Reviewing "Containment"

I have never lived in a tower block/apartment building; part of the reasoning behind this is because I always saw them as perfect havens for disease vectors. This movie plays with that concept to a great degree, along with themes about not knowing your neighbors, fear of authority, isolation, and paranoia.   [Read more...]

The Machine - A Slice of SciFi Review

My job at Slice requires me to view a lot of television and film. As a result I have, over the last three decades as a broadcaster, journalist and reviewer become a tad jaded. What that means is if a book, podcast, movie or TV show doesn't grab me in the first five minutes I’m […]

Star Trek Phase II "Kitumba" - A Slice of SciFi Review

The long awaited next episode in James Cawley’s Star Trek Phase II has debuted online and fans will not be disappointed. Titled “Kitumba,” the story centers around the beginnings and development of the Klingon Empire as we have come to know it by the time of the Jean Luc Picard era of Trek. This episode […]

"The Wolverine" - A Slice of SciFi UK DVD/Blu-Ray Review

Larry Gold, a.k.a. Larry from Essex is a Slice of SciFi UK fan and regular viewer/listener of the show. He was able to view The Wolverine at a screening party this past weekend in London and has this special review of the DVD/Blu-ray release of the movie, including all the extras. And, we have an […]

"Hollow Earth - Bone Quill" - A Slice of SciFi Book Review

As I suspected during my review of the first book from John and Carole Barrowman, “Hollow Earth,” there is much more to their story and it continues with the second book in the series titled “Hollow Earth - Bone Quill.” The adventures of Matt and Emily Calder, the twin siblings who are gifted Animare continues. […]

"Hollow Earth" - A Slice of SciFi Book Review

Many know John Barrowman only as an actor, specifically, a sci-fi actor in Doctor Who and his lead as Captain Jack Harkness in Torchwood. However, John is much more accomplished. He is a singer, dancer and author. Along with his sister Carole E. Barrowman, who is a Professor of English and Director of Creative Studies […]

"Europa Report" - A Film for Real SCIENCE-Fiction Lovers

“Europa Report” is an ambitious film shot in the style of both a NASA documentary and a live-action science fiction outer space thriller. The tagline for the film “Fear - Sacrifice - Contact” is all that and more. Directed by Sebastian Cordero, best known for his intense thriller “Cronicas” (Chronicles), one might think that “Europa […]

"Man of Steel" -- A Slice of SciFi Review

For DC fans who've long wondered if anything could be done to match the successes and storytelling in the recent crop of Marvel superhero movies, wondered if there was enough unsullied heart and imagination left in Hollywood to look beyond the clichés and bring Superman to a new generation that wants to believe a man can fly, it's safe to believe again.   [Read more...]

Book Review: "River Of Stars" by Guy Gavriel Kay

Guy Gavriel Kay is famous for his historical fantasy novels, one of the rare group of fantasy authors whose books regularly cross over to mainstream reading lists and awards. "River Of Stars” is his second book using Chinese history; this time the Song Dynasty as a jumping off point for another wonderful novel.   [Read more...]

Review: "IT CAME! #1" by Dan Boultwood

IT CAME! and was hilarious.   [Read more...]