THE SAVAGE DEEPS by TSJ Wins 2020 CYGNUS Award

The Savage Deeps by TSJ wins 2020 CYGNUS Award

Last Saturday evening, I watched via Zoom as The Savage Deeps achieved First in Category in the 2020 CYGNUS Awards.  I want to express my gratitude to the judges, organizers, my readers, fans, family, and friends.

John Carpenter’s Contribution to Speculative and Science Fiction Redux

John Carpenter’s Contribution to Speculative and Science Fiction Redux*

John Carpenter is my favorite director.

I think that’s pretty obvious if you’re familiar with my blog, Life After Gateway. My post “The Greatest Trifectas in Film History” made it clear that I believe him to be a visionary director whose massive appeal in the SF genre is on par with Cameron, Spielberg, and Abrams.

TSJ Reviews Zombie Open World Survival/Horror Video Game Dying Light

TSJ Reviews Zombie Open World Survival/Horror Video Game Dying Light

Game: Dying Light
Developer: Techland, Warner Bros.
Writers: Rafał W. Orkan, Dan Jolley, Paweł Selinger
Platforms: X-Box, Playstation, PC
Reviews (as of April 2021):

Metacritic: 74%
Steam: 9/10
Google: 4.6/5
TSJ: See below

New Star Trek Film Coming from Paramount in 2023

New Star Trek Film (Finally) Coming from Paramount in 2023

Yesterday, Paramount Pictures announced a shuffling of their tentpole films on their upcoming slate.  Some of the movies include Top Gun 2, Mission Impossible 7, and Dungeons & Dragons.  Embedded in the announcement was a mention of an “Untitled Star Trek” film, to be released on June 9, 2023 and produced by JJ Abrams.

The Most Iconic Book Covers in the Thriller/Suspense/SF Genres

The Most Iconic Book Covers in the Thriller/Suspense/SF Genres

I’ve recently been re-reading some classic novels from my younger days, and I realized that some of their covers might now be considered iconic — some so notable that the movie marketing machines actually copied the book cover, further cementing the image in our minds. Here are some of those books.

TSJ Reviews Video Game THE WALKING DEAD: THE FINAL SEASON

TSJ Reviews Video Game The Walking Dead:  The Final Season by Telltale Games

Game: The Walking Dead: The Final Season
Developer: Telltale Games; Skybound Entertainment
Actor: Melissa Hutchinson, Tayla Parx
Release: July 31, 2018
Platform: X-Box
Other Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, Mac, Windows