Channel Zero: Candle Cove Tries to Bring Creepypasta to TV [Review]

Review by guest contributor Sammi Freund. On a niche retro television message board, a user brings up a long forgotten show from their childhood local TV station. As more users remember and bring forth memories, they share details about Candle Cove that seem believable for Read More …

The Magicians Pursues Interesting Goals, at Times Falls Short [Review]

SyFy’s latest hard-sell effort, The Magicians, broaches concepts I’ve never seen from fantasy stories before, many of which are the kinds of things, as a longtime fantasy fan, I’ve been quietly hoping for. However, the show is hampered in many ways by its occasionally clunky Read More …

The Expanse is Old-Fashioned, Thought-Provoking Sci-Fi [Review]

Science fiction as a genre has been in vogue lately, and an unexpected trend has seen claims of watering down stories in favor of action beats and ease of accessibility. Indeed, recent remakes of Total Recall and Minority Report have shed the philosophical and existentialist questions Read More …

We Need More of SyFy’s Ascension [Review]

Last week, SyFy premiered Ascension, a three-night miniseries event. Deadshirt editors Christina Harrington and Dylan Roth had a look, and were pretty damn impressed. Christina: If Ascension did one thing for me, it made me really miss the days when SyFy took its programming seriously, like Read More …