All posts tagged: SciFi

Top 10 SciFi TV Shows

Following on from my Top Ten favourite SciFi movies, it’s time to do my favourite SF TV shows. And just like choosing just ten movies, choosing just ten TV shows is still difficult, whether that’s from the pool available for the last two or three decades, or the last just the last five. 1. THE EXPANSE — without a doubt, this has to be my all-time favourite science fiction TV drama, ever. And I doubt another show will come along any time soon, to knock it off top spot. The reason being, is not just the excellent action but the show’s dedication to quality. From scripts, story lines, and top notch acting, through to the amazing CGI, and detail put into the cinematography. Every damn episode is like a mini movie. And who doesn’t adore Christjen Avasarala? 2. MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. — again, like The Expanse, Agents of SHIELD has been afforded top notch writing, excellent acting, and a budget most can only dream of. We have come to love the characters just as …

In A Galaxy Far, Far Away

In this segment I want to highlight authors who wrote about distant planets or places humans colonised in a far flung future and who also encountered a myriad of aliens—some benign, others not so much. Hacking back to the Golden Age and Classics of SF, I started thinking about what authors exemplified the far, far away bit in my title. Here’s who I came up with.

I Read Science Fiction

How about you? A couple of online friends were asking for suggestions for which classic SF authors they should be reading and so, I came up with the following post in order to shed some light on who I read (and enjoyed) back in the day. For those of you who are looking for something different, why not try one or two of the novels mentioned below. Each offers an alternate perspective and narrative to the category it’s listed under. This is not, by any means, a definite list but rather a sampler and starting point.