Science Fiction & Fantasy


Media Reviews


Television Review: The Expanse

The Syfy channel debuted their new show, THE EXPANSE, at the end of November. The show is based on the space opera series by James S.A. Corey. Here a panel of geeks—Andrew Liptak (who contributes to Lightspeed’s book review column), Justin Landon of, and Liz Shannon Miller of Indiewire—share their thoughts on THE EXPANSE.


Movie Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Editor’s Note: We’re presenting the following movie review of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in two parts. The first, immediately below, is spoiler-free. At the end of the spoiler-free review, you’ll find a promotional image from the film, which serves as the divider, and then immediately following the image, you will find the second version, […]


Movie Review: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

As a special treat this month, Carrie Vaughn reviews MAD MAX: FURY ROAD. She warns our readers: “Let me just get this out of the way up front: I love this movie. First off, I think it’s a REALLY GOOD movie. But also because I love this genre: the Post-Apocalyptic Roadtrip Movie.”