2019)

Men in Black International (2019), a soft reboot of the original franchise.

Avengers: Endgame (2019) this year’s “must see” Marvel superhero film.

The Invisible Man (2017) a modern film adaptation of H.G. Wells’ novel.

Yuddh Ke Khel by Mel Lee Newmins, a short story featured in the anthology World War Four (2019)

Aquaman (2018) A DC comic book/science fiction film.

The Package by Brian MacGowan, a short story featured in the anthology World War Four (2019)

Neuromancer (1984), a SciFi/Cyberpunk classic by William Gibson

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Cover image for Gregory Benford’s novel “The Berlin Project.”

War Pig by Gregg Cunningham, a short story featured in the anthology World War Four (2019)

Cold Fusion by Sam M. Phillips, a short story featured in the anthology World War Four (2019)

Monitor Logan by Neal Asher, a novelette featured in the anthology World War Four (2019)

The Berlin Project, (2017) an alternate history novel by Gregory Benford.

Red Mars, (1992) a science fiction novel by Kim Stanley Robinson.

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019), an animated children’s film.

Serenity (2005), a science fiction film.

Escaping Infinity (2017), a SciFi novel by Richard Paolinelli.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018), a science fiction film.

The Predator (2018), a science fiction film.

Yage: A Tom Regan Thriller (2018) a novel by Aidan J. Reid.

Dark Intelligence: Transformation Book One (2015) a novel by Neal Asher.

The Mummy (2017), a Universal Studios film starring Tom Cruise.


Cover image of NK Jemisin’s 2015 Hugo Award winning novel “The Fifth Season

The Fifth Season (2015), the first book in “The Broken Earth” series by N.K. Jemisin

Lepers (2009) A Short Story by Keyan Bowes

Knight Training (The Steam Knight Book 1) (2018) A short story by Jon Del Arroz

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) An animated film

The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack: A Burton and Swinburne Adventure (2010) A novel by Mark Hodder

Chill (Jacob’s Ladder Book 2) (2010) A novel by Elizabeth Bear

The Man in the High Castle (1962) A novel by Philip K. Dick

Echo Volume 3: The Dialectic of Agony (2017) A novel by Kent Wayne

Black Panther (2018) A film by Marvel Studios

Thor: Ragnarok (2017) A film by Marvel Studios

Echo Volume 2: The Taste of Ashes (2016) A novel by Kent Wayne

Death Unmasked (2015) A novel by
Rick Sulik

Meg: A Story of Deep Terror (1997) A novel by Steve Alten

Contest (2000), a novel by Matthew Reilly

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) A film

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) A film from Marvel Studios

The Last Hunt (2018) A short story by Richard Paolinelli for the anthology To Be Men: Stories Celebrating Masculinity

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Cover art for Alastair Reynolds’ book ‘Galactic North.”

Galactic North (2008) a series of stories by Alastair Reynolds

Steampunk! An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories (2011) An anthology edited by Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant

Raising Lazarus (2018) A novel by Aidan J. Reid

Planetary Anthology: Venus (2018) An anthology published by Superversive Press

A Handmaid’s Tale (1985) A novel by Margaret Atwood

Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World! (2011) A novel by Andrew Breitbart

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Transhuman (2014) A novel by Ben Bova

V for Vendetta (2005) A film

V for Vendetta (1989) A graphic novel by Alan Moore and David Lloyd

Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010) An animated film

Sigil: A Tom Regan Thriller (2016) A novel by Aidan J. Reid

Echo Volume 1: Approaching Shatter (2015) a novel by Kent Wayne

Containment (2015) A limited run television series at the CW
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Retribution: A Time-Travel Suspense Novel (City of God Book 3) (2014) by R.S. Ingermanson

Old Venus (2015) An Anthology edited by R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois

Spectrum: A SciFi Thriller (2016) A short story by Aidan J. Reid

The Martian (novel by Andy Weir – 2014) vs. The Martian (film – 2015)

God, Robot (2016) A SciFi Anthology

A more extensive list of my reviews going back several more years can be found at goodreads.