Science fiction and fantasy
Reviews cover these genres :
In This DecadeThe author Neil Gaiman was born in 1960.
The director Timur Bekmambetov was born in 1961.
The director Alfonso Cuaron was born in 1961.
The director Peter Jackson was born in 1961.
The director Jonathan Mostow was born in 1961.
The author Jasper Fforde was born in 1961.
The author Rachel Caine was born in 1962.
The author Garth Nix was born in 1963.
The director Vadim Jean was born in 1963.
The director David Yates was born in 1963.
The director Alex Proyas was born in 1963.
The author Laurell K. Hamilton was born in 1963.
The director Guillermo del Toro was born in 1964.
The author Richard Morgan was born in 1965.
The author Adam Roberts was born in 1965.
The director Michael Bay was born in 1965.
The director Bryan Singer was born in 1965.
The director Jon Favreau was born in 1966.
The author Richard Wiseman was born in 1966.
The director Robert Rodriguez was born in 1968.
The author Trudi Canavan was born in 1969.
The director Chris Weitz was born in 1969.
The director David Slade was born in 1969.
The author Paul Magrs was born in 1969.
Destructive Thread falls from the sky, threatening the planet. A kitchen girl hopes her bond with a dragon will help her save the world. The first novel in the Pern series.
An envoy comes to the planet Winter, where people are able to change from male to female and back, to persuade the locals to join an interstellar alliance.
A magical nanny takes care of two children, teaching them to be cheerful and bringing together their uptight family.
An astronaut from the future tries to keep a positronic ray super weapon from being used for evil in this camp space adventure.
Science Fiction and Fantasy from the 1960s
Film Reviews2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) directed by Stanley Kubrick
Mankind is making its first steps out into space. But will that journey be made alone?
Book ReviewsThe Drowned World (1962) by J. G. Ballard
In this novel the world is overheating and becoming inhospitable for mankind.
Cat's Cradle (1963) by Kurt Vonnegut
A scientist leaves a deadly legacy to the world.
The Rest Of The Robots (1964) by Isaac Asimov
In this collection of stories Isaac Asimov examines the implications of a future dominated by sophisticated robots.
The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch (1964) by Philip K. Dick
People attempt to make their lives bearable by taking Can-D. But when Palmer Eldritch returns with a new alien drug, the minds of the whole human race are at stake.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) by Arthur C. Clarke
This novel follows the journey of man, as he rises from primeval ignorance and reaches into space.
The Hobbit (audiobook) (1968) by J. R. R. Tolkien
A hobbit is reluctantly persuaded to go on an adventure with a group of dwarves.