“The Night That Panicked America” (1975) is a little-seen TV-movie about the greatest Halloween prank ever played…

“The War of the Worlds“ In 1897, the seminal sci-fi classic “The War of the Worlds,” by H. G. Wells, was serialized in Pearson’s and Cosmopolitan magazines, before being published as a novel a year later. The story concerned an invasion of Earth by Martians piloting massive tripod machines. This invading vanguard ravages the English…

Season 5 of “The Expanse” returns to our solar system with a bang…

*****ASTEROID-SIZED SPOILERS AHEAD!!***** I was a Johnny-come-lately to “The Expanse,” and I freely admit that I’ve not yet read the books (written by “James S. A. Corey”; pen name for writers Daniel Abraham & Ty Franck). In fact, I almost gave up on the show a few episodes into season one because it was so…