SF Signal Review: All You Need Is Kill

All You Need Is Kill is the story of green recruit Keiji Kiriya fighting an epic battle against aliens called the Gitai determined to terraform Earth for themselves, even if that means turning it into a wasteland for its current inhabitants. To save the planet, Keiji must figure out the secrets of the Mimics, but first he encounters the legendary Full Metal Bitch — a woman with a crimson mecha “Jacket” named Rita Vrataski.

SF Signal: The Cape Recap and Review

In the new NBC series The Cape, cop turned crime fighter Vince Faraday plays dead to protect his family as he goes after corporate kingpin Peter Fleming. The muckraking blogger Orwell calls Faraday to this adventure just as he is about to take a job for Fleming’s privatized police force under the Ark Corporation. When captured by the super villain Chess after discovering Fleming’s illegal import of the deadly explosive L-9, Faraday is framed for the murder of Palm City’s new police chief and believed to be Chess himself. Faraday must let the world believe he’s dead in order to clean up Palm City as The Cape.

SF Signal Podcast: What Was Your Gateway Genre Novel?

Listen in while the SF Signal Blog Army discusses Asimov, Clark, Tolkein, L’Engle and all sorts of other authors. Be sure to let us know if you agree or just to tell us what novel introduced you to the science fiction genre.

SF Signal Stargate Universe Recap

This week I’m recapping the last two episodes of Stargate Universe: “Visitation” and “Resurgence.” This week’s action-packed Stargate Universe episode “Resurgence” takes the series in a whole new direction from last week’s ephemeral “Visitation.” Last week the ghosts of Caine’s group — who had previously been left off on the “Eden” planet — haunt the ship, but in contrast the mid-season finale reveals some double-crossing aliens, brings back Telford, and shows us a new and improved Chloe.