Jeannette Ng thinks about The Rise of Skywalker, The Last Jedi and “memorabilia without memory.” “The central plot of Rise concerns Rey’s parentage which was very satisfyingly resolved in The Last Jedi. They were no one in particular, not great heroes nor villains. Along with the rest of […]
Friend of the Gutter Jessica Ritchey has a lovely piece on The Last Jedi. “The mythic cliffhanger of The Force Awakens is what I needed in 2015 at the end of a brutal year. The grumpy, startling conclusion of that cliffhanger is what I needed in 2017. Stories, […]
The Internet Archive has Barlowe’s Guide To Extraterrestrials, and you can look at it here!
Open Culture has some of Lovecraft’s illustrations of his hideous creations. View them at risk to your sanity here.
Watch a Kabuki interpretation of Kylo Ren’s story, “Rennosuke and the Three Light Sabers” right here. Rennosuke stars famed Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ebizo XI as Rennosuke / Kylo Ren. (Ichikawa has also performed in films and you might remember him from Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011), Over […]
SF/F Editor Keith has wandered into the woods and we’re not sure where or what time he’ll even come out. Except that he’ll definitely be back here next month. In the meantime, enjoy this piece he wrote on American Sci-Fi Folk Horror. I’ve spent the latter half of […]
At Film Freak Central, Walter Chaw writes a beautiful piece about Annihilation (2018), depression and suicide. (And Tarkovsky’s Stalker and Virginia Woolf’s The Waves and To The Lighthouse).