Black Hole Sun: A Discussion of Music and how it can be used to create Science Fiction themes…

So today, I'm going to be talking about a topic that I've been meaning to discuss for a few weeks now and that's how music, not just books, films and series can be used to interpret Sci-fi themes. Music is usually an emotional form of storytelling but more so like poetry entirely made up through... Continue Reading →

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“A Long Time Ago, in a Galaxy Far, Far, Away”: A Discussion of How Fantasy intersects with Science Fiction…

Warning! Warning! This following discussion contains extensive reference to Star Wars, Time Bandits, DC Comics and Samuri Jack along with related material and so contains minor spoilers. Read ahead at your own risk… So this topic is slightly late this week but I needed sometime off to relax without writing for a bit. I probably... Continue Reading →

“Throughout human history, we have been dependent on machines to survive. Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of irony”: A Discussion of the Cyberpunk genre and how it creates a technologically advanced dystopian world…

Warning! Warning! This following discussion contains extensive reference to movies Blade Runner/Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and Akira along with shows/books such as Cowboy Bebop, Altered Carbon and Neuromancer along with related material and so contains minor spoilers. Read ahead at your own risk… So this week we are talking Cyberpunk, the great Sci-Fi... Continue Reading →

Sci-Fi Guide Reviews – 21st Century TV – Doctor Who Series 11:

So it's the end of Doctor Who Series 11 and here at the Galaxy wide Sci-Fi, I've been watching through the whole series and if I have to be honest, this season is a very very mixed bag in many ways.  Let's say, it could really be better when compared to the other recent seasons... Continue Reading →

Smeg-heads, Cat People and Hardlight Holograms: A discussion of Red Dwarf, British Comedy and Creating Sci-Fi on a Low Budget…

Warning! Warning! This following discussion discusses extensively my thoughts on the series and related material and so contains major spoilers for Red Dwarf. Read ahead at your own risk… So today we're talking more Sci-Fi Comedy and what better way to do that than to talk about the sometimes slocky but always funny, Red dwarf.... Continue Reading →

Sci-Fi Guide Recommends – Stop-motion Sci-Fi – Lavender Castle

Seeing I've been running this site for a few weeks, I've found it very time consuming writing two main posts during week. These often take quite a bit of research in their creation and some weeks I just don't have the time due to other commitments. Instead, if my main posts are running late or... Continue Reading →

The Answer to the Life, the Universe and Everything: A discussion of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams and Existential Comedy…

Don't Panic! This following discussion contains major spoilers for all versions of the Hitchhikers Guide to Galaxy and related material written by Douglas Adams. Read ahead at your own risk… So I'm simply going to preface this post by saying, I love the series to the end of the galaxy and back, it's one of... Continue Reading →

“Open the Pod bay doors, Hal”: A discussion of 2001 – A Space Odyssey, evolution and the battle of humanity versus technology…

Warning! Warning! This following discussion discusses extensively my thoughts on the film and related material and so contains  major spoilers for 2001 - A Space Odyssey. Read ahead at your own risk… I'm going to preface this retrospective by saying, Space Odyssey is one of the best looking movies ever made and as a fan... Continue Reading →

Superhero Serum, Web-fluid and Gamma Radiation: A discussion of Marvel Comics and how it used Science to bring us it’s heroes…

Warning! Warning! This following discussion involves a lot of nerdy waffle about Marvel, Science and Comics and so will contain some spoilers for series such as Old Man Logan, 1602 and several other stories. Strap in fellow true believers, it's going to be a long one. Comics have always been a large part of my... Continue Reading →

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