science fiction


Project 45 #1 Review: Heathers Meets Dungeons and Dragons In Space

Project 45 #1 Review: Heathers Meets Dungeons and Dragons In Space

Heathers meets Dungeons and Dragons in space — that's the basic idea behind this pastiche-minded independent comic from a publisher determined to make its mark. A trio of powerful young women are training at an elite school for diplomats, spies, and assassins, but they break all the rules and are ranked at the bottom of their class. After […]

Big Girls #2 Review: A Superlative Sci-Fi Accomplishment

Big Girls #2 Review: A Superlative Sci-Fi Accomplishment

The boys are becoming seemingly mindless, mutated monsters that barely resemble humanoids called "Jacks." The women, who grow tall but look (proportionately) normal, protect the remains of human society from the monstrous boys in a dystopian science fiction vision that comes fully formed from the mind of Jason Howard.[caption id="attachment_1267994" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The cover of[...]

Comisery Week: Interview with Sheetal Sheth the Pragmatist

Comisery Week: Interview with Sheetal Sheth, the Pragmatist

Comisery is an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat Ho, Sheetal Sheth, Richard Anderson, and Verton Banks It was a screwball comedy response to the pandemic and living under lockdown It[...]

Comisery Week: Interview with Richard Anderson the Man with Two Roles

Comisery Week: Interview with Richard Anderson, the Man with Two Roles

Comisery is an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat Ho, Sheetal Sheth, Richard Anderson, and Verton Banks It was a screwball comedy response to the pandemic and living under lockdown It[...]

Comisery Week: Interview with Amy Hill &#8211 The Observer

Comisery Week: Interview with Amy Hill – The Observer

Comisery is an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat Ho, Sheetal Sheth, Richard Anderson, and Verton Banks It's a response to the pandemic and living under lockdown It premieres on September[...]

Doctor Who: Heres Why The 13th Doctors Origin Explains Everything

Doctor Who: Here's Why The 13th Doctor's Origin Explains Everything

The 13th Doctor, played by Jodie Whittaker and helmed by showrunner Chris Chibnall, is the gamechanger for Doctor Who in many ways. First, she was the first female lead in canon. Then in her second season, Chibnall dropped a bombshell. The Doctor was the original Timeless Child, an immortal being from an unknown place who […]

Comisery Week – Interview with Jennifer Field the Alien

Comisery Week – Interview with Jennifer Field, the Alien

Comisery is an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat Ho, Sheetal Sheth, Richard Anderson, and Verton Banks It was a screwball comedy response to the pandemic and living under lockdown It[...]

Comisery Week: Interview with Harrison Xu the Time Traveler

Comisery Week: Interview with Harrison Xu, the Time Traveler

Comisery is an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat Ho, Sheetal Sheth, Richard Anderson, and Verton Banks It's a screwball comedy response to the pandemic and living under lockdown It premieres[...]

Comisery Launches – How to Accidentally Make a Movie

Comisery Launches – How to Accidentally Make a Movie

It's an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat Ho, Sheetal Sheth, Richard Anderson, and Verton Banks It's a screwball comedy response to the pandemic and living under lockdown.[caption id="attachment_1260145" align="aligncenter" width="600"][...]

Mad Men: Welcome to the Longest Twilight Zone Episode Ever Made

Mad Men: Welcome to the Longest Twilight Zone Episode Ever Made

It is also secretly a Science Fiction series and the longest unofficial The Twilight Zone story ever made It ended its 7-season run back in 2015 but is still talked about with reverence It deserves all the critical acclaim, deserving its place next to The Sopranos, The Wire, Deadwood and Breaking Bad It meticulously recreated[...]

Comisery Week – Interview with Bee Vang

Comisery Week – Interview with Bee Vang

It's a new form of narrative filmmaking that the industry is still coming to terms with.[caption id="attachment_1255980" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Comisery poster, Margin Films[/caption]Comisery is an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat[...]

Comisery Week: Interview with Producer and Co-Director Quentin Lee

Comisery Week: Interview with Producer and Co-Director Quentin Lee

Comisery is an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat Ho, Sheetal Sheth, Richard Anderson, and Verton Banks It was a screwball comedy response to the pandemic and living under lockdown It[...]

Noughts + Crosses: Malorie Blackman YA Classic Comes to Peacock

Noughts + Crosses: Malorie Blackman YA Classic Comes to Peacock

First, they announced Jimmy McGovern’s TV movie ANTHONY, now they’ve released the trailer for the BBC’s adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s classic Young Adult Science Fiction book series Noughts + Crosses. The series will premiere on September 4th.[caption id="attachment_1256386" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Noughts + Crosses", BBC, Peacock[/caption]The book series is considered a classic in the UK ever since[...]

Comisery Week – Zoom Filmmaking in the Pandemic

Comisery Week – Zoom Filmmaking in the Pandemic

Comisery is an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy about a group of friends living through the pandemic who are suddenly confronted with an alien invasion in the form of a virus from the future Time travel, Quantum Physics, would-be hitmen, and sheer chaos ensue They’re all stuck at home and have to figure out what[...]

Doctor Who Survival Supercut: The 7th Doctors Finale Still Holds Up

Doctor Who "Survival" Supercut: The 7th Doctor's Finale Still Holds Up

We knew this was coming. The end of the original Doctor Who series came in 1989, and the last supercut of the 7th Doctor's (Sylvester McCoy) stories. The BBC has released a 20-minute cut-down of "Survival" on their YouTube channel. Once again, it's a personal story for Ace (Sophie Aldred). He takes her back to […]

Brave New World: Peacock Series Free to Stream This Weekend

Brave New World: Peacock Series Free to Stream This Weekend

The series is an adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s 1931 dystopian Science Fiction novel about a future society founded on plenty and leisure, where privacy is controlled, monogamy is taboo  Family, money, and history are all banned Everyone is born into a specific class or caste, encouraged to engage in free love and hedonism outside of[...]

Doctor Who Supercut: Fenric &#038 The Dawn of the Modern Companion

Doctor Who Supercut: "Fenric" & The Dawn of the Modern Companion

It’s possibly the most epic villain and storyline the show ever had.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pom9rOva-Ac[caption id="attachment_1248242" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Publicity still from Doctor Who: "The Curse of Fenric", BBC[/caption]Briggs also introduces some fascinating Science Fiction concepts that should be ripped off but hardly were: calling vampires “haemovores” and that it’s not the crucifix that holds them at bay but[...]

Farscape SDCC Panel Discusses Series Lasting Legacy Possible Return

Farscape SDCC Panel Discusses Series' Lasting Legacy, Possible Return

 The non-human aliens on the show were created by The Jim Henson Company, which effectively made them muppets.[caption id="attachment_1178628" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Farscape, NBCUniversal[/caption]Farscape also contained the funniest subtext of any Science Fiction show It was really about a hapless American dude stuck in the Australian BDSM scene where everyone he met wanted to sex him[...]

Torchwood: Children of Earth Supercut: As Shockingly Relevant As Ever

Torchwood: Children of Earth Supercut: As Shockingly Relevant As Ever

It burned with political anger in its Science Fiction allegory about the indifference the government shows towards people when things get bad This is a recurring theme in Russell T Davies’ work that continued throughout his run on Doctor Who and also carried over to his most recent miniseries Years and Years And he was[...]

Comisery Production Diary Week 7: An Interrogation &#038 A Goodbye

Comisery Production Diary Week 7: An Interrogation & A Goodbye

We head into the penultimate episode of Comisery, the Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy webseries that Quentin Lee and I concocted We created it as a fantasy about a group of Asian-Americans living through the Pandemic and Lockdown with a Science Fiction veneer The next-to-last episode Almost done. Jennifer's Japanese Horror Shot Jennifer Field, who plays Camila,[...]