Science Fiction & Fantasy



Media Reviews


Media Review: September 2020

Christopher East reviews streaming shows Devs and Years and Years.


Media Review: August 2020

This month, Carrie Vaughn mourns watching movies in the theater. She also reviews Amazon’s new series, Upload.


Media Review: July 2020

Our reviewer LaShawn M. Wanak takes a deep dive into Steven Universe, Steven Universe: The Movie, and Steven Universe Future. There are gems, trauma, singing, and heroics—so should you watch it?


Media Review: June 2020

Sure, you’ve heard about Tom Nook and all the cute animals in the neighborhood. But what is it really like playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons, especially when you’re stuck home alone in lockdown? JY Yang spills the beans.


Media Review: May 2020

Ready to get your kids started in gaming? Looking for some help? We brought in a very special reviewer to check out these new D&D supplemental materials designed for kids. Find out if they’re a good fit for your family!


Media Review: April 2020

Christopher East reviews AMC’s quirky series Lodge 49.


Media Review: March 2020

Still on the fence about the Star Wars trilogy? Wondering if you should give it a re-watch or catch it somewhere streaming? Our reviewer Nicasio Andres Reed shares his thoughts on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. 


Media Review: February 2020

This month, our reviewer digs into Control, a new action-adventure video game about weird (okay, Weird) mysteries. Should you play it, too?


Media Review: January 2020

Carrie Vaughn, Lightspeed‘s stalwart movie reviewer, caughtTerminator: Dark Fate when it was in the theaters. Should you see it on DVD or streaming? Find out!


Media Reviews: December 2019

Christopher East overcomes a lifetime aversion to time travel stories when he reviews Amazon’s new show Undone, as well as the newest season of  the German series Dark.