Category: Science Fiction

TSJ Reviews THE FLY

TSJ on THE FLY Starring Vincent Price

Movie: THE FLY (1958)
Starring:  Vincent Price, David Hedison, Patricia Owens
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Sequels: RETURN OF THE FLY, CURSE OF THE FLY, THE FLY, THE FLY II
Writer:  George Langelaan (original story in Playboy)
Screenplay:  James Clavell! (THE FLY was his first filmed screenplay)

During this Coronavirus outbreak, I took the opportunity to watch the original film THE FLY with my 12 year old daughter.  We’re shuttered inside, and while I spend a great deal of my time writing, we’re also watching a lot of movies, streaming shows, and playing games.  THE FLY is a wonderful “horror” film from the 1950’s, part of my new BluRay package of FLY films, and has an important message for all content creators and creative writers.

The Second Cold War is Coming, and the Culprit is Climate Change

Article by TSJ at The Speculative Fiction Showcase

Here’s a new article I wrote about how climate change and the need for new resources to sustain exploding populations might trigger a new Cold War. 

Grade 9 English Project Based on TSJ’s THE WAR BENEATH

Grade 9 Student Creates Project Based on  The War Beneath

This arrived in my inbox the other day, and it absolutely blew me away.  A Grade 9 student used my book, The War Beneath, as the basis for her English project in school.  She created a diorama of Trieste City.  Here’s a schematic of the underwater city as it appears in the book:

New Review of THE SAVAGE DEEPS

New Review of TSJ’s The Savage Deeps

Over at SFcrowsnest, writer Kelly Jensen has posted a review of the new installment of  The Rise of Oceania, and it’s very positive.

TSJ’s THE SAVAGE DEEPS Shortlisted for Two Awards

TSJ’s THE SAVAGE DEEPS Shortlisted for Two Awards

This week The Savage Deeps was shortlisted for the 2019 GLOBAL THRILLER Award and the 2019 CLUE Award (for Suspense/Thriller novel) by Chanticleer Book Reviews.

The First Review of TSJ’s The Savage Deeps!

The first review of The Savage Deeps has appeared at Readers’ Favorite. Waiting for the first professional opinion is always a nail-biting experience. Thankfully, it’s a glowing five-star review that gives away no spoilers. Check it out here:

Timothy S. Johnston Reviews the Netflix Original Film In the Shadow of the Moon

Title: In the Shadow of the Moon
Director: Jim Mickle
Studio/Distributor: Netflix
Writers: Gregory Weidman, Geoffrey Tock
Starring: Boyd Holbrook (Logan), Bokeem Woodbine (Spider Man: Homecoming), Michael C. Hall (Dexter)

Short Description: A Philadelphia police detective hunts a time-traveling serial killer.

Introducing The Savage Deeps by Timothy S. Johnston

From Timothy S. Johnston and ChiZine Publications:

War has come to the darkest depths of the deepest oceans.

I’m thrilled today to present the cover of my new underwater thriller, as well as the jacket copy and the release date.